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 ...

26.01.2022
Qualiservice: Three more years for cooperation with the Scientific Information Service Social and Cultural Anthropology

Qualiservice: Three more years for cooperation with the Scientific Information Service Social and Cultural Anthropology

The priorities for the coming term will focus on the expansion of services for archiving and provisioning research data as well as information offers and continued discussions on research data management

The research data center Qualiservice has again been granted funding by the German Research Foundation (DFG). Within the domain of ethnographic research materials, new archiving solutions for social media data and audio-visual data will be developed in the coming three years. Read more ...

06.12.2021
South Korean Health Care Researcher returns to Bremen

South Korean Health Care Researcher returns to Bremen

SOCIUM welcomes Prof. Dr. Hongsoo Kim on her second visit

Kim Hongsoo, Professor of Health Policy and Aging at the Graduate School of Public Health, Seoul National University in South Korea, arrived in Bremen last week for her second 3-month research stay with the Department of Health, Long-Term Care and Pensions at SOCIUM. Altogether three visits are being funded by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Read more ...