Contested Legacies
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David Kettler
Curriculum Vitae

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I. Personal Data

Research Professor
Division of Social Studies
Bard College
Annandale, New York 12504
(845) 758-7294

240 River Road
Rhinebeck, New York 12572
(845) 876-5293

Higher Education:

{b. July 1, 1930. Leipzig, Germany.
Emigrated to US, March, 1940
Landed immigrant in Canada, 1970-1990}

Columbia University, New York 10054
  • A.B. (with High Honors in Government, Phi Beta Kappa), Columbia College, 1951
  • M.A. in Public Law and Government (Political Theory), 1953
  • Ph.D. in Public Law and Government (Political Theory and American Government), 1960

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II. Academic Appointments and Awards

Department of Political Science, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio: 1955 (Instructor) to 1970 (Professor)

The American Political Science Review: Assistant to the Managing Editor, 1958-63

The Commission on Money and Credit: Staff Consultant, 1960

Institut für Sozialforschung, Frankfurt a. M., Germany: Fulbright Senior Research Scholar and Fellow of the Social Science Research Council, 1961-62

Faculty of Law, Leyden University, Netherlands: Fulbright Visiting Professor of Political Science, 1966-67

Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, Netherlands: Visiting Lecturer, 1967

Franconia College, Franconia New Hampshire: Teacher of Politics, 1970-71

Department of Political Science, Columbia University, New York, New York: Visiting Professor, Summer, 1971

Department of Political Studies, Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario: Professor, 1971-1990. Cross-appointed to Program in Cultural Studies 1985-90. Professor Emeritus, October 1990.

Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Scotland, U.K.: Research Fellow, 1975

Netherlands Institute for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences and Humanities, Wassenaar, Netherlands: Resident Fellow, 1981-82; Resident Visitor, 1983-84

Bard Center, Bard College, Annandale, New York: External Fellow, since 1983; Resident Bard Center Fellow, 1988-89 (Levy Economics Institute Visitor); Scholar-in-Residence, 1991-2005

Bard College, Division of Social Studies, Research Professor, 2005-

Educational Testing Service, Princeton, N.J., GRE Political Science Test Committee Member, 1986-88; Chairman, 1988-90

Social Science and Humanities Research Committee, Ottawa, Ontario, Committee on Leave and Postdoctoral Fellowships, Member, 1985-86

Center for Studies on Changing Norms and Mobility, Universität-Gesamthochschule Siegen, Corresponding Member, 1985-92

Jahresschrift für Rechtspolitologie, Member of Advisory Council, 1987-

Centre for Criminology, University of Toronto, Visiting Fellow, 1987-88

Rockefeller Foundation Study and Conference Center in Bellagio, Italy, Resident Fellow, March-April, 1988

Department of Law, European University Institute, San Domenico di Fiesole (FI), Italy, Visiting Fellow, May 30 to June 25, 1988

Faculty Research Award, Trent University, June, 1988

Advisory Board, Richard and Marieluise Black Center for the Study of Late 20th Century Art and Culture, New York, Member, 1989-92

Ph.D. Program in Political Science, The Graduate School and University Center of the City University of New York, Visiting Professor, 1990-91; Adjunct Professor, 1992

Chair, Columbia University Seminar, Studies in Social and Political Thought. 1994-96.

Director, "No Happy End" Workshop and "Contested Legacies" Conference, Bard College, 2001-02.

Visiting Scholar, Simon-Dubnow-Institute for Jewish History and Culture at Leipzig University. November 2003.

Visiting Fellow, Johan Gutenberg Universitaet Mainz, 2011

Fellow, Paedagogische Hochschule Heidelberg, 2013

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III. Publications

Books and Monographs

Möglichkeiten und Grenzen der amerikanischen Präsidentschaft, Dortmund, 1962

The Social and Political Thought of Adam Ferguson, Columbus, Ohio: The Ohio State University Press, 1965; republished (with a new introduction and afterword) as Adam Ferguson: His Social and Political Thought. New Brunswick: Transaction, 2005.

