Herfried Münkler

is a political scientist focusing on political theory and history of ideas. He is a full professor at the Institute for Social Sciences of Berlin’s Humboldt University. He is the author of a number of books and papers on, among other things, political thought in the era of Machiavelli, the Thirty Years’ War, and World War I. He was one of the experts who prepared the concept review for the future direction of German foreign policy (Review 2014—Außenpolitik weiter denken).