Lars Bo Kaspersen

Professor, PhD, Head of Department


Phone: (+45) 35323440

Lars Bo Kaspersen, (b. 1961), BA (Copenhagen), MA (Copenhagen), MA (Sussex), PhD (Aarhus), Professor, Head of the Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen. Has published widely on social theory and political sociology. Author of among other publications 'Anthony Giddens - an introduction to a Social Theorist', and ‘Denmark in the world’. Kaspersen’s research areas are state formation processes in Europe, the transformation of the welfare state, sociology of war, civil society (including the idea of associative democracy), social theory, in particular relational theory. Together with Norman Gabriel he is working on a book about Norbert Elias’s political sociology. Kaspersen teaches history, politics, and sociology.

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