WESTHEUSER Linus Albert
Linus Albert WESTHEUSER
Allievo Perfezionando
Scienza politica e sociologia

YEAR OF ENROLLMENT

2016, XXXII Cycle

SHORT BIO

Linus is interested in movements reacting to the rise of right-wing populism – the moral boundaries they draw on and the new cleavages of class and national closure they express. Linus has studied Sociology, Political Science and Philosophy at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, King’s College London and the École Normale Supérieure in Cachan. His MA thesis examined mobilizations of the German radical right against refugees using claims analysis techniques. His BA thesis dealt with the idea of structural homologies in the French structuralist tradition. He is a member of the Center of Social Movement Studies (COSMOS) and the working group on social movement theory of the Institute for Protest and Movement Studies Berlin (IPB).

RESEARCH INTERESTS/TOPIC OF PHD PROJECT

Relational approaches to mobilization, boundary making, everyday nationalism, the sociology of masculinities.