Seongcheol Kim

Contact

seongcheol.kim [at] wzb.eu
Reichpietschufer 50
D-10785 Berlin
room
D 028
Visiting Researcher of the

CV

since 6/2020

Postdoctoral Researcher in the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kassel

Guest Researcher in the Center for Civil Society Research, WZB Berlin Social Science Center

2016 - 2020

Research Fellow in the Research Unit "Democracy and Democratization", WZB Berlin Social Science Center

PhD student at the Berlin Graduate School of Social Sciences (BGSS), Humboldt University of Berlin

6/2016

MA Political Science, Free University Berlin

6/2014

AB (Bachelor of Arts) German & Politics, Princeton University

Languages

English, German (primary languages); Korean (first language); Czech, Dutch, French, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Ukrainian (professional working proficiency)

Selected Publications

Peer-reviewed journal articles

Kim, Seongcheol (2020): "...Because the Homeland Cannot Be in Opposition: Analysing the Discourses of Fidesz and Law and Justice (PiS) from Opposition to Power". In: East European Politics [forthcoming].

Kim, Seongcheol (2020): "Between Illiberalism and Hyper-Neoliberalism: Competing Populist Discourses in the Czech Republic". In: European Politics and Society, doi:10.1080/23745118.2020.1709368 (Online First).

Kim, Seongcheol (2019): "Radical Democracy and Left Populism after the Squares: 'Social Movement' (Ukraine), Podemos (Spain), and the Question of Organization". In: Contemporary Political Theory, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 211-232.

Kim, Seongcheol (2017): "The Populism of the Alternative for Germany (AfD): An Extended Essex School Perspective". In: Palgrave Communications, Vol. 3, doi:10.1057/s41599-017-0008-1.

Kim, Seongcheol (2017): "Between Milieu and Vacuum: Organizational, Programmatic, and Electoral Strategies of the Former Party of Democratic Socialism (PDS) and the Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia (KSČM) Reexamined". In: Politologický časopis/Czech Journal of Political Science, Vol. 24, No. 3, pp. 302-329.

Kim, Seongcheol (2017): "'Autonomie' Revisited. The Autonomist Crossroads in the West German Student Movement's Long March". In: Contemporanea - Rivista di storia dell'800 e del'900, Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. 63-86.

Book chapters

Kim, Seongcheol (2020): "Populism and Anti-Populism in the 2017 Dutch, French, and German Elections: A Re-Politicisation of Post-Politics?" In: Claudia Wiesner (Ed.): Rethinking Politicisation in Politics, Sociology and International Relations. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan [forthcoming].

Kim, Seongcheol (2020): "'Illiberal-demokratische' Legitimität. Eine konzeptuelle Annäherung und empirische Veranschaulichung am Beispiel des Bundestagswahlkampfs 2017". In: Sascha Kneip/Wolfgang Merkel/Bernhard Weßels (Eds): Legitimitätsprobleme. Zur Lage der Demokratie in Deutschland. Wiesbaden: Springer VS, pp. 205-222.

Agridopoulos, Aristotelis/Kim, Seongcheol (2019): "Populismus". In: Dagmar Comtesse/Oliver Flügel-Martinsen/Franziska Martinsen/Martin Nonhoff (Eds): Radikale Demokratietheorie. Ein Handbuch. Berlin: Suhrkamp, pp. 593-603.

Kulesza, Aleksandra/Kim, Seongcheol (2017): "Direkte Demokratie in Polen". In: Wolfgang Merkel/Claudia Ritzi (Eds): Die Legitimität direkter Demokratie. Wie demokratisch sind Volksabstimmungen?. Wiesbaden: Springer VS, pp. 101-120.

Book reviews, working papers, and other publications

Kim, Seongcheol (2020): "Von Lefort zu Mouffe. Populismus als Moment und Grenze radikaler Demokratie". In: kultuRRevolution - zeitschrift für angewandte diskurstheorie, No. 80 [forthcoming].

Kim, Seongcheol (2020): "Hungary". In: Giorgos Katsambekis/Yannis Stavrakakis (Eds): Populism and the Pandemic. POPULISMUS Interventions No. 7.

Kim, Seongcheol (2018): "Marchart, Oliver (Hrsg.) (2017): Ordnungen des Politischen. Einsätze und Wirkungen der Hegemonietheorie Ernesto Laclaus". In: Politische Vierteljahresschrift, Vol. 59, No. 3, pp. 605-608.

Kim, Seongcheol (2018): "Populism and Anti-Populism in the 2017 Dutch, French, and German Elections: A Discourse and Hegemony Analytic Approach". POPULISMUS Working Papers No. 7.

Kim, Seongcheol (2017): "Der illiberale Faktor. Eine theoretische Annäherung an Populismus in West- und Ostmitteleuropa". In: WZB-Mitteilungen, No. 156, pp. 32-34.

Kim, Seongcheol (2017): "Poland" and Kim, Seongcheol/Agridopoulos, Aristotelis (2017): "Germany". In: POPULISMUS Observatory Map.

Kim, Seongcheol (2016): "Patrizia Nanz/Claus Leggewie: Die Konsultative. Mehr Demokratie durch Bürgerbeteiligung. Berlin: Klaus Wagenbach 2016". In: Italian Political Science, Vol. 11, No. 2.

Kim, Seongcheol (2015): "Lesen als Revolte?" In: Ethik und Gesellschaft - Ökumenische Zeitschrift für Sozialethik, No. 2, pp. 1-7.

Research fields

Comparative Politics and Discourse Studies | Political parties and social movements | Political discourse and hegemony analysis | Populism | Radical Democracy

Contact

seongcheol.kim [at] wzb.eu
Reichpietschufer 50
D-10785 Berlin
room
D 028