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 ...

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 ...