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Philipp Staab

Professor of “Sociology of the Future of Work”, Humboldt University Berlin

“When I started studying sociology, I didn’t know what I wanted to be,” says Philipp Staab about the beginning of his academic career. The gamechanger, he says, was his second sociology course, the title of which was “Utopia, Ideology and Revolutionary Violence”. The analytical, fundamental thinking excited him, and today Staab is a professor of the Sociology of the Future of Work at Humboldt-Uni Berlin and at the Einstein Center Digital Future (ECDF). Staab has been researching digital capitalism together with seven colleagues since 2019.

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