ZiF Research Group

Global Contestations of Women's and Gender Rights

October 2020 – July 2021

Convenors: Alexandra Scheele (Bielefeld, GER), Julia Roth (Bielefeld, GER), Heidemarie Winkel (Bielefeld, GER)

Stefania Maffeis

Associate Fellow

FotoPolitical Theory,
University of Applied Sciences (EHS) Dresden
E-Mail: Stefania.Maffeis@ehs-dresden.de
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CV

Since 09/2020: Professor for Political Theory at the University of Applied Sciences (EHS) Dresden
09/2019-08/2020: Senior Research Fellow at the Käthe Hamburger Research Center for Global Cooperation, University of Duisburg-Essen.
04/2019-08/2019: Professor for Philosophy at the University of Münster
01/2019-03/2019: Guest-Professor at the Max Weber Kolleg, University of Erfurt
12/2018-09/2020: Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the Freie University of Berlin
03/2010-07/2018: Assistant Professor in Philosophy at the Freie University of Berlin
04/2002-12/2005: Doctoral Fellow at the Philosophy Department of the Freie University in Berlin
09/1994-04/2000: Student of Philosophy and Human Sciences at the University of Parma (Italy)

Current Main Research Interests

Stefania Maffeis is Professor for Political Theory at the University of Applied Sciences (EHS) in Dresden. She has written extensively on Hannah Arendt's political theory and its transnational reception, on the history of philosophy in the GDR and in reunified Germany, on the political philosophy of Migration as well as on the approach of the transnational circulation of ideas. She teaches and researches within the field of political and social philosophy, focusing on the topics of Migration and Transnational Citizenship. In her current research project she reconstructs and analyses intellectual and political struggles in Europe on the implementation of a human right to free global movement.

Five selected publications with particular relevance to the Research Group
  • Pathways of Global Solidarity at the Borders of Europe. In: S. Quack/C. Unrau/K. Freistein/B. Mahlert (Ed.): Imagining Pathways to Global Cooperation. London: Routledge (forthcoming).
  • Migration als Menschenrecht? Die theoretisch-politische Debatte in Europa. Online Dossier der Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung, Mai 2019: https://www.rosalux.de/publikation/id/40439/migration-als-menschenrecht/.
  • Transnationale Philosophie. Hannah Arendt und die Zirkulationen des Politischen. Frankfurt a.M./New York: Campus, 2019.
  • Das Subjekt der Menschenrechte. In: Zeitschrift für Kulturphilosophie. Schwerpunkt Politische Subjektivierung, Nr. 2/2018: 245-258.
  • Philosophie in einer globalisierten Welt. Mobilität und Grenzen. Schwerpunkt der Allgemeinen Zeitschrift für Philosophie. 42/2, 2017. Mit Beiträgen von E. Balibar, N. Dhawan, M. Hauchecorne, S. Maffeis.