Nina Amelung


Nina Amelung, sociologist, is a research fellow in the project "EXCHANGE - Forensic Geneticists and the Transnational Exchange of DNA data in the EU: Engaging Science with Social Control, Citizenship and Democracy", funded by the European Research Council and hosted at Centre for Social Studies. Her research comprises the social construction of citizenship, public(s) and democracy in transnational contexts. She works with perspectives offered at the intersection of political sociology, organizational and science and technology studies. She is author of several book chapters, journal articles and policy reports and has co-edited book and special issue projects. Currently, she is finalizing her PhD-thesis "Democracy Under Construction: The Micropolitics of Coordinating Transnational Public Engagement" at Technische Universität Berlin. In her PhD-project she deals with the micro-political connotation of standardization in transnational citizen participation projects such as the World Wide Views on Biodiversity project. She had research stays at University of Stockholm, University of Gothenburg and at Universidade Nova de Lisboa.

Latest Publications

Capítulo em Livro

Amelung, Nina (2017), Politikinstrumente in der europäischen Asylpolitik: Zur Rolle von Experten und Expertise, in Christian Lahusen & Stephanie Schneider (org.), Asyl verwalten: Zur bürokratischen Bearbeitung eines gesellschaftlichen Problems. Bielefeld: Transcript, 27-54

Capítulo em Livro

Amelung, Nina; Grabner, Louisa (2017), Making citizen panels a universal 'bestseller': Transnational mobilization practices of public participation advocates, in L. Bherer, M. Gauthier, L. Simard (org.), The Professionalization of the Public Participation Field. London, UK and New York.: Routledge

Artigo em Revista Científica

Baumgarten, Britta; Amelung, Nina (2016), "Public Participation and Social Movement Research: Connecting Perspectives to Gain Broader, Sharper and More Innovative Insights about Transnational Political Participation?", Global Society, 31, 1, 144-155

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