Democratic and Populist Biopolitics in the Corona Crisis

07/2020, Centre Marc Bloch Berlin
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Podcast: ‘Political Correctness’ as Privilege Criticism

04/2020, Podcast by Campusgrün Freiburg in the series ‘Campusnews’, 23.04.2020 https://anchor.fm/campusgrn-freiburg/episodes/Folge-03---Political-Correctness-als-Sklavenmoral--Mit-Politikwissenschaftler-Karsten-Schubert-ed5au1
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PrEP changes Sex. Gay Subjectivity, Biopolitics, and Democracy

02/2020, Keynote/Queer Lecture in the taz Haus Berlin
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Foucault's Freedom as Critique: Against Anarchist Readings – for an Institutional Approach

10/2019, Paper at Sciences Po Paris, Conference Foucault franco-allemand, (organised by CEVIPOF, l'Ecole docorale de Sciences po and Centre Michel Foucault)
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Radio Interview about ‘Political Correctness’

10/2019, Radio interview at Uni-Cross FM Freiburg about ‘Political Correctness’. The interview was conducted by Gregor Lischka.


Soundbites Video: Slave Morality and ‘Political Correctness’ - Left-Nietzschean Critique of a Right-Nietzschean Concept of Struggle

Salzburg, Practical Philosophy Conference, 19-09-26


PrEP as Democratic Biopolitics. How Pharmaceutical Technology Liberates Gay Sex

Soundbites of the lecture at the HIV in Dialogue Congress 2019, Rotes Rathaus Berlin, 30.08.2019

You can find the article “The Democratic Biopolitics of PrEP” in the publications section.

Slave Morality and Political Correctness. Left-Nietzschean Critique of a Right-Nietzschean Concept

04/2019, University of Salzburg, lecture at the Junge Forum Rechtsphilosophie, “The crisis of the democratic constitutional state in the 21st century”.

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Institutionalizing Freedom. Law thought with Foucault

03/2019, University of Vienna, Conference: Institutions of the Political. Theory and Criticism


Radio interview on social credit systems

12/2018, for SWR, produced by Uni-Radio Freiburg


Interview with Prof. Susanne Krasmann about Foucault and political theory

11/2016, University of Vienna, in the context of the conference Foucault revisited


Interview with Prof. Philipp Sarasin about Foucault and political theory

11/2016, University of Vienna, in the context of the conference Foucault revisited


Interview in “Electric Reporter” (ZDFinfo)

05/2013, on the emancipation potential of gay geodating apps for the majority society

in the first partial contribution, from approx. 03:00min


E-Learning lectures “Introduction to Political Theory”

Produced at the Institute for Political Science of the University of Duisburg-Essen
Based on lecture scripts by Prof. Dr. Renate Martinsen; reviewed, slightly revised/updated and read by Dr. Karsten Schubert

Karl Marx: Materialistic Theory of History and Society, Part 1


Karl Marx: Materialistic Theory of History and Society, Part 2


Classical social contract theories: Hobbes, Locke and Rousseau


Niklas Luhmann - System Theoretical Control Skepticism


“Governance” - the removal of internal boundaries of governance


Democratic governance?