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Dr Andrew Schaap

BA(Hons) Melbourne, MSc, PhD Edinburgh


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Telephone: 01392 723186

Associate Professor

Office Hours (autumn term 2017/18): 10.30-11.30, 1.30-2.30 Thursday, Amory B214.

My main area of research is contemporary political theory, with specific interests in the work of Hannah Arendt, Jacques Rancière and theories of radical democracy. My research draws on debates in political theory about agonism and the concept of the political to examine substantive issues surrounding reconciliation, human rights and popular sovereignty.

I edit the Critical Exchanges section of the journal Contemporary Political TheoryWith Alex Thomson and Benjamin ArditiI am series editor of Taking on the Political at Ediburgh University Press.