Marxismus und Kultur: Mannheim und Lukács in den ungarischen Revolutionen 1918/19, Neuwied: Luchterhand Verlag (Soziologische Essays), 1967; in Japanese: Pp. 215-281 in Studies on George Lukács, Volume 14, Tokyo: Orion Press, 1970; in English (revised): Telos, No. 10, Winter 1971, pp. 35-92

Intellectuellen tussen macht en wetenschap (with Godfried van Benthem van den Bergh), Amsterdam: van Gennep, 1973

Karl Mannheim (with Volker Meja and Nico Stehr), Chichester: Ellis Horwood Limited, and London and New York: Tavistock Publications (Key Sociologists), 1984; in French, transl. by Eddy Treves) Paris: Presses Universitaires de France (Sociologie d'Aujourd'hui), 1987; in German, Politisches Wissen. Studien über Karl Mannheim, transl. by Reinhard Blomert, Frankfurt: Edition Suhrkamp, 1989; in Spanish, transl. by Francisco Gonzáles Aramburo, México: Fondo de Cultura Económica (Breviarios), 1990; in Chinese, Taipei: Laureate Book Company, 1997; in Japanese, Tokyo: Ochianomizu 1996.

Karl Mannheim, Strukturen des Denkens, (edited with Volker Meja and Nico Stehr) Frankfurt: Suhrkamp Verlag (STW 298), 1980, 2003; in English as Structures of Thinking, London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1982, 2001; in Hungarian as A gondolkodás struktúrái, Budapest: Atlantisz (Mesteriskola), 1995

Karl Mannheim, Konservatismus. Ein Beitrag zur Soziologie des Wissens, (edited with Volker Meja and Nico Stehr) Frankfurt: Suhrkamp Verlag (STW 478), 1984, 2003; in English as Conservatism, London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1986, 2001; in Italian as Conservatorismo. Nascita e Sviluppo del Pensiore Conservatore. Prefazione di Giuseppe Bedeschi. Rome: Biblioteca di Cultura Moderna Laterza, 1989; in Hungarian, 1994.

Karl Mannheim and the Crisis of Liberalism: "The Secret of these New Times." (With Volker Meja). New Brunswick: Transaction Publishers 1995.

Karl Mannheim, Sociology as Political Education. (Edited and translated, with Colin Loader). New Brunswick: Transaction Publishers 2001.

Karl Mannheim's Sociology as Political Education. (With Colin Loader). New Brunswick: Transaction Publishers 2002.

Domestic Regimes, the Rule of Law, and Democratic Social Change. (Mobility and Norm Change Vol. 3). Berlin and Cambridge MA: Galda & Wilch Glienecke 2001.

Contested Legacies: The German-Speaking Intellectual and Cultural Emigration to the US and UK, 1933-1945. (Edited) Berlin and Cambridge MA: Galda & Wilch, 2002.

Contested Legacies: Political Theory and the Hitler Regime. Special Issue of the European Journal of Political Theory. Edited (with Thomas Wheatland). June 2004.

Exile, Science, and Bildung: The Contested Legacies of German Emigre Intellectuals (New York and London: Palgrave, 2005) Edited (with Gerhard Lauer).

The Limits of Exile. Edited (with Zv Ben-Dor). Berlin/Glienecke: Galda & Wilch, 2010.  Originally a Special Issue of the Journal of the Interdisciplinary Crossroads. April 2006.

Karl Mannheim and the Legacy of Max Weber: Retrieving a Research Programme.  Aldershott and Burlington: Ashgate, 2008. (with Colin Loader and Volker Meja)

Liquidation of Exile. Studies in the Intellectual Emigration of the 1930s. London: Anthem, 2011.

