Astrid Von Busekist

Full Professor
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Astrid von Busekist is professor of political theory at Sciences Po and in charge of the MA program in Political Theory.
She is chief editor of the journal Raisons politiques.
She has widely published on nationalism, language policies, justice, and boundaries.

Guest professor at the University of Francfort this semester (Alfred Grosser chair).

Her latest books include:
Faire Justice (with Michael Walzer), forthcoming Albin Michel, 2019; Justice is Steady Work. A conversation on politics and political theory, forthcoming Yale University Press, 2020
Forms of Pluralism (with J. Cohen and A. Arato), New York, Columbia University Press, 2018
Ponts et Portes. Essai sur la frontière, Paris, Albin Michel, 2016
Singulière Belgique, Paris, Fayard, 2012
Penser la politique, Paris, Presses de Sciences-Po, 2010
La Belgique, Politique des Langues et Construction de l’Etat, Louvain, De Boeck, Duculot, 1998;
Nations et Nationalisme, 19e et 20e siècles, Paris, Armand Colin, 1997.

Her latest articles include
• “Territorial Pluralism and Language Communities”, in Forms of Pluralism, Columbia University Press, 2019
• “The Ethics of language policies”, in The Routledge Hanbook of Ethics and Public Policy, A. Lever et A. Poama (ed), Londres, Routledge, 2018;
• Idealism or pragmatism? Ad hoc multilingualism and open English, in The Politics of Multilingualism. Europeanisation, globalisation and linguistic governance, P. Kraus, F. Grin (ed), Amsterdam, J. Benjamins, 2018;
• (with B. Boudou), “Language and Immigration: What can be Expected from Newcomers?”, in Language Policy and Linguistic Justice, M. Gazzola & al. (ed), Heidelberg, Springer, 2018
• Astrid v. Busekist, “After Empire: Karl Renner’s Danubian Model of Pluralism”, in Nations and Nationalism, November 2018.

She is also the translater (English-French) of the following books:
• Richard Sennett, Construire et Habiter. Une éthique pour la ville, Albin Michel, 2019, à paraître, (Building and Dwelling. Ethics for the city, Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, 2018, 365 p.);
• Roger Scruton, Conservatisme, Albin Michel, 2018 (Conservatism, London, Profile Books, 2017, 176 p.);
• Philippe Sands, Retour à Lemberg, Albin Michel, 2017. [France : Prix du meilleur livre étranger 2017]. (East-West Street. On the Origins of Genocide and Crimes against Humanity), London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2016, 465 p.)

• Philippe Sands, The Ratline, forthcoming, London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2020, Albin Michel, 2020.

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Politics of language, Law and religion

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