Current Positions London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Government.
Associate Professor in Political Theory, since 2011, with tenure since 2013.
Australian National University, Research School of Social Sciences.
Adjunct Associate Professor in Philosophy, 2011 - ongoing.
Co-editor, The Journal of Political Philosophy
Past Positions Nuffield College, Oxford University.
Post-Doctoral Prize Research Fellow, 2008-2011.
Worcester College, Oxford University.
Tutor in Politics, Michaelmas Term, 2009 and Hilary Term 2010.
University of New of York in Tirana, affiliated to State University of New York.
Lecturer, Department of Political Science, 2005-2006 (summer position)
European University Institute, Florence
Research-assistant, Department of Social and Political Sciences, 2005.
Italian Institute of Historical Studies, Naples
Researcher, Project: ‘Ideas and reflective judgment in Kant’s third Critique ‘, 2003-04.
Visiting Positions Institute for Advanced Study Berlin (Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin).
Fellow (September 2014- July 2015).
Sciences Po, Paris, Centre d'études européennes
Visiting Researcher, (June-Sept. 2011)
University of Frankfurt, Centre of Excellence on “The Formation of Normative Orders”.
Visiting Fellow, 2010.
Stanford University and Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin (WIKO).
Fellow of the Summer Institutes for Advanced Study on ‘Citizenship and Migration’, 2007, 2008
Social Science Research Centre (WZB), Berlin, Germany
Visiting Researcher, 2007.
Australian National University, Research School of Social Sciences.
Program Visitor in Political Theory, 2006, 2007.
PhD in Political Theory, European University Institute, Florence, Italy, 2004-2008.
Thesis: Statist Cosmopolitanism.
Master of Research, Department of Political Science, European University Institute, Florence, Italy, 2005.
Laurea (MA level) in Literature/Journalism (110/110 cum laude), University of Rome La Sapienza, 2004.
Thesis: The Constitutional Debate of the European Union in the Radical Left Press.
Laurea (MPhil level) in Philosophy (110/110 cum laude), University of Rome La Sapienza, 2002.
Thesis: Teleology and Physical-theology in Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason.
GeneralCertificate of Education, Gjergj Kastrioti Secondary School, Durrës, Albania, 1997.
Average: 10 /10. A levels in Mathematics, Physics, Literature.
Books The Meaning of Partisanship (with Jonathan White), (Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming, 2016).
Global Justice and Avant-Garde Political Agency (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012).
(Italian translation: Giustizia Globale e Avanguardia , transl. Elisa Piras (Rome: Giusepppe Laterza, forthcoming 2016).
(Spanish translation: Justicia Global y Política de Vanguardia, transl. Martin Vivanco Lira (Mexico City: Biblioteca de Ética, Filosofía del Derecho y Política, Editorial Fontamar, 2015).
Symposium in Ethics and Global Politics (vol. 6, issue 2, 2013)
“Introduction” by Catherine Lu (University of McGill)
“How should we think about the relation between principles and agency?” by Pablo Gilabert (University of Concordia)
“Lea Ypi on Global Justice and Avant-Garde Political Agency: some reflections” by David Miller (Nuffield College, Oxford)
“Global justice, positional goods and international equality” by Chris Armstrong (University of Southampton)
“Activist political theory and the question of power” by David Owen (University of Southampton)
“Listening to the avant-garde” by Rahul Rao (SOAS)
Political Theory, vol. 43, issue 5 (2015), pp. 699-703 (by Daniel Butt, Balliol College, Oxford)
The Review of Politics, vol. 75, issue 2 (2013), pp. 301-303 (by Shmuel Nili, Yale University)
The Journal of Moral Philosophy, vol. 11, issue 2, pp. 249-52 (by Candice Delmas, Clemson University)
Political Studies Review, vol. 11, issue 2 (2013), p. 405 (by Anthony J. Langlois, Flinders University
Ethics and International Affairs, vol. 28, issue 2, pp. 266-7 (by Tom Bailey, John Cabot University, Rome)
Filosofia Politica, vol. 1 (2013), pp. 168-171 (by Elisa Piras, Sant’Anna Pisa)
European Political Science Review, vol. 13, issue 1 (2014), pp. 117-120(by Laura Valentini, UCL, with a reply)
St Antony’s International Review vol. 9, issue 3, (2014), pp. 139-141 (by Ardevan Yaghoubi, New College, Oxford).
