1. Monographs
  2. Edited Books
  3. Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles
  4. Peer-Reviewed Book Chapters
  5. Journal Articles and Book Chapters without Peer Review
  6. Special Journal Issues
  7. Book Reviews
  8. Dictionary Entry
  9. Working Paper
  10. Newspaper and Magazine Articles
  11. Theses (in German)
  12. Translations (from English to German)
  13. Other Publications


2018 Naming Violence: A Critical Theory of Genocide, Torture, and Terrorism. New Directions in Critical Theory. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018.

Reviewed in:

The book has also been the object of an author meets critics-workshop at the University of Copenhagen in May 2019. A second book panel took place at Oxford University, in January 2020.

2008 Moralische Politik oder politische Moral? Eine Analyse aktueller Debatten zur internationalen Gerechtigkeit. Frankfurt/Main: Campus, 2008. [Moral Politics or Political Morality? Analyzing Contemporary Debates on Global Justice].

Reviewed in: ZPol: Zeitschrift für PolitikwissenschaftDie FurcheDie Presse (Spectrum), Das Argument.

Edited Books

2020 Political Violence and the Imagination: Complicity, Memory and Resistance. Abingdon/New York: Routledge, 2020. (edited with Mihaela Mihai).

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

2023 “Eco-Miserabilism and Radical Hope: On the Utopian Vision of Post-Apocalyptic Environmentalism.” Forthcoming in American Political Science Review.

2023 “Environmental Commemoration: Guiding Principles and Real-World Cases.” Forthcoming in Memory Studies. (co-authored with Mihaela Mihai)

2022What If: Multispecies Justice as the Expression of Utopian Desire.” Environmental Politics 31, no. 2 (2022): 258–76.

2021 Multispecies Justice: Climate-Just Futures with, for and beyond Humans.” WIREs Climate Change 12, no. 2 (2021): e699. (co-authored with Petra Tschakert, David Schlosberg, Danielle Celermajer, Lauren Rickards, Christine Winter, Makere Stewart‐Harawira, and Blanche Verlie)

2021Multispecies Justice: Theories, Challenges, and a Research Agenda for Environmental Politics.” Environmental Politics 30, no. 1–2 (2021): 119–40. (co-authored with Danielle Celermajer, David Schlosberg, Lauren Rickards, Makere Stewart-Harawira, Petra Tschakert, Blanche Verlie, and Christine Winter)

2019Peace as a Minor, Grounded Utopia: On Prefigurative and Testimonial Pacifism.” Perspectives on Politics 17, no. 4 (2019): 1003–18.”

2019Political Violence and the Imagination: An Introduction.Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 22, no. 5 (2019): 497–503. (co-authored with Mihaela Mihai)

2018 “Unhinged Frames: Assessing Thought Experiments in Normative Political Theory.” British Journal of Political Science 48, no. 4 (2018): 1119–41.

2018 “Reconciliation through Estrangement.” The Review of Politics 80, no. 4 (2018): 649–73.

2014 “Neo-Grotian Predicaments: On Larry May’s Theory of International Criminal Law.” Journal of International Political Theory 10, no. 3 (2014): 345–60.

2012 “Just Pretending: Political Apologies for Historical Injustice and Vice’s Tribute to Virtue.” Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 15, no. 3 (2012): 259–278.

2011 “Political Judgment Beyond Paralysis and Heroism: Deliberation, Decision and the Crisis in Darfur.” European Journal of Political Theory 10, no. 2 (2011): 225–253. (winner of the Gulbenkian Award 2012). 

2009 “From Public Reason to Reasonable Accommodation: Negotiating the Place of Religion in the Public Sphere.” Diacrítica: Revista do Centro de Estudos Humanísticos da Universidade de Minho 23, no. 2 (2009): 249–270. 

Peer-Reviewed Book Chapters

Journal Articles and Book Chapters without Peer Review

Special Journal Issues

  • 2019Political Violence and the Imagination.” Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 22, no. 5 (2019). Contributions from Maria-Alina Asavei, Alexandre Christoyannopoulos, Eliza Garnsey, Bronwyn Leebaw, Mihaela Mihai, Jade Schiff and Shari Stone-Mediatore.
  • 2011 “Secularismos hoje.” e-cadernos CES, no. 13 (2011). (edited with Teresa Toldy).
  • 2007 “Gerechter Krieg?” polylog: Zeitschrift für interkulturelles Philosophieren, no. 16 (2007). (edited with Hans Schelkshorn).
  • 2006 “Menschenrechte zwischen Wirtschaft, Recht und Ethik.” polylog: Zeitschrift für interkulturelles Philosophieren, no. 14 (2006). (edited with Franz M. Wimmer).

Book Reviews

Dictionary Entry

  • 2012 “Crise.” Dicionário das Crises e das Alternativas. Coimbra: Almedina, 2012.

Working Paper

  • 2013 “Norms, Stories, and Ideologies: What We Talk About When We Talk About Political Secularism”. RECODE Working Paper Series. RECODE – Responding to Complex Diversity in Europe and Canada, 2013. PDF.

Newspaper and Magazine Articles

Theses (in German)

  • 2006 Doctoral thesis (2006): Gründen, Fundieren, Rechtfertigen: Eine Untersuchung moralischer Argumente im Feld des Politischen.
  • 2003 MA thesis (2003): Antworten auf den Kulturrelativismus: Eine philosophische Untersuchung aktueller Debatten zur Universalität der MenschenrechtePDF published on: Sammelpunkt. Elektronisch archivierte Theorie.

Translations (from English to German)

Other Publications

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