Associate Professor Geoffrey Brahm Levey

BA Qld, M SocSci Hebrew University of Jerusalem, MA PhD Brown
School of Social Sciences

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+61 (2) 9385 1376
+61 (2) 9385 1040
Room 140, Morven Brown
Kensington Campus

Consultation

By Appointment

Geoffrey Brahm Levey is an Associate Professor in Political Science. His current research is in contemporary political theory, with special reference to multiculturalism, ethnicity, religion, nationalism, and citizenship. He was the foundation director of the UNSW Program in Jewish Studies. From 2012-2016, he was an Australian Research Council Future Fellow.  

Research

Geoffrey Brahm Levey is an Associate Professor in Political Science, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, UNSW.

Geoff's current research is in contemporary political theory, with special reference to multiculturalism, ethnicity, religion, nationalism, and citizenship. He was the foundation director of the UNSW Program in Jewish Studies.

From 2012-2616, Geoff was an Australian Research Council Future Fellow. His fellowship project, 'An Australian Dilemma: Liberal Democracy, Cultural Diversity and the Quest for National Identity', investigatated what a national identity could mean where there is a culturally diverse citizenry and a commitment to liberal democratic values and institutions. 

He has held visiting fellowships at the Institute of Advanced Study of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium, Brussels; Centre for the Study of Social Justice, University of Oxford; Centre for the Study of Ethnicity and Citizenship, University of Bristol, Uk; Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics, University of Melbourne; and Political Theory Program, Australian National University. Prior to his UNSW appointment, he held the Anna Biegun Warburg Junior Research Fellowship in Human and Social Sciences at the University of Oxford, Gold Meir Fellowship at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and Dean's Fellowship at Brown University. In Spring 2015, Geoff was a Robert Schuman Distinguished Scholar in the Global Governance Programme of the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute in Florence. He has been awarded the 2016-17 Richard Hodder-Williams Visiting Fellowship, School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies, University of Bristol, UK.   

 Research Areas
Contemporary political theory, multiculturalism, ethnicity, religion, nationalism, and citizenship 


Current Research Projects

An Australian Dilemma: Liberal Democracty, Cultural Diversity and the Quest for National Identity
Australian Research Council Future Fellowship project

Autonomy and the Right to Culture
A monograph flowing from an ARC Discovery grant project (DP0772343). 


Postgraduate Research Supervision

Areas of Supervision
I welcome research students (Ph.D., M.A.) working on topics across political theory and political sociology, including liberty, equality and justice; multiculturalism, ethnicity, religion, nationalism, and citizenship; and explanatory theories of political institutions and behaviour 

Recent Postgraduate Research Completions 

  • Brett Todd, PhD Politics, Linguistic Reparative Justice for Indigenous Peoples? The Case of Policies to Protect Indigenous Languages in Colombia 
  • Ramona Vijeyyarasa, PhD Politics & International Relations, The global traffic of women and girls for sexual and labour exploitation: A comparative assessment of the presumed underlying causes of trafficking from Ghana, Ukraine and Vietnam
  • Kudzai Matereke, PhD Philosophy, Citizenship and cultural gobalization
  • Peter Balint, PhD Politics, Respect, toleration and diversity  
  • Louise Leibowitz, MA Politics, The politics of pressure: Jewish liberalism in aparthied South Africa

