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Daniel Loick

Max Kade Distinguished Visiting Professor, Spring 2020

Daniel Loick will be Max Kade Visiting Professor at the German Department in the spring term 2020. He is affiliated with Goethe-University and with the Institute for Social Research in Frankfurt, Germany. After receiving his PhD in 2010, he held positions at Goethe-University Frankfurt, Humboldt-University Berlin, University Lucerne, Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, the Max-Weber-Kolleg in Erfurt, the Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard University, and the New School for Social Research in New York. His main research interests are in political, legal and social philosophy. He currently pursues two research projects, one about legal criticism and abolitionism, and one about subaltern forms of sociality. Among his publications are four books, Kritik der Souveränität (Frankfurt 2012, English translation as A Critique of Sovereignty, 2018), Der Missbrauch des Eigentums (Berlin 2016), Anarchismus zur Einführung (Hamburg 2017), and most recently Juridismus. Konturen einer kritischen Theorie des Rechts (Berlin 2017). After his term at NU, Daniel will be Feodor Lynen Fellow at Columbia University in New York. More information can be found on his personal website: .