Summer School

Global and Transnational Sociology Summer School 2017


The Summer School is part of a new BA (BA+ Globale und Transnationale Soziologie) initiative in Comparative and Transnational Studies of the Institute of Sociology at the University Duisburg-Essen, and supported by strong research activities of the faculty in comparative, global and transnational sociology. Professors teaching at the summer school are also members of  the Institute of Work, Skills and Training, and the Institute of East Asian Studies. Read more.

Block I: (June 12-23)

Care and Gender in Global Migration

Prof. Kyoko Shinozaki 


Transnational Interest Representation of Workers: Institutions, Organizations, Regulations and Conflicts

Prof. Thomas Haipeter


Anthropology of Migration and Transnationality

Prof. Besim Can Zırh

Block II: (June 26 - July 8)

Sociology of Globalization

Prof. Christian Etzrodt

Transnationalism, Family and Gender

Dr. Rumin Luo






Prof. Christian Etzrodt (Associate Dean, International College of Liberal Arts, Yamanashi Gakuin University) (Abstract angefragt)

Prof. Thomas Haipeter ( (Abstract angefragt)

Prof. Kyoko Shinozaki (Acting Professor of Comparative Sociology and Japanese Society) (

Prof. Besim Can Zırh (Middle East Technical University) (

Dr. Rumin Luo (Institute of East Asian Studies (IN-EAST), Institute of Sociology, University of Duisburg-Essen) (