Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Theorie der Politik

Danniel Gobbi





Personal Profile

Danniel Gobbi is a doctoral researcher for the ERC-funded research project "Protest and Order. Democratic Theory, Contentious Politics and the Changing Shape of Western Democracy" (POWDER). He attained an MA in Political Science at University of Brasilia and worked at the Governmental Innovation Lab at the Brazilian National School of Public Administration. He was also a member of the research Group "Rethinking Relationships Between State and Civil Societies" (RESOCIE) at University of Brasilia after working as a consultant for international affairs for the Brazilian Government.


Office hours:
By appointment via E-Mail


e-mail: danniel.gobbi (at)

Visiting Address

Dorotheenstr. 24, Raum 408

Mailing Address

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Institut für Sozial­wissen­schaften
Unter den Lin­den 6
10099 Berlin



Teaching and research interests

  • Social Movements
  • Digital Activism
  • Theory of the State, Theory of Power
  • Identity Formation, Emotionality and Collectivities
  • Populism



Protest and the Democratic Order, Special Issue für Democratic Theory Vol. 9, Issue 2/2022 (ed. by.  Christian Volk, Danniel Gobbi, Laura Gorriahn, Daniel Staemmler).



 Visiting Researcher at the University of Oslo (Fall 2022) Erasmus+

 Visiting Researcher at Paris Citè University (Apr 2023) Circle U Initiative




Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Kultur-, Sozial- und Bildungswissenschaftliche Fakultät
Institut für Sozialwissenschaften
Unter den Linden 6
10099 Berlin



Institut für Sozialwissenschaften
Universitätsstraße 3b
10117 Berlin