Eno Trimcev, PhD

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

Lehrstuhl für Politische Theorie und Ideengeschichte
Ernst-Lohmeyer-Platz 3, Raum 3.19b
Tel.: +49 3834 420 3155

Termin der Sprechzeit in der Vorlesungszeit

Sprechzeiten in der vorlesungsfreien Zeit




August – Dezember 2018
Theodor Heuss Lecturer an der New School for Social Research, New York.

Seit Oktober 2015
wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter an der Universität Greifswald, Institut für Politik- und Kommunikationswissenschaft, Lehrstuhl für politische Theorie und Ideengeschichte.

Oktober 2014 – März 2015
Verwaltungsprofessor an der Leuphana Universität Lüneburg, Institut für Philosophie und Kunstwissenschaft

Promotion in politischer Theorie an der University of Oxford, St. Edmund Hall. Thema: Rethinking Political Foundations with Leo Strauss, Hannah Arendt and Eric Voegelin (betreut von Marc Stears und Karma Nabulsi).

Masterstudium in politischer Theorie an der London School of Economics. Thema der Masterarbeit: Plato’s Truth or Plato’s Intent? Two Readings of The Statesman (betreut von Janet Coleman).

Direktor des Albanian Institute for International Studies, Tirana.

Masterstudium in vergleichender Politikwissenschaft an der University of Calgary, Kanada. Thema der Masterarbeit: Democracy, Intellectuals and the State: the Case of Albania (betreut von Bohdan Harasymiw).


Thinking Founding Moments with Leo Strauss, Hannah Arendt and Eric Voegelin (Baden-Baden: Nomos, 2017).

Democracy, Intellectuals and the State—The Case of Albania (Tirana: Albanian Institute for International Studies, 2005).


Aufsätze (peer-review)

"Drinking Wine with Friends: Plato’s Lesson for Contemporary Democratic Theory". American Journal of Political Science. Im Erscheinen.

“Konservatismus.” In: Michael G. Festl (ed.) Handbuch Liberalismus. Stuttgart: J. B. Metzler, 2021, 271-279.

“Under the Law of Ruin: Practice, Aesthetics, and the Civil Association.” In: Eric Kos (ed.) Oakeshott’s Skepticism, Politics, and Aesthetics (Cham: Palgrave MacMillan, 2022): 11-30.

“Conservative Theory as Sympathetic Dissent: The Example of Michael Oakeshott,” Journal of Political Ideologies 24/3 (2019): 275-294.

“Conservatism: Empirical or Metaphysical?” Cosmos & Taxis. Vol. 6. No. 3 + 4 (2019): 3-14.

“Pathways to the Problem of Founding in Contemporary Political Thought.” Trópoς: Rivista di Ermeneutica e Critica Filosofica. Special Issue: “La Rivoluzione: tra Politica e Filosofia.” XÌ, 2 (2018): 75-92.

“'Flying Spark of Fire’: Thinking (and) Action in Hannah Arendt,” Redescriptions 20/2 (2017): 182-199.


“Between Philosophy & Politics: Reflections on the Three Cities of Martin Palouš.” Review of: Martin Palouš. Once Upon a Time of Transition: Fourteen Exercises in Political Thought (Washington/London: Academica Press, 2021).

Trevor Shelley. Globalization and Liberalism: Montesquieu, Tocqueville, and Manent.” Global Intellectual History (online first: 2020)

Primitivism, Eschatology, and the Politics of Time. Book Review: Nomi Claire Lazar. "Out of Joint: Power, Crisis, and the Rhetoric." Cosmos & Taxis. Vol. 8 No. 10 + 11 (2020): 66-74.

Book Review: Matthew Slaboch. “A Road to Nowhere: The Idea of Progress and Its Critics.” Interpretation. Volume 45. Issue 1 (Sept 2018): 147-151.

Book Review: Robert Howse. “Leo Strauss: Man of Peace.” Canadian Journal of Political Science 50/2 (2017).


Weitere Veröffentlichungen
“Is Freedom worth the Risk? Liberalism and the Challenge of Dostoyevsky.” Polis 16 (2017): 5-17.

