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Kumars salehi

Kumars Salehi

Kumars Salehi is a PhD Candidate in German Literature and Culture specializing in philosophy and critical theory. He also serves as managing researcher for the Multicultural Germany Project, an initiative of the UC Berkeley Department of German that aims to foster interdisciplinary research addressing the changing cultural identities and political fault lines of the German-speaking world in the era of global capitalism, mass migration, and nationalist reaction. His dissertation, titled “The Dialectical Curmudgeon: Afterlives of Hegel in German Literature and Political Thought,” traces the ambivalent legacy of dialectical theory in the German intellectual tradition.