Biography

Associate Professor Anthony J. Langlois was educated at the University of Tasmania and the Australian National University. Langlois is the author of The Politics of Justice and Human Rights: Southeast Asia and Universalist Theory (Cambridge University Press, 2001) and Co-Editor of Global Democracy and its Difficulties (Routledge 2009) and Australian Foreign Policy: Controversies and Debates (Oxford University Press, 2014).

He has published articles many scholarly journals. He sits on Editorial Advisory Boards for Ethics and International Affairs and The Journal of Human Rights. His areas of academic endeavour include International Relations, Human Rights, Global Justice, International Political Theory, Political Philosophy and Ethics. In 2010 he was a Senior Visiting Fellow for six months in the Centre for International Studies at the London School of Economics and Political Science and in 2014 he visited at the Centre for Advanced International Theory at the University of Sussex.

Qualifications

  • BA Hons (1st) University of Tasmania 1995
  • PhD Australian National University 2000

Teaching interests

  • Human Rights
  • International Political Theory
  • International Relations
  • Global Justice

Topic Coordinator:

Research expertise

  • Applied ethics
  • Philosophy
  • Political science
  • Sexuality Studies

Supervisory interests

  • Ethics
  • Human rights
  • International relations and political theory
  • Political philosophy

RHD Student Achievements

  • Geordan Graetz
    MA
  • Lisa Hancock
    PhD
  • Rizwana Abdul Azeez
    PhD
  • Sanjugta Vas Dev
    PhD

