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
543051-1h Autonomous Project: Research Projekt Autumn semester 2022
543051-5h Reflection on Projects: Research Übung Autumn semester 2022
543065h Colloquium Kolloquium Autumn semester 2022
544024h Kultur und soziale Ungleichheit Seminar Autumn semester 2022

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

 

  • 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