UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES)


Dr Andrew Shorten

As a UCL Mellon Fellows Andrew's research Identities and Culture in Europe had a particular focus on the theme of Stasis and Mobility. He was based in European Social and Political Studies.


  • 2005: PhD in Political Philosophy, University of Manchester, Thesis: Treating Cultural Commitments Fairly: A Cosmopolitan Account of Multicultural Justice
  • 2001: MA (Econ) in Political Theory, University of Manchester
  • 2000: BA (Hons) in Politics and Philosophy, University of York

Scholarships and Awards

  • 2005: Winner of the Political Studies Association's Sir Ernest Barker Prize for best dissertation in Political Theory.
  • 2001-2004: Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Research Studentship
  • 2000-2001: ESRC Studentship
  • 2000: University of York, Ede and Ravenscroft Undergraduate Prize
  • 2000: University of York, School of Politics, Economics and Philosophy Undergraduate Prize


  • 'Nation and State' in McKinnon (ed.) (2008) Issues in Political Theory, Oxford: Oxford University Press
  • Borders and Belonging: Recent Work in Cosmopolitan Philosophy European Journal of Political Theory, 6/2 (2007)
  • 'Toleration and Cultural Controversies Res Publica 11/3 pp.275-299 (2005)
  • Cultural Exemptions: The Case of Religious Slaughter Legislation, Mancept Working Paper (2005).
  • What Good is Language? Mancept Working Paper (2005)