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Department of Politics and International Studies

Dr Alexej Ulbricht

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

Overview

Alexej Ulbricht
Department of Politics and International Studies

Teaching Fellow

Name:
Dr Alexej Ulbricht
Email address:
Address:
SOAS, University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Building:
Russell Square: College Buildings
Office No:
221
Thesis title:
Antinomies of Multicultural Reason: liberalism, community and difference

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

  • 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

PhD Conferences

  • 2010. ‘Antinomies of Multiculturalism: the generation of racist backlash’, Historical Materialism 7th Annual Conference: Crisis and Critique, SOAS.
  • 2010. ‘Remembering Fanon: the essence of violence and the question of forgetting’, Thinking (With)Out Borders II, University of St Andrews.
  • 2010. ‘Liberal multiculturalism/liberal monoculturalism’, Postcolonialism and Islam, University of Sunderland.
  • 2009. ‘The Western, the Human, Rights and Responsibility’, The Postcolonial Human, University of Leeds.
  • 2009. ‘Towards a more inclusive European immigration policy’, Ideas of/for Europe: Concepts and Utopias, Chemnitz University of Technology.

Affiliations

  • Postcolonial Studies Association
  • ES: Philosophy Research Collective

Research

Political theory; postcolonial theory; post-structuralism; Marxism; the politics of multiculturalism; notions of community; human rights and conceptions of the human; bio power.