Publications

    Books

    Book Chapters

    • Levey GB, 2017, 'Intercultural Dialogue Under a Multiculturalism Regime: Pitfalls and Possibilities in Australia', in Mansouri F (ed.), Interculturalism at the Crossroads: Comparative Perspectives on Concepts, Policies and Practices, UNESCO, Paris
    • Levey GB, 2017, 'Multiculturalism on the Move. An Australian Perspective', in Triandafyllidou A (ed.), Multicultural Governance in a Mobile World, Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh
    • Levey GB;Modood T, 2017, 'The Muhammad Cartoons and Multicultural Democracies', in Meer N (ed.), Islam and Modernity, edn. Critical Concepts in Sociology, Routledge, London, https://www.routledge.com/Islam-and-Modernity/Meer/p/book/9781138930827
    • Levey GB, 2017, 'Religion, Culture and Liberal Democracy: The Issue of Majority Cultural Precedence', in Foblets M-C; Alidadi K (ed.), Public Commissions on Cultural and Religious Diversity: National Narratives, Multiple Identities and Minorities, Routledge, London
    • Levey GB, 2017, 'Secularism as Proto-Multiculturalism: The Case of Australia', in Triandafyllidou A; Modood T (ed.), The Problem of Religious Diversity: European Challenges, Asian Approaches, Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh, https://edinburghuniversitypress.com/book-the-problem-of-religious-diversity.html
    • Levey GB, 2017, 'Confronting Autonomy in Liberal Practice', in Foblets M-C; Renteln AD; Graziadei M (ed.), Personal Autonomy in Plural Societies: A Principle and its Paradoxes, edn. 1st, Routledge, UK, https://www.routledge.com/Personal-Autonomy-in-Plural-Societies-A-Principle-and-its-Paradoxes/Foblets-Graziadei-Renteln/p/book/9781138220218
    • Levey GB, 2016, 'Diversity, duality and time', in Multiculturalism and Interculturalism: Debating the Dividing Lines, pp. 201 - 224
    • Levey GB, 2015, 'Authenticity and the multiculturalism debates', in Authenticity, Autonomy and Multiculturalism, pp. 1 - 23, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315726083
    • Levey GB, 2015, 'Liberal Nationalism and the Australian Citizenship Tests', in Levey GB; Shachar A (ed.), The Politics of Citizenship in Immigrant Democracies: The Experience of the United States, Canada and Australia, edn. 1st, Routledge, London, pp. 62 - 76, http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9781138886247/
    • Levey GB, 2015, 'Liberal Autonomy and Minority Accommodation: A New Approach', in Dumouchel P; Gotoh R (ed.), Social Bonds as Freedom: Revisiting the Dichotomy of the Universal and the Particular, edn. 1st, Berghahn Books, New York, pp. 215 - 238, https://www.berghahnbooks.com/title.php?rowtag=DumouchelSocial
    • Levey GB, 2014, 'Thinking about Infant Male Circumcision after the Cologne Court Decision', in Johnson M; O'Branski M (ed.), Circumcision, Public Health, Genital Autonomy and Cultural Rights, edn. 1st, Routledge, London, pp. 119 - 124, http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415735445/
    • Levey GB, 2014, 'On Raimond Gaita's "Assimilationist Multiculturalism"', in Taylor C; Graefe M (ed.), A Sense for Humanity: The Ethical Thought of Raimond Gaita, edn. 1st, Monash University Publishing, Melbourne, pp. 99 - 112, http://www.publishing.monash.edu.au/books/sh-9781922235459.html
    • Levey GB, 2013, 'Multiculturalism and Citizenship - The Australian Experience', in Tazreiter C; Tham S (ed.), Globalization and Social Transformation in the Asia-Pacific: The Australian and Malaysian Experiences, Palgrave Macmillan, USA, pp. 132 - 146
    • Levey GB, 2013, 'Inclusion: A Missing Principle in Australian Multiculturalism', in Balint P; Guérard de Latour S (ed.), Liberal Multiculturalism and the Fair Terms of Integration, Palgrave Macmillan UK, London, pp. 109 - 125, http://www.palgravemacmillan.com.au/palgrave/onix/isbn/9781137320391
    • Levey GB, 2013, 'The Australian Multiculturalism Debate Today', in Tavan G (ed.), State of the Nation: Essays for Robert Manne, Black Inc., Melbourne, pp. 176 - 188, http://www.blackincbooks.com/books/state-nation
    • Levey GB, 2012, 'Liberal multiculturalism', in The Ashgate Research Companion to Multiculturalism, pp. 19 - 37
    • Levey GB, 2012, 'Multiculturalism and Australian national identity', in Political Theory and Australian Multiculturalism, pp. 254 - 276
    • Levey GB, 2012, 'Multicultural political thought in Australian perspective', in Political Theory and Australian Multiculturalism, pp. 1 - 26
