Mathias Hein Jessen

Postdoc, PhD

E-mail: mhj.mpp@cbs.dk

Phone: (+45)38153573

Mathias Hein Jessen (b. 1984) holds a B.Sc. in Business Administration and Philosophy from Copenhagen Business School and an MA and PhD in The History of Ideas from Aarhus University. His dissertation, entitled Sovereign bodies – Constitution and construction of State, subject and corporation, dealt with the emergence of the modern State as the sole legitimate claimant to political authority and allegiance and the entailing delegitimization of other corporate bodies and collective entities as political subjects and the positing of the essential political relationship as being that between the State and the individual. He has worked extensively on the history of political and economic thought and contemporary sociology and political theory and philosophy. He works in the cross-field between philosophy, politics, economics, law, sociology and history (of ideas). His current work concentrates on how the distinction and demarcation between state, market and civil society are constantly constructed and produced and how this entails a construction of ‘good’ and ‘bad’ civil society.

For more information about the project: Good and bad civil society.

News

29-03-2019
SPECULATING ON CHAOS IN THE ERA OF FINANCIALISED POPULISM
 
 

A talk and workshop with Prof. Aris Komporozos-Athanasiou on April 12 at CBS. Registration required
20-03-2019
Three interesting papers by Andreas Mulvad are now accessible at the new publications page
 
 

A new publications page has been added to the webpage with three papers by Andreas Mulvad and more to follow
01-02-2019
New Deadlines for Movements and Morality Conference
 
 

If you wish to participate in the conference Movements & Morality new deadlines have been made!
09-01-2019
Lars Bo joins panel on civil society
 
 

Lars Bo has agreed to sit on the panel for the Civil Society Knowledge Center made by the Danish independent online paper Altinget.
04-12-2018
Book Launch: From Financial Crisis to Social Change: Towards Alternative Horizons (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018)
 
 

In this edited volume, CISTAS researcher Andreas Møller Mulvad has contributed with a chapter