Detlef Garz and David Kettler, eds. Nach dem Krieg! - Nach dem Exil? Erste Briefe/First Letters , co-editor (with Detlef Garz). Munich: text+kritik, 2012

Major Articles, Chapters, and Review-Essays

"Montesquieu on Love: Notes on the Persian Letters," American Political Science Review LVIII(September, 1964), pp. 658-661; reprint in James E. Person, Jr., ed., Literary Criticism from 1400 to 1800, 1988

"The Cheerful Discourses of Michael Oakeshott," World Politics XVI (April, 1964), pp. 883-889*

"Sociology of Knowledge and Moral Philosophy: The Place of Traditional Problems in the Formation of Mannheim's Thought," Political Science Quarterly LXXXII (September, 1967), pp. 399-426

"Sociology of Knowledge and Moral Philosophy: The Place of Traditional Problems in the Formation of Mannheim's Thought," Political Science Quarterly LXXXII (September, 1967), pp. 399-426

"Nieuwe Vormen voor de Democratie," De Gids 130 (Spring, 1967), pp. 3-18

"Political Science and Political Rationality," in David Spitz, ed., Political Theory and Social Change, New York: Atherton Press, 1967; pp. 59-89

"The Politics of Social Change: The Relevance of Democratic Approaches," in William E. Connolly, ed. The Bias of Pluralism, New York: Atherton Press, 1969; pp. 213-249

"Beyond Republicanism: The Socialist Critique of Political Idealism," in Marvin Surkin and Alan Wolfe, eds., An End to Political Science. The Caucus Papers, New York: Basic Books, 1970; pp. 34-81

"The Vocation of Radical Intellectuals," Politics and Society I (Autumn, 1970) and in Ira Katznelson et al., ed., The Politics and Society Reader, New York: David McKay Company, 1974; pp. 333-359

"Law as a Political Weapon," (with Harry R. Blaine) Politics and Society I (November, 1971), pp. 479-526

"Herbert Marcuse. The Critique of Bourgeois Civilization and Its Transcendence," in Anthony de Crespigny and Kenneth Minogue, eds., Contemporary Political Philosophers, New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1975, and London: Methuen & Co., Ltd., 1976; pp. 1-48

"Political Theory, Ideology, Sociology: The Question of Karl Mannheim," Cultural Hermeneutics 3 (1975), pp. 69-80

"History and Theory in the Scottish Enlightenment," Journal of Modern History, 48 (March, 1976), pp. 95-100*

"Linking the Philosophical and Political," Political Studies, XXIV (September, 1976), pp. 334-338*

"History and Theory in Ferguson's Essay on the History of Civil Society: A Reconsideration," Political Theory, 5 (November, 1977), pp. 437-460

"Ferguson's Principles: Constitution in Permanence," Studies in Burke and His Time, 19 (1978), pp. 208-222

"Karl Mannheim's Sociological Theory of Culture," (with Volker Meja and Nico Stehr) Canadian Journal of Sociology 5:4 (1980) 405-432

"The Aesthetic Dimension of Herbert Marcuse's Social Theory," Political Theory 10 (May, 1982) pp. 267-275

"The Question of 'Legal Conservatism' in Canada: A Review of Essays in the History of Canadian Law I', Journal of Canadian Studies 18 (Spring, 1983), pp. 136-142*

"Politik als Wissenschaft: über Theorie und Praxis bei Karl Mannheim," (with Volker Meja and Nico Stehr) Angewandte Sozialforschung 11 (1983), pp. 403-417; in English, "Is a Science of Politics Possible?" (co-author), Transactions/Society, 24:3 (March/April, 1987), pp. 76-82; in Italian, "La Scienza Politica di Mannheim," MondOperaio 12 (Dicembre, 1987), pp. 76-81

"Karl Mannheim and Conservatism: The Ancestry of Historical Thinking," (with Volker Meja and Nico Stehr) American Sociological Review 49 (February, 1984), pp. 71-85 [excerpts published in Times Higher Education Supplement as "Arguing for Democracy" and in French, "Karl Mannheim et 'Le Conservatisme'", Cahiers internationaux de Sociologie, vol. LXXXIII, 1987, pp. 245-256; published in Italy: Storia della Storiografia 1984, 6, 44-69]

