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.