Seyla Benhabib

Seyla Benhabib is Eugene Meyer Professor of Political Science and Philosophy at Yale University. She is the author of several books, including The Claims of Culture: Equality and Diversity in the Global Era (2002). Articles drawing upon her current research on multiculturalism in liberal democracies and transformations of citizenship have appeared in Die Zeit, Daedalus, Dissent and Political Theory. In 1996 she was a Visiting Senior Fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna, Austria. During the summer of 2000, she held the Baruch de Spinoza Distinguished Professorship at the University of Amsterdam. Her Spinoza lectures are published as Transformation of Citizenship Dilemmas of the Nation State in the Era of Globalization (2000). She also delivered the John Seeley lectures in Cambridge, UK, on Aliens, Citizens, and Residents: Political Theory and Membership in a Changing World, published in 2004 by Cambridge University Press. (2005)










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