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Professor Saul Newman

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PositionHead of Department, Professor of Political Theory
Department Politics
Email s.newman (@gold.ac.uk)
Phone+44 (0)20 7919 7747
Professor Saul Newman

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Wikipedia reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saul_Newman
Talk by Saul Newman on Postanarchism http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gzZn5uvd1-8

Biographical information

I joined the Department in 2006. Before this I taught and conducted postdoctoral research at a number of institutions in Australia (since 1997), including: University of Western Australia, Curtin University and Macquarie University. At Goldsmiths, I teach and research on political theory.

Academic qualifications

PhD in Political Science - University of New South Wales - 1998

Honours in Political Science - University of New South Wales - 1994

BA (History, Philosophy, Politics) - University of Sydney - 1993

Teaching

- Level 1: 'Ideas, Ideologies, Conflict'

- Level 2: 'Modern Political Theory'

- Level 3: 'Discourse Power Politics'

- MA: 'Continental Political Theory'

Areas of supervision

My general area of research expertise and supervision experience is in contemporary political and social theory, particularly from the Continental tradition, as well as radical political thought and critical IR theory. I welcome MA and PhD applications in any of these areas. I am currently supervising PhDs in the following areas: piracy, biopolitics and security; Alain Badiou’s Marxism; anarchism, squatting and radical theories of property; Schmitt, Foucault and the political theory of war.

Research Interests

My research interests are in contemporary political and social theory, Continental thought and radical politics. I have published extensively on postanarchist theory, radical political movements and networks, the politics of securitization, deconstructive approaches to sovereignty and law, and the politics of violence. I have also written widely on German philosopher, Max Stirner, recently publishing the first ever edited collection on his thought in the English language. My current research engages with political theology, human rights and questions of statelessness and borders, and contemporary forms of autonomous politics.

Publications

Book

Postanarchism
Newman, Saul. 2015. Postanarchism. Cambridge: Polity. ISBN 9780745688732

Agamben and the Politics of Human Rights: Statelessness, Images, Violence
Newman, Saul and Lechte, John. 2013. Agamben and the Politics of Human Rights: Statelessness, Images, Violence. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. ISBN 978-0748645725

Max Stirner
Newman, Saul. 2011. Max Stirner. UK: Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 0230283357

The Politics of Postanarchism
Newman, Saul. 2010. The Politics of Postanarchism. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. ISBN 978 0 7486 3495 8

Politics Most Unusual: Violence, Sovereignty and Democracy in the 'War on Terror'
Newman, Saul; Cox, Damian and Levine, Michael. 2009. Politics Most Unusual: Violence, Sovereignty and Democracy in the 'War on Terror'. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 978-0-230-53539-8

Politics Most Unusual: Violence, Sovereignty and Democracy in the War on Terror
Newman, Saul; Levine, Michael and Cox, Damian. 2008. Politics Most Unusual: Violence, Sovereignty and Democracy in the War on Terror. Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 978-0230535398

Unstable Universalities: Poststructuralism and Radical Politics
Newman, Saul. 2007. Unstable Universalities: Poststructuralism and Radical Politics. Manchester University Press. ISBN 0719071283

Power and Politics in Poststructuralist Thought: New Theories of the Political
Newman, Saul. 2005. Power and Politics in Poststructuralist Thought: New Theories of the Political. Routledge. ISBN 0415364566

From Bakunin to Lacan: Anti-authoritarianism and the Dislocation of Power
Newman, Saul. 2001. From Bakunin to Lacan: Anti-authoritarianism and the Dislocation of Power. Lexington Books. ISBN 0739102400

Edited Book

Anarchism Today
Newman, Saul and Levy, Carl, eds. 2014. Anarchism Today. Routledge.

Edited Journal

The Libertarian Impulse’
Newman, Saul, ed. 2011. The Libertarian Impulse’.

The Libertarian Impulse
Newman, Saul, ed. 2010. The Libertarian Impulse.

Postanarchism
Newman, Saul, ed. 2008. Postanarchism.

