Andreas Reckwitz

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Andreas Reckwitz

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Andreas Reckwitz studied sociology, political science and philosophy at the Universities of Bonn, Hamburg and Cambridge. After completing his doctorate in 1999 and his habilitation in 2005 in Hamburg, he was professor for general sociology and cultural sociology at the University of Konstanz from 2005 to 2010, from 2010 to 2020 professor for cultural sociology at the European University Viadrina in Frankfurt / Oder and has been professor for since 2020 General sociology and cultural sociology at the Humboldt University Berlin.  In 2015 he received the magnum opus funding from the Volkswagen Foundation and in 2017 the Bavarian Book Prize. In 2018 he was nominated for the Leipzig Book Fair Prize and in 2019 he was awarded the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize of the German Research Foundation.

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