    • Levey GB, 2012, 'Australian Multiculturalism Rides Again', in Levey GB (ed.), Political Theory and Australian Multiculturalism, edn. 2012, Berghahn Books, New York, pp. xii - xviii, http://www.berghahnbooks.com/title.php?rowtag=LeveyPolitical
    • Levey GB, 2011, 'Multicultural Integration in Political Theory', in Clyne M; Jupp J (ed.), MULTICULTURALISM AND INTEGRATION: A HARMONIOUS RELATIONSHIP, AUSTRALIAN NATL UNIV, pp. 73 - 87, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000296260100005&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
    • Levey GB, 2011, 'Multiculturalism and Terror', in Gaita R (ed.), Essays on Muslims and Multiculturalism, edn. 1, Text Publishing, Melbourne, pp. 19 - 45, http://textpublishing.com.au/books-and-authors/book/essays-on-muslims-multiculturalism/
    • Levey GB, 2010, 'Liberal multiculturalism', in The Ashgate Research Companion to Multiculturalism, pp. 19 - 37
    • Levey GB, 2010, 'Religious Inclusion, Core Values, and the 'Muslim Question' in Multicultural Democracies', in Yasmeen S (ed.), Muslims in Australia: The Dynamics of Exclusion and Inclusion, edn. 1st, Melbourne University Publishing, Melbourne, pp. 30 - 55
    • Levey GB, 2010, 'Gaza and Catastrophe Theory', in Gaita R (ed.), Gaza: Morality, Law and Politics, edn. 1st, UWA Press, Crawley, W.A., pp. 53 - 76, http://www.uwap.uwa.edu.au/books/current-affairs?9781742580968
    • Levey GB, 2009, 'Cultural Diversity and its Recognition in Public Universities: Fairness, Utility and Inclusion', in Zajda J; Daun H (ed.), GLOBAL VALUES EDUCATION: TEACHING DEMOCRACY AND PEACE, edn. Globalisation Comparative Education and Policy Research, SPRINGER, pp. 143 - 153, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-90-481-2510-4_10
    • Levey GB, 2009, 'Judaism and the obligation to die for the state', in Law, Politics, and Morality in Judaism, pp. 182 - 208
    • Levey GB;Moses AD, 2009, 'The Muslims are our Misfortune', in Noble G (ed.), Lines in the Sand: The Cronulla Riots, Multiculturalism and National Belonging, edn. 1st, Institute of Criminology Press, sydney, pp. 95 - 110, http://www.federationpress.com.au/bookstore/book.asp?isbn=9780975196786
    • Levey GB;Modood T, 2008, 'Liberal democracy, multicultural citizenship and the Danish cartoon affair', in SECULARISM, RELIGION AND MULTICULTURAL CITIZENSHIP, CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS, pp. 216 - 242, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000306853500011&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
    • Levey GB, 2008, 'Secularism and religion in a multicultural age', in SECULARISM, RELIGION AND MULTICULTURAL CITIZENSHIP, CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS, pp. 1 - 24, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000306853500002&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
    • Levey GB, 2007, 'Judaism', in Galligan B; Roberts W (ed.), Oxford Companion to Australian Politics, edn. Original, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, pp. 299 - 300
    • Levey GB, 2006, 'Judaism and the Obligation to Die for the State', in Walzer M (ed.), Law, Politics, and Morality in Judaism, edn. 1st, Princeton University Press, Princeton, USA, pp. 182 - 208
    • Levey GB, 2006, 'Identity and Rational Revisability', in Primoratz I; Pavkovic A (ed.), Identity, Self-Determination and Secession, edn. 1st, Ashgate, Aldershot, UK, pp. 43 - 58
    • Levey GB, 2005, 'National cultural autonomy and liberal nationalism', in National-Cultural Autonomy and its Contemporary Critics, pp. 150 - 165, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203506486
    • Levey GB, 2004, 'Jews and Australian Multiculturalism', in Jews and Australian Politics, edn. 1, Sussex Academic Press, Brighton, UK, pp. 179 - 197
    • Levey GB;Mendes P, 2004, 'The Hanan Ashrawi Affair: Australian Jewish Politics on Display', in Jews and Australian Politics, edn. 1, Sussex Academic Press, Brighton, UK, pp. 215 - 230
    • 2004, 'Jews and Australian Politics- Introduction: Jews and Australian Politics', in Levey GB; Mendes P (ed.), Jews and Australian Politics- Introduction: Jews and Australian Politics, edn. 1, Sussex Academic Press, Brighton, UK
    • Levey GB, 1994, 'Judaism and the Obligation to Die for the State', in Essential Papers on the Talmud, edn. 1st, New York University Press, New York CIty, pp. 359 - 387

