Presentations

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  • How do outsider-leaders experience their work institutions at an emotional level? Subtheme 47: Reclaiming the Shadow for Leadership. EGOS 2016 Conference, Naples, Italy.
  • ScienceBurn: An Empirical Study of Life Scientists’ Career Pathways. With Anne Kronberg and Matthias Revers. CLBO (Center for Leadership and Behavior in Organizations) Workshop, 5. February 2016. Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
  • A light in the shadows: Experts reveal the themes that inhibit sustainable careers and sustainable organizations. WORK2015: New Meanings of Work Conference, 19.-21. August 2015. Turku, Finland.
  • Fixing the leaky Pipeline: Chancengleichheit von Frauen und Männern in der Wissenschaft. Introductory Remarks at the DFG 14. Emmy-Noether-Treffen. 15. July 2015, Potsdam, Germany.
  • Responding to the New Backlash: The Continuing Case for Work-Life Research and Policies. 6th International Work-Family Conference. 19-22. May 2015, Malmö, Sweden.
  • Reeling in the big fish? Negotiating for resources as a woman in a man’s world: With examples from academia. LOEWE Center, “Sustainable Architecture for Finance in Europe” (SAFE) Women’s network lunch. House of Finance, Goethe-University, 12. February 2015, Frankfurt, Germany.
  • Wege und Übergänge für Arbeitnehmerinnen und Arbeitnehmer in der zweiten Hälfte des Lebens. Scientific Symposium, “Mehr Ältere auf dem Arbeitsmarkt und in den Betrieben”, hosted by BAuA in Cooperation with the Jacobs University Bremen and the University of Rostock. With Anne Göttert. 22.-23. October 2014, Dortmund Germany.
  • What is ‘the Good Father’ in Germany? Between Breadwinning and Nurturing. With Nina Baur. 2014 American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, USA.
  • German’s Construction of Gender using the Mobile Phone. With Nadine Witt. American Sociological Association Meetings. 16.-19. August 2014. San Francisco, CA, USA.
  • In their words: Women leaders describe the masculine culture of a German organisation. Divisional Paper session, 2014 Academy of Management Meeting, August 1-5, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Mindful Living, Mindful Working? New Understandings of the Role of Work in Post-Growth Society. Mit Friedericke Hardering. ISA-Conference,  July 2014, Yokohama, Japan.
  • Mindful Living, Mindful Working? New Understandings of the Role of Work in Post-Growth Society. With Friedericke Hardering. CLBO Research Meeting, Forschungskolleg Humanwissenschaften, 27. June 2014, Bad Homburg, Germany.
  • What Does a ‘Good Father’ Do in Germany? Contemporary Expectations between Earning and Caring. Mit Nina Baur. 2014 Work Family Researchers Network conference, 19.-21. June 2014, New York City, USA.
  • Familie und Führung – Führungsfrauen berichten, wie ihre männlichen Kollegen sich verhalten: Ausdruck der hegemonialen Männlichkeit? ifb Kolloquium, 26. November 2013, Bamberg University, Germany.
  • Der persönliche Faktor am Arbeitsplatz: Strategien der Entwicklung und Wertschätzung verborgener Talente und Fähigkeiten. VAA-Werksgruppe bei Boehringer-Ingelheim, 11. November 2013, Ingelheim am Rhein, Germany.
  • A ‘Slow Work’ Research Agenda. CLBO Research Colloquium. 19. April 2013. Frankfurt a.M., Germany.
  • Slow Work. Empirical Research Colloquium, Goethe-University, Frankfurt, 17. April 2013. Frankfurt a.M., Germany.
  • Weibliche Führungskräfte in mittelständischen Unternehmen: Die Entdeckung verborgener Talente und geheimer Ressourcen. Zentrum für wissenschaftliche Weiterbildung (ZWW). Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, 11. April 2013. Mainz, Germany.
  • Management and Policy Concepts: Context Matters. With Christian Wittrock. Presented at the 83rd Annual Meeting of the Eastern Sociological Society in the Regular Paper Session on Organizational Management and Institutional Logics, Boston Park Plaza Hotel and Towers, March 21-24, 2013, Boston, MA, USA.
