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Theresa Scavenius

Theresa Scavenius

Postdoc

Member of:

  • Political Theory

Primary fields of research

Twitter: @Tscavenius https://twitter.com/TScavenius

Research topics

  • Global climate ethics
  • Global justice and national responsibility
  • The political theory of cosmopolitanism and liberal nationalism
  • The relationship between national and postnational entities
  • Modern political theory and philosophy

Research projects

COMPROMISE research project (2014-2017) (sponspored by the Velux Foundation): http://pt.polsci.ku.dk/compromise/

The Value Action Gap (2015-2016) (sponspored by the Faculty of the Social Sciences)  

Latest publications:

Climate Politics

Book:

Scavenius, Theresa & Steve Rayner (eds.) Institutional Capacity for Climate Change Response: A new approach to climate politics (Routledge Earthscan, contracted).

Articles:

Scavenius, Theresa, "The Issue of No Moral Agency in Climate Action", Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics (accepted)

Scavenius, Theresa, "Klimaet kræver politik", Ræson, 2016 (2), 14-19.

Scavenius, Theresa & Malene Rudolf Lindberg, "Klimaresiliens - Fra handlingsunderskud til institutionsopbygning", Slagmark, vol. 73, 2016, side 141-156. 

Scavenius, Theresa, "The Tragedy of the Few", Res Publica, vol. 21, no. 4, 2015. 

Scavenius, Theresa. Moral Responsibility for Climate Change (PhD dissertation, Faculty of Social Science, University of Copenhagen).

Kompromisser og politisk filosofi

Book:

Rostbøll, Christian & Theresa Scavenius, Compromise and Disagreement in Comtemporary Political Theory, 2017 Routledge (contracted).

Scavenius, Theresa, "Regulatory Compromisses", in Rostbøll, Christian & Theresa Scavenius, Compromise and Disagreement in Comtemporary Political Theory, 2017 Routledge (contracted).

Rostbøll, Christian & Theresa Scavenius, "Introduction", Compromise and Disagreement in Comtemporary Political Theory, 2017 Routledge (contracted).

Articles:

Scavenius, Theresa, "Fact-Sensitive Political Theory", Facts & Norms (special issue, CRISPP 2017). 

Scavenius, Theresa & Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen, "Introduction", Facts & Norms (special issue, CRISPP 2017).

Scavenius, Theresa. “Videnskabelige værdirelativisme og politiske værdier.” (Politica - Tidsskrift for Politisk Videnskab. 2011, 43 (4), pp. 499-516.) 

Cosmopolitanism and nationalism

Scavenius, Theresa. "National responsibility and global poverty" (Global Society, 27 (1), 2013, pp. 7-23).

Scavenius, Theresa. "Transnationalism vs. nationalism: The case of free movement" (Global Justice: Theory Practice Rhetoric, Issue 5, 2012, pp. 82-93).

Scavenius, Theresa. "The soft normative underbelly of constitutional synthesis", chapter 8, in John Erik Fossum & Agustín José Menéndez (eds.) A Multitude of Constitutions: European Constitutional Pluralism in Question (Arena Report No 4/12 Recon Report No 20). 

Scavenius, Theresa. “Liberal nationalisme og politik teori.” (Politik. 2010, 13(2), pp. 36-45).

Organizer

Facts & Norms III Workshop (24-25 August 2017): http://pt.polsci.ku.dk/compromise/calendar/facts--norms-workshop-iii/

Facts & Norms II Workshop (27-28 August 2015): http://pt.polsci.ku.dk/compromise/facts_and_norms/

Compromise and Disagreement (27-29 May 2015): http://pt.polsci.ku.dk/compromise/conference

Copenhagen Climate Workshop Series (2014-2016): http://polsci.ku.dk/kalender/afholdte/pre-event_workshop/

Sustainability Lecture with Prof. Inge Kaul: What Makes Global Climate Governance So Hard? (2 June 2014): http://pt.polsci.ku.dk/events/sustainability_lecture/ (together with Sustainability Science Center)

Facts & Norms Conference (August 2013): http://eureco.ku.dk/arrangementer/kommende_arrangementer/facts_and_norms_konference/ 

RESEARCH DISSEMINATION

Scavenius, T. & Lindberg, Malene, "Gå nye veje i klimakampen", 21 feb. 2016 Politiken

Scavenius, T. & Lindberg, Malene, "Klimapolitik: Bolden er på Folketingets banehalvdel", Videnskab.dk, 10 feb.

Scavenius, T., "Kampen om klimatopmødet. Hvilken rolle vil EU spille?", 27. november, Europamagasinet.

Scavenius, T., [The future of climate politics is European] "Fremtidens klimapolitik er europæisk". Europa 3.0 Blog, June 2015. http://europatrenul.com/fremtidens-klimapolitik-er-europaeisk/

Scavenius, T., [Climate politics: The economists have the power] “Klimapolitik. Økonomer sætter sig på magten”, News Paper Politiken, 21 January 2015.

Scavenius, T., [The Connie-effect is reel] ”Connie-effekten har været reel: Som klimakommissær har Connie Hedegaard vist vejen”, News Paper Politiken 17 November 2014.

Scavenius, T., [Energi politics boosts climate politcs] ”Energipolitik skal booste klimapolitik”, News Paper Politiken, 23 October 2014.

Scavenius, T., [Green growth and climate politic] “’Grøn vækst’ afsporer klimapolitik”. News Paper Politiken, 27 September 2014.

Scavenius, T., [We are not all guilty in the climate crisis] ”Ansvar. Vi er ikke alle skyld i klimakrisen”, News Paper Politiken,16 August 2014.

Scavenius, T. & Budtz Pedersen, D., [Neoliberalism is the new black]” “Nyliberalisme er det nye sort" News Paper Information, 8 March 2013.

Scavenius, T. & Budtz Pedersen, D., [The University is in a crisis: but what crisis?] "Universitetet er i krise: men hvilken krise?" News Paper Information, 10 November 2011.

Scavenius, T., [Legitimacy: Democratic elections are not sufficient] “Legitimitet. Demokratiske valg er ikke nok”, News Paper Politiken, 9 February 2011.

Scavenius, T., [Global or local: tensions in the climate debate] ”Global eller lokal. Klimadebatten splittet”. Magasinet Europa, December 2010. pp. 30-33.

Scavenius, T., [We have become more European] "Vi er blevet mere europæiske". Magasinet Europa,  September 2010.

Scavenius, T. [The poor Europe is close] “Udkantseuropa rykker tættere på.” News Paper Politiken., 12 September 2010. 

Facts & Norms III Workshop (24-25 August 2017): http://pt.polsci.ku.dk/compromise/calendar/facts--norms-workshop-iii/

Facts & Norms II Workshop (27-28 August 2015): http://pt.polsci.ku.dk/compromise/facts_and_norms/

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