Dr.Sören Olav Carlson

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Contact

Phone
+49 461 805 2350
Fax
+49 461 805 2460
E-mail
soeren.carlson-PleaseRemoveIncludingDashes-@uni-flensburg.de
Building
Gebäude Tallinn 1
Room
TAL 310
Street
Auf dem Campus 1b
Post code / City
24943 Flensburg

Institutions

Name
Seminar für Soziologie
Position
Research Associate

Consultation hours

Sprechstunde/office hours HeSe 2022/23 via Webex.
Fridays 9-10 am until 16 December 2022 (after that by appointment).

no office hours on 16 and 30 September, 21 October, 25 November and 23 December 2022.

Lectures

No Title Type Semester
543056j Migration, diversity and social change Seminar Autumn semester 2023
543011j Tutorial: Society and Economy Übung Autumn semester 2023
2233131j Challenges to European Society - Research seminar: European identity formation through education? Seminar Autumn semester 2023
5310s23j Lehrforschungsseminar: Soziale Ungleichheiten empirisch erforschen Seminar Autumn semester 2023
5310s20j Migration, diversity and social change Seminar Autumn semester 2023
zrvw2324.067cvw Booklaunch Sitzung Autumn semester 2023

Professional career

Since 04.2017 Research associate, Department of Sociology, Europa-Universität Flensburg
04.2016 - 01.2017 Research associate, Department of Sociology, Europa-Universität Flensburg
10.2011 – 03.2016 Research associate, DFG Project "Transnational human capital and social inequality", Institute of Sociology, Freie Universität Berlin
10.2009 – 03.2010 Research assistant, Chair of General Sociology, Universität Potsdam

Academic career

09.2022 – 03.2023 Visiting Research Fellow, Department of Sociology, Trinity College Dublin
02.2020 Visiting Research Fellow, Department of Sociology, Trinity College Dublin
09.2017 Doctorate in sociology, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
09.2010 – 12.2010 Visiting Research Fellow, Sussex Centre for Migration Research, University of Sussex
10.2007 – 06.2011 Doctoral and teaching grant, Berlin Graduate School of Social Sciences (BGSS), Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
10.2006 Diploma in social sciences, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Monographs

Carlson, Sören (forthcoming): Transnationale Karrieren und europäische Vergesellschaftung. Zur (Im-)Mobilität junger, hochqualifizierter deutscher Berufstätiger. Bielefeld: Transcript.

Gerhards, Jürgen/Hans, Silke/Carlson, Sören (2017): Social Class and Transnational Human Capital. How Middle and Upper Class Parents Prepare Their Children for Globalization. Abingdon: Routledge.

Gerhards, Jürgen/Hans, Silke/Carlson, Sören (2016): Klassenlage und transnationales Humankapital. Wie Eltern der mittleren und oberen Klassen ihre Kinder auf die Globalisierung vorbereiten. Wiesbaden: Springer VS.

Editorships

Lueg, Klarissa/Carlson, Sören (eds.) (2020): Narrative and Europeanization. Special issue. Culture, Practice & Europeanization (CPE) 5 (1).

Eigmüller, Monika/Carlson, Sören (eds.) (2018): Education, Europeanization and Europe's Social Integration. Special issue. Innovation. The European Journal of Social Science Research 31 (4).

Gerhards, Jürgen/Hans, Silke/Carlson, Sören (eds.) (2014): Globalisierung, Bildung und grenzüberschreitende Mobilität. Wiesbaden: Springer VS.

Articles in peer-reviewed journals

Carlson, Sören/Schneickert, Christian (2021): Habitus in the context of transnationalization: From ‘transnational habitus’ to a configuration of dispositions and fields. The Sociological Review 69 (5): 1124–1140.

Lueg, Klarissa/Carlson, Sören (2020): Narrative and Europeanization: bringing together two processual notions. Culture, Practice & Europeanization (CPE). 5 (1): 1–15.

