Sven Altenburger


Was Project Manager at Das Progressive Zentrum and Research Associate at Kiel University from 2014 to 2017. He studied at the Universities of London (MA), Copenhagen (BA), and Kiel (BA), and is currently conducting PhD research on the idea of legal citizen duties in political thought. He is the main coordinator of the Countering Populism and Political Disaffection project.

Selected Publications

Schoofs, J., Altenburger, S., & Dedic, J. (2015). Auf dem Weg zu „Mitmach-Parteien“? – Herausforderungen und Maßstäbe guter Mitgliederbeteiligung. Berlin: Das Progressive Zentrum.

Altenburger, S. (2014). Hobbes on Authority, Obligation, Retained Rights, and Individual Judgement. Semikolon. Tidsskrift for Idéhistorie, Semiotik og Filosofi, 15(27), 35–44.

Altenburger, S. (2013). A Theoretical Extrapolation of Henry David Thoreau’s Civil Disobedience. Powision, 13, 23–25.