The research project ‘Rethinking Feminist Politics: Gender, Economic Globalization and Neoliberal Governmentality’ was a contribution to debates in feminist political theory. It appropriated the philosophical tradition of phenomenology as well as Michel Foucault’s thought for a critical analysis of societal transformations and their impact on feminism.
Its key results are: 1) a distinctive conception of feminist philosophy as social critique. 2) a novel interpretation of feminist phenomenology as a modification of the phenomenological method that is able to account for the constitution of gender. 3) a critical analysis of the impact of neoliberal governmentality on feminism.
The results were published as a monograph, 5 refereed journal articles, 9 book chapters and 32 invited conference and seminar papers.
The project included five semesters as a visiting professor at the New School for Social Research in New York.