David Fopp

David Fopp


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Works at Department of Child and Youth Studies
Telephone 08-120 762 39
Visiting address Svante Arrhenius väg 21A
Room 413
Postal address Barn- och ungdomsvetenskapliga institutionen 106 91 Stockholm

About me


Responsible for the course "Fri IV" as well as supervisor for students research work, and teacher in the course "social relations".


Theories about the transformation of society into a sustainable one, and the role of young people in this transformation in times of the ecological and climate crisis

Theories of democracy, youth participation, and the relation between social, ecological and economic sustainablity

Theories about the concept of "value", mirrored in children´s literature and film

Theories of empathy, compassion and "being humane" (from neuropsychology to political philosophy)

Research in teaching methods (school, university): arts education, role play, drama


PhD in political philosophy/applied theatre, a Master in (drama-)education (Stockholms universitet) and a Magister in philosophy and theatre/filmstudies (Freie Universität Berlin). During two years, I was research fellow at Ecole normale supérieure in Paris (Bourdieu, Badiou). Earlier, I taught at the universities of Basel and FU Berlin.

Work and publications

PhD in political philosophy, drama-education/esthetics and theory of democracy about a sustainable society :

Some of my lectures and newspaper article as well as texts about a sustainable society:

Last updated: December 19, 2020

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