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**Willem Schinkel (1976) is Professor of Social Theory at Erasmus University Rotterdam and a member of the Young Academy of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW).**
He finished his PhD. (cum laude) in 2005, which won him the Willem Nagel triennial book-prize of the Dutch Society for Criminology. He publishes in a wide range of subjects, including social theory and social philosophy, the sociology of art and STS. In 2007, he was visiting scholar at NYU (New York, USA); in 2010 he was visiting scholar at the Institute for Public Knowledge (NYU); and in the spring of 2011 he was visiting scholar at Humboldt University in Berlin (philosophy department).
After working on a Veni grant from the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO), he is currently the principal investigator of the ERC project *Monitoring Modernity*, which focuses on the ways society is imagined in the monitoring of flows of migrants, flows of capital and climate change.
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**Key publications (selection):**
* (2012): De nieuwe democratie. Naar andere vormen van politiek. Amsterdam: Bezige Bij.
* (2011), edited, with Liesbeth Noordegraaf-Eelens: In Medias Res. Peter Sloterdijk's Spherological Poetics of Being. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.
* (2010): Aspects of Violence. A Critical Theory, Houndmills: Palgrave MacMillan.
* (2009), edited: Globalization & the State. Sociological Perspectives on the State of the State. Houndmills: Palgrave MacMillan.
* (2008): De gedroomde samenleving. Kampen: Klement.
* (2007): Denken in een tijd van sociale hypochondrie. Aanzet tot een theorie voorbij de maatschappij. Kampen: Klement.
[Marjolein Kooistra]: http://www.eur.nl/english/news/press/mediarelations/
[personal website]: http://www.willemschinkel.eu/
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