    Journal articles

    Conference Papers

    Reports

    • Levey GB, 2009, Developing a New Australian Cultural Diversity Policy
    • Levey GB, 2004, Australian Multiculturalism and Political Theory: Balancing Rights and Responsibilities in a Diverse Society, Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia

    Other

    • Levey GB, 2016, Review of Alexej Ulbricht, Multicultural Immunisation: Liberalism and Esposito (Edinburgh University Press, 2014), Palgrave Macmillan, London
    • Levey GB, 2014, Review of George Crowder, Theories of Multiculturalism (Polity, 2013), Wiley: No OnlineOpen, Brisbane
    • Levey GB, 2010, Review of R. Adcock, M. Bevir and C. Stimson (eds), Modern Political Science: Anglo-American Exchanges (Princeton University Press, 2007),, Routledge, http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/carfax/10848770.html
    • Levey GB, 2006, Review of Colin Farrelly (ed.), An introduction to contemporary political theory (Sage, 2004), and Colin Farrelly (ed.), Contemporary Political Theory: A Reader (Sage, 2004), Taylor & Francis
    • Levey GB, 2006, Political Theory and Methodology, Taylor & Francis
    • Levey GB, 2004, Review of Brian Barry, Culture and Equality: An Egalitarian Critique of Multiculturalism (Polity Press, 2000), Oxford Univ Press, Oxford, England
    • Levey GB, 2004, The Liberal Archipelago: a Theory of Diversity and Freedom, Cambridge University Press, UK
    • Levey GB, 2004, Review of Milton Viorst- What Shall i do with This people? Jews and the Fractious Politics of Judaism
    • Levey GB, 2003, Review of Insider/Outsider: American Jews and Multiculturalism, Oxford University Press, Oxford
    • Levey GB, 2001, Review of Jeff Spinner-Halev, Surviving Diversity, Blackwell Publishing Ltd
    • Levey GB, 2001, Review of Jacob T. levy, The Multiculturalism of Fear (Oxford University Press, 2000), Blackwell Publishing Ltd

