Universität KonstanzExzellenzcluster: Kulturelle Grundlagen von Integration

Prof. Dr. Bernhard Giesen

Vita

Porträt Bernhard Giesen

01/2003-05/2003 Visiting Professor at Yale University, Department of Sociology
01/2001-05/2001
Since 2000 Research Director DFG Sonderforschungsbereich "Norm & Symbol"

04/1999 C-4 Professor and Chair at the University of Konstanz, Germany

09/1998 - 04/1999 Fellow at the Center for Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford, California

01/1997 - 04/1999 Research Director DFG-Sonderforschungsbereich "Erinnerungskulturen"

09/1996 - 11/1990 Visiting Professor at New York University, Department of Sociology

10/1995 - External Professor at the European University Institute Florence, Italy

10/1994 - 07/1995 Professor (A 4) at the European University Institute Florence, Italy

10/1993 - 09/1994 Dean of the "Fachbereich Gesellschaftswissenschaften" at Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen, Germany

10/1991 - 01/1992 Fellow at the "Zentrum für interdisziplinäre Forschung" Bielefeld, Germany

04/1991 Visiting Professor at the University of Chicago, Committee on Social Thought

11/1990 - 02/1991 Visiting Professor at the University of California Los Angeles, Department of Sociology

1989 - 1990 Executive Director at the "Institut für Soziologie" of Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen, Germany

08/1989 Research commitment at Stanford University, Hoover Institute

07/1988 - 01/1991 Speaker for the interdisciplinary "Landesforschungsschwerpunkt" "Nationale und kulturelle Identität als Problem der europäischen Neuzeit" at the Universities Gießen, Marburg und Frankfurt, Germany (ten projects)

10/1982 - 06/1999 C-4 Professorship in Soziology at the "Fachbereich Gesellschaftswissenschaften" at Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen, Germany

Research Areas

Macrosociology, Cultural Sociology

Functions within the Center

Principal investigator

Research project “Ambivalent Identities in Immigration Societies” (with Dr. Valentin Rauer and Yasemin Soytemel)
Abstract

Alumnus of the Institute for Advanced Study Konstanz (October 2009-March 2010, October 2008-March 2009)
about the Institute for Advanced Study

Research project “Zwischenlagen”Abstract

 

Selected Publications

2010

Zwischenlagen. Das Außerordentliche als Grund der sozialen Wirklichkeit, Weilerswist: Velbrück, 2010.

2006

(with J. C. Alexander and J. L. Mast, eds.), Social Performance. Symbolic Action, Cultural Pragmatics and Ritual, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

2005

(with D. Suber, eds.), Politics and Religion: Cultural Perspectives, Leiden: Brill Publishers.

2004

(with J. C. Alexander, R. Eyermann, N. Smelser and P. Sztompka), Cultural Trauma and Collective Identity, Berkeley CA: University of California Press.
Triumph and Trauma, Boulder CO: Paradigm Publishers.
(with R. Schlögl and J. Osterhammel, eds.), Die Wirklichkeit der Symbole, Konstanz: Universitätsverlag Konstanz.
(with C. Schneider, eds.), Tätertrauma, Konstanz: Universitätsverlag Konstanz.

2002

(with K. Eder, O. Schmidtke and D. Tambini), Collective Identities in Action. A Sociological Approach to Ethnicity, Aldershot: Ashgate.

2001

(with K. Eder, eds.), European Citizenship. Between National Legacies and Postnational Projects, Oxford NZ: Oxford University Press.

Contact

Phone +49 7531 88-2348
Fax +49 7531 88-4497
Email bernhard.giesen[at]uni-konstanz.de

Website

Office F 508
University of Konstanz