Book Section

Occupy and Autonomous Political Life
Newman, Saul. 2014. Occupy and Autonomous Political Life. In: Alexandros Kioupkiolis and Giorgos Katsambekis, eds. Radical Democracy and Collective Movements Today. Ashgate, pp. 93-110. ISBN 978-1-4094-7052-6

'Research Methods and Problems: Postanarchism'
Newman, Saul. 2012. 'Research Methods and Problems: Postanarchism'. In: Ruth Kinna, ed. Continuum Companion to Anarchism. UK: Continuum. ISBN 9781441172129

Terror, Sovereignty and Law: On the Politics of Violence
Newman, Saul. 2011. Terror, Sovereignty and Law: On the Politics of Violence. In: Russell Miller and Peer Zumbansen, eds. Comparative Law as Transnational Law. USA: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0199795207

'Stirner's Ethics of Voluntary Inservitude'
Newman, Saul. 2011. 'Stirner's Ethics of Voluntary Inservitude'. In: Saul Newman, ed. Max Stirner. UK: Palgrave, pp. 189-209. ISBN 0230283357

Anarchism, Utopia and the Future of Radical Politics
Newman, Saul. 2009. Anarchism, Utopia and the Future of Radical Politics. In: Ruth Kinna and Laurence Davis, eds. Anarchism and Utopianism. Manchester University Press, pp. 207-220.

Anarchism
Newman, Saul. 2009. Anarchism. In: Jonathan Pugh, ed. What is Radical Politics Today. Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 223-239. ISBN 978 0 230 23626 4

Politics in the Age of Control
Newman, Saul. 2009. Politics in the Age of Control. In: Mark Poster and David Savat, eds. Deleuze and New Technology. Edinburgh University Press, pp. 104-122. ISBN 978 0 7486 3338 8

Imprisoning Politics: The Logic of Security and the Undermining of Democracy
Newman, Saul. 2009. Imprisoning Politics: The Logic of Security and the Undermining of Democracy. In: Matt Morgan, ed. The Impact of 9/11 on Politics and War. Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 197-207. ISBN 978 0 230 60763 7

Article

Stirner's Radical Atheism and the Critique of Political Theology
Newman, Saul. 2013. Stirner's Radical Atheism and the Critique of Political Theology. Telos, ISSN 0213-084X

‘Agamben, Arendt and Human Rights: Bearing Witness to the Human’
Newman, Saul and Lechte, John. 2012. ‘Agamben, Arendt and Human Rights: Bearing Witness to the Human’. European Journal of Social Theory,

'Anarchism and Law: towards a postanarchist ethics of disobedience'
Newman, Saul. 2012. 'Anarchism and Law: towards a postanarchist ethics of disobedience'. Griffith Law Review, 21(2), ISSN 1038-3441

Crowned Anarchy: Postanarchism and International Relations
Newman, Saul. 2012. Crowned Anarchy: Postanarchism and International Relations. Millennium Journal of International Studies, 40(2),

Postanarchism and space: Revolutionary fantasies and autonomous zones
Newman, Saul. 2011. Postanarchism and space: Revolutionary fantasies and autonomous zones. Planning Theory, 10(4), pp. 344-365. ISSN 1473-0952

Postanarchism: A Politics of Anti-Politics
Newman, Saul. 2011. Postanarchism: A Politics of Anti-Politics. Journal of Political Ideologies, 16(3), pp. 313-327. ISSN 1356-9317

The Horizon of Anarchy: Anarchism and contemporary radical thought
Newman, Saul. 2010. The Horizon of Anarchy: Anarchism and contemporary radical thought. Theory & Event, 13(2),

Postanarchism and Power
Newman, Saul. 2010. Postanarchism and Power. Journal of Power, 3(2), pp. 259-274. ISSN 1754-0291

Connolly’s Democratic Pluralism and the Question of State Sovereignty
Newman, Saul. 2008. Connolly’s Democratic Pluralism and the Question of State Sovereignty. The British Journal Of Politics And International Relations, 10(2), pp. 227-240.

