GMR (2016-2021) project aims to develop a cosmopolitan approach to the conceptualization, justification, and implementation of minority rights, and to test this theoretical framework on three case studies: minorities in the developing world, indigenous peoples, and refugees." />
Globalizing Minority Rights



Abumere, Frank Aragbonfoh (2020) "Introducing Normativity in African international Politics", Politicon, 47:3, 342-360. 

Abumere, Frank Aragbonfoh (2020) "The problem with the individualist approach to the principle of the immunity of non-combatants", South African Journal of Philosophy, 39:3, 274-284.

Duarte, Melina. (2020). A Human Right to Relocate: The case for climate migrants. In Castro E.L.F. and S. Tavares (eds.), Current Challenges in Migration Policy and Law. London: Transnational Press London, Migration Series. Ch.3: 51-64. ISBN:978-1-910781-77-7. See it here.

Duarte, Melina. (2020). EU-Turkey Refugee Deal: Buck Passing and Bargaining of Human Lives at Risk? Kaygi. Paper written in 2016. 

Egan, Magnus Skytterhom (2020) Statements on race and class: the fairness of skills-based immigration criteria. Ethics & Global Politics, 13:2.

Lenard, Patti Tamara (2020) The Ethics of Citizen Selection of Refugees for Admission and Resettlement. Journal of Applied Philosophy 37:5, 731-745.

Lenard, Patti Tamara (23 Jan 2020). Why citizens should choose which refugees to admit to their states. Blog post. Justice Everywhere. Collaboration with the Journal of Applied Philosophy. See it here.

Lippert-Rasmussen, Kasper (2020) Making Sense of Affirmative Action. Oxford University Press.

Lippert-Rasmussen, Kasper & Lægaard, Sune (2020) Refugees and minorities: some conceptual and normative issues. Ethics & Global Politics, 13:1, 79-92.

Lippert-Rasmussen, Kasper & Vitikainen, Annamari (2020) The ethics of refugee prioritization: reframing the debate. Ethics & Global Politics, 13:1, 1-5.

Lægaard, Sune (2020) Religious Toleration and the Securitization of Religion, in Bialasiewicz, Luiza & Gentile, Valentina (eds) Spaces of Tolerance: Changing Geographies and Philosophies of Religion in Today's Europe. London: Routledge, pp. 103-120. 

Lægaard, Sune (2020) The role of alienation and Muslim religious beliefs in debates about establishment and hate speech. Contemporary Political Theory

Parekh, Serena (2020) No Refuge: Ethics and the Global Refugee Crisis. Oxford University Press. 

Parekh, Serena (2020) Reframing the refugee crisis: from rescue to interconnection. Ethics & Global Politics, 13:1, 21-32.

Reibold, Kerstin (2020) Why indigenous land rights have not been superseded - a critical application of Waldron's theory of supersession. Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy

Vitikainen, Annamari (2020) On being good gay: 'covering' and the social structure of being LGBT+. Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy

Vitikainen, Annamari (2020) LGBT rights and refugees: a case for prioritizing LGBT status in refugee admissions. Ethics & Global Politics, 13:1, 64-78.

Vitikainen, Annamari (2020) Indigenous citizenship, shared fate, and non-ideal circumstances, Citizenship Studies

Vitikainen, Annamari & Lippert-Rasmussen, Kasper (2020) Introduction: Symposium on Acceptable and Unacceptable Criteria for Prioritizing Among Refugees in a Nonideal World. Journal of Applied Philosophy 37:5, 689-684.


Lægaard, Sune (2019). Inclusion or Exclusion of Religion: What Does Secularism Require? In Seglow, Jonathan & Shorten, Andrew (eds) Religion and Political Theory: Secularism, Accommodation and The New Challenges of Religious Diversity. London: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, pp. 19-37. Link:


Laborde, Cécile & Lægaard, Sune (2019). Liberal Nationalism and Symbolic Religious Establishment. In Gustavsson, Gina & Miller, David (eds) Liberal Nationalism and Its Critics: Normative and Empirical Questions. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 172-187. Link:


Lægaard, Sune (2019). Religious Symbols in a Pluralistic Society. Washington, D.C. : The Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs. Link:

Duarte, Melina (2019). The Ethical Consequences of Criminalising Solidarity in the EU. Theoria (doi:10.1111/theo.12219)

Owakah, Francis E A (2019): 'Terrorism, Anti Terror War and Minority Rights: The Case of the Boni of Coastal Kenya' in Okello Stephen (ed), The Role of Philosophy in the African Context: Traditions, Challenges, and Perspectives. Rome: Urbaniana University Press, 2019: pp197-213 (ISBN No: 978-88-401-6075-7).

Abumere, Frank Aragbonfoh (2019) World Government, Social Contract and Legitimacy. Philosophical Papers 48(1), 9-30.

Reibold, Kerstin (2019) “Two kinds of forgiveness”, in: Timothy McKenry and Charlotte Bruun Thingholm (eds.): Forgiveness: Philosophy, Psychology and the Arts. Brill.

Duarte, Melina. (2019). Book review: Mayer, Benoît and Francois Crépeau. 2017. Research Handbook on Climate Change, Migration, and the Law (Edward Elgar: Cheltenham, 512 pages). Journal of Human Rights and the Environment, 10(2), 234-248. 

Räikkä, Juha and Puumala, Mikko M. (2019). Moderate Conventionalism and Cultural Appropriation. Etikk i praksis. Nord J. Appl Ethics 13(1), 81-88. DOI:

Vitikainen, Annamari. (2019). “Group Rights, Collective Goods, and the Problem of Cross-border Minority Protection”, International Journal on Minority and Group Rights 26(2), 261-288.

