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  • Universitetsvej 1, 42.3

    DK-4000 Roskilde

    Denmark

20052020
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Personal profile

Research

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.

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

 

Previously:

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

Research associate professor at the Centre for the Study of Equality and Multiculturalism, University of Copenhagen, February 2010 - December 2011, on the European Seventh Framework Program research 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 Communication.

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.

 

Keywords

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

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Research Output 2005 2019

Hvor inkluderende bør folkekirken være?

Lægaard, S., 22 Jan 2019

Research output: Other contributionNet publication - Internet publicationCommunication

Open Access

Liberal Nationalism and Symbolic Religious Establishment

Lægaard, S. & Laborde, C., 2019, (Accepted/In press) Liberal Nationalism and Its Critics: Normative and Empirical Questions. Miller, D. & Gustavsson, G. (eds.). Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

Paludan viser, hvad frihedsrettigheder indebærer

Lægaard, S., 18 Jun 2019

Research output: Other contributionNet publication - Internet publicationCommunication

Open Access

Religious Toleration and the Securitization of Religion

Lægaard, S., 2019, (Accepted/In press) Spaces of Tolerance: The Changing Geographies of Religious Freedom in Europe. Gentile, V. & Bialasiewicz, L. (eds.). Routledge, (Research in Place, Space and Politics).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

Projects 2016 2020

GMR: Globalizing Minority Rights

Lægaard, S.

07/11/201631/12/2020

Project: Research

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Activities 2010 2019

Globalizing Minority Rights workshop

Sune Lægaard (Participant)
3 Apr 20194 Apr 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Association for Social and Political Philosophy 2019 annual conference

Sune Lægaard (Participant)
24 Jun 201926 Jun 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganisation and participation in conference

Secularism, Separation, (Non-)Establishment

Sune Lægaard (Participant)
28 Jun 201929 Jun 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganisation and participation in conference

Dansk Filosofisk Selskabs årsmøde 2019

Sune Lægaard (Participant)
1 Mar 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganisation and participation in conference

Københavns Universitet (External organisation)

Sune Lægaard (Member)
Apr 2019Jun 2019

Activity: MembershipMembership in review committee

Press / Media

Tortur af afrikanske migranter fortsætter i libyske lejre

Sune Lægaard

31/01/2019

1 media contribution

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Terrorvideoer på nettet rejser etiske dilemmaer

Sune Lægaard

21/12/2018

1 item of media coverage

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Trossamfund går sammen for at styrke religionens stemme

Sune Lægaard

07/12/2018

1 item of media coverage

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Hvem er Venstres sande liberale?

Sune Lægaard

16/11/2018

1 media contribution

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