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Kai Koddenbrock

Professor of political economy at Bard College Berlin

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Kai Koddenbrock studied languages, economics and cultural studies at the University of Passau, received his doctorate in political science at the University of Bremen on ‘The practice of humanitarian intervention in the DR Congo’ (Routledge, 2015) and passed his habilitation at the Goethe-University Frankfurt on ‘Towards a money view of international politics and the global political economy’. He recently edited ‘Monetary and Economic Sovereignty in 21st Century Africa’ (edited with Ndongo Sylla, Maha den Gadha, Fadhel Kaboub and Ines Mahmood) and works at the intersection of International Relations and International Political Economy  Research stays took him to Columbia University, New York, Sciences Po, EHESS and the Institute for Advanced Studies in Paris, the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies in Cologne and the University of Sussex. He facilitates the DFG network “Politics of money” together with Benjamin Braun. He has three sons and lives in Cologne and Bayreuth.