Khoury, Nadim. (2019). “Postnational memory: Narrating the Holocaust and the Nakba”, Philosophy & Social Criticism. Available here.



Egan, Magnus Skytterholm (2018) Towards fairer borders: Alleviating global inequality of opportunity. Etikk i praksis. Nord J Appl Ethics, 12(2), 11-26.

Lægaard, Sune. (21 Nov 2018)Klimaflygtninge skal hjælpes, selv om de ikke kan kræve asyl. Media ContributionAltinget, DK. 

Lægaard, Sune. (7 Nov 2018). Nej, Flygtningekonventionen er ikke forældet. Media Contribution. Altinget, DK. 

Lægaard, Sune. (26 Oct 2018). Politikere udnytter migrationsdebat i politisk spil om magt. Media Contribution. Altinget, DK. 

Khoury, Nadim. (2018). "Holocaust/Nakba and the Counterpublic of Memory" in Bashir Bashir and Amos Goldberg (eds), The Holocaust and the Nakba: A New Grammar of Conflicting Historical Traumas. New York: Columbia University Press:113-134.

Räikkä, Juha. (2018) "Gaus on Ideal Justice", Rechtstheorie 48(4): 459-469.

Lægaard, Sune. (2018). Laborde’s religion. Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy. DOI: 10.1080/13698230.2018.1487230

Lippert-Rasmussen, Kasper (2018). Relational Egalitarianism: Living as Equals. Cambridge University Press. 

Duarte, Melina. (2018). Who should be granted electoral rights at the state level? Nordic Journal of Applied Ethics. In: Elin Palm and Yusuf Yuksekdag (eds.), Special Issue on Globalization, Cosmopolitanism, and Migration. DOI:

Duarte, Melina. (2018). Open Borders and Welfare States: Can’t They Really Get Along? Journal of Identity and Migration Studies. Vol.12, number 1, Spring/Sommer. ISSN 1843-5610.

Duarte, Melina, Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen, Serena Parekh, and Annamari Vitikainen, eds. (April 2018). “Refugee Crisis: The Borders of Human Mobility”. Routledge.

Vitikainen, Annamari. (2018). “Monikulttuurisuus ja yhdenvertaisuus: Ristiriidoista eteenpäin?” [in Finnish / transl. “Multiculturalism and Equality: Surpassing conflicts?”], in: Häyry, M., Takala, T., Ahola-Launonen, J. Oikeudenmukaisuuden Ongelma [transl. The Problem of Justice], Helsinki: Gaudeamus, 36-45.


Lægaard, Sune. (2017). Multiculturalism and secularism: Theoretical understandings and possible conflicts. Ethnicities 17(2), 2017: 154-171.

Parekh, Serena. (2017). Refugees and the Ethics of Forced Displacement. Routledge Research in Applied Ethics. NY: Routledge. Read the introduction here.

Nkabahona, Alex and Archangel Rukooko Byaruhanga. (2017). "Cultures at Crossroads: Homosexuality and Human Rights in Uganda. Kampala: Fountain Publishers.

Lægaard, Sune. (2017). "On the Reciprocal Subordination of Multiculturalism and Migration Policies", forthcoming in Multicultural Governance in a Mobile World, ed. Anna Triandafyllidou. Edinburgh University Press. 

Lippert-Rasmussen, Kasper. (2017). ed. The Routledge Handbook of the Ethics of Discrimination. Routledge Handbooks in Applied Ethics.

Lægaard, Sune. (2017). "Discrimination and Religion", In The Routledge Handbook of the Ethics of Discrimination (Routledge Handbooks in Applied Ethics), ed. Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen, pp. 207-217.

Føllesdal, Andreas. (2017). Getting to justice?. Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy; Volum 20(2) s. 231-242.

Khoury, Nadim. (2017). “Plotting stories after war: Toward a methodology for negotiating identity”, European Journal of International Relations, DOI:

Khoury, Nadim. (2017). "Political Reconciliation: With or without grand narratives?" Constellations, Vol.24, No.2 

Vitikainen, Annamari. (2017). “Multiculturalism and Political Philosophy”, Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics, DOI: 

Abumere, Frank Aragbonfoh. (2017). A Synthetic Approach to the Grounds of Global Justice. Studies in Global Ethics and Global Education, Vol. 8, pp.34-53. 


Duarte, Melina, Lippert-Rasmussen, Kasper, Parekh, Serena & Vitikainen, Annamari (2016) editors. 'Refugee Crisis: The Borders of Human Mobility'. In: Journal of Global Ethics, 12:3.

Duarte, Melina, Lippert-Rasmussen, Kasper, Parekh, Serena & Vitikainen, Annamari. (2016). "Introduction to the thematic issue 'Refugee Crisis: The Borders of Human Mobility'. In: Journal of Global Ethics, 12:3.

Lægaard, Sune. (2016). "Misplaced Idealism and Incoherent Realism in the Philosophy of the Refugee Crisis". In: Journal of Global Ethics, 12:3. 

Lenard, Patti. (2016). "Resettling Refugees: Is private sponsorship a just way forward?". In: Journal of Global Ethics, 12:3.

Lippert-Rasmussen, Kasper. (2016). Dispositional neutrality and minority rights. Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy. Pages 1-14 | Published online: 03 Nov.





Online Reading Group on Parekh's The Ethics of Displacement 

Participants: Juha Räikkä, Sune Lægaard, Patti Lenard, Nadim Khouri, Andreas Føllesdal, and Melina Duarte.

The book, Refugees and the Ethics of Forced Displacement, is now available in paperback. Check it here.   


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