Assoc Prof Anthony Langlois

Position/s:Chair: School of International Studies Research Committee; Head of Discipline: International Relations; Director of Studies, Graduate Programme in International Relations.
International Relations
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Location: Social Sciences South (394)
Postal address: GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Biography

Associate Professor Anthony J. Langlois is Head of the Discipline of International Relations at Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia.  He 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.

Qualifications

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

Key responsibilities

Chair: School of International Studies Research Committee (includes membership of Faculty Research Committee).

Head of Discipline of International Relations

Director of Studies, Graduate Programme in International Relations

Teaching

Teaching interests

Human Rights
International Political Theory
International Relations
Global Justice

Topic Coordinator:

Research and supervision

Research expertise

  • Political science

Research interests

  • Human Rights
  • International Political Theory
  • Global Justice
  • International Relations and Religion
  • Ethics and International Affairs

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

Books
  • Langlois, A.J. (2001). The Politics of Justice and Human rights: Southeast Asia and Universalist Theory. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
Book chapters
  • 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. [Link]
Refereed journal articles
  • Langlois, A.J. (2011). Cosmopolitanism and Global Democracy. Astrolabio: revista internacional de filosofia, 12 pp. 66-75. [Link]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2011). Is global justice a mirage? European Journal of International Relations, 17(1) pp. 145-157. [doi:10.1177/1354066110366044]
  • 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]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2008). Charity and justice in global poverty relief. Australian Journal of Political Science, 43(4) pp. 685-698.
  • Langlois, A.J. (2007). Human Rights and Cosmopolitan Liberalism. Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy, 10(1) pp. 29-45. [doi:10.1080/13698230601122396]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2005). The narrative metaphysics of human rights. The International Journal of Human Rights, 9(3) pp. 369-387. [doi:10.1080/13642980500170824]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2003). Human rights without democracy? A critique of the separationist thesis. Human Rights Quarterly, 25(4) pp. 990-1019.

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Books
  • Langlois, A.J. (2001). The Politics of Justice and Human rights: Southeast Asia and Universalist Theory. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
Book chapters
  • Langlois, A.J. (2014). Performing Human Rights: the meaning of rights in the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights. In Anna Yeatman, ed. The Aporia of Rights: Explorations in Citizenship in the Era of Human Rights. London: Bloomsbury Academic, pp. 1-2.
  • 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. (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. [Link]
  • 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. [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. [Link]
  • 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. [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. (2011). Kukathas, Chandran. In Deen K. Chatterjee, ed. Encyclopedia of Global Justice. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 618-620.
  • 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. (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. (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). 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. [Link]
  • 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). 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. [Link]
  • 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). Human Rights. In Martin Griffiths, ed. Encyclopedia of International Relations and Global Politics. New York, USA: Routledge, pp. 385-393. [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. (2005). International covenant on civil and political rights (ICCPR) In Encyclopedia of International Relations and Global Politics. Abingdon, UK: Routledge, pp. 416-418.
Refereed journal articles
  • 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]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2011). Cosmopolitanism and Global Democracy. Astrolabio: revista internacional de filosofia, 12 pp. 66-75. [Link]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2011). Is global justice a mirage? European Journal of International Relations, 17(1) pp. 145-157. [doi:10.1177/1354066110366044]
  • 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]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2008). Charity and justice in global poverty relief. Australian Journal of Political Science, 43(4) pp. 685-698.
  • 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. [doi:10.1080/13698230802276520]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2007). Human Rights and Cosmopolitan Liberalism. Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy, 10(1) pp. 29-45. [doi: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. (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. [doi:10.1080/13642980500170824]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2004). Ambivalence about human rights. Borderlands E-Journal, 3(3) [Link]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2003). Human rights without democracy? A critique of the separationist thesis. Human Rights Quarterly, 25(4) pp. 990-1019.
  • Langlois, A.J. (2003). Human rights and modern liberalism: a critique. Political Studies, 51(3) pp. 509-523. [doi:10.1111/1467-9248.00438]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2003). Human rights and stranger narratives. Australian Journal of Human Rights, 9(2) pp. 47-68. [Link]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2002). Human rights: the globalisation and fragmentation of moral discourse. Review of International Studies, 28(3) pp. 479-496. [doi:10.1017/S0260210502004795]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2001). Australian Politics, Human Rights and Moral Authenticity. Policy, Organisation and Society, 19(2) pp. 1-22. [Link]
Journal articles
  • 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. [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). Justice, community and dialogue in international relations [Book Review] Australian Journal of Political Science, 38(1) pp. 183-184. [doi:10.1080/1036114032000056314]
  • Langlois, A.J. (2003). Ethics and international affairs: extent and limits [Book Review] Australian Journal of Political Science, 38(1) pp. 171-171. [doi:10.1080/1036114032000056314]
  • 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. [doi: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) [Link]
  • 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 [Link]
Other public research outputs
  • Langlois, A.J. (2014). Co-Editor with Daniel Baldino & Andrew Carr. Australian Foreign Policy: Controversies and Debates. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. [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] [July] 38(2) pp. 195-477.
  • 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.

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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.

Member of the following associations
: Australasian Political Science Association, Australian Institute of International Affairs, Centre for Applied Philosophy (at Flinders), Centre for Theology, Science and Culture (at Flinders), Australasian Human Research Ethics Association, British International Studies Association, Political Studies Association (UK), Britain and Ireland Association for Political Thought.

Expertise for media contact

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


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