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Prof. Dr. Volker Heins

Außerplanmäßiger Professor Sektion: Sozialpsychologie & Sozialanthropologie Raum: GC 04/709 Tel.: +49 (0)234 32 - +49 (0)201 - 7204-201 (KWI Essen) Sprechstunde: nach Vereinbarung E-Mail: volker.heins@rub.de Adresse: Ruhr-Universität Bochum, 44780 Bochum

Curriculum Vitae und Publikationen


Education
‘Habilitation’, Dept of Political Science / Dept of Sociology, Giessen University, Germany, 2001.
‘Doctor of Philosophy’ (summa cum laude), Dept of Political Science, Goethe University, Frankfurt, 1988.

Professional Experience
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Member of the Faculty of Social Sciences / Affiliate Professor (apl. Prof.) of Political Science, since 2014

Käte Hamburger Kolleg / Centre for Global Cooperation Research, Duisburg
Interim head of Research Unit 2 ‘Global Cultural Conflicts and Transcultural Cooperation’, Duisburg, since October 2013

Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities, Essen
Senior Fellow and head of the research unit ‘Interculturality’, since 2012

Dept of Political Science, McGill University, Montreal
Lecturer in Political Theory, 2006 - 2010
Member, Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism (Law Faculty)

Institute for Social Research, Goethe University, Frankfurt
Research Fellow, 1998 - 2012

Visiting Appointments
Guest Lecturer, European Forum, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Fall 2009 - 2010.
Visiting Fellow, Center for Cultural Sociology, Yale University, Spring 2009.
Visiting Professor, Dept of Political Science, Concordia University, Montreal, 2005 - 2006.
Visiting Fellow, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Harvard University, 2003 - 2004.
Visiting Fellow, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 1998.

Other Professional Activities
Faculty Fellow, Center for Cultural Sociology, Yale University (since 2010)
Associate Member of the Institute for Social Research, Frankfurt (since 2012)
Editorial board member of Human Rights Review

Current Projects
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Research Grants
Volkswagen Foundation, January 2014 – December 2016
Foundation German-American Academic Relations, January – December 2008
Volkswagen Foundation, October 2001 - October 2004
Volkswagen Foundation, May 1998 - June 2000

Courses Taught
Ruhr University of Bochum, since summer 2012:
WS 2014-15
Human Rights in International Politics
SS 2015
Regionalism in International Society
WS 2015-16
Democracy, national and international
Human Rights in International Politics (grad)
International Political Thought (grad)
Political Theories of Multiculturalism (grad)

McGill University, Montreal, winter 2006 to fall 2010:
Critical Theory and Politics (grad)
Democracy and Recognition (grad)
Global Modern Worlds (Arts Legacy program) (freshmen)
Political Theory and International Relations (undergrad)
Democratic Theory (undergrad)
Modern Political and Social Thought (undergrad)

Hebrew University, Jerusalem, fall 2009:
Politics and Collective Memory (grad)
Nongovernmental Organizations (grad)

Selected Publications


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Lehre Sommersemester 2014


International Political Thought (MA-Seminar, IT, Teil I; FW, Teil I) GC 03/149 Do 16.00 - 18.00




Aktuelle Veröffentlichungen


Der Skandal der Vielfalt. Geschichte und Konzepte des Multikulturalismus, Frankfurt/New York: Campus-Verlag 2013.




Forschung und laufende Projekte


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