Philosophy in Review, vol. 34 (2014), no. 1-2, pp. 24-6 (by Kostas Koukouzelis, University of Crete)
Edited Collections Kant and Colonialism: Historical and Critical Perspectives(with Katrin Flikschuh) (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014).
Contributors: Martin Ajei, Katrin Flikschuh, Pauline Kleingeld, Sankar Muthu, Peter Niesen, Anthony Pagden, Arthur Ripstein, Anna Stilz.
Migration in Legal and Political Theory: The Ethics of Movement and Membership (with Sarah Fine) (Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming).
Contributors: Arash Abizadeh, Joseph Carens, Sarah Fine, Christopher Heath Wellman, David Miller, Chandran Kukathas, Ayelet Shachar, Kieran Oberman, David Owen, Sarah Song, Anna Stilz.
Kant and Hegel (co-edited with Katerina Deligiorgi), special double issue of The Bulletin of theHegel Society of Great Britain, vol. 63/64 (2011).
Global Solidarity (co-edited with Patti Lenard and Christine Straehle), special feature in Contemporary Political Theory, vol. 9, issue 1 (2010).
Articles (all peer-reviewed)
Political Commitment and the Value of Partisanship, The American Political Science Review (forthcoming).
The Politics of Peoplehood (with J. White), Political Theory, forthcoming.
Mandatory Citizenship for Immigrants (with H. De Schutter), The British Journal of Political Science , vol. 45, issue 2, pp. 235-251 (2015).
On Revolution in Kant and Marx, Political Theory, vol. 42, issue 3, pp. 262-287 (2014).
A Permissive Theory of Territorial Rights, The European Journal of Philosophy, vol. 22, issue 2, pp. 288-312 (2014).
The Owl of Minerva only flies at dusk, but to where? Ethics and Global Politics, vol. 6, issue 2, pp. 117-134 (2013).
What’s Wrong with Colonialism, Philosophy and Public Affairs, vol. 41, issue 2, pp. 158-191 (2013).
Territorial rights and exclusion, Philosophy Compass, vol. 8, issue 3, pp. 241-253 (2013).
Language and Luck (with H. De Schutter) Politics, Philosophy and Economics, vol. 11, issue 4, pp. 357-381 (2012).
Public Spaces and the End of Art, Philosophy and Social Criticism, vol. 38, issue 8, pp. 843-860 (2012).
“Brought to life by the idealists, preserved by blind circumstance, killed by politicians”: Dilemmas of nation-building in Interwar Albanian Political Thought (1920-1928)”, East Central Europe, vol. 39, issue 2-3, pp. 304-330 (2012).
Facts, Principles and the Third Man, Socialist Studies/Etudes Socialistes, vol. 8, issue 1, pp. 196-215 (2012).
(reprinted in Distributive Justice and Access to Advantage, ed. by A. Kaufmann, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2015).
On Partisan Political Justification (with J. White), American Political Science Review, vol. 105, issue 2, pp. 381-396 (2011).
Self-ownership and the State: A Democratic Critique, Ratio, vol. 24, issue 1, pp. 91-106 (2011).
Finding its Way Between Realism and Utopia: Global Justice in Theory and Practice (review essay), Res Publica, vol. 17, issue 2, pp. 193-202 (2011).
Rethinking the Modern Prince (with J. White), Political Studies, vol. 58, issue 4, pp. 809-828 (2010).
Justice and Morality beyond Naive Cosmopolitanism, Ethics and Global Politics , vol. 3, issue 3, pp. 171-192 (2010).
Human Rights and Cosmopolitan Justice in an Enlightened Localist Perspective, Comparative Sociology, vol. 9, issue 5, pp. 594-610 (2010).