"Works Community and Workers' Organizations: A Central Problem in Weimar Labour Law," Economy and Society 13:3 (August, 1984) 278-303; pre-publication as Diskussionsbeitrag Nr.21/84, HIMON, Universität-Gesamthochschule-Siegen; in Dutch: "'Betriebsgemeinschaft' en Arbeidersorganisatie: Een Kernprobleem in het Arbeidsrecht van de Weimar republiek," Recht en Kritiek 10:4 (December, 1984), 377-396

"Sociological Classics and the Contemporary State of the Law," Canadian Journal of Sociology 9 (1984) pp. 447-458*

"A Review of Essays in the History of Canadian Law II," Journal of Canadian Studies 19 (Winter, 1984)*

"Law and Constitution in the Welfare State: Impasse or Evolution," Pre-publication as Diskussionsbeitrag Nr. 23/84 and in M. David Gelfand, et al., Law in the Welfare State. An Interdisciplinary Perspective, HIMON, Universität-Gesamthochschule Siegen; in German in Rüdiger Voigt, ed., Recht als Instrument der Politik Opladen: Westdeutscher Verlag, 1986, pp. 88-114; in Dutch: "Recht en staatsbestel in de verzorgingsstaat: impasse of ontwikkeling?" Recht en Kritiek, 11:1 (1985) pp. 55-75

"Settling with Mannheim" (with Volker Meja), State, Culture, and Society, 1:3 (April, 1985)

"Is Canada's Experience 'Especially Instructive'?" (With Christopher Huxley and James Struthers), Seymour Martin Lipset, ed., Unions in Transition: Entering the Second Century, San Francisco: Institute for Contemporary Studies, 1986. pp. 113-132; reprinted as "Trade Unions in North America Since 1945: A Comparison," in Donald Avery and Roger Hall, eds., Coming of Age: Readings in Canadian History Since World War II. Toronto: Harcourt Brace, 1996. pp. 148-165.

"Ideology", "Historicism", and "Karl Mannheim", The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Political Thought, Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1987, pp. 208-210; 235-237; 312-313

"The Romance of Modernism: Review-essay of George Lukács and His Generation" by Mary Gluck, Canadian Journal of Sociology, Winter, 1986-7, pp. 443-455

"The Reconstitution of the Welfare State: A Latent Social-Democratic Legacy," Law & Society Review, 21:1 (1987), pp. 9-47

"Schattenseiten einer erfolgreichen Emigration: Karl Mannheim im englischen Exil", (with Volker Meja) Exilforschung. Ein internationales Jahrbuch, vol. 5 (Fluchtpunkte des Exils), Munich: edition text + kritik, 1987, pp. 170-195.

[Review of] Sozialdemokratische Verfassungstheorie in der Weimarer Republik by Wolfgang Luthardt, American Political Science Review, 81:4 (December, 1987), pp. 1396-1397

"The Reconstitution of Political Life: The Contemporary Relevance of Karl Mannheim's Political Project" (with Volker Meja and Nico Stehr), Polity. 20 (Summer, 1988) 4: 623-647.

"Figure and Ground in Reflexive Law: Collective Labor Regimes in Canada and the United States", Ruediger Voigt and Axel Goerlitz, eds., Limits of Law, Pfaffenheimer: Centaurus Verlag, 1988

"Rationalizing the Irrational: Karl Mannheim and the Besetting Sin of German Intellectuals" (with Volker Meja and Nico Stehr), American Journal of Sociology, 95:6 (May 1990) 1441-1473; in Italian: "Razionalizzare l'irrazionale: Karl Mannheim e il vizio inveterato degli intellectuali tedeschi", Rassegna Italiana di Sociologica, 29:4 (ott.-dic. 1988) 487-512