Carlson, Sören (2018): Intra-European mobility and the formation of a European society? German mobile graduates’ early careers in trans-/national professional fields. Innovation. The European Journal of Social Science Research 31 (4): 464–483.

Carlson, Sören/Eigmüller, Monika/Lueg, Klarissa (2018): Education, Europeanization and Europe’s social integration. An introduction. Innovation. The European Journal of Social Science Research 31 (4): 395–405.

Carlson, Sören/Gerhards, Jürgen/Hans, Silke (2017): Educating Children in Times of Globalisation: Class-specific Child-rearing Practices and the Acquisition of Transnational Cultural Capital. Sociology 51 (4): 749–765.

Carlson, Sören/Kahle, Lena/Klinge, Denise (2017): Wenn Narrationen nicht zustande kommen… Wie hochreflexive Berufsfelder dazu beitragen, dass argumentativ-evaluative Darstellungsweisen im narrativen Interview dominant werden. Zeitschrift für Qualitative Forschung (ZQF) 18 (2): 239–262.

Gerhards, Jürgen/Hans, Silke/Carlson, Sören/Drewski, Daniel (2017): The Globalisation of Labour Markets: A Content Analysis of the Demand for Transnational Human Capital in Job Advertisements. Soziale Welt 68 (1): 25–44.

Carlson, Sören (2013): Becoming a Mobile Student – a Processual Perspective on German Degree Student Mobility. Population, Space and Place 19 (2): 168–180.

Articles in edited volumes

Klinge, Denise/Carlson, Sören/Kahle, Lena (2021): Countering the master-narrative of "good parenting"? Non-academic parents’ stories about choosing a secondary school for their child. In: Lueg, Klarissa/Lundholt, Marianne Wolff (eds.): The Routledge Handbook of Counter-Narratives. Abingdon: Routledge, 225–237.

Carlson, Sören/Gerhards, Jürgen/Hans, Silke (2014): Klassenunterschiede im Zugang zu transnationalem Humankapital. Eine qualitative Studie zu schulischen Auslandsaufenthalten. In: Gerhards, J./Hans, S./Carlson, S. (eds.): Globalisierung, Bildung und grenzüberschreitende Mobilität. Wiesbaden: Springer VS, 127–152.

Gerhards, Jürgen/Hans, Silke/Carlson, Sören (2014): Transnationales Humankapital, Reprivatisierung der Ausbildung und neue soziale Ungleichheiten. In: Löw, M. (ed.): Vielfalt und Zusammenhalt. Verhandlungen des 36. Kongresses der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie in Bochum und Dortmund 2012. Frankfurt a.M.: Campus, 385–399.

Gerhards, Jürgen/Hans, Silke/Carlson, Sören (2014): Transnationales Humankapital. Einleitende Bemerkungen zu Kontextbedingungen, Erwerb und Verwertbarkeit von transnationalen Kompetenzen. In: Gerhards, J./Hans, S./Carlson, S. (eds.): Globalisierung, Bildung und grenzüberschreitende Mobilität. Wiesbaden: Springer VS, 7–19.

Gerhards, Jürgen/Hans, Silke/Carlson, Sören (2014): Die Renditen von transnationalem Humankapital: Das Beispiel "Partizipation an einer transnationalen europäischen Öffentlichkeit". In: Gerhards, J./Hans, S./Carlson, S. (eds.): Globalisierung, Bildung und grenz­überschreitende Mobilität. Wiesbaden: Springer VS, 259–293.

Carlson, Sören (2011): How to explain the transnational occupational mobility of former international students? Suggestions for a change in research and theoretical perspectives. In: Dervin, F. (ed.): Analysing the consequences of academic mobility and migration. Newcastle: CSP, 115–129.

