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Lorenz Narku Laing is a Research Fellow at the Chair for Political Theory and specializes on Postcolonial Theory, Social Theory and Contract Theory. Since November 2017 he is a doctoral candidate in Political Theory.
Mr. Laing holds a B.A. in Sociology with a minor in Law from Goethe-Univeristät Frankfurt. During his time abroad studying at King's College London, Mr. Laing ran a blog for and published in the regional newspaper Frankfurter Neue Presse on issues around diversity. Mr. Laing completed his M.A. in Politics, Administration and International Politics at Zeppelin University with a stay abroad at the University of Zurich as a scholarship recipient of the Hans-Böckler-Foundation.
Since 2014, Lorenz Narku Laing has been working as a Diversity Trainer and Antidiscrimination Consultant through the platform Vielfaltsprojekte. For his contributions as a diversity trainer and board memeber of Humanity in Action Germany, he was nominated "Leader of Tomorrow" by the St. Gallen Symposium and awarded the Young Leaders Bursary by the Leadership Excellence Institute Zeppelin.
Internship experiences led him to the United Nations in Geneva, to Operation Black Vote in London, and to the Amt für multikulturelle Angelegenheiten in Frankfurt. Mr. Laing was also engaged as Chairperson of the Black Youth of Germany and as Chairperson of the student council as well as a Member of the Senate, and a Member of the Commission for Scholarships at Zeppelin University. From 2011 to 2014, Mr. Laing worked as educational staff in special needs schools and youth centers in Frankfurt while continuing his longstanding volunteer involvements as an American Football coach.