"Karl Mannheim und die Entmutigung der Intelligenz" (with Volker Meja and Nico Stehr) Zeitschrift für Soziologie, 19:2 (April, 1990) 117-130

"The end of western trade unionism?: social progress after the age of progressivism," (with Volker Meja), Jeffrey C. Alexander and Piotr Sztompka, eds., Rethinking Progress, 123-158. London and New York: Unwin Hyman, 1990

"Unionization and Labour Regimes in Canada and the United States: Considerations for Comparative Research" (with James Struthers and Christopher Huxley), Labour/Le Travail 25 (Spring, 1990), 161-187

"Karl Mannheim," The Routledge Dictionary of Twentieth Century Political Thinkers. London: Routledge, 1992

"'Sancho Pansa als Statthalter'. Max Weber und das Problem der materiellen Gerechtigkeit" (with Volker Meja), Pp. 713-54 in Heinz Zipprian/Gerhard Wagner, eds., Max Webers Wissenschaftslehre. Interpretation und Kritik. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1993.

"Introduction to the Transaction Edition," (with Volker Meja) From Karl Mannheim. Second Expanded Edition, ed. by Kurt H. Wolff. New Brunswick: Transaction Publishers, 1993, i-xxxvi.

"Their own 'peculiar way': Karl Mannheim and the Rise of Women." (With Volker Meja)," International Sociology 8:1 (March, 1993) 5-55

"American and Canadian Labor Law Regimes and the Reflexive Law Approach" (with Peter Warrian), Pp. 95-137 in Ralf Rogowski and Ton Wilthagen, eds., Reflexive Labour Law. Deventer and Cambridge: Kluwer, 1994.

"Hugo Sinzheimer: Advocacy, Law and Social Change." in A.J. Hoekema, ed. Mededelingen 6. Hugo Sinzheimer Instituut voor onderzoek van arbeid en recht. Amsterdam: Hugo Sinzheimer Instituut, 1993. Expanded: Bard Journal of Social Sciences. 2:7-8 (April-May 1994) 12-20.

"That typically German kind of sociology which verges towards philosophy': The Dispute about Ideology and Utopia in the United States." (With Volker Meja) Sociological Theory. 12:3 (November 1994) 279-303.

"Legal Formalism and Disillusioned Realism in Max Weber" (with Volker Meja), Polity, 28:3 (Spring, 1996) 307-331.

"Sociology of Knowledge as "Organon": Karl Mannheim's Constitutional Politics of Knowledge." (With Volker Meja) Studi Perugini, Summer 1997

"Light from a Dead Sun: The Japanese Lifetime Employment System and Weimar Labor Law," (with Charles T. Tackney), Comparative Labor Law and Policy. 19:101 (1997)

"Adam Ferguson," Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, 1998

"Karl Mannheim," (with Volker Meja) in Dirk Kaesler, ed., Pp. 296-304 in Klassiker der Soziologie, vol 1, Munich: Beck, 1999

Ideologie und Utopie" (with Volker Meja) Pp. 261-267 in Dirk Kaesler and Ludgera Vogt, eds.

Hauptwerke der Soziologie. Stuttgart: Kröner, 2000.

"Can we master the global tensions or must we suffer shipwreck on our own history?" P. 293-308 in Martin Endreß/Ilja Srubar(Hg.): Karl Mannheims Beitrag zur Analyse moderner Gesellschaften, Opladen (Leske + Budrich) 1999.

„Wie kam es zu Nina Rubinsteins Promotion," in Nina Rubinstein, Die französische Emigration nach 1789. Ein Beitrag zur Soziologie der politischen Emigration. (Dirk Raith, Hg.) Graz: Nausner & Nausner 2000.

"Karl Mannheim and the Sociology of Knowledge," (with Volker Meja) Pp. 100-111 in George Ritzer and Barry Smart, eds., Handbook of Social Theory. London: Sage, 2001.

