Political theory; postcolonial theory; poststructuralism; Marxism and post-marxism; the politics of multiculturalism; liberalism and its encounter with the other; the constitution of community; global capitalism and liberal regulatory regimes; human rights and conceptions of the human; Korean identity and nationalism; violence and memory; the politics of music.
- 2015. 'Multicultural Immunisation: Liberalism and Esposito'. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
- 2013. ‘Backlash as excess: scattered speculations on liberal multiculturalism’, in Kath Kerr-Koch, Sarah Hackett & Geoffrey Nash (eds.) Postcolonialism and Islam: theory, literature, culture, society and film, London: Routledge.
- 2012. ‘Towards a more inclusive European immigration policy’, in Teresa Pinheiro, Beata Cieszynska & José Eduardo Franco (eds.) Ideas of/for Europe, Frankfurt a.M.: Peter Lang.
- 2010. ‘The Western, the Human, Rights and Responsibility’, Ex Plus Ultra, 2