International Center for Ethics in the Sciences and Humanities (IZEW)

Dr. Luzia Sievi

Society, Culture and Technological Change

Luzia Sievi studied Political Science, Modern and Contemporary History and Economic Policy at the University of Freiburg, where she earned her doctorate in Political Theory. Since 2017 she has been working at the IZEW as a research assistant in the project PODESTA (Populism and Democracy in the City).
 

Research interests

  • Democracy theory
  • Poststructural theories
  • Epistomology & philosophy of science
  • Feminist theories

Career

Luzia Sievi studied Political Science, Modern and Contemporary History and Economic Policy at the University of Freiburg. After her studies she worked as a project assistant at the University of Freiburg and the PH Weingarten in the fields of gender mainstreaming and quality management in teaching. Subsequently, she did her doctorate at the Chair of Political Theory in Freiburg under Prof. Dr. Gisela Riescher. In her doctorate "Democracy without a reason - no reason for democracy?" she deals with the relationship between democracy and poststructuralism. From October 2016 to February 2018 she taught as a research assistant at the Chair of Political Theory and History of Ideas (Prof. Dr. Walter Reese-Schäfer) at the University of Göttingen. Since November 2017 she has been working at the IZEW as a research assistant in the project PODESTA (Populism and Democracy in the City).

Publications

  • „Demokratie ohne Grund - kein Grund für Demokratie? Zum Verhältnis von Demokratie und Poststrukturalismus“. Bielefeld: transcript Verlag 2017.
  • Gemeinsam mit Marcel Vondermaßen: „Macht und Gewalt“, in: Riescher, Gisela (Hrsg.): Spannungsfelder der Politischen Theorie. Stuttgart: Kohlhammer Verlag 2014, S. 85-97.
  • „Benjamin R. Barber: Strong Democracy. Participatory Politics for a New Age“, in: Stammen, Theo; Riescher, Gisela; Hofmann, Wilhelm (Hrsg.): Hauptwerke der politischen Theorie. 2. akt. u. erw. Aufl., Stuttgart: Kröner Verlag 2007, S. 53-57.