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Dr Peter Thomas

Dr Peter Thomas
Senior Lecturer

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Dr Peter D. Thomas has studied and worked at the University of Queensland, Freie Universität Berlin, L’Università “Federico II”, Naples, the University of Amsterdam and the University of Vienna. He has previously been a research fellow at the Finnish Academy, Helsinki, and the Jan van Eyck Academy, Maastricht, and has been a recipient of Australian, British, German, Italian and Dutch research fellowships.

He has published widely on Marxist political theory and philosophy (particularly Gramsci), the history of political thought and the history of philosophy.He has also translated the work of Roberto Finelli, Antonio Negri, Mario Tronti and Slavoj Zizek, among others. He is a member of the Editorial Board of Historical Materialism: Research in Critical Marxist Theory, and co-editor of the Historical Materialism Book Series. He also coordinates the English translation and publication of articles from Das historisch-kritische Wörterbuch des Marxismus (HKWM) in the pages of Historical Materialism.


  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • PhD (Amsterdam)
  • MA (Queensland)
  • BA (Hons) (Queensland)

Newest selected publications

Thomas, PD. (2018) 'Refiguring the Subaltern'. Political Theory. ISSN: 0090-5917 Open Access Link

Journal article

Thomas, PD. (2018) 'A Revolution against Capital? Gramsci and the ‘visual angle’ of October 1917'. Gramsciana. pp. 35 - 49. ISSN: 2421-3799 Open Access Link

Journal article

Thomas, PD. (2017) 'Η διαλεκτική της ηγεμονίας'. τετράδια μαρξισμού.

Journal article

Thomas, PD. and Morfino, V. (2017) 'The Government of Time: Theories of Plural Temporality in the Marxist Tradition'. Leiden: Brill. ISSN 13: 9789004291195


Thomas, PD. (2017) 'Gramsci’s Plural Temporalities', in Thomas, PD. and Morfino, V. (eds.) The Government of Time: Theories of Plural Temporality in the Marxist Tradition. Brill.

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