Researcher

Dr Peter Arthur Balint

Biography

Dr Peter Balint is a Senior Lecturer in International & Political Studies at UNSW Canberra. His most recent book is Respecting Toleration: Traditional Liberalism and Contemporary Diversity (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017), which was awarded an APSA CRISP Prize in 2018. He has a PhD in Politics & International Relations (2009) and a B.A.(Hons) in History & Philosophy of Science from UNSW. His research is primarily focussed on the...view more

Dr Peter Balint is a Senior Lecturer in International & Political Studies at UNSW Canberra. His most recent book is Respecting Toleration: Traditional Liberalism and Contemporary Diversity (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017), which was awarded an APSA CRISP Prize in 2018. He has a PhD in Politics & International Relations (2009) and a B.A.(Hons) in History & Philosophy of Science from UNSW. His research is primarily focussed on the principles for diversity, including respect, toleration, neutrality, and social cohesion. He has held Visiting Fellowships at The University of Manchester (MANCEPT), The University of Ottawa, The Morell Centre for Toleration (University of York), and CAPPE (Australian National University). In 2010-11 he was awarded a Senior Research Fellowship at The Goethe University of Frankfurt am Main on the project 'Justitia Amplificata. Rethinking Justice − Applied and Global'. He is a founding member of the Global Justice Network, and a regular editor of their journal, Global Justice: Theory Practice Rhetoric. 

Courses currently taught:

  • ZHSS1401 International & Political Studies 1A
  • ZHSS2423 Key Political Thinkers
  • ZHSS8437 Global Justice and World Politics

Areas of Potential Postgraduate Supervision

  • Political theory/philosophy
  • Multiculturalism and related topics (incl. military sociology and diversity)
  • Privacy and cybersecurity

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Location

Room 28-203

Contact

+61 2 6268 88239
+61 2 6268 88279