Dr. Alexander Neupert-Doppler studied political science, philosophy and history at the University of Osnabrück. Here he recieved his PhD with a dissertation on the concept of state fetishism in 2013. Further scientific publications and translations followed as well as a monograph on forms and functions of utopias in 2015. Since 2019 he works at the IASS in the research group "Politization of Future". His current book, 'Take the Opportunity - A political philosophy of Kairós' is about a theory of occasions in social transformation processes.