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  • Rahel is a full Professor for Practical and Social Philosophy and director of the Center for Humanities and Social Change at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Her main historical research is Critical Theory, her main systematic reasearch Social Philosophy, Social Theory, Social Ontology and Anthropology, Political Philosophy and Ethics.

  • Robin is a full Professor for Practical and Social Philosophy at Freie Universität Berlin and deputy director of the Center for Humanities and Social Change. His current work mainly focuses on critical theory, civil disobedience, democracy, migration and citizenship.

  • Susann is scientifc manager at the Center for Humanities and Social Change at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.

  • Christian is a private lecturer for philosophy and research associate at the Center for Humanities and Social Change (from March 2020). His philosophical interests lie in the field of social philosophy, philosophy of law and history with historical emphasis on Hegel and the Hegelian Left (especially Marx and the Marxism), the authors of critical theory and Heidegger, Foucault and the French philosophy of the 20th century.

  • Isette Schuhmacher is a research associate at the Center for Humanities and Social Change at Humboldt-University, Berlin. In her dissertation she develops a philosophical concept of crisis, building on Theodor W. Adorno`s and Walter Benjamin`s accounts of dialectics and social transformation.

  • Lea is a research associate at the Center for Humanities & Social Change at Humboldt University, Berlin. Her fields of interest are Critical Theory, social and feminist philosophy. In her doctoral dissertation, entitled The Second Work, she develops a concept of labor, responding to Simone de Beauvoir’s The Second Sex and Hegel’s dialectic of master and servant in his Phenomenology of Spirit.

  • Victor is a research associate at the Chair for Practical and Social Philosophy at Humboldt University, Berlin. He is mainly interested in social and political philosophy from a critical perspective. Currently, he is exploring how to bring Political Liberalism and Theories of Radical Democracy together in order to criticize and overcome the communitarian closure of western democracy.

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    Kristina Lepold is Junior Professor of Social Philosophy/Critical Theory at Humboldt University Berlin. Her work is mainly in social philosophy, social theory and critical theory. In addition, she is interested in many debates in feminist philosophy, critical philosophy of race, political philosophy and the philosophy of the social sciences.

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    Lillian is a research associate at the Institute of Philosophy at the Free University of Berlin. Her main research interests are critical theory and the oppression of social groups in the context of capitalism and republicanism. In her research, she is developing a theory of domination under capitalism and is working on reintroducing a critique of political economy into Critical Theory.

  • Carina is studying philosophy at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and has worked as a research assistant at the Chair of Practical Philosophy and Social Philosophy there since 2017.

  • Abibi studies philosophy at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and has worked as a research assistant at the Humanities and Social Change Center Berlin since 2018.

  • Charlie studies philosophy at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and has worked as a research assistant at the Humanities and Social Change Center Berlin since 2018.

  • Louis is studying philosophy at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and has worked as a research assistant at the Chair of Practical Philosophy and Social Philosophy since October 2020.

  • Eva was a research associate at the Center for Humanities & Social Change , Humboldt University, Berlin. She works on theories of social change, feminist topics, and the modern notion of property.

  • Bastian worked as a research associate at the Chair for Practical and Social Philosophy at HU Berlin until March 2021. His areas of research, publications and teaching mainly are Philosophy of Economics,  Social Philosophy, Critical Theory and Philosophy of Enlightenment.