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

Lena Schlegel

Society, Culture and Technological Change

Lena Schlegel holds a B.A. in Political Sciences and Sociology and a M.A. in Peace Studies and International Politics from the University of Tübingen. Her interdisciplinary Master´s thesis developing a posthumanist ethics for sustainability transitions was awarded with the university´s sustainability prize. She has been working at the Ethics Center as a student assistant since September 2018 and is currently a research associate in the EU-project HEIMDALL.

Academic Interests

  • (Critical) Security Studies
  • New Materialism and critical Posthumanist Theory
  • Social Order, legitimacy and societal transformations
  • Ethics in International Relations
  • Human-Nature-Technology Interrelations
  • (EU) Energy Policy