On the Confusion between Ideal and Non-ideal in Recent Debates on Global Justice, Political Studies, vol. 58, issue 3, pp. 536-555 (2010).
Natura Daedala Rerum? On the Justification of Historical Progress in Kant’s ‘Guarantee of Perpetual Peace’, Kantian Review, vol. 14, issue 2, pp. 118-148 (2010).
Associative Duties, Global Justice and the Colonies (with R. E. Goodin and C. Barry), Philosophy & Public Affairs, vol. 37, issue 2, pp. 103-135 (2009).
Justice in Migration: a Closed Borders Utopia?’, The Journal of Political Philosophy, vol. 16, issue 4, pp. 391-418 (2008).
(reprinted in Population and Political Theory, Philosophy, Politics and Society Series, ed. by J. S. Fishkin and R. E. Goodin, Oxford: Wiley Blackwell 2010).
Political Membership in the Contractarian Defence of Cosmopolitanism ‘, The Review of Politics, vol. 70, issue 3, pp. 442–472 (2008).
Sovereignty, Cosmopolitanism and the Ethics of European Foreign Policy’, European Journal of Political Theory, vol. 7, 349-364 (2008).
Statist Cosmopolitanism, The Journal of Political Philosophy, vol. 16, issue 1, pp. 48–71 (2008).
The Albanian Renaissance between the Enlightenment and Romanticism’, East European Politics and Society, vol. 21, issue 4, pp. 661-680 (2007).
(Albanian translation: ‘Midis Romantizmit dhe Iluminizmit: Mendimi Politik i Rilindjes Shqiptare’ in Polis, vol. 5, vol. 3, 2008, pp. 89-100).
“Who is Exploited? The Moral Dilemmas of Guestwork Programmes” in Migration in Political Theory: The Ethics of Movement and Membership, edited by Sarah Fine and Lea Ypi, Oxford: Oxford University Press (forthcoming).
“On the miscarriage of all philosophical trials in (rogue) theodicy” in Rogue Theodicy. In Dialogue with Glen Newey, London: Bloomsbury Publishing (forthcoming).
"From realism to activism: a critique of resignation in political theory” in The Trouble with Democracy: Political Modernity in the 21st Century, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, (forthcoming).
"Kant on Colonialism: Apologist or critic" (with Katrin Flikschuh) in Kant and Colonialism: Historical and Critical Perspectives, edited by Katrin Flikschuh and Lea Ypi, Oxford: Oxford University Press (2014), pp. 1-18.
“Commerce and Colonialism in Kant’s Philosophy of History” in Kant and Colonialism: Historical and Critical Perspectives, edited by Katrin Flikschuh and Lea Ypi, Oxford: Oxford University Press (2014), pp. 99-126.
"The Problem of Systematic Unity in Kant's Two Definitions of Philosophy." In Kant und die Philosophie in weltbürgerlicher Absicht. Akten des XI. Kant-Kongresses 2010, ed. Stefano Bacin, et al. (Berlin: De Gryter, 2013), vol. 1, pp. 773-786.
“Cosmopolitanism without IF and without BUT” in Cosmopolitanism. For and Against, edited by Gillian Brock, Oxford: Oxford University Press (2013), pp. 75-91.
‘Teleology and System in Kant’s Architectonic of Pure Reason’ in Politics and Metaphysics in Kant, ed. by H. Williams, S. Baiasu, S. Philstrom, Cardiff: University of Wales Press (2011), pp. 134-151.
‘Il problema dell’allargamento dell’Unione Europea’ [The question of enlargement in the EU] in XXI Secolo: Il mondo e la storia (Rome: Istituto dell’Enciclopedia Italiana), pp. 199-211 (2009) (in Italian).
‘Costituzione Europea’ [European Constitution], XXI Secolo – VII Appendice (Rome: Istituto dell’Enciclopedia Italiana), pp. 409-412 (2008) (in Italian).
Discussion pieces / Book reviews
“Two pictures of nowhere” (on R. Forst's Justification and Critique), Philosophy and Social Criticism, vol. 41, issue 3, pp. 219-23 (2015).
