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Dr. Marén Schorch

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Mail: maren.schorch(at)uni-siegen.de

Room: US-E 104

Telefon: +49 (0) 271/ 740 – 2424

Office hours: On appointment

Vitae

  • Head of the BMBF junior research group „KontiKat“ (Civil and business continuity in extrem events by the help of socio-technical networking), University of Siegen, since 11/2017
  • Postdoc in the BMBF junior research group „KontiKat“ (Civil and business continuity in extrem events by the help of socio-technical networking), University of Siegen, since 06/2017
  • Researcher of the Collaborative Research Centre 1187 „Media of Cooperation“, project A05 „Cooperative creation of autonomy in the context of the ageing society”, University of Siegen,
    since 08/2016
  • Project leader and researcher, EU-Project “TOPIC – The Online Platform for Informal Caregivers”, University of Siegen, 2013-2016
  • Research assistant of the management of the Center for Interdisciplinary Research (ZiF), Bielefeld University, 2012-2013
  • Research assistant and coordinator of the research group “Communicating Disaster”, Center for Interdisciplinary Research (ZiF), Bielefeld University (Organisers: Prof. Dr. Jörg Bergmann, Prof. Dr. Heike Egner, Prof. Dr. Volker Wulf), 12/2009 – 09/2012
  • Lecturer in qualitative social research methods, Faculty of Sociology, Bielefeld University, 2008-2010
  • Research assistant and lecturer in Sociology, University of Trier (chair of Prof. Dr. Alois Hahn), 2002-2008
  • Erasmus delegate for Sociology, representative of the non-professorial teaching staff of Sociology at the faculty council, University of Trier, 2002-2008
  • Research assistant and mentor of the research project “Adolescents. A Comparison of Urban and Rural Communities” (Organiser: PD Dr. Waldemar Vogelgesang), University of Trier, 1999-2000
  • Student assistant, chair for Sociological Theory (Prof. Dr. Alois Hahn), University of Trier, 1998-2001
  • Volunteer, Leonard Cheshire Disability, Cheltenham, Great Britain, 1994-1995

Research Interests

  • Qualitative social research methods
  • Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW)
  • Qualitative disaster research
  • Dealing with health and sickness

Projects

  • BMBF junior research group „KontiKat“, University of Siegen: https://www.kontikat.de (since 06/2017)
  • Collaborative Research Centre 1187 „Media of Cooperation“, project A05 „Cooperative creation of autonomy in the context of the ageing society”, University of Siegen: https://www.mediacoop.uni-siegen.de/en/projects/a05/ (since 08/2016)
  • TOPIC – The Online Platform for Informal Caregivers (2013-2016)
  • ZiF-research group “Communicating Disaster”, ZiF, Bielefeld University, 2009-2012
  • “Arranged Marriages of Muslim Migrants in Germany”. Research group “Migration and Segregation Trier”, 2006-2010
  • Organiser of the students research project “Transnationality: Chance or/and Crisis?”, University of Trier (qualitative study), 2007-2008
  • Organiser of the interdisciplinary students research project “Social Capital and Career Entry of University Graduates”, University of Trier (qualitative and quantitative Study; with Karoline Krenn), 2004-2005
  • Research assistant of the research project “Adolescents and Traditions”, University Trier (organisers: Waldemar Vogelgesang, Jörgen Schulze-Krüdener, qualitative study), 1998-1999

Teaching Experience

University of Siegen

  • Qualitative data analysis in CSCW and HCI
  • Social and literary communication of disasters (with Matthias Schaffrick)

University of Bielefeld

  • Opposites attract! Qualitative interviews about couples and oppositions
  • Qualitative interview practises
  • Qualitative methods counselling
  • Identity revisited? – Qualitative analysis of (auto-)biographical data
  • Basic concepts in sociology
  • Qualitative interviews as biography generators
  • Film analysis
  • “You are always welcome here!” Qualitative methods to the exploration of hospitality
  • Interviews as qualitative social research methods
  • Qualitative methods in migration research

