Academic books; as author (IBa)

(2015). Arendt, Levinas and A Politics of Relationality. In: Assiter A., van der Zweerde E. (Eds.), bookseries: Reframing the Boundaries: Thinking the Political. London: Rowman & Littlefield International. 304 pages.

Academic books; as editor (IBe)

(2016). Is there a Judeo-Christian Tradition? A European Perspective. (Topolski, A., Ed., Nathan, E., Ed.). De Gruyter.

Articles in internationally reviewed academic journals; as editor (ITe)

(2019) Special Issue of the Journal The European Legacy on Judith Butler’s Parting Ways. Co-edited with Louis Klee. Response by Judith Butler.

(2018) Special Issue of the Journal Political Theology on Jean Bodin. Co-edited with James Renton.

Articles in internationally reviewed academic journals (IT)

Rejecting the Rhetoric of Uniqueness: The First Step Towards Semitic Solidarity. Jewish Quarterly.  Under Review

The Dangerous Discourse of the ‘Judeo-Christian’ Myth: Masking the Race-Religion Constellation in Europe. Patterns of Prejudice.  Under Review

(2019) Is Israel Europe’s Prodigal Son? Jewishness Unveils the Limits of the Westphalian Race-State. Special Issue of the Journal The European Legacy on Judith Butler’s Parting Ways.  (Forthcoming)

(2018) Breaking the Post-Shoah Silence About Race in Europe: Whiteness, Antisemitism and Islamophobia.  Critical Philosophy of Race. (Forthcoming)

(2018) La constellation race-religion: langage, libération et colonialisme. Actes du colloque. Les Modernités Contestées. UCAD, Dakar. (Forthcoming)

(2018) The Race-Religion Intersection: A European Contribution to the Critical Philosophy of Race. Critical Philosophy of Race. Issue 6.1

(2017) Good Jew, Bad Jew: ‘Managing’ Europe’s Others. Ethnic and Racial Studies (Special issue on ‘Islamophobia and Surveillance: Genealogies of a Global Order’). Ed. James Renton.

(2017). The Islamophobic Inheritance of the Resurrected Saint Paul: From F.C. Baur’s Judeo-Christianity to Badiou and Žižek’s Event. ReOrient: The Journal of Critical Muslim Studies. Vol II, No. 1

(2016). Tzedakah: The True Religion of Spinoza’s Tractatus? History of Political Thought, 37(1), pp. 78-106.

(2015). Dispatches from the Diaspora: On the Jewish Question, Anti-Semitism, Israel and Zionism. In: Journal of the British Society of Phenomenology.

(2015). Secularism: The Genealogy of Laïcité in France. Assimilation: From the 19th to the 21st century. Multiculturalism: A Hopeful Plea for Europe). Ethnicities, 15(2), 8-13.

(2014). Spinoza’s True Religion: The Modern Origins of a Contemporary Floating Signifier. Societate si Politica, 8(1), 41-59.

(2014). Relationality: An Ethical Response to the Tensions of Network Enabled Operations in the Kunduz Airstrikes. Journal of Military Ethics, 13(2), 158-173.

(2014). Relationality as a ‘Foundation’ for Human Rights: Exploring the Paradox with Hannah Arendt and Emmanuel Levinas. Theoria and Praxis. International Journal of Interdisciplinary Thought, 2(1), 1-17.

(2013). Power, Peace and the Political: Arendt’s Alternative to Perpetual Peace. Journal of Peace Studies, 6(3), 57-68.

(2012). Gendering the Contemporary Debates in Political Philosophy. Hypatia. A Journal of Feminist Philosophy, 27(1), 231-236.

(2011). The Ethics and Politics of Teshuvah: Lessons from Emmanuel Levinas and Hannah Arendt. The University of Toronto Journal of Jewish Thought, 2 (epub).

(2011). The Right To Be Children: An Arendtian Exploration of Our Responsibility To Grow Up. Childhood & Philosophy, 7(14), 171-190.

(2010). Reconsidering Rebekah: Struggles with Faith and Jewish Tradition. Bridges: A Jewish Feminist Journal, 15(2), 12-19.

(2008). Creating Citizens in the Classroom. Hannah Arendt’s Political Critique of Education. Ethical Perspectives, 15(2), 259-282.

Article in academic book (IHb)

(2016). A Tale of Europe’s Identity Crisis by Way of the ‘Judeo-Christian’ Signifier. In: Topolski A., Nathan E. (Eds.), Is there a Judeo-Christian Tradition? A European Perspective. De Gruyter.

(2016). The Myth of a Judeo-Christian Tradition: Introducing a European Perspective. In: Topolski A., Nathan E. (Eds.), Is there a Judeo-Christian Tradition? A European Perspective. De Gruyter.

(2016). Hannah Arendt’s Philosophy of Education. In: Cooper J. (Eds.), Routledge Encyclopaedia of Educational Thinkers. Routledge.

(2015). With Bracke, S., and N. Fadil. Religie, de zevende betekenaar. In: Coene, G., Van Den Bossche, M. (Eds.), Vrij(heid) van religie. VUB Press.

(2015). Mourning Loss: The Failure of Inter-Faith Bereavement Rituals (forthcoming). In: Moyaert M., Geldhof J. (Eds.), Ritual Participation and Interreligious Dialogue: Boundaries, Transgressions and Innovations. Bloomsbury Academic.

(2014). Les origines judaïques de la Vera Religio de Spinoza. In: Landenne Q., Storme T. (Eds.), bookseries: Philosophie politique: généalogies et actualités, L’actualité du Tractatus de Spinoza et la question théologico-politique, Chapt. 8. Bruxelles: Editions de l’Université de Bruxelles, 121-134.