“Pettit's Republic” (on P. Pettit's On the people’s Terms), Renewal: A Journal of Social Democracy , vol. 22, issue 3/4 (2014), pp. 149-154.
"Liberalism and Empire in the Foundations of Modern International Thought" (on D. Armitage's Foundations of Modern International Thought), Contemporary Political Theory, vol. 13, issue 4 (2014), pp. 387-418.
Justice in a Globalized World: A Normative Framework (by L. Valentini) European Political Science, vol. 13, issue 1 (2014), pp. 120-122.
Freedom, Loyalty and the State (by A. Stilz) Notre Dame Philosophical Reviewshttp://ndpr.nd.edu/review.cfm?id=18908.
Global democracy: for and against (by R. Marchetti) Political Studies Review, 8 (1), 80 (2010).
Der Tragiker beim frühen Hegel. Christliche Tragödie und Schicksal der Moderne (by R. Caputo), Hegel-Studien, 42, (2007).
Die Aktualität Hegels (by F. Li Vigni), Hegel-Studien, 37, 282-288 (2003) (in German).
Vetëm për vete, Cabej, Tirana 1997 (in Albanian, short stories).
Gjumë i plagosur, Union of Writers and Artists of Albania, Tirana 1995 (in Albanian, poetry).
Newspaper Articles / Media appearances / Blog posts
Jeremy Corbyn’s rise shows the true value of political parties, British Politics and Policy Blog, 02.10.2015
L’ascesa di Jeremy Corbyn e il risveglio della sinistra in Gran Bretagna, La Città Futura, 19.09.2015.
“It is true that some divisions are harmful to republics and some are helpful”: On Parties, Factions and the History of a Controversial Distinction, lawlog.blog.wzb.edu, 09.09.2015
LSE Guerrilla Lecture (with Lord Anthony Giddens and Conor Gearty), report on Times Higher Education, June 2014
Debateon “Borders and Walls”, BBC Radio 3, Free Thinking, January 2014
The philosophy of Europe, panelist on BBC Radio 3, Nightwaves, June 2013.
Shqiptarët, liria për të lëvizur dhe liria për të qëndruar, Panorama, 10 11. 2010.
Non siamo criminali, riforma ora,Il Manifesto, 23.03.2010.
Çështja K., Panorama, 19.03.2010.
Il fragile cosmopolitismo del vecchio continente, Il Manifesto, 12.03. 2008 (Interview, Claus Offe)
La giustizia globale corre sull’innovazione, Il Manifesto, 10. 01. 2008 (Interview, Thomas Pogge).
Australia, il governo laburista rivede la ‘soluzione del Pacifico’, Il Manifesto, 11.12.2007.
Il Bush-tour arriva in Albania, Il Manifesto, 10. 06. 2007.
Si al mercato e botte in piazza, Il Manifesto, 21. 11. 06.
Grosse koalition in Ucraina, Il Manifesto, 03.08. 06.
Londra, 100 mila in piazza contro la guerra, Il Manifesto, 06.08.06.
Le Nazioni unite: ormai è dramma umanitario, Il Manifesto, 11. 08.06.
No alla tregua umanitaria: razzi sui convogli, Il Manifesto, 12. 08. 06.
Siria e Iran ringraziano, Il Manifesto, 17. 08. 06.
Anche l’Onu gira a vuoto, Il Manifesto, 18. 08. 06.
Le Nazioni disunite, l’Onu chiede aiuto, Il Manifesto, 19. 08. 06.
Tregua, strappo d’Israele, Il Manifesto, 20. 08. 06.
Scontri e vittime, se questa è una tregua, Il Manifesto, 22. 08. 06.
Le regole: ‘forza proporzionata’, Il Manifesto, 23. 08. 06.
Cannonate sulla tregua, Il Manifesto, 24. 08. 06.
Khartoum dice no alla risoluzione Onu, Il Manifesto, 25.08.06.
Vertice Ue: Siria e Hezbollah, se ne occupi il Libano, Il Manifesto, 26.08.06.
Hezbollah avverte: non ce ne andiamo, Il Manifesto, 27. 08. 06.
