Curriculum Vitae

Yael Peled is a Research Fellow at the department of socio-cultural diversity at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity (MPI-MMG) and Associate Professor II at the Department of Law, Philosophy and International studies at the Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences. Her primary research interests include the contemporary moral, social and political philosophy of language; the politics of multilingual and multicultural societies in democratic theory; interdisciplinarity in the social sciences and the humanities; and complexity theory and ethics in public policy research. She holds a DPhil in Politics and International Relations (political theory) from Nuffield College, Oxford, and a BA in Political Science and General Linguistics (Summa cum Laude) from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Committed to a principled interdisciplinary programme of research, she has held multiple fellowships and other appointments in political science and social policy (Hebrew University; the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute; McGill University; the Faber Arts, Sciences and Humanities Residency of Catalonia in Olot), social and political ethics (Université de Montréal; McGill University; KU Leuven; UCLouvain), education (King’s College London), medicine (McGill University), philosophy of science (Forschungskolleg Humanwissenschaften/Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main), and Jewish philosophy (Universität Hamburg).

Current research projects

  • Linguistic Justice in Democratic Theory and Practice
  • The Ethics of Linguistic Integration: Realities, Expectations, Prospects (co-PI, with Leigh Oakes, Huw Lewis and Gwennan Higham; project funding: the Leverhulme Trust)
  • The Language Ethics of Human-Machine Communication
  • Public Health Ethics in Multilingual and Multicultural Societies
  • Interdisciplinarity and Complex Adaptive Systems in Applied Ethics

Recent publications

  • “The Complexities of Linguistic Discrimination.” (with Anna Drożdżowicz). Philosophical Psychology, special issue: Understanding Bias [online first].
  • “Solidarity and/in Language: Theory, Practice, Rhetoric.” Global Justice: Theory, Practice, Rhetoric, special issue: Theorising Solidarity, 14 (1), 79-102 (2024).
  • “The Practical Ethics of Linguistic Integration: Three Challenges.” Metaphilosophy Symposium: Linguistic Justice and Migration, 54 (5), 583-597 (2023).

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