Hauke Brunkhorst

Hauke Brunkhorst  is a German political sociologist, Professor of Sociology and Head of the Institute of Sociology at the University of Flensburg, Germany. He specializes in European constitutionalism, political theory and European affairs. He received his doctorate in 1977 from the University of Frankfurt with a thesis “Praxisbezug und Theoriebildung” During the 2009-2010 academic year, he was the Theodor Heuss Professor at the New School for Social Research in New York City.

He has authored a number of internationally-known books, including Adorno and Critical Theory (1999) and Solidarity: From Civic Friendship to a Global Legal Community (MIT Press, 2005), a book that is held in 419 libraries according to WorldCat.


“Democracy under Siege. Decay of Global Constitutionalization and Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere”
Social Justice: New Perspectives, New Horizons
May 4-6, 2016
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