Annan in Israele, i due soldati e il blocco, Il Manifesto, 30.08.06.
Nuova legge anti-mercenari, Il Manifesto, 31. 08. 06.
Damasco: niente armi a Nasrallah, Il Manifesto, 01. 09. 06.
Il mezzo sì dell’Iran ad Annan, Il Manifesto, 02. 09. 06.
La missione umanitaria italiana in Albania, Il Sole d’Italia, 15.05.93.
Dietro le quinte, Il Sole d’Italia, 15.11.92.
Manuscripts under review or in preparation (1) Teleology and System in Kant’s Moral and Political Philosophy (book manuscript in preparation, under contract with Oxford University Press)
(2) Structural injustice and the irrelevance of attachment (under review).
(3) Progress and the function of justice
(4) Structural injustice, epistemic opacity and the duties of the oppressed (with Tamara Jugov, under review)
PRIZES Winner of Brian Barry Prize forExcellence in Political Science awared by the British Academy for the article “Mandatory Citizenship for Immigrants” co-authored with H. De Schutter, 2014.
Annual Montreal Political Theory Manuscript Workshop Award for “The Meaning of Partisanship” in 2014.
Philosophers’ Annual, selection of “What’s wrong with colonialism” as one of the ten best articles published in philosophy for 2013.
Outstanding Teaching Performance Prize, London School of Economics and Political Science, 2013. (Nominated again by the LSE Student Union for excellence in teaching in 2014)
Runner-up for the “Gregory Kavka Prize” for the best article published in political philosophy in 2008-2009, American Philosophical Association, Pacific Division, 2011.
Winner of the essay competition ‘Reframing Human Rights’, Coninx Foundation, Humboldt University & Social Science Reseach Centre (WZB) Berlin, selected out of 153 contributions from 62 countries, 2005.
Quarter-finalist team member at the Karl Popper International Debate ‘Open societies require open borders’ organized by the Open Societies Institute in Riga, Latvia, 1997. First prize (national best speaker) at the Open Societies Institute national debate ‘Censorship of individual expression for the good of society is justified’, 1996.
First prize (national best team) at the debate ‘Majorities have the duty to protect the minorities’, 1996.
First prize, international literary competition, International Centre of Culture, Music & Arts, Italy, 1996.
Honourable mention, international literary competition, Sole d’Italia, Italian daily, Belgium, 1993.
Honourable mention at the Olympiad of Mathematics, Durres, Albania, 1990.
GRANTS / AWARDS Australian Research Council, Discovery Grant (with Robert E. Goodin, Christian H. Barry, Gerhard E. Overland), project on "Benefitting from Injustice" (A$ 309,000 over 3 years, 2011-4).
Fellowship from Wissenschaftskolleg Berlin for the Summer Institute for Advanced Studies, 2007, 2008.
Fellowship from Irmgard Coninx Stiftung at the Wissenschaftzentrum Berlin, 2007.
Fellowship from Council of Europe at Europa Kolleg (German Language Institute) Kassel, 2006.
Fellowship from the Italian Foreign Ministry at the Philosophy Department, Rome ‘La Sapienza’, 2003.
Fellowship from the Italian Institute for Philosophical Studies for workshop on ‘European contractarianism’2003.
Scholarship from the University of Rome ‘La Sapienza’, 1998-2003.
Scholarship from Open Society Institute at the University of Rome, ‘La Sapienza’, 1998.
INVITED LECTURES, SEMINARS, PRESENTATIONS 2015
University of Utrecht, Conference on Ethics of Economic Institutions Keynote Lecture
Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, Conference on Structural Injustice
Free University of Berlin, Research Colloquium in Practical Philosophy
University of Frankfurt, Colloquium at the Cluster of Excellence for Normative Orders
Humboldt University, Berlin Colloquium on Rethinking Law in a Global Context
University College London, Conference on "Global Justice and Political Obligations"
Queen Mary University, London, Workshop on Exploitation
Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, Beiratsvorabend Keynote Lecture
University of Copenhagen, Conference on "Compromise and Disagreement", Keynote
Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, Research Colloquium
Liberty Fund Conference on “Freedom and toleration in the writings of Pierre Bayle”
University of Hamburg, Department of Politics, Symposium on The Meaning of Partisanship
Humboldt University Berlin, Workshop on Territorial Rights
Universite' Libre de Bruxelles, Research Seminar in Political Theory
University of Linkoping, Societas Ethica Keynote
University of Barcelona, Conference on Political Action and Economic Justice, Keynote
Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Normative Theory Research Seminar
Nuffield College, Oxford, Political Theory Research Workshop.
