Ali Riza Taskale is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Social Sciences and Business at Roskilde University. Before joining Roskilde University, he held positions at Near East University, Northern Cyprus, and Hacettepe University, Turkey. His research has been published in Distinktion, Thesis Eleven, Rethinking Marxism, Northern Lights, New Political Science, Contemporary Political Theory, Third Text, Theory, Culture & Society, and Journal for Cultural Research. His book Post-Politics in Context is published by Routledge (2016). He is currently working on a project that explores the logical and structural relationship between speculative fiction and speculative finance.