Associated scientists

The Research Training Group maintains long-term cooperative relationships with a number of researchers. These are above all colleagues who have spent a certain period of time within the Research Training Group as guest researchers, so-called Mercator Fellows. Furthermore, there are colleagues at the local universities with whom a topic-related cooperation has developed or professors who supervise the dissertation projects of some Training Group members externally.

Prof.‘in Dr. Birgit Blättel-Mink, Goethe-University Frankfurt/Main, Department of Social Sciences, external supervisor of the dissertation project of Miriam Lehnert. Read more

Prof. Dr. Michael Fingerle, Goethe-University Frankfurt/MainDepartment of Educational Sciences, external supervisor of the dissertation project of Kerstin Rinnert. Read more

Dr. Tobias Franzheld, Goethe-University Frankfurt/Main, Department of Educational Sciences, Postdoc-Project about „Inobhutnahme“ in adolescence as transition. Read more

Dipl. Päd. Merle Hinrichsen, Goethe-University Frankfurt/Main, Department of Educational Sciences, Postdoc-Project about the voluntary social year as transition. Read more

Prof.‘in Dr. Kerstin Jergus, TU Braunschweig, Department of Educational Sciences,  Mercator Fellow 2018/2019, e.g. workshop leader of the workshops „Analyse und Darstellung empirischer Bildungsforschung“, January/February 2019; lectures about „Verhältnis von Feldbegriff und diskursiven Ordnungen“, 21.11./5.12.2018 and „Anerkennung im Feld der Wissenschaft. Oder: Wie man ein*e (Erziehungs-) Wissenschaftler*in wird“, 16.10.2018. Before the fellowship she was guest speaker about „Transformationen im (und des) Sprechen(s). Analysezugänge zu Interviews aus praxeologischer Sicht“, 7.6.2018. Read more

Prof. Dr. Thomas Lemke, Goethe-University Frankfurt/Main, Department of Social Sciences, external supervisor of the dissertation project of Janne Krumbügel. Read more

Prof.‘in Dr. Kathleen Riach, Monash University, Department of Management /University of Glasgow, Business School, Mercator-Fellow 2019. Lectures about “Chrononormativity and Ageing Transitions: Enduring pasts, impossible presents, and speculative futures”, 5./6.6.2019. Read more 

Mag. Dr. Cornelia Schadler,University of Vienna,Mercator-Fellow 2017/2018, e.g. lectures about „Körper, Sachen, Dinge: die Materialität von Familien- und Transitionspraktiken“ 1.11./21.11.2017 as well as workshop leader of the workshop „Materielle Ethnografie“, 31.01./01.02.2018. Read more

Guestspeakers

The following researchers were guest speakers at theory and methodology workshops and international conferences within the framework of the qualification programme of the Research Training Group “Doing Transitions”. Furthermore, some of them also enriched the discussions within the Research Training Group with guest lectures at the local universities.

Prof. Dr. Thomas Alkemeyer(University of Oldenburg), speaker at the 1st DT-Theory conference: „Praxis denken: Anliegen und Kritik der „Praxistheorie“, 22.06.2017. Read more

PD Dr. Michael Beetz(Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena), guest speaker „Symbolanalysen und Übergangsforschung – eine Wahlverwandtschaft“, 26.04.2018, in common with Dr. Tobias Franzheld. Read more

Dr. Saŝa Bosancic (University of Augsburg), workshop leader at the DT-Methods workshop: „Diskursanalyse“, 13.07.2017. Read more

Prof.‘in Dr. Rita Casale (University of Wuppertal), speaker at the 1st DT-Theory conference: „Von der Differenz zu den Differenzen. Theorie und Geschichte einer erkenntnistheoretischen und politischen Wende“, 23.06.2017. Read more

Prof.‘in Dr. Bettina Dausien (University of Vienna), speaker at the DT-Theory workshop: „Übergänge in Biographien – Biographien im Übergang. Der Beitrag einer biographieanalytischen Perspektive zur Übergangsforschung“, 16.05.2019 as well as guest discussant within the workshop, 17.05.2019. Read more

Dr. Karen Evans (Institute of Education London), speaker at the international conference “Transitions in the life course”: „Researching youth and working life transitions in changing social landscapes“, 26.04.2017. Read more

Em. Prof. John Field(University of Sterling),speakter at the international conference “Transitions in the life course”: „Transitions in adult learning biographies“, 27.04.2017. Read more

Dr. Tobias Franzheld(Goethe-University Frankfurt/Main), guest speaker „Symbolanalysen und Übergangsforschung – eine Wahlverwandtschaft“, 26.04.2018, in common with PD Dr. Michael Beetz. Read more

