Welcome Day 2016/17
Some participants of the Welcome Day 2016/17 Photo by Thomas Abel
The Welcome Day for the winter semester 2016/17 took place last Wednesday at the BGHS.
Ursula Mense-Petermann, director of the BGHS, welcomed the new doctoral researchers as well as Shortcuts-scholars and doctoral candidates of the ERASMUS-programme.
Afterwards the participants were welcomed by representatives of the faculty for sociology and the department of history (Dr. Bettina Brandt). Thereafter Dr. Sabine Schäfer, executive manager of the BGHS, informed about the structures and programmes as well as the academic life at the graduate school.
Finally the members of the BGHS-Office and the doctoral representatives introduced themselves to the new doctoral researchers and guests.
After the event the new members of the BGHS and guests took the opportunity to get to know their colleagues during a coffee break in the BGHS-Lounge.
The new doctoral researches at the BGHS
In winter term 2016/17 the BGHS welcomes nine doctoral researchers from Ethiopia, Iran, Pakistan, Hungary, the USA and Germany. Professors from the faculty of sociology and the department of history are assisting in supervising their dissertation projects.
- Lukas Daubner (Sociology): Eine reformsoziologische Untersuchung zweier deutscher Universitätsverwaltungen
- Sisay Megersa Dirirsa (History): Ethiopia as a supra national state? An inquiry into the space of Contemporary Ethiopian History
- Mehran Haji-Mohammadian (Sociology): The Rise of Retirement in Iran
- Madiha Hussain (Sociology): An Inquiry into the Political Participation of Females vis-à-vis their Democratic and Civic Socialization: A Case Study of Young Female Activist and Politicians of Pakistan
- Florian Kaiser (Sociology): Das Auftreten und Überwinden methodischer Herausforderungen im Rahmen längsschnittlich vergleichender Analysen mit (Panel-)Sekundärdaten in der kriminologischen Forschung
- Kornel J. Laszlo (Sociology): Ethnic Hierarchies and the Refugee Crisis in Central Eastern Europe
- Holly Patch (Sociology): The art of singing as a potential means of changing the gender order and legitimizing nonbinary gendered ways of being and expression – An empirical study of transgender singers and choruses
- Grischa Marcel Stieber (History): Radikalisierung im Strafvollzug: Eine komparative Analyse der Radikalisierungsprozesse von Terroristen in deutschen Strafvollzugsanstalten zwischen dem bundesdeutschen Linksterrorismus 1970-1998 und dem gegenwärtigen islamistischen Terrorismus
- Carolin Stummeier (Sociology): Gratifikationskrisen, neue Steuerungsformen und Gesundheit – Eine Untersuchung auf Basis des Sozio-Oekonomischen Panels
To get an overview of all doctoral researchers at the BGHS and their dissertation projects, please see: www.uni-bielefeld.de/(en)/bghs/Profil/Dissprojekte
Guests at the BGHS
This year’s Shortcuts-scholars are at the BGHS for four months. The nine participants from all over Germany are undertaking a qualification programme, which is preparing them for their doctoral studies. For further information please see BGHS.NEWS.
The doctoral candidates of the ERASMUS-programme are guests to the faculty of sociology this semester. There they carry out their research and have the opportunity to exchange ideas with the researchers at the BGHS.