    Conference Presentations

    • Levey GB, 2017, 'The Status of Foundational Cultures in Multicultural Political Thought', presented at Ethnicity and Citizenship seminar, University of Bristol, Uk, 30 - 30 March 2017
    • Levey GB, 2017, 'Multiculturalism and National Identity: A Plea for Liberal Modesty', presented at Symposium on National Identity and Diversity, King's College London, 24 - 24 March 2017
    • Levey GB, 2017, 'On the Legitimacy of Majority Cultural Precedence', presented at Inaugural Australian Political Theory/Philosophy Conference, School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Melbourne, 17 - 18 February 2017
    • Levey GB, 2016, 'Diversity, duality and time', pp. 201 - 224, presented at Multiculturalism and Interculturalism: Debating the Dividing Lines
    • Levey GB, 2016, 'Temporary Migration and Australian Multiculturalism', presented at Australian Political Studies Association Conference, UNSW Sydney, 26 - 28 September 2016
    • Levey GB, 2016, 'Multiculturalism on the Move: An Australian Perspective', presented at The Multicultural Question in a Mobile World, European University Institute, Florence, Italy, 07 - 08 April 2016, http://globalgovernanceprogramme.eui.eu/research-areas/cultural-pluralism/the-multicultural-question-in-a-mobile-world/
    • Levey GB, 2015, 'Governing Religious Diversity through Principled Pragmatism: The Case of Australia', presented at Governance of Religious Diversity: More or Less Secularism?, European University Institute, Florence, Italy, 10 June - 12 July 2015, http://globalgovernanceprogramme.eui.eu/the-governance-of-religious-diversity-more-or-less-secularism/
    • Levey GB, 2015, 'Religion, Culture and Liberal Democracy: The Issue of Majority Cultural Precedence', presented at Religious and Cultural Diversity in Four National Contexts, Max Planck Institute, Halle, Germany, 26 June - 27 July 2015, http://www.eth.mpg.de/3820845/2015-06-26_Religious-and-Cultural-Diversity_programme_FINAL.pdf
    • Levey GB, 2015, 'Why the Proposed RDA Reforms Were Lost', presented at 40 Years of the Racial Discrimination Act, 19 - 20 February 2015
    • Levey GB, 2014, 'Confronting Autonomy in Liberal Practice', presented at (Not) Outside My Culture: The Paradoxes of Personal Autonomy in a Plural Society, Halle/Saale Germany, 26 - 28 May 2014
    • Levey GB, 2013, 'Framing the Australian Multiculturalism Debate', presented at Thinking for Yourself’: A Conference in Honour of Professor Robert Manne, La Trobe University, Melbourne, 28 February - 01 March 2013
    • Levey GB, 2013, 'The Hyphen in The Melting-Pot', presented at Thinker, Teacher, Scholar, Friend: Celebrating Steve Whitfield Conference, Brandeis University, Boston, 06 - 07 April 2013
    • Levey GB, 2013, 'The Web of Autonomy', presented at Midwest Political Science Association Conference, Palmer House Hilton, Chicago, 11 - 14 April 2013
    • Levey GB, 2012, 'Panelist discussing Bernard Avishai’s keynote address on Israel as a Jewish and Democratic State', presented at Faith & Culture: The Politics of Belief festival of ideas -- Wheeler Centre’s Festival of Ideas, BMW Edge, Federation Square, Melbourne, 14 - 17 June 2012
    • Levey GB, 2012, 'Inclusion: A Missing Step in Australian Multiculturalism', presented at Multiculturalism in Australia: From Theorising to Policy-Making, Deakin University, Melbourne, 06 - 06 July 2012
    • Levey GB, 2011, 'The Web of Autonomy', presented at Philosophy & Public Affairs Colloquium, Department of Philosophy, University of Amsterdam, 18 - 18 January 2011
    • Levey GB, 2011, 'Aborigines, Immigrants, and Anglos: Australia’s Problem with Difference', presented at A Sense for Humanity: The Ethical Thought of Raimond Gaita conference, Flinders University Institute for Research in the Humanities, Adelaide, 18 - 19 August 2011
    • Levey GB, 2010, 'The Web of Autonomy', presented at Centre for the Study of Social Justice Seminar, University of Oxford, 07 - 07 June 2010
    • Levey GB, 2010, 'The Web of Autonomy', presented at Australasian Association of Philosophy Conference, UNSW, Sydney, 04 - 09 July 2010
    • Levey GB, 2010, 'Autonomy as a Pluralistic Value', presented at Bonds and Boundaries: New Perspectives on Justice and Culture conference, Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan, 18 - 20 March 2010
    • Levey GB, 2010, 'Autonomy as a Pluralistic Value', presented at Ethics Colloquium, Department of Philosophy, University of Amsterdam, 21 - 21 April 2010
    • Levey GB, 2010, 'Autonomy as a Pluralistic Value', presented at Centre for Advanced Studies ‘Justitia Amplificata: Rethinking Justice – Applied and Global, Goethe University of Frankfurt, Germany, 09 - 09 June 2010
    • Levey GB, 2010, 'Liberal Autonomy and the Accommodation of Cultural Minorities', presented at Political Theory Research Seminar, University of Oxford, 06 - 06 May 2010
    • Levey GB, 2010, 'Discussant of keynote lecture 'Religion in the Liberal State' by Professor The Lord (Raymond) Plant of Highfield (Philosophy, UCL)', presented at Religion in the Liberal State, inaugural Zutshi-Smith Memorial symposium, University of Bristol, UK, 19 - 20 December 2010
    • Levey GB, 2010, 'Autonomy as the Basis for Cultural Rights', presented at Research Seminar, Centre for the Study of Ethnicity and Citizenship, University of Bristol, UK, 21 - 21 May 2010
    • Levey GB, 2010, 'Cultural Nationalism, Liberal Nationalism, and the Australian Citizenship Test', presented at Harvard-UNSW international conference on Citizenship in a Globalised World: Perspectives from the Immigrant Democracies, UNSW CBD Campus, Sydney, 14 - 15 July 2010
    • Levey GB, 2009, 'Multicultural Integration in Political Theory', presented at Integration and Multiculturalism ARC–ASSA Linkage workshop, University of Melbourne, 01 - 01 May 2009
    • Levey GB, 2009, 'The web of Autonomy', presented at Australian Political Studies Annual Conference, Macquarie University, Sydney, 27 - 30 September 2009

