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Alexa Zellentin

Lecturer/Assistant Professor In Normative Internat

School Of Politics & Int Relations
Newman Building
Belfield
Dublin 4

Tel: +35317168242
Email: alexa.zellentin@ucd.ie

Biography

MA (University of Leipzig), MSc (OXON), DPhil (OXON)

Lecturer in Normative Political Theory

My research is in normative political theory and political philosophy. I am particularly interested in the question of what it takes for a legal framework to treat citizens as free and equal given their relevant cultural differences. My current research regards questions of justice relating to the cultural aspects of climate change such as forced migration and cultural loss. Another strand of my current work investigates questions of responsibility and liability in the context of climate change.

Professional

               

Education

Year 2004 Institution: Univesity of Leipzig
Qualification: MA Subject:
Year 2007 Institution: Oxford University, UK
Qualification: MSc Subject:
Year 2010 Institution: Oxford University, UK
Qualification: PhD Subject:
       

Other Activities

Member of the committee of the Association for Social and Political Philosophy (ASPP)
Book review editor for Ethical Theory and Moral Practice.
 

Publications

Books

Zellentin, Alexa (2012) Liberal Neutrality. Treating Citizens as Free and Equal. Berlin/Boston: De Gruyter. [Details]

Book Chapters

Alexa Zellentin (2015) 'Philosophical Challenges to Human Rights' In: Suzanne Egan (eds). International Human Rights. London: Bloomsbury Professional. [Details]
Alexa Zellentin (2015) 'How to do Climate Justice' In: Thom Brooks (eds). Current Controversies in Political Philosophy. London: Routledge. [Details]

Edited Books

Meyer, Lukas; Reiter, Barbara; Zellentin, Alexa (Ed.). (2012) Wem gehoert die Zeit?. Graz: Universitaetsverlag Graz. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

Alexa Zellentin (2014) 'Der philosophische Neutralitätsbegriff und die Kopftuchdebatte'. Archiv für Rechts- und Sozialphilosophie, 100 (3). [Details]
Lukas Meyer, Pranay Sanklecha, Alexa Zellentin (2015) 'Symposium: Intergenerational Justice and Natural Resources: Introduction'. Moral Philosophy and Politics, . [Details]
Alexa Zellentin (2015) 'Climate Justice, Small Island Developing States & Cultural Loss'. Climatic Change, 133 (3). Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Alexa Zellentin (2014) 'Compensation for Historical Emissions and Excusable Ignorance'. Journal of Applied Philosophy, . Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Zellentin, Alexa Heyward, Clare Meyer, Lukas (2012) 'Introduction to the Special Issue on Responsibility in International Political Philosophy'. Ethical Perspectives, . [Details]
Zellentin, Alexa (2014) 'Freedom, Equality, Minarets'. Res Publica, 20 (1):45-63. [Details]

Other Journals

Zellentin, Alexa (2009) 'Neutrality as a twofold concept' Les Ateliers d'Ethique 4 (2) :159-174. [Details]
Zellentin, Alexa (2010) 'Climate Migration. Cultural Aspects of Climate Change' Analyse und Kritik 32 (1) :62-86. [Details]
                                                                                           

Research

Research Interests

My research is in normative political theory and political philosophy. I am particularly interested in the question of what it takes for a legal framework to treat citizens as free and equal given their relevant cultural differences. My current research regards questions of justice relating to the cultural aspects of climate change such as forced migration and cultural loss. 

Research Projects

Sponsor : HORIZON 2020
Title : Reconsidering European Contributions to Global Justice (GLOBUS)
Start Date / End Date : 01-OCT-15 / 30-SEP-19
Sponsor : University College Dublin (UCD)
Title : Citizenship and Migration
Start Date / End Date : 01-SEP-16 / 31-AUG-19
Sponsor : University College Dublin (UCD)
Title : International Conference: Collective Responsibility for the Future
Start Date / End Date : 01-APR-15 / 30-SEP-16
 

Current Postgraduate Students

Sadhbh O Neill, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)   -   Thesis Supervisor

Teaching

 

Modules Coordinated

201500   POL20010     Politics: Individuals and the State
201500   POL30370     Politics: Justice in Education
201500   POL40140     Politics: International Political Theory
201500   POL20060     Politics: Law, Politics and Human Rights