Dr. Julien Kloeg is senior lecturer in philosophy at Erasmus University College and fellow at the Erasmus School of Philosophy. The focal points of his teaching are contemporary philosophical and ethical theory in its various traditions, and philosophical modernity and its limits. Julien works on political philosophy, the philosophy of education, and philosophical anthropology. He is managing editor of the International Yearbook of Philosophical Anthropology with De Gruyter publishers. Julien is also working on a series of articles on education and the public sphere, inspired by the work of Hannah Arendt, in the context of the Erasmus Center for Liberal Arts and Sciences. He is affiliated with the Rotterdam Arts and Sciences Lab and the Erasmus Institute for Public Knowledge.
In his doctoral dissertation Europe’s Political Frontier Julien analyzes depoliticization as a theoretical and practical problem for the European politics of today, with the newly introduced concept of Europopulism as a proposed intervention. The doctoral committee featured, among others, prof. dr. Étienne Balibar, prof. dr. Hauke Brunkhorst, prof. dr. Willem Schinkel and prof. dr. Jos de Mul. An updated version of the dissertation is currently under preparation as a manuscript. In addition, Julien holds a BA and an MA (cum laude) in Philosophy from Erasmus University Rotterdam, as well as various teaching qualifications.