Publications

  • Langlois, A.J. (2014). Australia as a 'Cosmopolitan Minded' State. In Daniel Baldino, Andrew Carr, Anthony J. Langlois, ed. Australian Foreign Policy: Controversies and Debates. Melbourne: Oxford University Press, pp. 221-227.
  • Langlois, A.J. (2014). Performing Human Rights: The Meaning of Rights in the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights. In Anna Yeatman and Peg Birmingham, ed. The Aporia of Rights: Explorations in Citizenship in the Era of Human Rights. London: Bloomsbury Academic, pp. 115-136.
  • Langlois, A.J. (2013). Diverse Political Values: Human Rights and Global Democracy. In J Arthur & T Lovat, ed. The Routledge International Handbook of Education, Religion and Values. Abingdon, UK: Routledge, pp. 263-273.
    [Web Link]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2013). Normative and Theoretical Foundations of Human Rights. In Michael Goodhart, ed. Human Rights: Politics and Practice 2nd Ed. 2 ed. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, pp. 11-26.
    [Web Link]
  • Langlois, A. (2012). Human Rights. In Richard Devetak, Anthony Burke and Jim George, ed. An Introduction to International Relations. 2nd ed. USA: Cambridge University Press, pp. 440-449.
  • Langlois, A.J. (2012). Asian Regionalism and Human Rights: the case of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights. In Mark Beeson and Richard Stubbs, ed. Routledge Handbook of Asian Regionalism. Abingdon, UK: Routledge, pp. 216-225.
    [Web Link]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2011). Religious Reasons in Political Debate: Jeffrey Stout and the Tradition of Democracy. In Paulo Diego Bubbio and Philip Andrew Quadrio, ed. The Relationship of Philosophy to Religion Today. Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp. 178-200.
  • Langlois, A.J. (2011). Kukathas, Chandran. In Deen K. Chatterjee, ed. Encyclopedia of Global Justice. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 618-620.
  • Langlois, A.J. (2009). Normative and theoretical foundations of human rights. In Michael Goodhart, ed. Human Rights: Politics & Practice. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, pp. 11-25.
  • Langlois, A.J. (2009). Liberalism, the ethics of citizenship and religious belief. In Philip Andrew Quadrio and Carrol Besseling, ed. Politics and Religion in the New Century: Philosophical Reflections. Sydney: Sydney University Press, pp. 92-121.
    [Web Link]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2009). Charity and Justice in Global Poverty Relief. In Raymond Aaron Younis, ed. On The Ethical Life. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp. 104-120.
  • Langlois, A.J. (2009). Liberal Autonomy and Global Democracy. In Anthony J. Langlois & Karol Edward Soltan, ed. Global Democracy and its Difficulties. London and New York: Routledge, pp. 146-159.
  • Langlois, A.J. (2009). Introduction: the difficulties of global democractization. In Anthony J. Langlois & Karol Edward Soltan, ed. Global Democracy and its Difficulties. London, UK: Routledge, pp. 1-16.
    [Web Link]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2009). Human rights universalism. In Patrick Hayden, ed. The Ashgate Research Companion to Ethics and International Affairs. Surrey, UK: Ashgate Publishing, pp. 201-214.
  • Langlois, A.J. (2008). Human Rights. In Richard Devetek, Anthony Burke, Jim George, ed. An introduction to international relations : Australian perspectives. Melbourne, VIC: Cambridge University Press, pp. 340-349.
  • Langlois, A.J. (2008). A New Cosmopolitanism? In J.V. D'Cruz, Bernie Neville, Devika Goonewardene and Phillip Darmy, ed. As others See Us: The Values Debate in Australia. North Melbourne: Australian Scholarly Publishing, pp. 31-41.
  • Langlois, A.J. (2007). Worldviews and international political theory. In Martin Griffiths, ed. International relations theory for the twenty-first century : an introduction. London, UK: Routledge, pp. 146-156.
  • Langlois, A.J. (2005). Asian Values. In Encyclopedia of International Relations and Global Politics. Abingdon, UK: Routledge, pp. 37-39.
  • Langlois, A.J. (2005). International covenant on civil and political rights (ICCPR) In Encyclopedia of International Relations and Global Politics. Abingdon, UK: Routledge, pp. 416-418.
  • Langlois, A.J. (2005). Human Rights. In Martin Griffiths, ed. Encyclopedia of International Relations and Global Politics. New York, USA: Routledge, pp. 385-393.
    [Web Link]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2005). International covenant of economic, dultural and social rights. In Encyclopedia of International Relations and Global Politics. Abingdon, UK: Routledge, pp. 418-420.
  • Langlois, A.J. (2001). The Politics of Justice and Human rights: Southeast Asia and Universalist Theory. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
  • Langlois, A.J. (2014). Battlestar Galactica and International Relations by Nicholas J. Kiersey and Iver B. Neumann (eds). [Book Review] Political Studies Review, 12(2) pp. 278-279.
    [10.1111/1478-9302.12053_49]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2013). Global Justice and Avant-Garde Political Agency by Lea Ypi [Book Review] Political Studies Review, 11(3) pp. 405-405.