(2014) With Royyakers, L. Military Robotics & Relationality: Criteria for Ethical Decision-Making. van den Hoven J. et al. (Eds.),  Responsible Innovation 1, (Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands), 351–67.

(2013). Les Droits de l’Homme au-delà de L’Être : À la recherche d’un sens post-fondationniste chez Arendt et Levinas. In: Botbol-Baum M., Roviello A. (Eds.), bookseries: Annales de l’Institut de Philosophie de l’Université Libre de Bruxelles, Arrachement et Evasion: Levinas et Arendt Face à l’Histoire. Paris: Vrin, 163-187.

(2013). Hannah Arendt en Kinderrechten: Het recht om niet te hoeven vechten voor je rechten. In: de Graaf J. (Eds.), bookseries: Ars Aequi Libri, Kind, recht en filosofie. Amsterdam: Universiteit van Amsterdam.

(2013). An Ethics of Relationality: Destabilising the Exclusionary Frame of Us versus Them. In: Ingelaere B., Parmentier S., Haers J., Segaert B. (Eds.), bookseries: Rethinking Political Violence, Genocide, Risk and Resilience: An Interdisciplinary Approach, Chapt. 5. Basingstoke: Palgrave, 85-97.

(2012). Was European Multiculturalism Destined To Fail?. In: Garner S., Kavak S. (Eds.), Debating Multiculturalism 2. London: Dialogue Society, 85-98.

(2010). Peacekeeping without Banisters: The Need For New Practices That Go Beyond Just War Theory. In: M. F. (Eds.), At War For Peace. Oxford: Inter-Disciplinary Press, 45-56.

(2009). Listening to the Language of the Other. In: Hofmeyr B. (Eds.), Radical Passivity: Rethinking Ethical Agency in Levinas. Dordrecht: Springer, 180-208.

(2008). On Freedom in Athens and Jerusalem: Arendt’s Political Challenge to Levinas’ Ethics of Responsibility. In: Burggraeve R. (Eds.), The Awakening to the Other: A Provocative Dialogue with Emmanuel Levinas. Leuven: Peeters, 215-240.

(2007). Universal Political Messianism: A Dialogue with Emmanuel Levinas’ First Talmudic Reading. In: Crombez T., Vloeberghs K. (Eds.), On the Outlook: Figures of the Messianic. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 141-150.

(2005). The past as a possible obstacle to Poland’s future: dialogue and reconciliation. In: Buksinski T., Dobrzanski D. (Eds.), Eastern Europe and the challenges of globalization. Washington: CRVP, 271-282.

Article in other academic book (AHb)

(2014). In verscheidenheid verenigd? De mythe van een Europese eenheid. In: De Bom E. (Eds.), Europese Gedachten. Beschouwingen over de toekomst van de Europese Unie, Chapt. 4. Kalmthout – Zoetermeer: Pelckmans – Klement, 95-108.

(2009). “De kinderen in haar lichaam botsten hard tegen elkaar” (Ber 25,22): De Worsteling Tussen Rebekah en Jakob. In: Moyaert M. (Eds.), Worsteling met het woord, Chapt. 11. Kapellen: Pelckmans: Mens & Tijd, 141-155.


(2009) Original text by Levinas, E. Sociality and Money. Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications.

Reviews (RE)

(2015). The Muslims Are Coming! Islamophobia, Extremism, and the Domestic War on Terror by Arun Kundnani. In: Studies in Interreligious Dialogue: Kok Pharos Pub. House.

(2012). The Crises of Multiculturalism: Racism in a Neoliberal Age. In: Tijdschrift voor Filosofie, 74 (3), 622-623: Peeters Publishers.

(2009). Post-Foundational Political Thought. Political Difference in Nancy, Lefort, Badiou and Laclau. In: Political studies review, 7 (1), 105-105: Blackwell Pub.

(2009). Connecting Heidegger and the Jews?. In: Tijdschrift voor filosofie, 71 (2), 401-402.

(2008). Yiddish Civilization. In: Shofar, 26 (2), 187-189: University of Nebraska Press.

(2008). A Glossary of Political Theory. Political studies review, 6 (3), 373-374: Blackwell.

(2006). Driven Back to the Text: The Premodern Sources of Levinas’s Postmodernism. In: Louvain Studies, 31 (3-4), 370-372: K.U.Leuven, Faculty of Theology.


(2016). Mijn Jodendom, Mijn Anarchisme en Milly Witkop’s Tzedekah. (voorwoord) In: Siegbert Wolf, Open de poorten van de vrijheid: Milly Witkop (18771955), anarchiste en feminist (vertaling Johny Lenaerts) Utrecht: Kelderuitgeverij, 9-29.

(2015). With Konijnendijk Nellie. Sexisme in de ivoren toren. In: #seksisme: Nee. Wij overdrijven niet. (Ed. Catherine Ongenae). Uitgeverij Polis.

(2009).  With Demasure, K. Interview met Anya Topolski. In: Liefde ingebed. Bakens voor een duurzame relatie, 147-158. Antwerpen: Halewijn.

(2008). In Search of a Political Ethics of Intersubjectivity: Between Hannah Arendt, Emmanuel Levinas and the Judaic. In: Hannah Arendt Newsletter, 4. Köln: Wolfgang Heuer.

(2006). Olay Csaba: an Interview. The Leuven Philosophy Newsletter: A Newsletter for the Alumni of the Institute of Philosophy, 15, 75-78. Marquette University Press.

(2005). Colloquium: Democratie in ademnood? Is Democracy Suffocating? Marcel Gauchet’s Political Thought. In: The Leuven Philosophy Newsletter: A Newsletter for the Alumni of the Institute of Philosophy, 14, 87-88. Milwaukee: Marquette UP.


For a complete list,  please see CV 2018