Talks

 
2016
 
   "Zum Unternehmer sozialisiert. Wie Unternehmerfamilien sich selbst erzählen" Public Talk organized by DFG Research Group "Mechanisms constituting Elites in the German Educational
   System", October 6, Halle (Saale).
 
   "Crowdsourcing and the Academy: Exploring the Use of Internet-based Crowd" 9th International Conference on Social Science Methodology, September 11-16, Leicester, UK.
 
   "Private Benefits of Control as Transaction in Family Relations" Invited Commentary. Theories of Family Enterprise Conference at the University of Alberta, May 25-27, Edmonton, CA.
 
   "Towards a Theory of Entrepreneurial Group Dynamics - A research agenda" Nets & Organizations Workshop, Standford University, February, Palo Alto, CA.
 
 
2015
 
   "Next Generation Family Business leaders: role-models for flexible working practices or chaught in traditional role definitions?" with Nicole Schmiade, 12th conference of the European
   Sociological Association, August 25-28, Prague.
 
   "Entrepreneurial Legacies and Transgenerational Entrepreneurship in Family-Owned Firms. Evidence, Theoretical Dimensions and Future Research" with Frank Barbera and Rocki-Lee DeWitt,
   11th Annual Family Entreprise Research Conference, June 5-7, Burlington, VT.
 
   "Free Choice, Family Schmooze, and the Future of the Business. A qualitative study on the micro-macro link between life course dynamics and business continuity", Presentation at the
   CCOP Colloquium organized by Neil Fligstein, January 2015, Berkeley, CA.
 
 
2014
 
   Familienkrise = Unternehmenskrise? 37th Biannual Meeting of the German Society of Sociology (DGS), October 6-10, Trier, Section Economic Sociology.
 
   Life Course Dynamics in American Entrepreneurial Families and their effect on the Business development. ASA Annual Meeting, August 16-19, San Francisco.
 
   Discussion Group: Precious Qualitative Interview: Archiving and Reanalyzing Possibilities. ASA Annual Meeting, August 16-19, San Francisco, CA.
 
   "Overcoming Tragedy to Build a Legacy" with Frank Barbera and Rocki-Lee DeWitt. 10th Annual Family Enterprise Research Conference (FERC), June 6-8, Portland, OR.
 
   The Kiolbassa Case - Variety in Innovation Configurations over the long-run. Gobal STEP Meeting. June 5, Portland, OR.
 
 
2012
 
   Zum Erfolg geboren? Die Leistungskultur in Unternehmerfamilien. Conference „Erfolgskulturen der Gegenwart“, February 23-24, WZB Berlin.
 
 
2011
 
   Generationale Verhandlungsweisen in Unternehmerfamilien. Annual Meeting of the Network Generational Research, February, Göttingen.
 
 
2010
 
   Entrepreneurial Families in Europe – Structure and Features. Workshop organized with Mattias Nordqvist and Nicole Schmiade. 10th Annual World Family Business Research
   Conference IFERA, July 6-9, Lancaster, UK.
 
   The Schmidts and the Rossis - Succession Patterns in German and Italian Entrepreneurial Families. 10th Annual World Family Business Research Conference IFERA, July 6-9, 
   Lancester, UK.
 
   The Spirit of Family Entrepreneurs – Forming a Profession of its own? XVII ISA World Congress of Sociology” July 11-17, Gothenborg, Sweden.
 
   The Schmidts and the Rossis - Succession Patterns in German and Italian Entrepreneurial Families. XVII ISA World Congress of Sociology” July 11-17, Gothenborg, Sweden.
 
   Von Generation zu Generation. Succession Forum „Unternehmer für Unternehmer“ October 4, Heraeus in Hanau.
 
   Zur Aneignung des Erbes. Tagung Transgenerationale Übertragungen, November 5-6, ZfL Berlin.
 
 
2009
 
   Succession as Transitions in the Life Courses of Entrepreneurial Families. Presentation at the Conference: „Generational Transfers in Comparative Perspective –
   the Example of Family Businesses” June 21-13, University of Zurich.
 
 
2008         
 
   with Nicole Schmiade: Entrepreneurial Families in the Light of Modernization, Presentation at the workshop „Kinship: Historical and Contemporary Frontiers“
   at the European University Institut in Fiesole, Italy.
 
   Von Generation zu Generation – Der Nachfolgeprozess in Familienunternehmen, Presentation at the conference „Familienunternehmen in Rheinland und Westfalen
   im 19. und 20.
Jahrhundert“ organized by the Historic Seminar of the University of Düsseldorf at the Chamber of Commerce in Düsseldorf.
 
   Familienunternehmer als Pioniere biographischer Selbstbestimmung? 34th Congress of the German Society of Sociology, October 6-10, Jena, Section Aging and Society.
 
 
2007
 
  with Nicole Schmiade: Der Nachfolgeprozess in Familienunternehmen – Das Projekt „Von Generation zu Generation“; Presentation at the research colloquium organized by
  Prof. Dr. Sabine Klein (Rau) at the European Family Business Center in Wiesbaden.
 
 

Workshop Facilitation

Crowdsourcing and the academy: Exploring promises and problems of collective intelligence methods in humanities and social science research. A symposium at the University of California at Berkeley, November 6, 2015 organized by the Humanities and Social Sciences Association (HSSA) and co-sponsored by the Visiting Scholars and Postdoc Affairs (VSPA), Digital Humanities at Berkeley, Berkeley Institute for Data Science (BIDS), and the Center for Science , Technology, Medicine, & Society (CSTMS)

Annual PHD Colloquium at the University of California Berkeley: Let's Do Something Together! September 1, 2015 with the Humanities and Social Sciences Association (HSSA), the Visiting Scholar and Postdoc Affairs (VSPA), and the Career Center at UC Berkeley

Annual PHD Colloquium at the University of California Berkeley: Expanded Pathways to Teaching Careers. Three part series, September – November 2014 with the Humanities and Social Sciences Association (HSSA), the Visiting Scholar and Postdoc Affairs (VSPA), and the Career Center

First Forum for Junior Researchers in the framework of „Schlüsselthemen der Geisteswissenschaften“ by the VolkswagenFoundation with Anita Bader, Daniel Kersting, Jan Schmirmund and Nicole Schmiade, 21.- 23. March 2010 at Schloss Eringerfeld.

„Generationenübergang in Familienunternehmen – vergleichende Perspektiven“ with Prof. Dr. Peter Breitschmid and Prof. Dr. Martin Kohli at the University of Zurich. 2009.

Lecture Series „Kapitalismus und Demokratie im Zeitalter des Globalismus“ with Prof. Dr. Stefan, Müller-Doohm, Prof. Dr. Thomas Blanke und Prof. Dr. Reinhard Pfriem at PfL Kulturzentrum in Oldenburg. 2006.