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Kalpokas, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

From: Lithuania

At LCC Since: 2016

Key Areas

  • Political and international relations theory
  • Identity formation though political communication
  • Algorithmic governance of political life and posthumanist ideas


Ignas Kalpokas holds a PhD in Politics from the University of Nottingham (United Kingdom). In addition to his work at LCC, he also teaches at Vytautas Magnus University and has previously taught at Vilnius University, ISM University of Management and Economics, and the University of Nottingham. He also taught guest lectures at the University of Pavia (Italy) in 2017 and 2018. Ignas is a member of the Political Studies Association and Association for Political Theory as well as Associate Fellow of UK’s Higher Education Academy. His other roles include acting as an expert for the Lithuanian Press, Radio, and Television Foundation and the COST Association.


A Political Theory of Post-Truth.

LCC author(s): Ignas Kalpokas, Ph.D.

London: Palgrave Macmillan., 2019.

‘On Guilt and Post-Truth Escapism: Developing a Theory’

LCC author(s): Ignas Kalpokas, Ph.D.

Philosophy & Social Criticism, 44(10): 1127-1147., 2018.

Creativity and Limitation in Political Communities: Spinoza, Schmitt, and Ordering.

LCC author(s): Ignas Kalpokas, Ph.D.

London and New York: Routledge., 2018.

‘The New Nomos of the Earth and the Channelling of Violence’

LCC author(s): Ignas Kalpokas, Ph.D.

Journal of International Political Theory, 13(2): 162-180., 2017.