University of Trier

  • Qualitative methods counselling and supervision
  • Ritual and symbol. Staging of national identity
  • Transnationality: chance or/and crisis?
  • Sociological classics: Norbert Elias and Michel Foucault
  • Sociological conceptions of the self and the other
  • Theories of identity and interculturality
  • Max Weber’s contributions to social and economic history
  • Processes of social exclusion (with Alois Hahn)
  • Secrets and secrecy (with Alois Hahn)
  • Minorities
  • Social capital and career entry of university graduates (with Karoline Krenn)
  • Sociology of health (teaching staff mobility, University of Galway, Ireland)
  • Concepts of (trans-)national belonging
  • Nation and national identity
  • Theodor W. Adorno’s sociology (with Alois Hahn)
  • Sociological classics: Max Weber
  • Sociological classics: Georg Simmel (with Alois Hahn)
  • Norbert Elias: The civilizing process
  • Attitudes towards death and their social conditionality (with Alois Hahn)
  • Theories of identity

Publications

2017

Marén Schorch, Claudia Müller, Johanna Meurer (2017) Cultural Probes: The best way to go for PD in sensitive research settings? A methodological reflexion, Mensch und Computer 2017, p. 73-78, Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V., pdf, doi:10.18420/muc2017-ws02-0304

Claudia Müller, Marén Schorch, David Struzek, Marleen Neumann (2017) Technology Probes als Mittel zur Unterstützung der Technik-Aneignung, Mensch und Computer 2017 - Workshopband, Manuel Burghardt, Raphael Wimmer, Christian Wolff, Christa Womser-Hacker (ed.), p. 87-93, Regensburg: Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V., pdf

David Struzek, Marleen Neumann, Claudia Müller, Marén Schorch, Dominik Hornung (2017) Aneignungshilfen für Senioren-Projektpartner – am Beispiel Google Drive, Mensch und Computer 2017, M. Burghardt, R. Wimmer, C. & Wolff, C. Womser-Hacker (ed.), p. 249 - 253, Regensburg: (Hrsg.) Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V., pdf, doi:10.18420/muc2017-mci-0349

Christian Reuter, Jan Gerwinski, Marc-André Kaufhold, Petra Moog, Volkmar Pipek, Gebhard Rusch, Marén Schorch, Sohaib S. Hassan, Christian Soost, Volker Wulf (2017) Digitalisierung und Zivile Sicherheit: Zivilgesellschaftliche und betriebliche Kontinuität in Katastrophenlagen (KontiKat), Sicherheit (DIAGONAL Jahrgang 38), Gero Hoch, Hildegard Schröteler von Brandt, Volker Stein, Angela Schwarz (ed.), p. 207-224, Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, Göttingen, pdf

Oliver Stickel, Konstantin Aal, Marén Schorch, Volkmar Pipek, Dominik Hornung, Alexander Boden, Volker Wulf (2017) Computerclubs und Flüchtlingslager - Ein Diskussionsbeitrag zur Forschungs- und Bildungsarbeit aus praxistheoretischer Perspektive, Tagungsband Do it! Yourself? Fragen zu (Forschungs-)Praktiken des Selbermachens, url, doi:https://doi.org/10.14361/9783839433508

Matthias Korn, Marén Schorch, Volkmar Pipek, Matthew Bietz, Carsten Østerlund, Rob Procter, David Ribes, Robin Williams (2017) E-Infrastructures for Research Collaboration: The Case of the Social Sciences and Humanities, Proceedings of the 20th ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing Companion (CSCW 2017 Companion), pdf

2016

Foad Hamidi, Claudia Müller, Melanie Baljko, Marén Schorch, Myriam Lewkowicz, Abigale Stangl (2016) Engaging with Users and Stakeholders: The Emotional and the Personal, Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Supporting Group Work, p. 453-456

