Sune Lægaard

!!Viceinstitutleder

Universitetsvej 1

Building: 42.3

DK-4000 Roskilde

Denmark

Phone: 4674-3769

Mobile: 2845-6331

Research areas

  • Cultural encounters, Multi-culturalism migration and integration
  • Economics, Politics Political Theory politics of identity
  • Law, Ethics Freedom of speech Justice Legal philosophy
  • Philosophy, History of ideas, Religion. Theology Citizenship Free speech Immigration Multiculturalism Nationalism Political philosophy Recognition Religion and politics Secularism Toleration

Research and education information

I am Deputy Head of Department at the Department of Communication and Arts at Roskilde University. I am also co-editor of the peer reviewed political philosophy journal Res Publica and member of the board of the Danish Institute of Human Rights.

Research keywords

Political philosophy

Primary research areas

Multiculturalism, nationalism, immigration, freedom of speech, toleration, policies of recognition, secularism, freedom of religion

Current research

Freedom of religion, multiculturalism

Teaching

Political philosophy, applied ethics, normative ethics, meta-ethics

Curriculum

Member of the board of the Danish Institute for Human Rights since January 2017.

Deputy head of department at the Department of Communication and Arts, Roskilde University, since April 2016.

Head of Philosophy and Science Studies, Roskilde University, from January 2012 to March 2016.

Associate professor in practical philosophy at the Philosophy and Science Studies section, Roskilde University, from February 2010. Member of Research Group for Criminal Justice Ethics.

Co-editor (with Phil Cook) of Res Publica - A Journal of Moral, Legal and Social Philosophy

Content link to Res Publica

Member of the program steering committee for the research program Cultural conditions underlying social change (SAMKUL) under the Norwegian Research Council since January 2014.

Previously:

Research associate professor at the Centre for the Study of Equality and Multiculturalism, University of Copenhagen, February 2010 - December 2011, on the European Seventh Fremework Program reseraach project RESPECT - Towards a "Topography" of Tolerance and Equal Respect.

Assistant professor in philosophy at the University of Copenhagen February 2008 - January 2010, co-funded by the Carlsberg Foundation and the Department for Media, Cognition and Cpommunication.

Postdoc at the Centre for the Study of Equality and Multiculturalism, University of Copenhagen, funded by the Carlsberg Foundation, 2007-2008.

Awarded the Ph.d. degree november 2006.

Ph.d. student in philosophy at the University of Copenhagen, 2003-2006. Supervisor: Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen.

Teaching in philosophy at the University of Copenhagen, 2000 - 2003.

MA in philosophy from the University of Copenhagen, summer 2000.

 

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