Dr.’in Nora Gaupp, Dipl.(German Youth Institute Munich), speaker at the international conference “Transitions in the life course”: „Young people facing school-to-work- transitions“, 27.04.2017. Read more

Prof.’in Dr. Daniela Grunow(Goethe-University Frankfurt/Main), speaker at the international conference “Transitions in the life course”: „Family transitions“, 27.04.2017. Read more

Prof.’in Dr. Ines Himmelsbach(Catholic University of Freiburg), speaker at the international conference “Transitions in the life course”: „Transitions of health and (in)dependent living“, 27.04.2017. Read more

Univ.-Prof. Stefan Hirschauer (JGU Mainz), guest discussant on the topic of „Un/Doing Differences“ within the colloquium of the research training group, 31.01.2019. Read more

Prof.‘in Dr. Britta Hoffarth (University of Hildesheim), workshop leader of the DocAG-Workshop „Situationsanalyse“, 10.07.2018. Read more

Prof.’in Dr. Daniela Jopp(University of Lausanne), speaker at the international conference “Transitions in the life course”: „Developmental continuities and discontinuities across the life span“, 27.04.2017. Read more

Prof. Dr. Hans-Dieter König(Goethe-Universityt Frankfurt/Main), speaker at the DT-Methods workshop: „Tiefenhermeneutik“, 12.07.2017. Read more

Prof.’in Dr. Nadia Kutscher(University of Vechta), speaker at the international conference “Transitions in the life course”: „Transitions into primary school“, 27.04.2017. Read more

Prof.‘in Dr. Antje Langer(University of Paderborn), workshop leader at the DT-Methods workshop: „Ethnografie“, 13.07.2017 as well as workshop leader of the DocAG-Workshop „Strategien der Auswertung ethnografischen Materials“, 06.03.2018. Read more

Prof. Dr. Stephan Lessenich(LMU Munich), speaker at the 2nd DT-Theory conference: „Wohlfahrtsstaatliche Übergangsregime im Übergang“,12.10.2017. Read more

Jun.-Prof.‘in Dr. Ursula Offenberger(Eberhard-Karls-University of Tübingen), workshop leader at the DT-Methods workshop: „Grounded Theory/Situationsanalyse“, 12.07.2017. Read more

Mag. Dr. Maria Pohn-Lauggas(University of Vienna), workshop leader at the DT-Methods workshop: „Biographie und Diskurs“, 26./27.04.2018, https://www.soz.univie.ac.at/personen/mitarbeiterinnen-am-institut-fuer-soziologie/pohn-lauggas-maria/pohn-lauggas-maria-forschung/

Prof.’in Dr. Nadine Rose(University of Bremen), speaker at the 2nd DT-Theory conference: „Biographien als Zugang – (mehr) als eine individuelle Perspektive auf Übergänge“,12.10.2017. Read more

Prof.’in Dr. Pia Schober(Eberhard-Karls-University of Tubingen), speaker at the international conference “Transitions in the life course”: „Transitions into kindergarten“, 27.04.2017. Read more

Prof.’in Dr. Ingrid Schoon(Institute of Education London), speaker at the international conference “Transitions in the life course“: „Conceptualising transitions within a life- course framework. The role of structure, agency, and time“, 28.04.2017. Read more

Prof. Dr. Frank Schulz-Nieswandt (University of Cologne),guest discussant at the DT-Theory workshop, 15.05.2019. Read more

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Schröer(University of Hildesheim),guest discussant at the DT-Theory workshop, 16.05.2019. Read more

Prof. Dr. Richard A. Settersten, Jr.(State University Oregon), speaker at the international conference “Transitions in the life course“: „Flux: What science tells us about making transitions across the life course“, 26.04.2017. Read more

Prof.‘in Dr. Nan Stevens(VU University Amsterdam), speaker at the international conference “Transitions in the life course”: „Partnership, Friendship and loneliness in transitions in later life“, 27.04.2017. Read more

Prof.’in Dr. Christine Thon (Europe-University-Flensburg), speaker at the DT-Methods workshop: „Biografische Subjekte – Eigensinn und Unterwerfung“,11.07.2017. Read more

Prof.‘in Dr. Paula-Irene Villa (LMU Munich),guest speaker „Selbstgestaltung als Vulnerabilitätsvermeidung? Soziologische Überlegungen entlang somatischer Beispiele”, 29.11.2018. Read more

Prof. Dr. Daniel Wrana (University of Halle), speaker at the 2nd DT-Theory conference: „Zur Artikulation der Differenz von Wissensfeldern. Übergänge aus diskursanalytischer Sicht“,12.10.2017. Read more

Dr.‘in Rixtra Wundrak(University of Bremen),workshop leader at the DT-Methods workshop: „Biografische Fallrekonstruktion“, 14.07.2017. Read more