Markus Garschall, Theodor Hamm, Dominik Hornung, Claudia Müller, Katja Neureiter, Marén Schorch, Lex van Velsen (2016) Proceedings of the COOP 2016 Symposium on challenges and experiences in designing for an ageing society. Reflecting on concepts of age(ing) and communication practices, International Reports on Socio-Informatics (IRSI) 13(3), pdf

Marén Schorch, Lin Wan, David Randall, Volker Wulf (2016) Designing for Those who are Overlooked - Insider Perspectives on Care Practices and Cooperative Work of Elderly Informal Caregivers, Proceedings of the 19th ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work & Social Computing - CSCW '16, p. 785-797, New York, New York, USA: ACM Press, url, doi:10.1145/2818048.2819999

2015

Heike Egner, Marén Schorch, Martin Voss (2015) Introduction: Can societies learn from calamities, Learning and calamities: Practices, interpretations, patterns, ed. H. Egner, M. Schorch, and M. Voss 123

Heike Egner, Marén Schorch (2015) Learning and Calamities - What Have We Learned?, Learning and Calamities: Practices, Interpretations, Patterns, Heike Egner, Marén Schorch, Martin Voss (ed.), p. 291-302, Routledge

2014

Hilda Tellio\uglu, Myriam Lewkowicz, Aparecido Fabiano Pinatti De Carvalho, Ivan Brešković, Marén Schorch (2014) Collaboration and Coordination in the Context of Informal Care (CCCiC 2014), Proceedings of the Companion Publication of the 17th ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work & Social Computing, p. 339-342, New York, NY, USA: ACM, url, doi:10.1145/2556420.2558862

H Egner, Marén Schorch, Martin Voss (2014) Learning and Calamities: Practices, Interpretations, Patterns, Taylor & Francis, url

Heike Egner, Marén Schorch, Martin Voss (2014) Learning and Calamities: Practices, Interpretations, Patterns 3, Routledge

Heike Egner, Marén Schorch, Martin Voss (2014) Learning and Calamities, Learning and Calamities: Practices, Interpretations, Patterns, Heike Egner, Marén Schorch, Martin Voss (ed.), p. 1-23, Routledge, url, doi:10.4324/9780203794678

Claudia Müller, Marén Schorch, Rainer Wieching (2014) PraxLabs as a Setting for Participatory Technology Research and Design in the Field of HRI and Demography, Proceedings of the Workshop "Socially Assistive Robots for the Aging Population: Are we trapped in Stereotypes?", Human Robot Interaction Conference, Bielefeld: Bielefeld University

Hilda Tellioğlu, Myriam Lewkowicz, Aparecido Fabiano Pinatti De Carvalho, Ivan Brešković, Marén Schorch (2014) Collaboration and coordination in the context of informal care (CCCiC 2014), Proceedings of the companion publication of the 17th ACM conference on Computer supported cooperative work & social computing - CSCW Companion '14, p. 339-342, New York, New York, USA: ACM Press, url, doi:10.1145/2556420.2558862

2013

Andrea Hense, Marén Schorch (2013) Arranged Marriages as Support for Intra-ethnic Matchmaking? A Case Study on Muslim Migrants in Germany, International Migration 51(2), p. 104-126, Wiley Online Library

Marén Schorch, Volker Wulf (2013) Digitale Medien: neue Wege politischer Partizipation? : das Web 2.0 und die Social Media in der Tunesischen Revolution ; ein Bericht aus Sidi Bouzid, Die Zukunft der Demokratie, p. 71-91, Bielefeld: transcript Verlag

2012

Heike Egner, Marén Schorch, Sarah Hitzler, Jörg Bergmann, Volker Wulf (2012) " Communicating Disaster—A Case for Qualitative Approaches to Disaster Research": Report of a Research Group at the Center for Interdisciplinary Research (ZiF), Bielefeld University, Zeitschrift f{ü}r Soziologie, p. 248-255, JSTOR

Heike Egner, Marén Schorch, Sarah Hitzler, Jörg Bergmann, Volker Wulf (2012) Communicating Disaster – Six maxims for a new take on disaster research, ZiF-Mitteilungen(3), p. 4-10