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Department of Politics and International Studies

Dr Alexej Ulbricht

BA (SOAS), MA (Goldsmiths), PhD (SOAS)


Alexej Ulbricht
Department of Politics and International Studies

Teaching Fellow

Dr Alexej Ulbricht
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SOAS, University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Russell Square: College Buildings
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Office Hours:
Wednesdays 1pm - 2pm

PhD Research

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.

PhD Publications

  • 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