University of Oxford, Department of Philosophy, Post-Kantian Research Seminar
University of Amsterdam, Department of Politics Research Seminar
University of Leiden, Department of Philosophy Research Seminar
University of St Andrews, Department of Philosophy Research Workshop
University College London, Department of History Conference on Cosmopolitanism
University of Montreal, Workshop on Global Justice and Colonialism
University of Newcastle, Department of Politics Research Seminar
Czech Academy of Social Sciences, Critical Theory Conference Keynote Talk
Goethe University, Frankfurt, Political Theory Colloquium
Institute for Advanced Studies Bad Homburg, Ethics and Economics Conference
University of Amsterdam, Summer School on “Dirty Hands” Keynote Talk
Université Libre de Bruxelles, Department of Political Science Workshop on Theodicy
University of Munster, German Philosophical Association Colloquium
European University Institute, Conference on ‘The social and the political’.
Essex University, Conference on ‘The social and the political’
Max Weber Centre for Advanced Social and Cultural Studies, Erfurt
2004-5 WZB - Social Science Research Centre Berlin, 3d Roundtable on Transnationality.
London School of Economics and King’s College Dept. of War Studies
Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government
Italian Institute for HistoricalStudies, Naples
PAPERS AT PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCES American Political Science Association
2010, 2013, 2014
European Consortium for Political Research Joint Sessions
2007, 2009, 2011, 2014, 2015
European Consortium for Political Research General Conference
2007, 2009, 2011
International Studies Association Conference
UK Kant Society / International Kant Congress
2007, 2010, 2014, 2015
Prague Annual Conference on "Philosophy and the Social Sciences"
2009, 2014, 2015
Association for Legal and Political Theory Annual Conference
German Philosophy Association Conference
DEBATES/ COMMENTS Symposium on Gillian Brock and Michael Blake's book "Debating the Brain Drain", University of Frankfurt, Cluster of Excellence for the Formation of Normative Orders (2015)
Symposium on Seyla Benhabib's book "Dignity in Adversity", Queen Mary University London (2015)
Symposium on Adrian Brisku’s book “Bittersweet Europe: Nation-building discourses in Albania and Georgia”, Central European University, Department of History (2014)
Comments on Seyla Benhabib’s paper “Democratic Sovereignty and Transnational Law”, New York University, Law Department (2013).
Symposium on David Armitage’s book Foundations of Modern International Thought, Queen Mary University, Department of History (2013)
Debate on “Crowdsourcing a new constitution” LSE Institute for Public Policy Administration.
Debate on “What are the core social democratic values and how important are they?” with Monika Sie, Head of the Dutch Social Democratic Foundation, Wiardi Beckman Stichting (2013)
Presentation on “Power and agency in today's politics: How should reformers best understand the processes and mechanisms of progressive change in contemporary Britain”, London, Institute for Public Policy Research (2013)
Comments on Ban Van der Vossen’s paper “Imposing Duties and Original Appropriation”, Institute for Human Studies, George Mason University (2012)
Symposium on John Tomasi’s book Free Market Fairness, Forum for Legal and Political Theory, London School of Economics and Political Science (2011).
Oxford-Princeton Research Network meeting. Comments on Alan Patten’s paper “Rethinking Culture: The Social Legacy Account”, Princeton University, Politics Department (2010).
Roundtable with Amartya Sen on his book ‘The Idea of Justice’. Comments and discussion, Examinations School and Department of Philosophy, University of Oxford (2009).
Workshop on “Killing in War”, Comments on C. A. J. Coady’s paper “Collective Responsibility and War”, Department of International Relations, University of Oxford (2009).
