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Gregor Fitzi is co-director of the Centre for Citizenship, Social Pluralism and Religious Diversity at University of Potsdam, Germany. After his PhD in Sociology at the University of Bielefeld (1999), he was assistant professor at the Institute of Sociology, University of Heidelberg, Germany (2000-2004). He also worked as researcher at the University of Florence, Italy (2005-2009), senior researcher at the Institute of Social Sciences, University of Oldenburg (2010-2014) and interim full professor for General Sociology and Sociological Theory at the University of Bielefeld, in Germany (2015-2016). Between 2013 and 2014 he received the habilitation in Sociology, at the University of Potsdam and the Italian habilitation in General sociology, legal and political sociology. He has been visiting professor at the University of Montréal, at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris and at the Graduate Center, City University of New York. His main publications are: Grenzen des Konsenses. Rekonstruktion einer Theorie transnormativer Vergesellschaftung (2015); Max Weber zur Einführung (2008); Max Webers politisches Denken (2004); Soziale Erfahrung und Lebensphilosophie. Georg Simmels Beziehung zu Henri Bergson (2002). He is editor of the journal «Simmel Studies».