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Dr. Johannes Diesing

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Dr. Johannes Diesing

Postdoctoral Researcher
at the Professorship for Germany’s Political and Social System/Comparing Political Systems

Address

Justus Liebig University Giessen
Department of Political Science

Karl-Gloeckner-Strasse 21E

D-35394 Giessen

Contact

Philosophium II Room E122

☎ +49 641 99 23133

Office Hours

Wednesdays 10-11h
Please register beforehand via Stud.IP

Competent Secretariat

Angelika Buchmüller

Angelika Buchmüller is out of the office until June 11th, 2020.

Contact

Philosophikum II Room E119a

☎ +49 641 99 23145
Fax +49 641 99 23139

CV

CV
  • Since November 2015: Internship Coordinator of the Department of Political Science; JLU
  • July 2015 - December 2015: Research Assistant (parental leave substitute) at the Professorship for Germany's Political and Social System/Comparing Political Systems (Prof. Dr. Dorothée de Nève); JLU
  • April 2012 - 2019: PhD project "New forms of political action using the example of the Occupy Movement" - supervised by Prof. Dr. Yves Bizeul, Chair for Theory and History of Ideas at the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences; University of Rostock
  • November 2012 - June 2015: PhD scholarship holder of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation
  • October 2008 - September 2011: Master degree studies in Political Science / Philosophy, topic of the MA thesis: "What are Hannah Arendt's concept of politics today?"; University of Rostock
  • October 2003 - May 2008: Bachelor degree studies in Political Science / subject in educational science, topic of the BA thesis: "On the topicality of critical theory"; University of Rostock

Research Areas

Research Areas
  • Political system of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • Political Theory
  • Protest and movement research
  • Political participation
  • Qualitative methods of empirical social research

Publications

Publications
  • Diesing, J. (2019): Demonstrative Reproduktion - Politische Handlungsformen von Occupy in London und New York, Campus Verlag, Frankfurt am Main.
  • review: Diesing, J.(2018): Eine Geschichte gemeinsamen Kämpfens Daphi, Priska 2017: Becoming a Movement - Identity, Narrative and Memory in the European Global Justice Movement, Rowman & Littlefield. In: Forschungsjournal Soziale Bewegungen, Issue 3, 2018.
  • Diesing, J. (2018): Contestation and Constitution: Civil Disobedience in the 2012-2014 Refugee Protests in Germany In: Politics, Culture & Socialization, Double Issue Vol. 7, 2016.
  • Diesing, J. (2016): Reviving the dialectics of insurrection and constitution – civil disobedience as a means of the current refugee protests in Germany. In: Jürgen Mittag / Lars Winterberg / Ursula Bitzegeio (Ed.): Der politische Mensch - Akteure gesellschaftlicher Partizipation im Übergang zum 21. Jahrhundert, Dietz Verlag, Münster.
  • Diesing, J. (2014). Occupy A Unifying Political Acting Body. In: Maximilian Lakitsch (Ed.).
  • Diesing, J. (2013). Occupy London und die besetzte Friern Barnet Library. Sub\Urban. In: Zeitschrift Für Kritische Stadtforschung, Vol. 1 Issue (2), 101-120. Retrieved on April 7, 2015 from: http://zeitschrift-suburban.de/sys/index.php/suburban/article/view/98 (Reviewed).
  • Political Power Reconsidered - State Power and Civic Activism between Legitimacy and Violence. Peace Report 2013, LIT Verlag, Wien.
  • review: Dorothée de Nève, Tina Olteanu (Eds.): Politische Partizipation jenseits der Konventionen; www.socialnet.de 2013.
  • review: Kerstin Pohl, Peter Massing (Eds.): Politische Partizipation; www.socialnet.de 2013.
  • review: Anna Feigenbaum, Fabian Frenzel u.a.: Protest Camps; www.socialnet.de 2013.

Teaching

Teaching

Winter semester 2015/2016:

  • Seminar: Political System of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • Internship preparatory course Bachelor Social Sciences

 

Summer semester 2016:

  • Proseminar: Participation in the political system of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • Proseminar: Images and Politics


Winter semester 2016/2017:

  • Proseminar: Refugee protests and refugee movements 2012-2016
  • Internship preparatory course Bachelor Social Sciences


Summer semester 2017:

  • Current conflicts about flight and migration in the Federal Republic of Germany
  • Introduction to the theories of racism and anti-racism
  • Politics and the media


Winter semester 2017/2018:

  • Proseminar: Participation in the political system of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • Proseminar: The Occupy Wall Street Movement in New York City
  • Internship preparatory course Bachelor Social Sciences


Summer semester 2018:

  • Seminar: Politics and Protest
  • Seminar: Political Communication in Media Democracy


Winter semester 2018/2019:

  • Proseminar: Introduction to the political system of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • Proseminar: Seminar accompanying the lecture The political system in Germany
  • Internship preparatory course Bachelor Social Sciences

Conferences

Conferences
  • 22nd - 25th August 2018 Hamburg: ECPR General Conference 2018; Paper presentation: Welcome to Hell - Hamburg St. Pauli as a 'terrain of resistance'?
  • 21st - 25th July 2018, Brisbane: IPSA World Congress 2018, Panelchair: Demonstrations: The Most Conventional of the Unconventional Forms of Participation; Paper presentation: Welcome to Hell - Hamburg St. Pauli as a 'terrain of resistance'?
  • 4th - 7th May 2017, London: Symposium "New Participatory Spaces: Combining State and Social Movements' Democratic Experiences" at the University of Westminster
  • 2nd December 2016, Giessen: „Bilder von Migration“ Tagung des Zentrums für Medien und Interaktivität – presentation together with Diana Dreßler: Konrad Adenauer Platz 1
  • 23rd – 28th July 2016, Poznan: IPSA World Congress 2016, Paperpräsentation: There’s power in a union? - Occupy Wall Street and its relationship to institutional/conventional politics
  • 15th - 16th October 2015, Amsterdam: „Global Cultures of Contestation" Conference – presentation: „Not Lose Sight of What Brought us Together?" The Troubles of Sustaining a Protest Camp over Time
  • 19th - 24th July 2014, Montreal: IPSA World Congress 2014, Paper presentation: Contestation and Constitution: Civil Disobedience in the New Refugee-Protests in Germany
  • 14th - 18th October 2013, Athens: "New Forms of Political Participation – Crisis Management from Greek, German and Turkish Perspectives" - presentation: The Current Refugee Protests in Germany
  • 1st - 4th October 2013, Schlaining/Austria: State of Peace Conference 2013 - Political Power Reconsidered - Violence and Legitimacy in Times of Social Unrest and Revolutions, presentation: "Occupy – A unifying political acting body"