"Karl Mannheim and the Legacy of Max Weber: Sociology as Political Education," Pp. 120-130 in Mirrors and Windows. Essays in the History of Sociology Janussz Mucha, Dirk Kaesler and Wlodzimierz Winclawski, eds.). Torun: Copernicus, 2001.

"Interest, Ideology, and Culture: From the Protocols of Peace to Schlesinger v. Quinto." Pp. 271-290 in Ian Angus, ed., Anarcho-Modernism. Toward a New Critical Theory. Vancouver: Talonbooks, 2001.

"Political Education for a Polity of Dissensus: Karl Mannheim and the Legacy of Max Weber." European Journal of Political Theory, vol. I, no. 1 (2002), pp. 31-51

"The Secrets of Mannheim' Success," Eberhard Demm, Hrsg. Soziologie, Politik und Kultur. Von Alfred Weber zur Frankfurter Schule. Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 2003. Pp. 141-153. Translated, Revised, and Expanded: "Das Geheimnis des bemerkenswerten Aufstiegs Karl Mannheims," Pp. 149-167 in Balint Balla/Vera Spahrschuh/Anton Sterbling, eds. Karl Mannheim.  Leben, Werk, Wirkung und Bedeutung fuer Osteuropaforschung.  Hamburg: Kraemer 2007.

"Self-Knowledge and Sociology: Nina Rubinstein's Studies in Exile." Edward Timms and Jon Hughes, eds., Intellectual Migration and Cultural Transformation. Wien/New York: Springer, 2003. Pp. 195-206.

"Globalization as Constitutional Myth," Journal of Interdisciplinary Crossroads I, 1 (2003)

"Temporizing with Time Wars: Karl Mannheim and Problems of Historical Time," (with Colin Loader), Time and Society, 13 (2004) 2/3, 155-172.

"Utopia as Discovery Process," in Jörn Rüsen and Michael Fehr, eds. Die Unruhe der Kultur. Potentiale des Utopischen (Vellbrueck 2004), 'Utopia as Discovery Process' Canadian Journal of Sociology Online, January - February 2006.

"The 'Other Germany' and the Question of Bildung," (with Gerhard Lauer) in Exile, Science, and Bildung: The Contested Legacies of German Emigre Intellectuals (New York and London: Palgrave, 2005)

"'Weimar and Labor' as Legacy: Ernst Fraenkel, Otto Kahn-Freund, and Franz L. Neumann", Helga Schreckenberger, ed., Die Alchemie des Exils. Exil als schöpferischer Impuls.(Vienna: Edition Praesens 2005)

"Karl Mannheim's Jewish Question. History, Sociology, and the Epistemics of Reflexivity," (with Volker Meja) in: Simon Dubnow Institute Yearbook 3 (2004), 325-347

"'Les émigrés sont les vainçus.' Spiritual Diaspora and Political Exile." Journal of Interdisciplinary Crossroads I, 3 (2004)“Spiritual Diaspora and Political Exile” in Gerhard Preyer, ed., Neuer Mensch und kollektive Identität in der Kommunikationsgesellschaft.  Wiesbaden: Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, 2008.

"Robert Dennon Cumming, 1916-2004." Political Theory, 33.2 (April, 2005) 154-157

"The Symbolic Uses of Exile: Erich Kahler at Ohio State University" Pp. 269-310 in Alexander Stephan, ed., Exile and Otherness. Oxford, Bern: Peter Lang 2005

"Political Science and Political Theory: The Heart of the Matter," in Brian Caterino and Sanford Schram, eds., Making Political Science Matter: the Flyvbjerg Debate and Beyond. New York: NYU Press, 2006.

"Karl Mannheim in America: The Loyalty of Kurt H. Wolff," (with Volker Meja) in Gary Backhaus and George Psathas, eds., The Sociology of Radical Commitment: Kurt H. Wolff's Existential Turn. Lexington, MA: Lexington Books, 2006.

"Karl Mannheim" and "Max Scheler" in Fifty Key Sociologists (London:Routledge, 2006.

