This list of publications only includes already published works. Texts available online through open access are marked with an asterisk.


Stagnell, Alexander. Diplomacy and Ideology: From the French Revolution to the Digital Age. Routledge New Diplomacy Studies. London: Routledge, 2020. ISBN: 9780367897796.

Stagnell, Alexander. The Ambassador’s Letter: On the Less Than Nothing of Diplomacy (diss). Unpublished manuscript for doctoral degree. Uppsala: Uppsala universitet, 2019.

* Stagnell, Alexander. Etik, retorik, politik – Till tvetydighetens lov [Ethics, Rhetoric, Politics – A Hymn to Ambiguity]. Södertörn Rhetorical Studies 2. Huddinge: Södertörns högskola, 2013. (Peer-review). ISBN: 9789186069735.


* Stagnell, Alexander. “Något-intet-den? [Something-nothing-den?]”, Res Cogitans, vol. 15, nr. 1, (2021), ss.28-42.

Stagnell, Alexander. “Slavoj Žižek and Dialectical Sophistics – On the Relationship Between Dialectical Philosophy and Philosophical Rhetoric”, Philosophy & Rhetoric, vol. 53, nr. 2, (2020), pp.134-156, DOI: 10.5325/philrhet.53.2.0134 (peer-review). ISSN: 0031-8213

* Stagnell, Alexander. “An Alliance of War and Peace: Europe and the Necessity of Diplomacy”. Crisis and Critique, vol. 7, no. 1, (2020), pp. 194-213. ISSN: 2311-5475.

Stagnell, Alexander. “Hovets sofister: Diplomati, retorik och representationens problem [Sophists of the Court: Diplomacy, Rhetoric and the Problem of Representation]”, Rhetorica Scandinavica 81, (2020), pp.48-64 (peer-review). ISSN: 1397-0534.

Stagnell, Alexander. “Ska vi lära folk att tala? Eller: om logologins förutsättningar [Should We Teach People to Speak? Or: On the Prerequisites of Logology]”, Rhetorica Scandinavica 74, (2017), pp.55-71 (peer-review). ISSN: 1397-0534.

* Stagnell, Alexander. “Retorikens spöken [The Spectres of Rhetoric]” in Förledd och förjust, ed. Bengtson E. & Buhre F. Södertörn Rhetorical Studies 3. Huddinge: Södertörns högskola, 2015, pp.73-85. ISBN: 9789187843143.

Stagnell, Alexander. “Den oantastliga migranten [The Unassailable Migrant]”, Glänta2.14, (2014), pp.77-83. ISSN: 1104-5205.


Swedish translation of and introduction to “Ontologie/Logologie”, “Sens” and “Rhétorique ou espace/temps” by Barbara Cassin, published in Rhetorica Scandinavica 71/72, pp. 9-31 (2016), as “Ontologi/Logologi”, “Mening” and “Retorik eller rum/tid”. French originals published in Barbara Cassin, L’archipel des idées de Barbara Cassin, (Paris: Éditions Maison des Sciences de l’Homme, 2014).

Swedish translation of and introduction to Ernest G. Bormann’s article “Fantasy and rhetorical vision: The rhetorical criticism of social reality”, originally published in Quarterly Journal of Speech, (1972) vol.58, pp.396-407. Written together with Nadja Fransson and published as “Fantasier och retoriska visioner. Den retoriska analysen av sociala verkligheter” in Rhetorica Scandinavica 60, (2012), pp. 7-26. ISSN: 1397-0534.

Edited Volumes

Rosengren, Mats; Schou Therkildsen, Louise & Stagnell, Alexander [eds.]. Can a person be illegal? Refugees, Migrants and Citizenship in Europe. Uppsala: Uppsala universitet, 2018. ISBN: 9789198008128.