Research of the Faculty of Sociology at Bielefeld University

Research Sociology Bielefeld University

Research at the Faculty of Sociology is diverse and spans a range of subdisciplines in Sociology, Political Science and Social Anthropology. One distinct trademark is cross-disciplinary work, such as for example in research on world society, gender or labour market research.

Research Sociology Bielefeld University

Dehumanisierung – Eine notwendige Voraussetzung von Massakern in Kriegen und Genoziden?

Weißmann M (2023) In: FriedensForum 03/2023 (Schwerpunkt: Psychologie und Frieden). 46-48.


The discursive resilience of university rankings

Hamann J, Ringel L (2023) .


Worlds of Rankings Research

Brankovic J (Accepted) In: The Routledge International Handbook of Valuation and Society. Krüger AK, Peetz T, Schäfer H (Eds); Routledge International Handbooks. London: Routlege.


Research projects

Research projects

The Faculty of Sociology works on a wide range of research topics. These research topics range from work and digitalization, migration and social theories, to world society and world politics.

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Research projects

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In addition to individually and collaboratively conducted research and writing projects, much of the research is externally funded, ranging from single to collaborative and long-term projects.

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News from sociology

7. September 2023 - Hindu Deities on ‘World Tour’: Unbounded Efficacies - First publication of Bielefeld Anthropological Papers on Issues of the Global World (BAPGW)

30. August 2023 - Rural Life in Late Socialism - Open-Access publication

15. August 2023 - "Gewaltsame Erziehung und intergenerationale Folgen": Ein Habilitationsvortrag von Dr. Christina Beckord

3. August 2023 - New research on ethics advice during the pandemic

1. August 2023 - Neuer Artikel in European Political Science erschienen

13. Juli 2023 - Augsburger Wissenschaftspreis für interkulturelle Studien 2023 an Isabell Diekmann verliehen

6. Juli 2023 - The Effect of Social Media Influencers on Turkish and German Students' Career Choices

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