PD Dr. Sebastian Haunss

Research and Current Work


Recent Publications


  • (with Priska Daphi u. a.) Größtenteils links und protesterfahren – Befragung der Teilnehmenden der TTIP-Demonstration in Berlin, Forschungsjournal Soziale Bewegungen 29(1/2016).
  • Mummery, in: Kathrin Fahlenbrach, Martin Klimke, und Joachim Scharloth (hrsg.), Protest Cultures: A Companion, New York: Berghahn Books, S. 414–419.
  • Precarious Research in a Movement Society: Social Movement Studies in Germany, in: Guya Accornero und Olivier Fillieule (hrsg.), Social Movement Studies in Europe. The State of the Art, New York: Berghahn Books, S. 214–231.
  • Public domain as a master frame?, Nordic Journal of Applied Ethics 10(1): 45–59.
  • Unrest or Social Movement? Some Conceptual Clarifications, in: Knud Andresen und Bart van der Steen (hrsg.), A European Youth Revolt. European Perspectives on Youth Protest and Social Movements in the 1980s, London: Palgrave Macmillan, S. 25–38.




Haunss: Conflicts in the Knowledge Society



  • The Politicisation of Intellectual Property: IP Conflicts and Social Change, WIPO Journal 3(1): 129-138 [available at the journal homepage and at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1965554].
  • Kollektive Identität, soziale Bewegungen und Szenen, Forschungsjournal Soziale Bewegungen 24(4): 41-53 [available as pdf].
  • Bewegungsdiskurse und Prozesse kollektiver Identität, Forschungsjournal Soziale Bewegungen 24(4): 36-38 [available as pdf].


  • (with Darcy K. Leach) “Wichtig ist der Widerstand”: Rituals of Taming and Tolerance in Movement Responses to the Violence Question. in: Florian Heßdörfer, Andrea Pabst, and Peter Ullrich (eds.), Prevent and Tame. Protest under (Self-)Control, Berlin: Dietz, pp. 73-98. [available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1600594]
  • (with Philip Leifeld) A Comparison between Political Claims Analysis and Discourse Network Analysis: The Case of Software Patents in the European Union, MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2010/21, Bonn: Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods [available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=1617194].
  • Wissensgesellschaft, in Dieter Nohlen and Rainer-Olaf Schultze (ed.), Lexikon der Politikwissenschaft, 4th ed, München: Beck, pp. 1231.
  • (with Lars Kohlmorgen) Conflicts about intellectual property claims: the role and function of collective action networks, Journal of European Public Policy 17(2): 242-262.
    -> link to the journal page
    -> download an uncorrected proof at SSRN


Haunss/Shadlen: Politics of Intellectual Property