Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Political Theory

Anton Haffner

Anton Haffner
anton.haffner (at)

Anton Haffner is a research associate in the ERC-funded research project “Protest and Order. Democratic Theory, Contentious Politics and the Changing Shape of Western Democracy” (POWDER) at the Humboldt-University of Berlin. He holds an MA degree in Global Political Economy from City, University of London and studied political science at Freie Universität Berlin and UC Santa Cruz.


Research interests
  • Social Movements
  • Theories of Power and the State
  • Internationalization and Regionalization of Statehood
  • History and Practices of Globalization and Neoliberalism



„Gekommen um zu bleiben. Das Krisenregime in Europa und die Rede vom Ausnahmezustand [Come to stay. The crisis regime in Europe and the talk of a state of exception].” Kritische Justiz 50(1) 2017, 19-29 (with Franziska Brachthäuser).