Announcements

22/12/2020

The book contribution by Pascal Berger "Leben und Form der Religion. Zur Religionssoziologie Georg Simmel" is currently published in the anthology "Religionssoziologie um 1900" (Krech, Tyrell (eds.)) and available from Nomos Verlag!

 
26/10/2020

From the winter semester 2020/2021, Dr. Christian Schneijderber will represent the Professorship Methods in Empirical Social Sciences.

 
22/05/2020

In the context of the Covid-19 pandemic, Professor Roger Häußling and his team will conduct podcasts with RWTH experts.

 
30/03/2020

Together with Richard Münch, a DFG project was successfully recruited in 2019. Further information will follow.Together with Nina Baur and Clemens Kroneberg, a conference grant from the Thyssen Foundation was successfully secured in 2020.Workshop "Methodologies of Quantitative Social Science" postponed. A new date is currently being sought.Adopted ad hoc group "Data quality of 'Digital Trace' Data. Current findings and connections to social science traditions" together with Jan Riebling and in cooperation with Fabian Flöck & Katrin Weller (GESIS, Cologne) at the 40th Congress of the German Sociological Association, TU Berlin (at least still planned for September 2020)Adopted ad hoc group "Sexual Abuse in the Catholic Church - Structural, Cultural and Praxeological Approaches" together with Andre Armbruster at the 40th Congress of the German Sociological Association, TU Berlin (at least still planned for September 2020)

 
30/03/2020

A simulation study on the spread of infections, which suggests massive reductions in social contacts:https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/2059799115622767
Fear as an instrument of dominationhttps://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0038026117738924
What social functions can fear have?https://www.jstor.org/stable/j.ctvnp0j2h.7?seq=1#metadata_info_tab_contents Lecture "Fear as a modern lifestyle" at the 40th Congress of the German Sociological Association, TU Berlin (at least still planned for September 2020)