Working Papers

Gerhards, Jürgen/Hans, Silke/Carlson, Sören/Drewski, Daniel (2015): Die Globalisierung des Arbeitsmarktes: Die Veränderung der Nachfrage nach transnationalem Humankapital im Zeitverlauf (1960‐2014) und im Ländervergleich auf der Grundlage einer Analyse von Stellenanzeigen. BSSE Arbeitspapier Nr. 35. Berlin: Freie Universität Berlin.

Carlson, Sören (2011): Just a matter of choice? Student mobility as a social and biographical process. SCMR-Working Paper No. 68. University of Sussex: Sussex Centre for Migration Research.

Miscellanea

Eder, Klaus/Carlson, Sören (2020): Europe as a narrative laboratory. Klaus Eder on European identity, populist stories and the acid bath of irony. Culture, Practice & Europeanization (CPE) 5 (1): 102–117.

Eigmüller, Monika/Carlson, Sören (2017): Bericht aus der Sektion Europasoziologie zur Tagung "Research into Europeanization – European Encounters, Politics, and Higher Education". Soziologie. Forum der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie 46 (2): 205-207.

Lueg, Klarissa/Eigmüller, Monika/Carlson, Sören (2017): Europeanization and Higher Education. On the relevance of a Europe-oriented perspective on higher education processes. Internationalisierung, Vielfalt und Inklusion in der Wissenschaft (IVI) 2: 29-30.

Carlson, Sören (2012): Buchrezension: N. Schneider/B. Collet (eds.): Mobile Living Across Europe II: Causes and Consequences of Job-Related Spatial Mobility in Cross-National Comparison. Leverkusen: Barbara Budrich, 2010. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 38 (10): 1698-1699.

degree mobile students’ biographical trajectories", IMISCOE-Workshop "International Student Mobility", University of Sussex, GB, 05.2011

Others

Eder, Klaus/Carlson, Sören (2020): Europe as a narrative laboratory. Klaus Eder on European identity, populist stories and the acid bath of irony. Culture, Practice & Europeanization (CPE) 5 (1): 102–117.

Eigmüller, Monika/Carlson, Sören (2017): Report on the conference "Research into Europeanization – European Encounters, Politics, and Higher Education". Sociology. Forum der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie 46 (2): 205-207.

Lueg, Klarissa/Eigmüller, Monika/Carlson, Sören (2017): Europeanization and Higher Education. On the relevance of a Europe-oriented perspective on higher education processes. Internationalisierung, Vielfalt und Inklusion in der Wissenschaft (IVI) 2: 29-30.

Carlson, Sören (2012): Book review: N. Schneider/B. Collet (Hrsg.): Mobile Living Across Europe II: Causes and Consequences of Job-Related Spatial Mobility in Cross-National Comparison. Leverkusen: Barbara Budrich, 2010. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 38 (10): 1698-1699.

Selected presentations2022

  • Symbolic boundaries and class-making among tech professionals in Dublin. Seminar Series, Department of Sociology, Trinity College Dublin, 11/2022
  • Does Europeanization lead to transnational class formation? A historical-sociological perspective, Council for European Studies (CES): "28th International Conference of Europeanists – The Environment of Democracy", Lisbon, POR, 06/2022
  • Schooling and the education divide in European identity. Reconsidering current theorizing on this cleavage, Council for European Studies (CES): "28th International Conference of Europeanists – The Environment of Democracy", Lisbon, POR, 06/2022
  • UK-German Frontiers of Research Symposium on "Mobilities", British Academy and Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, 05/2022

2021

  • "Transnational class formation: Concepts and issues in studying transnational class-making" (with Karolina Barglowski), Online Workshop "Transnational class formation in Europe and beyond", Technische Universität Dortmund/Europa-Universität Flensburg, 06/2021
  • "Transnationale Klassenbildung in Europa? Eine historisch-soziologische Perspektive", Annual Conference of the DGS Section "Sociology of Europe", Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg, 03/2021

