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Roberto Nigro

Author, Reviewer

Leuphana Universität Lüneburg, Institut für Philosophie und Kunstwissenschaft (IPK)



Roberto Nigro is full Professor of philosophy, in particular continental philosophy at the Leuphana University as well as ancien Directeur de programme at the Collège International de Philosophie in Paris. Before coming to Leuphana University, Roberto Nigro taught at the Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK) (2009–2016). He also was an archivist at the Centre Foucault (IMEC, Paris); a visiting scholar at the Center for European Studies at Harvard University, at the FU Berlin, at the University of Basel (center Eikones), an Assistant Professor at the American University of Paris and at Michigan State University; a visiting professor at the University of Paris X- Nanterre, at the ENS-Lyon and at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Paris. His areas of research and teaching interest include aesthetics, political philosophy, and cultural theory with a special focus on French and Italian contemporary philosophy and the legacy of German philosophy (in particular Marx, Nietzsche, and Heidegger) in contemporary thought.