Tobias Rees

Tobias Rees is the founding Director of the Berggruen Institute’s Transformations of the Human Program. He also serves as Reid Hoffman Professor of Humanities at the New School for Social Research and is a Fellow of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research. The focus of Rees’s work is on the philosophy, poetry, and politics of the contemporary. He has also worked as an advisor for many North American and European Universities for how to re-invent the human sciences. Rees is the author of dozens of articles and three books: Designs for an Anthropology of the Contemporary (2008), Plastic Reason (2016), and most recently After Ethnos (2018).