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Dr. phil. Karsten Schubert

Former Research Fellow

Dr. Karsten Schubert is Lecturer in Political Theory and Philosophy at the Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg. His work focuses on contemporary critical political theory and social philosophy: Radical democracy, legal critique, Michel Foucault, biopolitics, queer and gay theory, and intersectionality. Currently, he researches at the intersection of radical democratic thought and identity politics. He received his PhD in philosophy from the University of Leipzig. His book “Freedom as Critique. Social Philosophy after Foucault“ (2018, in German) was published with transcript. Texts, videos, and current information at

Positions at Weizenbaum Institut

Former Research Fellow

Research Group “Digital Citizenship

May - July 2022

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg