Birgit Blättel-Mink

Position: 
President of the German Sociological Association
Affiliation: 
Goethe-University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Picture (c) Uwe Dettmar
From ESA – Strategies & Activities

NA Reports – (Public) Sociology in Times of Crisis - The German Experience

2020, issue 45, Birgit Blättel-Mink on behalf of the DGS board: In the course of March 2020, the German Sociological Association (DGS) began to document the substantial sociological presence in the media, gathering and presenting through its homepage the many shades of sociological contributions on the Corona crisis. The majority of pieces are invited op-eds and interviews in off- and online media, meaning that the media obviously believe that sociology has important things to say about the contemporary crisis.

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From ESA – Strategies & Activities

NA Reports – German Sociological Association (DGS)

2020, issue 44, Birgit Blättel-Mink: The German Sociological Association (DGS) is a non-profit organisation, whose main objectives are to discuss sociological problems, to promote scholarly communication amongst its members, and to foster the dissemination and deepening of sociological knowledge. The DGS supports its members in dealing with disciplinary questions concerning teaching and research.

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