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Dr Aurélia Bardon

Research Associate

Aurelia Bardon


Aurélia Bardon is a Research Associate at the Religion and Political Theory (RAPT) Centre at UCL. She holds a PhD in political theory from Columbia University and Sciences Po. Her research focuses on public justification, especially on the implications of public justification for religion and religious reasons, as well as on secularism and bioethics.

A full list of publications is available here:éliaBardon 

Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

2015. “Render unto Caesar the Things which are God’s: the Liberal Democratic Requirement of Political Profound Secularization.” Constellations 22(2): 279-289.

2014. “How to Talk about Bioethics? God, Human Dignity and Embryonic Stem Cells in France and in the United States.” Politique Européenne 45: 152-174.

2014. “Normativité, Interprétation et Jugement en Théorie Politique.” Raisons Politiques 55: 103-119.

Book Chapters

Forthcoming. “Religious Arguments and Public Justification.” in Religion, Secularism and Constitutional Democracy, edited by Jean L. Cohen and Cécile Laborde, Columbia University Press.

2016. “Liberal Pluralism in a Secular Age.” in Working with A Secular Age: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Charles Taylor’s Master Narrative, edited by Colin Jager, Guido Vanheeswijck and Florian Zemmin, De Gruyter.

Edited Volumes

2015. Religious Pluralism: A Resource Book. Edited with Maria Birnbaum, Lois Lee, and Kristina Stoeckl. Florence: EUI. Available online:

Forthcoming. Religion in Liberal Political Philosophy. Edited with Cécile Laborde. Oxford University Press. 

Review Articles

Forthcoming. Some Comments about the Object and Realization of Neutrality as Fair Treatment in Alan Patten’s Equal Recognition. In Jerusalem Review of Legal Studies

2015. Culture, Neutrality and Minority Rights. In European Journal of Political Theory. First published online July 23 2015 doi: 10.1177/1474885115596694.

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