Rainald Manthe

Pro­gramme Direc­tor Lib­erale Demokratie

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Rainald Manthe (Dr. phil.) is a soci­ol­o­gist and Pro­gramme Direc­tor for Liberal Democ­racy at the Centre for Liberal Moder­nity. He did his doc­tor­ate at the Uni­ver­sity of Lucerne on the transna­tional large-scale meet­ings of social move­ments. At LibMod he is respon­si­ble for the project areas “Secu­rity in Tran­si­tion” and “Rethink­ing Lib­er­al­ism”. He is co-author of the study “Das Bil­dungs­grun­deinkom­men. Vorschlag für eine neue Weit­er­bil­dungs­fi­nanzierung.” and co-editor of the anthol­ogy “Lib­er­al­is­mus neu denken” (with Ralf Fücks, June 2022). He reg­u­larly pub­lishes on issues of democ­racy development.

Pre­vi­ously, he worked at the Youth Press Germany and free­lanced in polit­i­cal edu­ca­tion, e.g. for the Friedrich Ebert Foun­da­tion and trade unions. On a vol­un­tary basis, he sup­ports the Board of Trustees of the Edu­ca­tion Foundation.