Anarchism, Poststructuralism and the Future of Radical Politics
Newman, Saul. 2007. Anarchism, Poststructuralism and the Future of Radical Politics. SubStance, 36(2), pp. 3-19. ISSN 0049-2426

‘War, Politics, Race: Reflections on Violence in the ‘War on Terror’
Newman, Saul and Levine, Michael. 2006. ‘War, Politics, Race: Reflections on Violence in the ‘War on Terror’. Theoria, 53(110), pp. 23-49. ISSN 0040-5817

Sacred Cows and The Changing Face of Discourse on Terrorism: Cranking it Up a Notch
Newman, Saul and Levine, Michael. 2006. Sacred Cows and The Changing Face of Discourse on Terrorism: Cranking it Up a Notch. International Journal of Human Rights, 10(4), pp. 359-371. ISSN 1364-2987

The Place of Power in Political Discourse
Newman, Saul. 2004. The Place of Power in Political Discourse. International Political Science Review, 25(2), pp. 139-157. ISSN 01925121

New Reflections on the Theory of Power: A Lacanian Perspective
Newman, Saul. 2004. New Reflections on the Theory of Power: A Lacanian Perspective. Contemporary Political Theory, 3(2), pp. 148-167. ISSN 1470-8914

‘Anarchism, Marxism and the Bonapartist State’
Newman, Saul. 2004. ‘Anarchism, Marxism and the Bonapartist State’. Anarchist Studies, 12(1), ISSN 0967-3393

Interrogating the Master: Lacan and Radical Politics
Newman, Saul. 2004. Interrogating the Master: Lacan and Radical Politics. Psychoanalysis, Culture and Society, 9(3), pp. 298-314. ISSN 1088-0763

‘Terror, Sovereignty and Law: On the Politics of Violence.’
Newman, Saul. 2004. ‘Terror, Sovereignty and Law: On the Politics of Violence.’. German Law Journal, 5(5), pp. 569-584.

Stirner and Foucault: Towards a Post-Kantian Freedom
Newman, Saul. 2003. Stirner and Foucault: Towards a Post-Kantian Freedom. Postmodern Culture, 13(2),

‘Empiricism, Pluralism and Politics in Stirner and Deleuze’
Newman, Saul. 2003. ‘Empiricism, Pluralism and Politics in Stirner and Deleuze’. Idealistic Studies, 33(1), pp. 9-24. ISSN 0046-8541

Max Stirner and the Politics of Posthumanism
Newman, Saul. 2002. Max Stirner and the Politics of Posthumanism. Contemporary Political Theory, 1(2), pp. 221-238. ISSN 1470-8914

Spectres of the Uncanny: the ‘return of the repressed
Newman, Saul. 2002. Spectres of the Uncanny: the ‘return of the repressed. Telos, 124, pp. 115-130.

Politics of the Ego: Stirner’s Critique of Liberalism
Newman, Saul. 2002. Politics of the Ego: Stirner’s Critique of Liberalism. Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy, 5(3), pp. 1-26. ISSN 1369-8230

Spectres of Stirner: a Contemporary Critique of Ideology
Newman, Saul. 2001. Spectres of Stirner: a Contemporary Critique of Ideology. Journal of Political Ideologies, 6(3), pp. 309-330. ISSN 1356-9317

‘War on the State: Deleuze and Stirner’s Anarchism’
Newman, Saul. 2001. ‘War on the State: Deleuze and Stirner’s Anarchism’. Anarchist Studies, 9(2), ISSN 0967-3393

‘Derrida and the Deconstruction of Authority’
Newman, Saul. 2001. ‘Derrida and the Deconstruction of Authority’. Philosophy and Social Criticism, 27(3), pp. 1-10. ISSN 0191-4537

'For Collective Social Action: Towards a Postmodern Theory of Collective Identity'
Newman, Saul. 2001. 'For Collective Social Action: Towards a Postmodern Theory of Collective Identity'. Philosophy and Social Action, 27(1),

‘Foucault and the Limits of Power’
Newman, Saul. 2001. ‘Foucault and the Limits of Power’. International Journal of Political Studies (RIEP), 3(1),

‘Universalism/Particularism: Towards a Poststructuralist Politics of Universality’
Newman, Saul. 2000. ‘Universalism/Particularism: Towards a Poststructuralist Politics of Universality’. New Formations, 41, ISSN 0950-2378

Anarchism and the Politics of Ressentiment
Newman, Saul. 2000. Anarchism and the Politics of Ressentiment. Theory and Event, 4(3),