“Foreign Policy, Elites and Regional Identity.” Dialogues: Ownership for Regional Cooperation in the Western Balkans (Friedrich Ebert Stiftung: June, 2009): 31-44.

“Internal Party Democracy in Albania: Present Needs and Trends.” In Georgi Karasimeonov, ed., Reshaping the Broken Image of Political Parties: Internal Party Democracy in South Eastern Europe (Sofia: Gorex Press, 2007): 12-36.

Freedom House Report. “Albania.” Nations in Transit 2007: Democratization from Central Europe to Eurasia (New York: University Press of America, 2007).

“Structural Theory and the Trans-Atlantic Rift.” Perspectives on War—Volume III (Center for Military and Strategic Studies, University of Calgary, 2005).

“Organized Crime in Albania: An Unconventional Security Threat,” in Pedrag Jurekovic and Frederic Labarre, eds., Crushing Crime in South East Europe: A Struggle of Domestic, Regional and European Dimensions, (Vienna: May 2003): 51-60.


Sommersemester 2020
Controversies in 20th Century Political Theory (M.A.)
Die Idee des ewigen Friedens - von Kant bis in die Gegenwart (M.A.)

Wintersemester 2019/20
On Tyranny: Ancient and (Post) Modern (B.A.)
Vertragstheoretisches Denken (B.A.)
Liberalism and its Critics (M.A.)

Sommersemester 2019
American Political Thoughts (B.A., gemeinsam mit Dr. Rieke Trimcev)
Controversies in 20th Century Political Theory (M.A.)
Politische Verpflichtungen und ziviler Ungehorsam (M.A., gemeinsam mit Dr. Rieke Trimcev)

Wintersemester 2018 (New School for Social Research)
Contemporary Democratic Theory

Sommersemester 2018
Vertragstheoretisches Denken in der politischen Ideengeschichte (B.A.)
On Tyranny: Ancient and (Post-)Modern Perspectives
Controversies in 20th Century Political Theory (M.A.)

Wintersemester 2017/18
Theories of Tolerance (B.A.)
John Rawls und die vertragstheoretische Tradition (B.A.)
Theories of Political Representation (M.A.)

Sommersemester 2017
Einführung in die Politische Ideengeschichte (Introduction into the History of Political Theory; zusammen mit Rieke Trimcev) (B.A.)
American Political Thought (B.A.)
Controversies in 20th Century Political Theory (M.A.)
Forschungscolloquium im Mastermodul Independent Studies im Bereich Politische Theorie und Ideengeschichte (M.A.)

Wintersemester 2016/17
Democracy, Education and Philosophy (B.A.)
Pluralismustheorien (B.A.)
Individuelle Freiheit als Problem politischer Institutionen (M.A.)
International Law and the Hope of Eternal Peace (M.A.)

Sommersemester 2016
The Political Thought of Jean-Jacques Rousseau (B.A.)
Vertragstheoretisches Denken in der politischen Ideengeschichte (B.A.)
Montesquieus "Vom Geist der Gesetze" (B.A.)
Conservative Currents in Modern Political Theory (M.A.)

Wintersemester 2015/16
Intellectuals and Politics (B.A.)
Die politische Theorie des Liberalismus (M.A.)
Theories of Democracy (M.A.)

Sommersemester 2015 (Leuphana Universität)
Ethical Issues in Contemporary Technological Development (B.A.)

Wintersemester 2014/15 (Leuphana Universität)
Applied Ethics: Human Enhancement (B.A.)
American Pragmatism as Cultural Philosophy (B.A.)

Sommersemester 2014 (Leuphana Universität)
Tolerance (B.A.)

Wintersemester 2013/14 (Leuphana Universität)
Liberalism and its Critics (B.A.)

Sommersemester 2013 (Leuphana Universität)
Hannah Arendt and The Human Condition (B.A.)

Wintersemester 2012/13 (Leuphana Universität)
Reflections on Political Founding (B.A.)

Sommer 2010 (Oxbridge Learning Academy, Georgetown)
American Government and Politics (B.A.)