  • Taking ‘Slow Work’ Seriously: A (new?) Research Agenda. ESS Annual Meeting, 23. März 2013. Boston, MA, USA.
  • Talk: A ‘Slow Work’ Research Agenda, International Labour Process Conference, Rutgers, 18.-20. March 2013, NJ, USA.
  • Authentisch bei der Arbeit: Bewusster umgehen mit Rollenmodellen und -erwartungen. BASF Women in Business 28. September 2012. Ludwigshafen, Germany.
  • Family-Friendly University Policies and Practices: Germany and the United States in Comparison. 2012 Work and Family Researchers Network (WFRN) Conference, June 14-16, 2012, New York City, USA.
  • Teaching Work and Family to Diverse Audiences: outside Academia. 2012 Work and Family Researchers Network (WFRN) Conference, 14.-16. June 2012. New York, NY, USA.
  • Transnationale Mobilität: Ein europäischer Vergleich von Bereitschaft und Erfahrung. With Celina Proch and Lena Hünefeld. Conference ‚Arbeit in der Weltgesellschaft – Zur Transnationalisierung hochqualifizierter Arbeit’, Institut für Weltgesellschaft, Bielefeld Universität, Fakulty of Sociology. 26. May 2012. Bielefeld, Deutschland.
  • The Future City: Its People, Problems and Possibilities. International Conference on Demographic and Climate Challenges in the City. Hosted by CITY 2020+. 18-20. April 2012. Aachen, Germany.
  • Der Einfluss von Geschlechterrollen auf Karrierewege. Talk at the “Frauen-Führungskräftetagung” of the Deutsche Assekuranz. 27. March 2012, Cologne, Germany.
  • Stories from the Last Bastion: Women professors at the most male-dominated German university describe the structure and culture as they see it. 82nd Annual Meeting of the Eastern Sociological Society, February 23-26, 2012, New York.
  • The patterns of self-reported stress-level and state of health of men and women working exceeding hours at the RWTH Aachen University, Germany, BSA Medical Sociology 43rd Annual Conference. University of Chester. With Celina Proch and Lena Hünefeld. 14.-16. September 2011. Chester, UK.
  • Inclusiveness in Human Resource Management: What’s the Win? Center for Leadership and Behavior in Organizations Scientific Conference, June 25, 2011, Frankfurt, Germany.
  • The Relevance of Place for Styles of Community Involvement. Community, Work and Family IV International Conference, May 19-21, 2011, Tampere, Finland.
  • Distance-Bridging between Work and Life in Cross-National Comparative Context. Work-Life: Cross-national Conversations Context theorizing in work-life research, International Study Day, May 17, 2011, Paris, France.
  • On LIVES, vulnerability and the life course, Keynote im Rahmen des Doctoral Program LIVES: Université Lausanne und Université Geneva. 14. April 2011. Leysin, Switzerland.
  • Frauen in der Wissenschaft: Neue Perspektiven, followed by  discussion. Conference “Strategien für eine bessere Vereinbarkeit von Wissenschaft und Familie” 11. April 2011. Stuttgart, Germany.
  • Job-related spatial mobility: consequences for health & housework in partnerships, comparing Poland and Germany. Invited Talk at BiB, February 17, 2011, Wiesbaden, Germany.
  • Ein Einblick in das Wissenschaftssystem. Ist die Evaluation von beruflicher Qualität und Leistung vorurteilsfrei für Männer und Frauen? (A look into the practice of science: is there gender bias in the evaluation of performance?) With the GoBIT Team. RWTH Aachen University, 10. February 2011, Aachen, Germany.
  • Context, Assumptions, and Bias: How prejudices creep into the ‘fair’ evaluation of scientific productivity and quality – excerpts from a sensibility training program at RWTH Aachen University. With Nils Matzner & Ulrich Bongartz. OPERA Gender+ Training: Community of Practice Conference. Complutense University, 3-4. February 2011, Madrid, Spain.
