Dr. Kirill Chepurin
Fellow in Research Area 3: “Future Perfect” June - September 2022
Kirill Chepurin is a comparative Romanticism and Nineteenth Century scholar with expertise in continental philosophy and critical theory. He holds a doctoral degree (Candidate of Sciences; PhD equivalent) from HSE University, Moscow and has recently defended a second dissertation at HU Berlin. His research explores the modern afterlives of the concept of beatitude or bliss and the idea of global “modernity” in its utopian, technological, and cosmic dimensions as well as its exclusions and violences. He is the editor (with Alex Dubilet) of Nothing Absolute: German Idealism and the Question of Political Theology (Fordham University Press, 2021).