Frank Ejby Poulsen

Frank Ejby Poulsen

Postdoc

Franco-Danish intellectual historian. After completing degrees in law from the University of Paris 1 and in political science from the University of Copenhagen, Frank received his PhD in history from the European University Institute. He has been a visiting scholar at UC Berkeley, and LMU München. His doctoral work was published in History of European Ideas and Global Intellectual History. As a postdoctoral researcher at the Centre for Privacy Studies Frank works on notions of privacy in and around Early Modern political and legal thought. His focus, besides Hermann Conring in Helmstedt, is on Hobbes at Chatsworth and Willibrand in eighteenth-century Altona.

Primary fields of research

Legal history

Intellectual history

Political theory

Current research

Privacy considered under the guise of natural law

Helmstedt case 17th century: Herman Conring (1606-1681) on Machiavelli

https://teol.ku.dk/privacy/research/cases/helmstedt/

Glasgow case 18th century: the moral philosophy of Francis Hutcheson and Adam Smith

https://teol.ku.dk/privacy/research/cases/glasgow/

Teaching

Legal history

Intellectual history

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