  • Inequality in Science? Gendered Resource Allocation at RWTH Aachen University. With Michaela Jüttemann and Julia Hahmann. 2nd ‘Equal is not Enough’ Conference, 1.-3. December 2010, Antwerp, Belgium.
  • Leadership and Health: evidence from a gender perspective. With Lena Hünefeld. Symposium on Gender medicine interdisziplinär: Von der Soziologie zur Neurobiologie. DGPPN Conference (German Society for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy), 24.-27. November 2010, Berlin, Germany.
  • Gender Segregation in Scientific Leadership: Professorship Placements at RWTH Aachen University and in Germany. With Michaela Jüttemann. Conference “Beyond the leaky pipeline”, 19.-20. October 2010, Brussels, Belgium.
  • Job-related spatial mobility as part of the couples’ division of labor? Comparing Poland and Germany. With Celina Proch and Lena Hünefeld. Fifth ESFR Congress, 29. September-02. October 2010, Milan, Italy.
  • The patterns of job-related spatial mobility within family life stages for German and Polish men and women. With Celina Proch and Lena Hünefeld. Fifth ESFR Congress,  29. September-02. October 2010, Milan, Italy.
  • The Relation of Mobility to Technology Acceptance. With Nadine Witt. “European Association for the Study of Science and Technology Conference 2010 – Practicing science and technology, performing the social,” 2.-4. September 2010. Trento, Italy.
  • The Role of Mobility on Technology Acceptance. With Nadine Witt. 5th International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, 2.-5. August 2010. Cambridge, England.
  • Gender Inequality in Academia: Resource Allocation at RWTH Aachen University. With Julia Hahmann. Gender, Work and Organization Conference, 21.-23. June 2010, Keele, England.
  • Gendered composition and gendered practice of university search committees: No gender-equality without selective political action? Case Study of RWTH Aachen University. With Michaela Jüttemann. Gender, Work and Organization Conference, 21.-23. June 2010, Keele, England.
  • Gender and Acceptance as integral elements of the development and extension of innovations. Using the mobile communication system as an example. With Nadine Witt. “Gender, Work and Organization,” 21.-23. June 2010, Keele, England.
  • Abstufungen der Zugehörigkeit: Fortschreiten von Frauen in hohen akademischen Laufbahnen an der RWTH. (Levels of Belonging: Advancement of women in higher academic careers at RWTH Aachen University). Talk at the event “100 Jahre Frauenstudium an der RWTH Aachen.” 20. November 2009, Aachen, Germany.
  • Poster City 2020+ – an assessment of risks, challenges and opportunities for the City of Aachen resulting from demographic and climate change. With Christoph Schneider (Geographie), Marten F. Brunk (Bauingenieurwesen), Wolfgang Dott (Medizin), Carmella Pfaffenbach (Geographie), Christine Roll (Geschichte), Klaus Selle (Architektur), Kunibert Wachten (Architektur), Mareike Buttstädt (Geographie), Katja Esser (Geschichte), Julia Hahmann (Soziologie), Marion Klemme (Architektur), Antje Kröpelin (Bauingenieurwesen), Hendrik Merbitz (Geographie), Sabrina Michael (Medizin), Timo Sachsen (Geographie), Agata Siuda (Geographie). Conference of the work group „Klima“ der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geographie”. 30. October- 01. November 2009. Hamburg, Germany.
  • She gets less: gender differences in resource allocation to new professors at RWTH Aachen University. With Julia Hahmann. International Conference on „Going Diverse: Innovative Answers to Future Challenges – International Conference on Gender and Diversity in Science, Technology and Business.” 29.-30. October 2009. Aachen, Germany.
  • Berufsbedingte räumliche Mobilität im europäischen Kontext. Deutschland und Frankreich im Vergleich. (Job-related spatial mobility in the European Context: Germany and France in Comparison). With Beate Collet. Intercultural Conference on „1. Unbekannter Frankreich? Interkulturelle Kompetenz im bilateralen Austausch.” 14. October 2009. Aachen, Germany.