    [10.1111/1478-9302.12028_23]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2013). Making Rights Claims: A Practice of Democratic Citizenship by Karen Zivi [Book Review] Political Studies Review, 11(2) pp. 283-283.
    [10.1111/1478-9302.12016_90]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2013). The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights: Institutionalising Human Rights in Southeast Asia. Australian Journal of International Affairs, 1 pp. 123-124.
    [Web Link]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2009). Moral kicks beside the pond [book review] Australian Book Review, 309 pp. 22-23.
  • Langlois, A.J. (2008). What a Deluge of Miseries. Australian Book Review, 305 pp. 42-43.
  • Langlois, A.J. (2003). Ethics and international affairs: extent and limits [Book Review] Australian Journal of Political Science, 38(1) pp. 171-171.
    [10.1080/1036114032000056314]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2003). Justice, community and dialogue in international relations [Book Review] Australian Journal of Political Science, 38(1) pp. 183-184.
    [10.1080/1036114032000056314]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2003). World poverty and human rights: cosmopolitan responsibilities and reform [Book Review] Millenium, 32(1) pp. 132-134.
  • Langlois, A.J. (2003). Writing the borders of suffering: M. Anne Brown, 'Human Rights and the borders of suffering: The promotion of human rights in international politics' (Book Review) Borderlands E-Journal, 2(3)
    [Web Link]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2003). Jean-Marc Coicaud, Daniel Warner (eds), 'Ethics and International Affairs: Extent and Limits' (book review) Australian Journal of Political Science, 38(1) pp. 171-171.
    [10.1080/1036114032000056314]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2002). The Internet communications revolution and the Republic: Cass Sunstein, ' republic.com' (Book Review) (Online) Australian Review of Public Affairs, 11/06/2002
    [Web Link]
  • Baldino, D., Carr, A. and Langlois, A.J. (2014). Co-Editor. Australian Foreign Policy: Controversies and Debates. Melbourne: Oxford University Press.
    [Web Link]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2013). Seven Counter-theses on Human Rights.
    [Web Link]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2011). Human Rights in Crisis.
    [Web Link]
  • Langlois, A.J. and Soltan, K.E. (2009). Editor. Anthony J. Langlois and Karol Edward Soltan, ed. Global democracy and its difficulties. New York, US: Routledge.
  • Langlois, A.J. (2005). Conceiving Human Rights Without Ontology. ¡Human Rights Review. Netherlands: Springer Netherlands. 2 pp. 5-24.
  • Parkin, A.W., Manning, H.R. and Langlois, A.J. (2003). Australian Journal of Political Science [Editors] [November] 38(3) pp. 387-595.
  • Parkin, A.W., Manning, H.R. and Langlois, A.J. (2003). Australian Journal of Political Science [Editors] [March] 38(1) pp. 1-190.
  • Parkin, A.W., Manning, H.R. and Langlois, A.J. (2003). Australian Journal of Political Science [Editors] [July] 38(2) pp. 195-477.
  • Langlois, A.J. (2014). Social Connection & Political Responsibility: An Engagement with Iris Marion Young. St Antony's International Review, 10(1) pp. 43-63.
  • Langlois, A.J. (2014). Hard Questions for Human Rights. Australian Journal of Political Science, 49(2) pp. 350-362.
    [10.1080/10361146.2014.905905]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2014). Human Rights, 'Orientation', and ASEAN. Journal of Human Rights, 13(3) pp. 307-321.
  • Langlois, A.J. (2012). Human Rights in Crisis? A Critical Polemic Against Polemical Critics. Journal of Human Rights, 11(4) pp. 558-570.
    [10.1080/14754835.2012.702473] [Scopus]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2011). Cosmopolitanism and Global Democracy. Astrolabio: revista internacional de filosofia, 12 pp. 66-75.
    [Web Link]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2011). Is global justice a mirage? European Journal of International Relations, 17(1) pp. 145-157.
    [10.1177/1354066110366044] [10.1177/1354066110366044] [Scopus]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2011). Political research and Human Research Ethics Committees. Australian Journal of Political Science, 46(1) pp. 141-156.
    [10.1080/10361146.2010.544287] [Scopus]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2008). Charity and justice in global poverty relief. Australian Journal of Political Science, 43(4) pp. 685-698.
    [10.1080/10361140802429288] [Scopus]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2008). Liberal theory and the history of liberal rule. Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy, 11(3) pp. 353-356.
    [10.1080/13698230802276520]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2007). Human rights and the defense of liberal democracy. Journal of Religious Ethics, 35(4) pp. 731-750.
    [10.1111/j.1467-9795.2007.00330.x] [Scopus]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2007). Human Rights and Cosmopolitan Liberalism. Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy, 10(1) pp. 29-45.
    [10.1080/13698230601122396]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2007). Reciprocity in the Justification of Rights. Australian Journal of Human Rights, 13(1) pp. 63-77.
