Junior-Professur für Demographie

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Current research projects

Expertise on the desire for children and the use of reproductive medical assistance in Germany
Together with Heike Trappe (Universität Rostock), I worked on an expertise on the “Demographic perspective on the desire for children and the use of reproductive medical assistance in Germany - challenges for the future”. The final version of our expertise can you find here.

Introduction to MAR families in Handbuch Familiensoziologie
Together with Jasmin Passet-Wittig (Bundesinstitut für Bevölkerungsforschung), I am working on a introductory chapter on “MAR and the family” in the most recent version of the “Handbuch Familiensoziologie”. Find the final version of our chapter here.

Paper on interethnic partnerships
Together with Monika Obersneider (University of Duisburg-Essen), I am working on an article on the characteristics of interethnic partnerships in Germany based on the German Family Panel data.

Paper on stability and change in family climate during the pandemic
Together with Sandra Krapf (Federal Institute of Population Research), I am working on an article on stablity and change of the family climate caused by the current pandemic based on the German Family Panel data.

Paper on the stability and the change of fertility intentions during the COVID-19 pandemic
Together with Ruth Overmann (Universität der Bundeswehr München), I am working on a paper on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on fertility plans in Germany based on data of the German Family Panel.

Paper on giving birth in contemporary capitalism
Together with Marie Reich (Goethe-Universität Frankfurt), I am working on a contribution applying a Marxist-feminist concept of labor to the activity of pregnancy and delivery. The aim is to generate new insights into the organization and practices of childbirth in contemporary societies from a social-theoretical, capitalism-analytical perspective.

Research collaboration on reproductive justice
Together with Dana-Sophia Valentiner (Universität Rostock), I am working in an interdisciplinary project on the topic of reproductive justice in the context of medically assisted reproduction (MAR).


Current conferences organized

Online Symposium "Geflüchtete aus der Ukraine in Deutschland und Österreich", 16.02.2024 from 10:00 - 13:00.

The DGD working groups "Migration, Integration and World Population" and "Fertility and Family" together with the Hanns-Seidel-Foundation are organizing an online symposium on the topic of "Refugees from Ukraine in Germany and Austria" (in German) on 16.02.2024 from 10:00 - 13:00.

Information about the program and registration can be found here. (https://dgd-online.de/ak_miw_2024)


Upcoming presentations

On March 21 th, 2024, I am presenting a poster on “The Loneliness of the Afro-diasporic Community in Germany” together with Sabine Diabaté (The Federal Institute for Population Research) at the annual conference of the DGD about "Demographic Development in the Nordic Countries and Germany" in Hamburg (Germany).

On March 7th, 2024, I am giving a talk on “Einsamkeit als Ungleichheitsindikator? Das Einsamkeitsempfinden am Beispiel der afro-diasporischen Community in Deutschland” together with Sabine Diabaté (The Federal Institute for Population Research) at the joint conference "Ungleichheit und Zusammenhalt" of the section on „Soziale Ungleichheit und Sozialstrukturanalyse“ and cluster 2 of the „Forschungsinstitut Gesellschaftlicher Zusammenhalt (FGZ)“ in Bremen (Germany).

On November 18th, 2023, I am giving a talk on “Familienplanung 2.0 aus dem Blickwinkel einer marxistisch-feministischen Theorieperspektive” together with Marie Reich (Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main) at the interdisziplinary conference “Vom Gewordenen zum Gemachten - Wenn sich die Grenze zwischen Zufall und freier Entscheidung verschiebt - Familienplanung 2.0“ in Hagen (Germany).

On Septmeber 29th, 2023, I am giving a talk on “Totgeburten und perinatale Sterblichkeit im Kontext der COVID19-Pandemie – was können wir aus einer Analyse monatsgenauer Berichtsdaten der amtlichen Statistik lernen?” at the 57. Congress of the Association on General and Family Medicine (Degam) in Berlin (Germany).

On Septmeber 26th, 2023, I am giving a talk on “Auswirkungen der COVID-19-Pandemie auf das Familienklima - Neue Ungleichheiten in Ost- und Westdeutschland?” at the thematic conference "Ungleichheiten in Ost- und Westdeutschland - Persistenz oder Wandel?" in Jena (Germany).

On August 3rd , 2023, I am giving a talk on “The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Fertility Plans in Germany” together with Sandra Krapf at the ECSR Thematic Conference "COVID-19 and Social Inequality in Well-being" in Bamberg (Germany).

On July 3rd , 2023, I am giving a talk on “The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Fertility Plans in Germany” together with Ruth Overmann at at the BiB conference “Turning Gold - 50 Years of BiB“ in Wiesbaden (Germany).

 

 


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