  • Berufliche Mobilität: Ein Vergleich zwischen Deutschland und Polen. Der Einfluss beruflicher Mobilität auf die Konstruktion von Geschlechterverhältnissen in der Gesellschaft sowie in Partnerschaften. With Lena Hünefeld, Celina Proch. Herbsttagung der Sektion Familiensoziologie der DGS zu „Doing Work, Doing Family, Doing Gender.“ 07. October 2009. Mannheim, Germany.
  • Explaining gender inequalities in organizations: Where does the inequality creep in? Comparing chances of obtaining a professorship, from application to top-list-management at RWTH Aachen University. With Julia Hahmann. International Conference on “Gender and Diversity in Organizations.” 15. January 2009. Paris, France.
  • Ein Blick auf die wesentlichen Hindernisse für den Zugang und den Erfolg von Frauen in Wissenschaft und Technik (A view of the main obstacles for women’s access and success in science and technology). Conference Kompetenzzentrum Technik-Diversity-Chancengleichheit about: “Exzellente Kooperation von Wissenschaft und Wirtschaft für den weiblichen Fachkräftenachwuchs“ (Excellent cooperation of science and business for women coming up in careers) 5. December 2008. Aachen, Germany.
  • Age Stratification, and Gender roles in the fertility crises of Germany and Japan in Comparison With Alexander Röhler. Talk at the international symposium of the DJI (Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien) “Fertility and Social Stratification – Germany and Japan in Comparison.” 6.-7. November 2008. Tokyo, Japan.
  • Warum verzichten wir auf 40% unserer Kreativen? (Why do we cheat ourselves of 40% of our creative talents?) Invited Presentation for Conference: “Zukunft Ingenieurwissenschaften, Zukunft Deutschland. 4ING – Fakultätentage der Ingenieurwissenschaften und der Informatik an Universitäten. ” 14. July 2008. Aachen, Germany.
  • Integration von Frauen- und Männerforschung in der Familienforschung. (Integration of Research about Men and Women in Family Research). Invited Presentation for Conference: “3. Europäischer Fachkongress für Familienforschung: Vielfalt der europäischen Familie.” (Third European Congress for Family Research: Diversity of the European Family). 12.-14. June 2008. Vienna, Austria.
  • Wie Frauen und Männer gemacht werden. (How Men and Women are Made). 33. Westdeutsche Psychotherapieseminar Aachen about: „Frauen und Männer im Spannungsfeld zwischen Biologie und Gesellschaft.” (Women and Men in the tension between biology and society) 15.-17. February 2008. Aachen, Germany.
  • Perspectives on Women’s Careers. Meeting of women in leadership at the University Clinic in Aachen. 15 January 2008. Aachen, Germany.
  • Lebensverläufe im Zeitalter der Transnationalisierung: Women’s Careers under Globalization. Evidence from a 13-country comparison. 24. October 2007. Cologne, Germany.
  • Versorgen oder Fürsorgen? Vorstellungen der Deutschen von den Aufgaben eines guten Vaters (Providing or Caring? Germans’ Expectations of a Good Father’s Duties). With Nina Baur. International Conference at the University of Hannover in Cooperation with Deutsches Jugendinstitut (DJI) „Mütter/Väter. Elternschaft zwischen medialen Inszenierungen und alltäglichen Praxen”, 4.-6. October 2007. Hannover, Germany.
  • Globalization’s Implications for Gender Relations. TransEurope und ECSR Conference  “Globalization, Social Inequality and the Life Course,” 1.-2. September 2007. Groningen, Netherlands.
  • Globalization, Life Course Inequality, and the Role of Institutional Filters – A conceptual framework. With Hans-Peter Blossfeld, Melinda Mills, Dirk Hofäcker & Sandra Buchholz. TransEurope und ECSR Conference “Globalization, Social Inequality and the Life Course,” 1.-2. September 2007. Groningen, Netherlands
  • Some like them hot: How Germans construct male attractiveness. With Nina Baur. American Sociological Association Meetings. 11.-14. August 2007. New York, USA.
  • Spatial Job Mobility in Europe: Who is Highly Mobile, and Why? With Detlev Lück. American Sociological Association Meetings. 11.-14. August 2007. New York, USA.
