Jeanette Ehrmann

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Jeanette Ehrmann is a postdoctoral research associate at the Department of Political Science at the Justus Liebig University Giessen and an associate member of INPUTS, Institut für postkoloniale und transkulturelle Studien at the University of Bremen. Previously, she was a fellow at the Hanover Institute of Philosophical Research (FIPH), a research associate at the Frankfurt Research Center for Postcolonial Studies (FRCPS) at the Cluster of Excellence „The Formation of Normative Orders“, a member of the Franco-German Collège doctoral „Normes et constructions sociales“ at Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and a visiting scholar at Université d‘État d‘Haïti and at Oxford University. Her research interests include modern political thought, post- and decolonial theories, Afro-Caribbean philosophy and feminist theory. Her PhD thesis „Tropes of Freedom. The Haitian Revolution and the Decolonization of the Political“ reconstructed practices and ideas of agency, autonomy and emancipation in the Haitian Revolution. Her current research project seeks to develop a decolonial critique of neoliberalism.

Selected Publications:

„The Haitian Revolution“, in: Krisis. Journal for contemporary philosophy, Special Issue „Marx on the margins“, forthcoming 2018.

„Die Haitianische Revolution und die Dekolonisierung des Politischen“, in: Das Politische (in) der Politischen Theorie, ed. by Martin Saar/Franziska Martinsen/Oliver Flügel-Martinsen, forthcoming 2018.

„Konstitution der Rassismuskritik. Haiti und die Revolution der Menschenrechte“, in: Zeitschrift für Menschenrechte 01/2015, pp. 26–40.

„Walking Debt, Working Dead. Der Zombie als Metapher der Kapitalismuskritik”, in: Zeitschrift für Kulturwissenschaften 1/2014, Special Issue „Zombies“, ed. by Gudrun Rath, pp. 21–34.