Lea Ypi

London School of Economics; Australia National University

Lea Ypi is a professor of political theory in the Government Department at the London School of Economics and associate professor in philosophy at the Research School of Social Sciences at Australian National University.

A native of Albania, Ypi was previously a post-doctoral Prize Research Fellow at Nuffield College (Oxford) and a researcher at the European University Institute. She is also a co-editor of The Journal of Political Philosophy.

Ypi is the author of Global Justice and Avant-Garde Political Agency and The Meaning of Partisanship with Jonathan White. She also co-edited the volumes Migration in Political Theory: The Ethics of Movement and Membership and Kant and Colonialism: Historical and Critical Perspectives.

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U.S.-Mexican border between Nogales, Arizona & Nogales, Sonora. CREDIT: <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mexican-American_border_at_Nogales.jpg">Sgt. 1st Class Gordon Hyde (CC/Public Domain)</a>

JUL 31, 2018 Podcast

Migration & Citizenship in the Capitalist State, with Lea Ypi

"In both political debates and academic debates on migration the question of class is often missed," says London School of Economics' Lea Ypi. "When we ...