  • Are women in Eastern Europe and Western Europe experiencing dramatically different effects of globalization? Evidence from a 13-country comparison. With Hans-Peter Blossfeld. 2007 Spring Meeting of RC-28 concerning “Social Inequality and Mobility in the Process of Social Transformation,” 24.-27. May 2007. Brno, Czech Republic.
  • Life course pathways and their long-term consequences: concepts, models, and methods. Invited Presentation/Teaching Workshop. Doctoral School of Sociology (l’ecole doctorale de sociologie) and Doctoral School of Life Course Studies (l’ecole doctorale des parcours de vie). 18.-19. January 2007. Lausanne, Switzerland.
  • Employment Careers of Women in an Era of Rising Uncertainty: A 13-country comparison. Invited Presentation. 16. November 2006, RWTH-Aachen, Germany.
  • Eastern Europe and Western Europe under Globalization. DAAD-Conference “Transformation of Social Inequalities and Welfare Development in Central and Eastern Europe”. 21.-23. September 2006. State University of St. Petersburg, Russia.
  • Comparing the Meaning of Fatherhood in Germany and the United States. American Sociological Association Meetings.  11.–14. August 2006. Montreal, Canada.
  • Teaching about the Life Course: Incorporating Place with Time, including International Comparison. Invited Teaching Workshop. American Sociological Association Meetings. 11.–14. August 2006. Montreal, Canada.
  • Position of Women in the Labor Market in the US. Invited Presentation. Policy Workshop “Family and Social Policy in Germany and the U.S.” Humboldt Institution on Transatlantic Issues (HITI). 25.–26. June 2006. Berlin, Germany.
  • Berufliche Karrieren von Frauen unter Flexibilisierungsbedingungen, (Job careers of women under conditions of rising flexibility in the labor market) Symposium on „Flexibilisierung – Folgen für Familie und Sozialstruktur.” 12.–13. May 2006. Zurich, Switzerland.
  • Late career transitions among men and women in the United States, Research Committee on Population and Demography (RC–41) Conference. 15.–16. September 2005. Sliema, Malta.
  • Teaching about International Comparative Research, American Sociological Association Meetings. August 2005. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • Changing Gender Relations in the ‘New Economies’ of Germany and the US: Comparing Women’s Work and Family Careers. The 37th World Congress of the International Institute of Sociology, 5.–9. July 2005. Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Women’s Careers under Globalization: a 14–Country International Comparison. The 37th World Congress of the International Institute of Sociology, 5.–9. July 2005. Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Sozialstruktur und weibliche Berufskarrieren im Zeichen der Globalisierung: Drei methodologische Ebenen des internationalen Vergleichs. Invited Presentation. 4. February 2005, University of Tübingen, Germany.
  • Mobility in the USA. ifb (State Institute for Family Research at the University of Bamberg) Symposium, 20. November 2004. Bamberg, Germany.
  • Fertilität in den USA. (Fertility in the U.S.A.) Demography Symposium of the  ifb (State Institute for Family Research at the University of Bamberg) and AGF Bayern, 16. October 2004. Nuremberg, Germany.
  • Case Study United States: Men and Women in Retirement. ISA Sociology of Aging Conference University of Surrey, 7.–9. September 2004. Roehampton, UK.
  • Introduction to Life Courses in the Globalization Process: The International Comparative Globalife Project. 99th Annual American Sociological Association Meetings. 14.–17. August 2004. San Francisco, USA.
  • Youth’s Transition to Adulthood: The Losers of Globalization. 99th Annual American Sociological Association Meetings. 14.–17. August 2004. San Francisco, USA.
  • Women’s Employment in an Era of Globalization: the U.S. Case. Invited Lecture for the GSSS Faculty Workshop, 12. May 2004, University of Bremen, Germany.
  • Retirement in the United States: Differences by Gender and Age Cohort. With David Warner. Fourth Annual GLOBALIFE Workshop. 19.–20. March 2004. Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg, Germany.
  • The Policy Implications of International Differences in Attitudes about Women’s Roles in the Family and Workplace over Time. With Detlev Lück. Eastern Sociological Association. 19.–22. February 2004. New York, USA.
