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I am Serra Húnter Associate Professor of Political Philosophy and Coordinator of the MA in Political Philosophy (Jan. 20-today) at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra.

In 2007-2008 I was a Lecturer in Political Theory at University College Dublin, School of Politics and International Relations. In February 2008 I defended my PhD on "Democracy, Rhetoric and Decision" at the European University Institute (supervisors: Peter Wagner and Axel Honneth). I have also taught at Richmond University (Florence), the European University Institute (Florence), and at the University of Bucharest.

I published contemporary political theory as well as on art, religion and politics in quarterlies such as the Journal of Political Philosophy, European Journal of Political Theory, Human Studies, Angelaki. Journal for Theoretical Humanities, Philosophy & Social Criticism, and European Legacy.

I have collaborated and published with Cambridge University Press, Routledge, Ashgate, Springer, or Polirom. I published Contemporary Political Philosophy and Religion: between Public Reason and Pluralism (with P. Monti, Routledge, 2018; https://www.routledge.com/Contemporary-Political-Philosophy-and-Religion-Between-Public-Reason-and/Ungureanu-Monti/p/book/9780415552196), Law, State and Religion in the New Europe: Conflicts and Dilemmas, Cambridge University Press (2015, paperback; co-edited with Lorenzo Zucca); Religious Pluralism, Law and State in the New Europe, Routledge (2016, paperback; co-edited with Ferran Requejo); From the Nation-State to the Postnational Constellation: Jϋrgen Habermas' Theory of Law and Democracy, vol. I-II, Ashgate (2011; co-edited with Klaus Gϋnther and Christian Joerges), Religion in Contemporary European Cinema. The Postnational Constellation, Routledge (2014; co-edited with Costica Bradatan).

At present, I am coordinator of a Ministry research project on Habermas´s political theory sponsored by the Spanish Ministry, collaborator in a research project on religious exemptions sponsored by Generalitat, and collaborator of “Researching Arab Mediterranean Youth: Towards a New Social Contract: SAHWA” project, funding from the European Community’s Seventh Framework Programme FP7/2007-2013.

Currently I am finishing the book Cine & Politica: An Introduction (in Spanish) and I am working on two other books: Houellebecq´s religious fictions: between nihilism, conversion and parody and Critical Theory and Religion (under contract with Routledge). I am also co-editing a special issue of Comparative Cinema on the futures of capitalism and cinema (http://www.ocec.eu/cinemacomparativecinema/index.php/en/inicio-eng/2-principal/508-call-for-proposals-14-eng).

My research interests are: contemporary political philosophy; Critical Theory; religion, law, and politics; art, politics, and philosophy (with a focus on contemporary cinema and literature).

I welcome MA and PhD students working in these fields

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