Dr Brian Klug

Honorary Fellow in Social Philosophy


Brian Klug is Honorary Fellow in Social Philosophy at Campion Hall, Oxford, and Emeritus Fellow of the Philosophy Faculty, University of Oxford. He was formerly Senior Research Fellow in Philosophy at St. Benet’s Hall, Oxford. He is Honorary Fellow of the Parkes Institute for the Study of Jewish/non-Jewish Relations at the University of Southampton, and Fellow of the College of Arts & Sciences at St Xavier University, Chicago, where for several years he was Chair of the Philosophy Department. He has been Lecturer in the Department of Philosophy, DePaul University, Chicago, and in the School of Humanities, Southampton University. In 2012, he was Visiting Scholar at the International Centre for Muslim and non-Muslim Understanding, University of South Australia (Adelaide), where he taught ‘Wittgenstein on Culture and Religion’.

He is an Associate Editor of the journal Patterns of Prejudice and a member of the Advisory Boards for ‘Communities of Inquiry’ ((SOAS, University of London); ‘Negotiating Jewish Identity: Jewish Life in 21st Century Norway’ (The Norwegian Center for Holocaust and Minority Studies); ‘Political and Public Theologies’ (book series, Brill); Islamophobia Studies Yearbook; and ReOrient: The Journal of Critical Muslim Studies.

He has participated in two projects of the Bruno Kreisky Forum for International Dialogue (an Austrian think tank): ‘The Vienna Conversations’ (on “the missing sense of togetherness in Europe”) and ‘Arab-Jewish Engagement’ (ongoing).