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Dr Jan Kandiyali

Assistant Professor in Political Theory

Assistant Professor in Political Theory in the School of Government and International Affairs+44 (0) 191 33 45219


Jan Kandiyali joined Durham as an Assistant Professor in Political Theory 2021. He previously taught at the LSE (2019-2021) and Istanbul Technical University (2015-2019). His PhD is from the Department of Philosophy at the University of Sheffield.

Jan's interests are in political philosophy, ethics, and the history of political thought. He is currently working on a book entitled Karl Marx's Account of the Good Society, which is under contract with OUP. The book provides a new interpretation of Karl Marx's account of the good society, and defends that account both as an interpretation of Marx and as an independently appealing view. 

Research interests

  • Marx
  • Political Philosophy
  • Ethics


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