Lasse Thomassen

Lasse Thomassen
School of Politics and International Relations, Queen Mary, University of London
Public email address :
l.thomassen@qmul.ac.uk

I am a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow in the Department of Political Science at the University of Copenhagen and a Reader in the School of Politics and International Relations at Queen Mary, University of London.

My research focuses on three areas: debates within radical democratic theory and radical politics (autonomy vs hegemony, movement parties, etc.); identity politics and the politics of inclusion, particularly in the context of the UK and Europe; and new approaches to the concept of representation. In addition, I have a long-standing interest in the work of Jürgen Habermas. Cutting across these research foci is my interest in developing deconstruction and discourse theory as methods for political analysis. I am currently working on a project developing deconstruction as a critical method for political theory. I am the co-editor of Routledge Advances in Democratic Theory.