  • Langlois, A.J. (2007). Republicanism and Liberalism. Politics, 27(2) pp. 76-82.
    [10.1111/j.1467-9256.2007.00282.x] [10.1111/j.1467-9256.2007.00282.x] [Scopus]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2005). Religion and the defence of human rights. Overland, 181 pp. 64-68.
  • Langlois, A.J. (2005). The narrative metaphysics of human rights. The International Journal of Human Rights, 9(3) pp. 369-387.
    [10.1080/13642980500170824]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2004). Ambivalence about human rights. Borderlands E-Journal, 3(3)
    [Web Link]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2004). The Elusive Ontology of Human Rights. Global Society, 18(3) pp. 243-261.
    [10.1080/1360082042000221469] [10.1080/1360082042000221469] [Scopus]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2003). Human rights and modern liberalism: a critique. Political Studies, 51(3) pp. 509-523.
    [10.1111/1467-9248.00438] [10.1111/1467-9248.00438] [Scopus]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2003). Human rights and stranger narratives. Australian Journal of Human Rights, 9(2) pp. 47-68.
    [Web Link]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2003). Human rights without democracy? A critique of the separationist thesis. Human Rights Quarterly, 25(4) pp. 990-1019.
    [Scopus]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2002). Human rights: the globalisation and fragmentation of moral discourse. Review of International Studies, 28(3) pp. 479-496.
    [10.1017/S0260210502004795]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2001). Australian Politics, Human Rights and Moral Authenticity. Policy, Organisation and Society, 19(2) pp. 1-22.
    [Web Link]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2001). The Politics of Justice and Human rights: Southeast Asia and Universalist Theory. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
  • Langlois, A.J. (2014). Performing Human Rights: The Meaning of Rights in the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights. In Anna Yeatman and Peg Birmingham, ed. The Aporia of Rights: Explorations in Citizenship in the Era of Human Rights. London: Bloomsbury Academic, pp. 115-136.
  • Langlois, A.J. (2012). Asian Regionalism and Human Rights: the case of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights. In Mark Beeson and Richard Stubbs, ed. Routledge Handbook of Asian Regionalism. Abingdon, UK: Routledge, pp. 216-225.
    [Web Link]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2007). Worldviews and international political theory. In Martin Griffiths, ed. International relations theory for the twenty-first century : an introduction. London, UK: Routledge, pp. 146-156.
  • Langlois, A.J. (2014). Human Rights, 'Orientation', and ASEAN. Journal of Human Rights, 13(3) pp. 307-321.
  • Langlois, A.J. (2014). Social Connection & Political Responsibility: An Engagement with Iris Marion Young. St Antony's International Review, 10(1) pp. 43-63.
  • Langlois, A.J. (2014). Hard Questions for Human Rights. Australian Journal of Political Science, 49(2) pp. 350-362.
    [10.1080/10361146.2014.905905]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2012). Human Rights in Crisis? A Critical Polemic Against Polemical Critics. Journal of Human Rights, 11(4) pp. 558-570.
    [10.1080/14754835.2012.702473] [Scopus]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2011). Political research and Human Research Ethics Committees. Australian Journal of Political Science, 46(1) pp. 141-156.
    [10.1080/10361146.2010.544287] [Scopus]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2011). Is global justice a mirage? European Journal of International Relations, 17(1) pp. 145-157.
    [10.1177/1354066110366044] [10.1177/1354066110366044] [Scopus]

Professional and community engagement

On the Editorial Boards of the following Journals: Ethics and International Affairs, Journal of Human Rights, The Open Political Science

Journal Reviewing and referring experience with the following (among others):

Book Publishers: Cambridge University Press, Routledge, Palgrave MacMillan, Continuum Publishers, Polity Press, Wiley Blackwell, Taylor and Francis, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies.

Journals: Political Studies, International Studies Review, Review of International Studies, Global Society, Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy, The Journal of Human Rights, Human Rights Review, Ethics and International Affairs, The Open Political Science Journal, Australian Journal of Human Rights, Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies, Borderlands e-journal, Global Environmental Politics, Global Change, Peace and Security, Ethics and Global Politics.

PhD examination for: Australian National University, Queensland University, University of New South Wales, Curtin University, University of South Australia, Griffith University.

Expertise for media contact

Interests

  • International Relations
  • Human Rights Theory
  • Political Theology
  • Ethics
  • Moral Philosophy
  • Political Philosophy

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