Andreas Langenohl

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Andreas Langenohl is professor of sociology with a focus on general comparative studies at Justus Liebig University Giessen. He held research and teaching positions at Konstanz University and Ghent University. His research foci include economic sociology and the sociology of finance, social and cultural theory, transnationalism, and the epistemology of the social sciences and economics. For his monograph Finanzmarkt und Temporalität: Imaginäre Zeit und die kulturelle Repräsentation der Gesellschaft (Stuttgart: Lucius & Lucius, 2007) he received the Karl-Polanyi-Award of the research stream Economic Sociology in the German Sociological Association. More recent publications include “Securities markets and political securitization: The case of the sovereign debt crisis in the Eurozone”, in Security Dialogue 48(2), 2017, 131-148, and Town Twinning, Transnational Connections, and Trans-local Citizenship Practices in Europe (New York/Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015).

Selected Publications:

Modular sovereignty, security, and debt: The Excessive Deficit Procedure of the European Union. Finance & Society 3(2), 2017, 124-142.

A crisis of critical signification: Theoretical remarks on the European Union’s inability to handle protests from peripheries. Przegląd socjologiczny LXV(4), 2016, 9-32.

Town Twinning, Transnational Connections, and Trans-local Citizenship Practices in Europe. New York/Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.

Scenes of Voting: Reactions to the Swiss Referendum on the Ban on the Construction of Minarets (2009) in Switzerland and Germany, in: Claudia Wiesner/Meike Gleim (eds.): The Meanings of Europe: Changes and Exchanges of a Contested Concept, London/New York: Routledge, 2014, 179-193.