"Franz L. Neumann" in International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences (New Edition).

"A German Subject to Recall: Hans Mayer as Internationalist, Cosmopolitan, Outsider and/or Exile," New German Critique 96 (June, 2006)

"Exile and Return: Forever Winter," Journal of the Interdisciplinary Crossroads, Vol. 3, No. 1 (April 2006) 181-200.

"The Political Philosophy Question in Political Science, 1956-1967," American Political Science Review, Vol. 100, No. 4 (November 2006).

"Women and the State: Käthe Truhel and the Idea of a Social Bureaucracy,"History of the Human Sciences.  vol. 20, No. 1 (2007) 19-44

Review of Dominic Boyer, Spirit and System: Media, Intellectuals, and the Dialectic in Modern German Culture. Canadian Journal of Sociology Online.  March-April 2007.  <>

"Negotiating Exile: Franz L. Neumann as Political Scientist," pp. 205-224 in Caroline Arni et al. eds. Der Eigensinn des Materials.  Erkundungen sozialer Wirklichkeit.  Frankfurt a.M and Basel: Stroemfeld, 2007.

"Antifascism as Ideology: Review and Introduction," pp. 139-159 in Anna Wessely, Karoly Kokai and Zoltan Peter, eds., Habitus, Identität und die exilierten Dispositionen. Budapest: Nemzeti Tankönyvkiado, 2008.

"Political Education for Empire and Revolution," pp. 87-114 in Eugene Heath and Vincenzo Merolle, eds.  Adam Ferguson: History, Progress and Human Nature.  London: Pickering and Chatto, 2008.

"Negotiations.  Learning from Three Frankfurt Schools," in Richard Bodek and Simon Lewis, eds., Fruits of Exile.  Charleston: University of South Carolina Press, 2008. In German: “Ein unvollendetes Lehrstück: Meine Verhandlungen mit drei Frankfurter Schulen,” Pp. 257-281 in Felicia Herrschaft/ Klaus Lichtblau, ed., Soziologie in Frankfurt. Eine Zwischenbilanz.  Berlin: VS Verlag, 2010.

"'Erste Briefe' nach Deutschland.  Zwischen Exil und Rueckkehr," Zeitschrift fuer Ideengeschichte. (Heft II/2, Sommer 2008). 80-108.

“Le prime letteri dei refugees; una liquidazione dell’esperienza dell’esilio?” Memoria e Ricerca. Rivista di storia contemporanea.  31. Maggio/agosto 2009. 103-120

"Una 'primera carta' de Siegfried Kracauer". En: Carlos Eduardo J. Machado / Miguel Vedda (eds.), Siegfried Kracauer: un pensador más allá de las fronteras. Buenos Aires: Gorla, 2010, pp. 171-178. 

 “Weimar Sociology” (with Colin Loader) in Peter Gordon and John McCormick, eds. Weimar Thought.  A Critical History.  Princeton: Princeton University Press. (forthcoming)

“Ausgebrannt im Exil? Erste Briefe zweier ‘verbrannte’ Dichter. Die Korrespondenzen Kesten-Kästner und Graf-Hartung.” Pp. 63-81 in Primus-Heinz Kucher, et al. eds., Erste Briefe/First Letters aus dem Exil, 1945-1950. Unmögliche Gespräche.  Munich: Edition text+kritik, 2011.

 “Karl Mannheim and Georg Simmel. Introduction to Soul and Culture,” (with Volker Meja and Anna Wessely) Theory, Culture and Society. 2012.

 “’How can we tell it to the children?’ A Deliberation at the Institute of Social Research: January 1941.” (with Thomas Wheatland) Thesis Eleven. 2012.

 “Georg Lukács und David Kettler,” pp. 23-66 in Frank Benseler/Rüdiger Dannemann, eds. Lukács 2012/2013. Georg Lukács zum 125. Geburtstag. Bielefeld: Aisthesis Verlag, 2012

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