Claus Leggewie (b. 1950) is director of the Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities in Essen and co-editor of the Blätter für deutsche und internationale Politik. (Journal of German and International Politics.) He has been a visiting professor at the University of Paris-X and in many capitals, and also has held the Max Weber Chair at New York University. In October 2012 he published Zukunft im Süden: Wie kann die Mittelmeerunion Europa wiederbeleben (“The future is in the South: how a Mediterranean Union can revitalise Europe”, published by Körber-Stiftung).