Conference on ‘Democratic Self-Determination and Freedom of Movement’. Comments on Claus Offe’s paper “Migration and the Acquisition of Citizenship”, Hertie School of Governannance (2009).
International Relations Seminar Series, St Anthony’s College, Oxford University. Comments on Chris Bickerton’s paper ‘Europe’s Neo-Madisonians’ (2009).
TEACHING AND SUPERVISION Undergraduate
Theory of Politics
Plato to Rousseau
Introduction to Philosophy
Introduction to International Relations
Key themes in the history of political thought: Plato, Aristotle, Machiavelli and Hobbes.
Global Justice (European Forum Alpbach – co-taught with Prof. Thomas Pogge (Yale)
Cosmopolitanism in the French and German Enlightenment (United Nations, Centre for Administrative Innovation in the Euro-Mediterranean Region)
PROFESSIONAL SERVICE Editorial roles and board membership - The Journal of Political Philosophy (co-editor)
- Center for Advanced Studies, Sofia (member of the academic advisory council)
- Irmgard Coninx Stiftung, Berlin (member of the advisory board).
- Moral Philosophy and Politics (member of the editorial board).
- Democratic Theory (member of the editorial board)
- Polis, An Albanian Journal of Political Science (member of the editorial board).
American Political Science Review
Canadian Journal of Philosophy
Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosoph
Ethics and International Affairs
European Journal of Philosophy
European Journal of Political Theory
European Political Science Review
History of Political Thought
Ithaca: An Undergraduate Journal of Philosophy
International Studies Quarterly
Journal of Applied Philosophy
Journal of Contemporary European Studies
Journal of Moral Philosophy
Journal of Politics
Journal of Political Philosophy
Journal of Social Philosophy
Kant Studies Online
Millenium: Journal of International Studies
Perspectives on Politics
Politics, Philosophy and Economics
Prolegomena: An International Journal of Philosophy
Review of International Studies
Review of Politics
Social Theory and Practice
Southern Journal of Philosophy
Cambridge University Press
Oxford University Press
Harvard University Press
Dutch National Science Foundation
Research Foundation Flanders (FWO)
Danish Research Council
Estonian Research Council
German-Israeli Foundation for Scientific Research and Development
Research Networks Leverhulme Research Network on “Global Justice and African Philosophy“, London School of Economics, University of Ghana.
Richard Holbrooke Forum on “Statecraft and Responsibility in the 21st Century”, American Academy Berlin
Ethics and Economics Research Network, 2013-ongoing, based at the University of Rotterdam
Research Network on ‘Negotiating Modernity: History of Modern Political Thought in East-Central Europe’, Funded by the European Research Council, Centre for Advanced Studies, Sofia (2008-2013).
AHRC Research Network on ‘Foundations of Egalitarian Justice’, 2009-2011, University of Exeter.
AHRC Research Network on “Territory and Justice”, 2009-2011, Universities of Bristol and Cork.
AHRC Research Network on ‘The Right to Microfinance’, 2009-2011, University of Birmingham.
Member of the UK Kant Society.
Member of the ECPR Standing Group on ‘Kantian Political Thought’.
Conference Organization Conference on "Historical Injustice" (with Tamara Jugov), Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, July 2015
Ethics and Economics Research Network, Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, July 2015
LSE-Princeton Political Theory Research Workshop, May 2015
Conference on "Structural Injustice" (with Tamara Jugov), Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, February 2015
Conference on “Does the world need more than one state?” (with Mathias Koenig Archibugi), LSE Government Department, June 2014.
Conference on “Marxism and Global Justice” (with Gabriel Wollner), LSE Government and Philosophy Departments, May 2014.
Conference on “Global Justice after Colonialism” (with Catherine Lu), McGill University, May 2014.
Conference on “Crisis Politics: Democracy and Representation in Hard Times” (with Jonathan Hopkin), LSE, Government Department, June 2013.
Workshop on “The Relation between Political Theory and Political Science” (with David Soskice), LSE, Government Department, June 2013.
