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    © Markus Richter / Faculty of Sociology


Current research topics

  • Political Philosophy, Theory and History of Ideas
  • Social Philosophy/Philosophy of the Social Sciences
  • Thought and analytics of the political
  • Theory of democracy (especially theories of radical democracy)
  • German Idealism (especially Kant and Hegel) and 19th century Philosophy (especially Marx and Nietzsche)
  • French Philosophy of the 20th century and the present (especially Derrida, Foucault, Rancière)
  • Critical theory/history of ideas of social criticism
  • Cultural and literary history and theory

research projects

DFG Research Training Group 2650 Gender as Experience: https: //

"Democracy between scientific theory and experimental practice", project funding by the Foundation Innovation in Higher Education, duration 9/2022-9/2023.

Research Series "Contemporary Discourses of the Political

Together with Prof. Andreas Hetzel (University of Hildesheim), Prof. Flügel-Martinsen publishes the research series "Contemporary Discourses of the Political" at Nomos-Verlag. More information on the series and the titles published so far can be found here.

Memberships/co-operation in scientific associations/committees

Appointed as a permanent member of the doctoral selection committee of the German National Academic Foundation

2020 -
Section "Politics and Gender", German Political Science Association (DVPW)

2012 - 2018
Member of the scientific advisory board of the "Zeitschrift für kritische Sozialtheorie und Philosophy" (published by: Walter de Gruyter, Berlin)

2011 -
Series editor (together with Prof. Dr. Andreas Hetzel) of the research series "Contemporary Discourses of the Political" (published by: Nomos, Baden-Baden)

2010 -
Member of the Institute for World Society Studies (Bielefeld University)

2008 -
Member of the Comité de publication of the series "L'avocat du diable. Collection de philosophie normative contemporaine" (published by: Hermann - Editeurs de sciences et des arts, Paris)

2002 -
"Sektion für Politische Theorie und Ideengeschichte", Deutsche Vereinigung für Politikwissenschaft (DVPW)

Reviewer activities, e.g.for:
German Research Foundation (DFG)
Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF)
Israel Science Foundation (ISF)
Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities
Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
Max Weber Kolleg (MWK)
Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology (Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology)
Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes
Evangelisches Studienwerk
Jury Promotionspreis der Deutschen Vereinigung für Politikwissenschaft (DVPW) (2019)

Review of International Studies
Politische Vierteljahresschrift
Zeitschrift für Politische Theorie
Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft
Soziale Systeme
Zeitschrift für kritische Sozialtheorie und Philosophy
Zeitschrift für Praktische Philosophy
Zeitschrift für Internationale Beziehungen
Leviathan. Berliner Zeitschrift für Sozialwissenschaft
Zeitschrift für philosophische Literatur
International Journal of Social Quality
Schriftenreihe der Sektion für Politische Theorie und Ideengeschichte der DVPW

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