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Dr Peter Thomas

Dr Peter Thomas
Senior Lecturer in the History of Political Thought

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Dr Peter D. Thomas is an historian of political thought, an historian of philosophy and a political theorist.

He 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 been a member in the School of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, a research fellow at the University of Helsinki, and the Jan van Eyck Academy, Maastricht, and a recipient of Australian, British, German, Italian and Dutch research fellowships.


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

Newest selected publications

Thomas, PD. (2019) 'We Good Subalterns', in Antonini, F., Bernstein, A., Fusaro, L. and Jackson, R. (eds.) Revisiting Gramsci’s Notebooks. Brill. pp. 177 - 194.

Book chapter

Thomas, PD. (2019) 'Postegemonia: un passo avanti, due passi indietro?', in Frosini, F. and Giasi, F. (eds.) Egemonia e modernità. Viella. pp. 581 - 600.

Book chapter

Thomas, PD. (2019) 'Η συγχυρία του ολοχληρωμένου χράτους: Η ανάγνωση του Γράμσι από τον Πουλαντξά'. ΟΥΤΟΠΙΑ, 130. pp. 97 - 115.

Journal article

Thomas, PD. (2019) 'Critica dell’economia politica e critica della filosofia nei Quaderni del carcere'. The International Gramsci Journal, 3 (1). pp. 68 - 83. ISSN: 1836-6554 Open Access Link

Journal article

Thomas, PD. (2018) 'Reverberations of The Prince: from 'heroic fury' to 'living philology''. Thesis Eleven, 147 (1). pp. 76 - 88. ISSN: 0725-5136 Open Access Link

Journal article
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