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Mr S. (Shahin) Nasiri MA

I am a PhD-Researcher in Political Philosophy at the Department of Philosophy, University of Amsterdam (UvA). My areas of interest include phenomenology, ontology, philosophical anthropology, theories of freedom, political philosophy, critical theory, democratic theory, migration and citizenship. My current research project concerns a phenomenological inquiry into the notion of ‘freedom’, examined from the perspective of refugees. Before joining UvA, I studied Political Theory (LSE), Philosophy (Leiden) and Aerospace Engineering (Delft).
Faculty of Humanities
Faculty of Humanities

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  • Oude Turfmarkt 145
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  • Postbus 94201
    1090 GE Amsterdam
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    Shahin Nasiri is a PhD Researcher in Political Philosophy at the Department of Philosophy, University of Amsterdam (UvA). His areas of interest include phenomenology, political philosophy, theories of freedom, ontology, Heidegger, philosophical anthropology, Wittgenstein, critical theory, Castoriadis, Lefort, democratic theory, quantum logic, migration and citizenship.

    Shahin’s current research project concerns a phenomenological inquiry into the notion of ‘freedom’, examined from the perspective of refugees. For his research project, he received the Peter Baehr Prize and the Young Talent Award, Prins Bernard Cultuurfonds. Before joining UvA, Shahin studied Political Theory in London (LSE), Philosophy (Leiden) and Aerospace Engineering (Delft). 

    Shahin is a regular contributor and co-editor of Critique of Law and Politics, an initiative of the Persian-speaking platform pecritique, and co-guest editor of the special issue of Filosofie-tijdschrift (2017).

  • Publications

    2017

    • Nasiri, S. (Guest ed.), & van den Heuvel, N. (Guest ed.) (2017). Giorgio Agamben. Filosofie-tijdschrift, 27(4). [details]

    2019

    • Castoriadis, C., Nasiri, S., (TRANS.), & Faghfouri Azar, L., (TRANS.) (2019). Democracy as Procedure and Democracy as Regime. Pecritique, 12, 301-338.
    • Nasiri, S. (2019). An Über-marionette or a Creative Soul: John Gray and the Question of Freedom. Pecritique, 10, 651-657.
    • Nasiri, S., (TRANS.) (2019). Worker's Councils in Iranian Factories. Pecritique, 9, 670-682.
    • Panikkar, R., Nasiri, S., (TRANS.), & Faghfouri Azar, L., (TRANS.) (2019). Is the Notion of Human Rights a Western Concept? Pecritique, 10, 462-497.

    2019

    • Nasiri, S. (2019). Modern subject of freedom and the ambiguity of refugeehood. Paper presented at the Center for Citizenship, Civil Society and Rule of Law, University of Aberdeen..
    • Nasiri, S. (2019). The idealized subject of freedom and the refugee. Paper presented at the 6th annual ACGS Conference, University of Amsterdam..

    2018

    • Nasiri, S. (Accepted/In press). Marx’s Image of History and the Revolutionary Element.

    Journal editor

    • Nasiri, S. (editor) (2018-2019). Pecritique (Journal).
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