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Sune Lægaard

PhD

  • Universitetsvej 1, 42.3

    DK-4000 Roskilde

    Denmark

20052020

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Personal profile

Research

I am Associate Dean for Education and 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

Associate Dean for Education since May 2020.

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 Clare Chambers and 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

Accommodating toleration: on Balint’s classical liberal response to the multiculturalism challenge

Lægaard, S., 9 Feb 2020, In : Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy. 23, 2, p. 211-217 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Begrænsningen af religionsfriheden kræver kritisk opmærksomhed

Lægaard, S., 16 Apr 2020

Research output: Other contributionNet publication - Internet publicationCommunication

Open Access

Laborde’s religion

Lægaard, S., 10 Jan 2020, In : Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy. 23, 1, p. 9-20 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Refugees and minorities: some conceptual and normative issues

Lægaard, S. & Lippert-Rasmussen, K., 29 Mar 2020, In : Ethics and Global Politics. 13, 1, p. 79-92 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Religious Toleration and the Securitization of Religion

Lægaard, S., Jan 2020, Spaces of Tolerance: The Changing Geographies of Religious Freedom in Europe. Gentile, V. & Bialasiewicz, L. (eds.). London: Routledge, p. 103-120 18 p. (Research in Place, Space and Politics).

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

Projects

GMR: Globalizing Minority Rights

Lægaard, S.

07/11/201631/12/2020

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Activities

PhD bedømmelsesudvalg (Event)

Sune Lægaard (Member)

Apr 2019Jun 2019

Activity: MembershipMembership in review committee

Globalizing Minority Rights workshop

Sune Lægaard (Participant)

3 Apr 20194 Apr 2019

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

ECPR General Conference

Sune Lægaard (Participant)

4 Sep 20197 Sep 2019

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

Nordic Network in Political Theory 2019

Sune Lægaard (Participant)

31 Oct 20192 Nov 2019

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

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Philosophy and human rights

Sune Lægaard (Participant)

20 Nov 2019

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

Press / Media

Den store ironiker er borte

Sune Lægaard

01/04/2020

1 item of Media coverage

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Indvandreres børn vil have mulighed for at bære religiøse symboler

Sune Lægaard

15/10/2019

1 item of Media coverage

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Danmark har sagt 'undskyld' for tredje gang - men hvad skal der til?

Sune Lægaard

16/08/2019

1 item of Media coverage

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Undskyldning til børnehjemsbørn vidner om ny national selvforståelse

Sune Lægaard

13/08/2019

1 item of Media coverage

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