Research Associate SFB 294 "Strukturwandel des Eigentums", Subproject A03 (Historisches Seminar)


Weltbeziehungen / C19.02.22

Visiting address

Universität Erfurt
Nordhäuser Straße 63
99089 Erfurt

Mailing address

Universität Erfurt
Max-Weber-Kolleg für kultur- und sozialwissenschaftliche Studien
Postfach 90 02 21
99105 Erfurt

Dr. phil. Dirk Schuck

Research foci

  • Social anthropology of consumption
  • Genealogy of liberal government techniques
  • History of psychosocial development and internalisation models
  • Cultural history of capitalism
  • Global and ecological approaches to the history of political ideas

Selected publications

Monographs and essays

Edited Volumes

  • (ed. with Sofia Bianchi Mancini, Helen A. Gibson and Markus Vinzent) Relating to Landed Property. Frankfurt am Main/Chicago: Campus, April 2024 (forthc.).
  • (ed. with Raphael Gross and Bernd Ulrich) Zerrbilder: Zum Wirken und Fortwirken nationalsozialistischer Mentalität. Festschrift for Werner Konitzer. Berlin: Christoph Links. In cooperation with the German Historical Museum, April 2024 (forthc.).
  • (ed. with Anna Möllers and Bernhard Kleeberg) Nomad Properties. Political Anthropologies of Nomadism from the 18th Century until Today, Campus: Frankfurt Main/Chicago, November 2024 (forthc.).

Annotated edition

Google Scholar Profile


  • since April 2021 Research employee in TP A03 Besitz und Gewohnheit (Property and Habit in Western Modernity) in the SFB-TR 294 Strukturwandel des Eigentums (Structural Change of Property)
  • 2020 - 2021 Managing assistant at the Seminar for Scientific Policy, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg im Breisgau
  • since 2018 Associate Researcher, Franco-German Research Centre for Social Sciences and Humanities Centre Marc Bloch, Berlin
  • 2017 - 2018 Adjunct lecturer, Institute for Political Science, University of Leipzig
  • 2016 - 2020 Work in the field of social psychiatry, Health Department, City of Berlin
  • 2012 - 2015 Scholarship holder, Walter-Rathenau-Kolleg, Moses Mendelssohn Centre for European-Jewish Studies, Potsdam
  • 2008 - 2018 Worked in the field of political communication, BBGK Berliner Botschaft Gesellschaft für Kommunikation mbH


  • 2016 Doctorate (Dr phil.), Institute of Political Science, University of Leipzig
  • 2007 Master's degree (M. A.), Institute of Philosophy, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am Main