2020

  • "Symbolische Grenzen und die Konstruktion hochqualifizierter Migrant*innen als Gruppe. Eine qualitative Analyse anhand des Berliner Stadtmagazins ‚Exberliner‘", 40th Conference of the German Sociological Association (DGS), Berlin, 09/2020
  • "Transnational professional mobility and the emergence of a European society", Seminar Series, Department of Sociology, Trinity College Dublin, 02/2020

2019

  • "Constructing 'Groupness' among Highly-Skilled International Migrants. An Analysis of Symbolic Boundary-Making in a Berlin City Magazine", 14th Conference of the European Sociological Association (ESA), RN35 – Sociology of Migration. Manchester, 08/2019

2018

  • "Studying abroad – and then what? A processual perspective on German mobile graduates and their further mobility trajectories", IMISCOE Workshop DZHW Hannover, 10/2018
  • "Horizontal Europeanization by transnational mobility? German mobile graduates’ trajectories in trans-/national professional fields", Research seminar, Sosiologisk Institutt, Universitetet i Bergen, NOR, 9/2018
  • "Transnational habitus? Analysing configurations of dispositions and capital beyond the nation-state" (with Christian Schneickert), Workshop of the DFG research network "Political sociology of transnational fields", Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne, 6/2018
  • "Intra-European mobility between emplacement and displacement. Analysing German mobile graduates’ further mobility trajectories", Conference of the DGS Section "Migration and ethnic minorities" and the Centre Marc Bloch Berlin, Berlin, 6/2018

2017

  • " The production of Europe-related knowledge within national education systems", Workshop "Formen des Europawissens/Formes de connaissance de l’Europe", Université de Strasbourg, 11/2017
  • "Making a career in Europe? A biographical perspective on transnational occupational fields", Workshop of the DFG research network "Political sociology of transnational fields", LMU Munich, 10/2017
  • "Nationale Bildungssysteme und die Produktion europabezogener Einstellungen" (with M. Eigmüller), Annual Conference of the DGS Section "Sociology of Europe", Erlangen, 10/2017
  • "Intra-European Mobility and the Formation of a European Society", Council for European Studies: "24th International Conference of Europeanists – Sustainability and Transformation", Glasgow, GB, 7.2017

2016

  • "Being a Free Mover? German Mobile Graduates’ Early Careers in Transnational European Fields", "Research into Europeanization Conference: European Encounters, Politics, and Higher Education", Europa-Universität Flensburg, 10.2016

2015

  • "Studentische Migration im europäischen Raum", Lecture series "Migration and integration – qualitative studies", organised by Prof. Dr. A. Zwengel, University of Applied Sciences Fulda, 11.2015

2014

  • "Vom auslandsmobilen Studierenden zum ‚free mover‘? Eine prozessuale Perspektive auf innereuropäische Migration", 37th Conference of the German Sociological Association (DGS), Section "Migration and ethnic minorities", Trier, 10.2014

2013

  • "Mobility trajectories of German students after graduating abroad", "20th International Conference of Europeanists – Crisis & Contingency: States of (In)Stability", Council for European Studies, Amsterdam, NL, 06.2013

2012

  • "Transnationales Humankapital und soziale Ungleichheit" (with J. Gerhards und S. Hans), Conference "Social inequality and transnational capital" of the DGS Section "Social inequality and socio-structural analysis" and the DFG research project "Transnational human capital and social inequality", WZB Berlin Social Science Center, 11.2012
  • "Transnationales Bildungskapital, Reprivatisierung der Ausbildung und neue soziale Ungleichheiten" (with J. Gerhards und S. Hans), 36th Conference of the German Sociological Association (DGS), Panel 5, Bochum, 10.2012

2011

  • "Becoming a mobile student – an analysis of German degree mobile students’ biographical trajectories", IMISCOE-Workshop "International Student Mobility", University of Sussex, GB, 05.2011

Research themes

  • Education
  • Europeanisation
  • Qualitative Social Research
  • Social inequality
  • Transnational Mobility/Migration
  • Transnationalisation