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Kianush Ruf

Kianush Ruf studied literature and cultural studies and philosophy in Saarbrücken, Metz, Frankfurt (Oder), and Paris. He is currently completing his PhD at the European University Viadrina on the relationship between poststructuralist and postcolonial theorising in the age of the Anthropocene.

Other areas of his work include French and continental philosophy of the 20th and 21st centuries, contemporary Francophone literatures, social and cultural theory, and psychoanalysis. Since 2017, he has translated theoretical and literary texts from French and English into German (by Judith Butler, Jacques Derrida, Camille de Toledo, among others). He is a member of the editorial board of Riss - Zeitschrift für Psychoanalyse (Berlin).

Translation project: Grief, Ismaël Jude, Éditions Verticales (Gallimard), 2022.

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