  • Is Education the Same Kind of Ticket to Upward Job Mobility for Women in the Czech Republic and the United States? With Dana Hamplová. International Sociological Association Research Committee on Social Stratification and Mobility (RC28), Treffen zu Bildung und Sozialer Ungleichheit, 22.–24. August 2003. New York, USA.
  • Changing Female Careers? Implications of Globalization Processes and Country–Specific Institutions for Women’s Labor Force Participation in West Germany Compared to the U.S. With Daniela Grunow. EURESCO Conference on the Second Demographic Transition in Europe. 19.–24. June 2003. Spa, Belgium
  • Women’s Labor Force Participation in the United States, 1968–2000. Third Annual GLOBALIFE Workshop. 21.–22. March 2003. Bamberg, Germany.
  • Working at Home, at Work, and From the Road: Dual-Earner Couples’ Commuting Types as Family Adaptive (or Family-Reflective) Strategies. Business and Professional Women Academic Conference. 28. February –1. March 2003. Orlando, USA.
  • Use of, and Access to, Places and Spaces as Allocation Processes with Implications for Race, Class, and Gender Inequality over the Life Course. American Sociological Association Annual Meeting. August 2002. Chicago, USA.
  • Gender and Retirement in Life Course Perspective. 16. April 2002. University of Bielefeld, Germany.
  • Dual Earner Couples: Commuting in their Community Context. Business and Professional Women/Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Conference: “Persons, Processes, and Places: Research on Families, Workplaces, and Communities.” 7.–9. February 2002. San Francisco, USA.
  • What Predicts Dual-Earner Couples’ Commutes to Work? Evidence from Urban Upstate New York. Invited Presentation Rice University, 2. November 2001. Houston, USA.
  • Work, Family, and Community Predictors of Couples’ Commuting Patterns. American Sociological Association Annual Meeting. 18.–21. August 2001. Anaheim, USA.
  • Life Course Perspectives on Couple-Level Data. Research Committee on the Life Course Roundtable, American Sociological Association Annual Meeting. 18.–21. August 2001. Anaheim, USA.
  • A talk on retirement expectations to Schuyler County’s Cooperative Extension Program, 26. March 2001. Montour Falls, NY, USA.
  • Work Hours and Community Involvement of Dual-Earner Couples: Building Social Capital or Competing for Time? American Sociological Association Meetings. 12.–16. August 2000. Washington, D.C, USA.
  • Sunday Morning Rush Hour: Dual-Earner Couples’ Religious Involvement. BPW/Center for Working Families at the University of California, Berkeley/Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Conference, “Work and Family: Expanding the Horizons.” 3.–4. March 2000. San Francisco, USA.
  • Couples, Commuting, and Community. Research Committee on the Life Course Roundtable, American Sociological Association Meetings. 10. August 1999. Chicago, USA.
  • The Religious and Community Involvement of Dual-Earner Couples: Is there a ‘Time Bind’? American Sociological Association Annual Meeting. August 1999. Chicago, USA.
  • Communities and Commuting Among Dual-Earner Couples. Sloan Network Conference. 5.–7. May 1999. Chicago, USA.
  • How Changes in Work and Family Affect Dual-Earner Families’ Community Involvement. BPW Conference “Work and Family: Today’s Realities and Tomorrow’s Visions,” 6.–7. November 1998. Boston, USA.
  • Life Course Pathways between Couples’ Gender Role Ideology and Marital Quality in Retirement. American Sociological Association Annual Meeting. August 1998. San Francisco, USA.
  • Long Term Employment and Marital Quality of Retirees. International Symposium “Restructuring Work and the Life Course.” 7. May 1998. Toronto, Canada.
  • His and Her Retirement and Marital Quality. New York State Society on Aging Annual Conference, 22. October 1997. Albany, USA.
  • Marital Quality and the Retirement Transition: Does Couple Congruence Matter? American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, 9. August 1997. Toronto, Canada.
  • Belief and Action, Family and Work Roles, and Marital Quality in Late Mid-Life. National Conference on the “Duality of Work and Family Roles,” sponsored by the Business and Professional Women’s Foundation, 16. July 1997. Louisville, USA.