Forschungsorganisation und andere wissenschaftliche Aktivitäten
Selected Professional Involvements
2002-2010 President of the Research Committee: ”Biography and Society” of the International Sociological Association (ISA)
Member of the ISA
2005-2012 Member of the Council of the German Association of Sociology and of the Section Biographical Research (DGS)
2001-2007 President of Quatext. Institut für qualitative Sozialforschung, e.V.
Since 2001 Member of the Editorial Board: Sozialer Sinn. Zeitschrift für hermeneutische Sozialforschung
Since 2006 Member of the Editorial Board International Sociology, Review of Books
2005-2009 Member of the International Advisory Board of Sociology (British Sociological Association, BSA)
Since 2008 Member of the Editorial Board of the East African Journal of Research (Tumaini University, Iringa Tanzania)
Since 2009 Member of the Editorial Board of FQS. Forum: Qualitative Social Research
Since 2000 Member of the "Israeli Center for Qualitative Methodologies" at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Beer Sheva, Israel.
1999-2003 President of the Section Biographical Research in DGS
1993-2005 Member of the Editorial Board - The Narrative Studies of Lives; edited by Ruthellen Josselson, Towson State University and Amia Lieblich, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem