Mesut Bayraktar has been a junior researcher at the Leibniz Institute for Media Research | Hans-Bredow-Institut (HBI) since May 2021.
He studied law at the Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, at the University of Lausanne (Switzerland) and at the University of Cologne. After the first state examination, he completed his second degree in philosophy M.A. at the University of Stuttgart with a thesis on G.W.F. Hegel.
His research interests include political philosophy as well as philosophy of law and philosophy of technology in the context of social transformation processes.