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Research Interests
radical politics, social movements, legal pluralism, constitutionalism, rights of nature, extractivism, universities and knowledge production, labor

Research Area(s)
Latin America, Europe


Annette Mehlhorn is currently a researcher in the project “Rights of Nature without Biocultural rights? – Investigating the conflicting dimensions of ecocentrism”, operating under the umbrella of the Max Planck Fellow Group “Environmental Rights in Cultural Context” (ERCC).

Prior to her current position she worked e.g. as a lecturer at Lüneburg University, as assistant professor/DAAD Fachlektorin for Sociology at the State University Saint Petersburg and as head for a project on non-dominant knowledge production in Stuttgart, Germany.

She defended her PhD thesis in Anthropology titled “Law and Radical Politics – Struggles with, against and at the margins of emancipatory law in Plurinational Bolivia” in 2022 at Martin Luther University Halle. She also holds a MSc in Politics from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a BA in Philosophy from Free University Berlin.

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