Prof. Dr Andreas Reckwitz

Professor of Social Theory and Cultural Sociology
Humboldt University in Berlin


Andreas Reckwitz is Professor of Social Theory and Cultural Sociology at Humboldt University in Berlin.

Previously, he was a professor at the University of Konstanz and the European University Viadrina and had guest professorships and research stays in Berkeley, London, St. Gallen, Vienna, Heidelberg, Freiburg and Bielefeld, among others. He was awarded the Bavarian Book Prize in 2017 and the Leibniz Prize of the German Research Foundation in 2019. He is the author of several books on cultural theory and theory of modernity, which have been translated into several languages, including “The hybrid subject” (2006), “The invention of creativity” (2012), “The society of singularities” (2017) and “The end of illusions “(2019; both published by Suhrkamp Verlag).

Andreas Reckwitz was a member of the ‘Education and Discourse’ advisory board of the Goethe Institute and is a regular guest author of the weekly newspaper “Die Zeit”.