Dr. Kerstin Zimmer

Department of Sociology and the Center for Conflict Studies at Marburg University

Dr. Kerstin Zimmer
Kerstin Zimmer

Module: Society

Kerstin Zimmer studied political sciences, sociology and economics at Frankfurt University. In 2004, she also obtained her PhD there. From 2001 till 2005 she worked as research fellow at the Institut für Politikwissenschaft of Frankfurt am Main university. Since 2005, she has been a research fellow at the Department of Sociology and the Center for Conflict Studies at Marburg University. From 2004 until 2008 she obtained an additional qualification in university teaching.

Her research interests include: society and political transformation, migration studies and minorities in Central and Eastern Europe.



Selected publications:

Books:

Zimmer, K. (2015): Building Bridges through Service Learning (Brücken bilden durch Service Learning), in: Bös, M./Schmitt, L./Zimmer, K. (eds): Mediate conflicts? Teaching and Learning in Peace and Conflict Studies (Konflikte vermitteln? Lehren und Lernen in der Friedens- und Konfliktforschung).Wiesbaden: Springer VS.

Zimmer, K./Bös, M. (2014): Transnationalism in the lives of Jews in Ukraine (Transnationalismus im Leben von Juden in der Ukraine), in: Center for Interdisciplinary Religion Studies (Zentrum für Interdisziplinäre Religionsstudien). Conference volume: Marburg.

Zimmer, K. (2012): Ukrainian Jews between sovjet and external sense of belonging (Ukrainische Juden zwischen sowjetischen und externen Zugehörigkeitsvorstellungen), in: Soeffner, H. G. (ed.): Transnationale Vergesellschaftungen. Verhandlungen des 35. Kongresses der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie in Frankfurt am Main 2010. Wiesbaden: Springer VS, CD-ROM.

Zimmer, K./Bös, M. (2010): Rol’ Ukrajiny v Jevropejčeskiy migracijnij systemi, in: Besters-Dilger, J. (ed.): Ukrajina na šljachu do Jevropy. Promižni resul’taty pomarančevoji revoljuciji. Kijiv: Kievo-mogiljans’ka Akademija, pp. 195-216.

Zimmer, K. (2009): The Role of Ukraine within the European Migration System, in: Besters-Dilger, J. (ed.): Ukraine on Its Way to Europe. Interim Results of the Orange Revolution. Frankfurt: Lang, pp. 159-176.

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