Elmar Altvater

German Marxist academic (1938-2018)

Elmar Altvater (24 August 1938 – 1 May 2018)[1] was Professor of Political Science at the Otto-Suhr-Institut of the Free University of Berlin. He retired on 30 September 2004. He worked at the Institute, and to publish articles and books.[2] He was born in Kamen, Province of Westphalia. In 1970, he co-founded the German journal PROKLA - Journal for Critical Social Science.[3]

Altvater in April 2005


  1. "Elmar Altvater". www.rosalux.de.
  2. "Prof. Dr. Elmar Altvater". www.polsoz.fu-berlin.de. 6 June 2008. Archived from the original on 21 October 2018. Retrieved 15 February 2019.
  3. http://www.prokla.de/, the Publication, in German

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