Raul Zelik is an author, political scientist and translator. Until 2013 he worked as Associate Professor of Political Science at the National University of Colombia in Medellín. He currently holds a Visiting Professorship for International Politics at the University of Kassel.
Since 2009, Zelik has been conducting research on post-capitalist transformation and has published the books Vermessung der Utopie (Surveying Utopia, with Prof. Elmar Altvater, Blumenbar 2009), Nach dem Kapitalismus (After Capitalism, VSA 2011), Andere mögliche Welten (Other Possible Worlds, with Prof. Aaron Tauss, VSA 2013) and Im Multiversum des Kapitals (In the Multiverse of Capital, VSA 2016). In addition to his theoretical and political science work, Zelik has also written a series of novels, including Der bewaffnete Freund (The Armed Friend, Blumenbar, 2007) and Der Eindringling (The Invader, Suhrkamp 2012).