    Creative Written Works

    • Levey GB, 2017, Dual Citizenship and Elected Office: Where Lies the Problem?, ABC Religion and Ethics, Stephens S, (ed.)
    • Levey GB, 2015, Why the Campaign to Reform the Racial Discrimination Act Failed, ABC Religion & Ethics
    • Levey GB, 2014, "Nothing Hard about Australian Multiculturalism", Religion and Ethics, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)
    • Levey GB;Pringle H, 2013, “Why the ‘Bolt laws’ should stay”, The Drum, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)
    • Levey GB, 2012, “Defending multiculturalism is in all our interests”, Religion and Ethics (reprinted on The Drum), Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)
    • Levey GB, 2007, “Multiculturalism is Integration” , 15 (2007), pp. 28-30, Australian Mosaic, Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia (FECCA)
    • Levey GB, 2007, “Aussie dissent and Democracy”, Australian Jewish News, Australian Jewish News
    • Levey GB, 2007, “A healthy dose of multiculturalism”, Australian Financial Review: ‘Review’ section, Fairfax Media
    • Levey GB, 2006, Disporan Life, Australian Book Review
    • Levey GB;Mendes P, 2005, “Peace prize that sparked an unholy war”, Sydney Morning Herald: Spectrum, Fairfax Media
    • Levey GB, 2005, "Screams from death camps resonate still”, The Courier-Mail, News Ltd
    • Levey GB;Mendes P, 2005, “After Ashrawi”, Australian Jewish News, Australian Jewish News
    • Levey GB, 2005, “Mistaken diagnosis for terror”, The Australian, News Ltd
    • Levey GB, 2005, “Multiculturalism in the Age of Terror”, Uniken, UNSW
    • Levey GB, 2005, “Christmas and Cultural Diversity”, Uniken, UNSW
    • Levey GB, 2004, “Howard’s Liberties Medallion is a betrayal of Jewish Liberalism”, On Line Opinion, The National Forum
    • Levey GB, 2004, “Honoring Australia for Misguided Policies”, The Forward
    • Levey GB, 2004, “Of Curthoys and Canards”, Arena Magazine, Arena
    • Levey GB, 2004, “Rights and Responsibilities in a Diverse Society”, Uniken, UNSW
    • Levey GB, 2001, Life is this Beautiful?, Show Cause
    • Levey GB, 1997, `Israel: a sorry state of affairs`, Sydney Morning Herald, 22 April
    • Levey GB, 1997, `Circumcision or circumscribed?`, Australian Jewish News
    • Pringle HM;Levey GB, 1997, When private needs overrule public interest`, The Australian, News Corporation