Workshop on “Albanian Political Thought”, European University of Tirana, June 2012.
Conference on “Migration in Legal and Political Theory” (with Sarah Fine), University of Cambridge and London School of Economics and Political Science, October 2011.
Panel on “Kant and International Trade”, ECPR General Conference, Reykjavik, 2011.
Annual Oxford Political Thought Conference (with Jules Townshend), St Catherine’s College, Oxford, January 2011.
Conference on “Kant and Colonialism: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives” (with Katrin Flikschuh), Center for the Study of Social Justice, October 2010.
UK Kant Society and Hegel Society of Great Britain Annual Conference (with Thom Brooks), St. Edmund’s Hall, Oxford, September 2010.
Panel on ‘Theorizing Partisanship’ (with J. White), ECPR Conference, University of Potsdam 2009.
Panel on “Kant and economic justice” at the PSA ‘Workshops in Political Theory’, Manchester Metropolitan University, 2008. Coordinator of the network on Kant and Social Justice. Series of international seminars on ‘Marxism and Globalization’, Rome ‘La Sapienza’, 2003.
ADMINISTRATION London School of Economics and Political Science, 2011 – present - PhD committee (2014)
- Teaching committee (2014)
- Co-convenor of the Political Theory Research Seminar (2011-13)
- Co-convenor of the Doctoral Students Workshop (2011-13)
- Convenor of the Best of POTY seminar series (2011-2014)
- Convenor of the Brian Barry Annual Lecture (2011-2014)
- Convenor of the LSE-Princeton Political Theory Workshop (2015-)
- Admissions for Msc in Political Theory (2015)
Worcester College, Oxford 2009- 2010 - Arrangement of external tutorials, pastoral care for undergraduate students in PPE; History&Politics.
- Monitoring of undergraduate work through reporting, collections, liaison with College and Department.
- Organisation of admission and interviews for undergraduates applying for PPE and History and Politics.
Nuffield College, Oxford 2008 - 2009 - Member of the Equality Committee.
- PhD supervision for Michaelmas Term 2008 (replacing Prof. David Miller).
Department of Politics and International Relations, Oxford 2008-2011 - Co-organisation of the political theory research seminar, Trinity Term 2010
- Member of the Political Theory Panel
- Member of the Centre for the Study of Social Justice
Intern at the foreign desk of the national daily newspaper ‘Il Manifesto’, Rome, Italy, 2006.
Correspondent for Il Sole d’Italia (Italian daily in Belgium) for interviews and reports in Albania, 1993-95.
Organizer & presenter of Albanian talk-show Young people at the mirror for Albanian national channel Shijak TV, 1996-7.
Collaborations with Rai Uno, Tele Libertà, Arena di Verona (Italy), France2 (France), Tele Luxembourg (Luxembourg) for reports from Albania. Interviews for Albanian TV (TVSH), newspapers (Rilindja demokratike, Republika) and Italian newspapers (Avvenimenti, Famiglia Cristiana, Libertà), 1991-92.
POLITICAL, NGO Language and intercultural trainer for European voluntary service program of the European Commission (EVS), Rome, 2004.
Intercultural mediator at the orientation course for migrants, International Organization of Migration (IOM) & Service Lazio 2000, Rome – Italy, 2003.
Interpreter (English, French, Italian, Spanish) and local assistant to International Federation of the Red Cross during NATO intervention in Serbia and to British NGO Hope and Homes for children., 1999.
Volunteer at the Albanian Red Cross and Action Plus (Albanian NGO for the prevention of HIV),1993-7.
Albanian (native speaker)
English, French, Italian (fluent)
German (advanced – Certificate ‘Mit sehr guten Erfolg’ , Council of Europe - Europa Kolleg).
Robert E. Goodin, Distinguished Professor of Political Theory, ANU (firstname.lastname@example.org )
Rainer Forst, Professor of Philosophy and Political Theory, Goethe Universität Frankfurt (email@example.com)
Claus Offe, Professor of Political Sociology, Hertie School of Governance (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Susan Mendus, Emerita Professor of Political Theory, York University (email@example.com)