05.10.2022
Discursive Smoke Grenades

Discursive Smoke Grenades

A sociological perspective on “alternative facts”

Nils Kumkar’s new book investigates alternative facts from a sociological, communication theory perspective: What is fought about and what is agreed upon when alternative facts are shaping the debates? What is their communicative function? Read more ...

16.05.2022
New book on the German middle classes published with Springer VS

New book on the German middle classes published with Springer VS

“Die beharrliche Mitte” (“The persistent middle”) reconstructs images of the “good life” and practices of status work in the German middle classes

They show the conduct of life of the middle classes to be shaped by three distinct, implicit ideals of the good life: an orientation towards community, professional pride, and economic status improvement Read more ...

21.03.2022
Research Cluster “Healthy City Bremen: interprofessional, digital, sustainable” launched with participation of SOCIUM

Research Cluster “Healthy City Bremen: interprofessional, digital, sustainable” launched with participation of SOCIUM

Funded by the State of Bremen until 31.12.2025

This is a consortium project involving the High-Profile Area of Health Sciences of the University of Bremen, the City University of Applied Sciences, Bremen, and the Apollon University of Applied Sciences in Bremen, which entails the appointment of six doctoral students who will be supervised by professors from all three universities. SOCIUM will be represented by Professor Dr. Heinz Rothgang. Read more ...