Armin Nassehi was born in Tübingen in 1960 and is Professor of Sociology at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich, a position he has held since 1998. With the annual lecture series ‘Münchner Theoriegespräche’, Nassehi brings sociological topics into the public arena. Since 2012, he has been editor of the journal Kursbuch and is a frequent commentator on current affairs. His most recent publication was ‘Gab es 1968? Eine Spurensuche’ (Kursbuch Edition, 200 pages, 20 Euros).