Melissa Lane’s 2023 monograph, Of Rule and Office: Plato's Ideas of the Political, published by Princeton University Press, has been feted this autumn with multiple book symposia and book launch events:



Author-Meets-Critics, American Political Science Association Annual Meeting: critics Danielle Allen, Kinch Hoekstra, Matthew Simonton

Oxford Political Thought Seminar: critics Connor Grubaugh, Miyo Peck-Suzuki 

UK Branch of the International Association of Legal and Social Philosophy (UK-IVR) book launch/workshop: critics Alex Long, M.M. McCabe, Raphael Woolf (on Plato); John Dunn, Mark Philp, Veronica Rodriguez-Blanco (on legal and political philosophy)

Public Lecture, Gresham College, London: “Plato and the Idea of Political Office”

Labyrinth Books, Princeton, in conversation with Benjamin Morison



Political Theory Review podcast, interviewed by Jeffrey Church

On the Classical Wisdom podcast, interviewed by Anya Leonard


Upcoming events and communications:

Interview publication with the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette with Brandon McGinley ’10

Political Mike Podcast

Book symposia with replies by author in History of European Ideas, Polis, Review of Politics  

Author-Meets-Critics panel at Princeton Mini-APSA, February 2, 2024, 12-1:20 PM, Laura Wooten 301: critics Jed Atkins, Tae-Yeoun Keum, Jane Manners, Jeffrey Stout