    Working Papers

    • Levey GB, 2015, Secularism as Proto-multiculturalism: The Case of Australia, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, EUI, Florence, Italy, EUI Working Paper RSCAS 2015/56, EUI Working Paper RSCAS 2015/56, http://cadmus.eui.eu/handle/1814/36555

Teaching

Current & Recent Postgraduate Research Supervision

*Cosmopolitan Citizenship

*Rationality in Public Policy

*Minority Language Rights in Colombia

*Toleration, Respect & Diversity 

*Autonomy and Sex Work

*Jewish Left-Liberaralism 

Honours and prizes

FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS 

Richard Hodder-Williams Visiting Fellow, School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies, University of Bristol, March-April, 2017  

Distinguished Scholar, Global Governance Programme, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute, Florence, Italy, 1 April - 30 June 2015

Australian Research Council Future Fellow, 2012-2016

Visiting Research Fellow, Institute for Advanced Study, Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts, Brussels, Belgium, February-April, November-December, 2010

Visiting Research Fellow, Centre for the Study of Social Justice, University of Oxford, UK, Trinity term, 2010

Australasian Association of Philosophy Media Prize, 2008, for 'A healthy dose of multiculturalism' (5,000 wds) published in the Australian Financial Review, 27 April 2007.

Visiting Fellow, Social and Political Theory Program, Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra, 2006

Visiting Fellow, Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics, University of Melbourne, 2006

British Academy Visiting Fellow, Centre for the Study of Ethnicity and Citizenship, University of Bristol, UK, 2002

Anna Biegun Warburg Junior Research Fellow in Human and Social Sciences, St. Anne’s College, Oxford, 1993–1995

Golda Meir Fellow, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1990/91

Dean’s Fellow, Brown University, 1989-90

Professional contribution

CONFERENCES AND SYMPOSIA ORGANISED

The Multicultural Question in a Mobile World conference, Global Governanve Programme, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute, Florence, Italy, 7-8 April 2016. Co-organized with Anna Triandafyllidou (EUI), Keith Banting (Queens University, Canada), Rainer Bauböck (EUI), Will Kymlicka (Queens University, Canada) and Tariq Modood (University of Bristol, UK). 

ARC Workshop: Autonomy, Authenticity, Culture, 2-3 December, 2010, Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts, Palace of the Academies, Brussels. Funded by the Australian Research Council and hosted by the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium.

Harvard-UNSW Conference: Citizenship in a Globalised World: Perspectives from the Immigrant Democracies, 14-15 July, UNSW Sydney, 2010. Funded by the Harvard Committee on Australian Studies, Australian Government Department of Immigration and Citizenship, UNSW Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, and the UNSW Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies of Law. Co-organised with Ayelet Shacher (U.Toronto).

International Symposium: Religion and Multicultural Citizenship, UNSW Sydney, 10-13 July, 2005. Funded by the UNSW Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Centre for Cultural Research, University of Western Sydney, and the Centre for the Study of Ethnicity and Citizenship, Bristol University, UK, through the Joseph Rowntree Foundation. Co-organised with Tariq Modood (U.Bristol) and Ien Ang (UWS).

ASSA Workshop: Australian Multiculturalism and Political Theory: Balancing Rights and Responsibilities in a Diverse Society, UNSW Sydney, 8-9 July, 2004. Funded by the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia, Australian Government Department of Immigration, Multicultural, and Indigenous Affairs, and the UNSW Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and Faculty of Law.

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