Verena Keysers

Academic Career

03 / 2018 – present
PhD Researcher & Project Coordinator, Project Area “Cultures of Communication” (Prof. Jo Reichertz) at the Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities Essen, Germany

DFG-funded research project “Communication and Dementia”

06 / 2016 – 02 / 2018
Junior Researcher, Project Area “Cultures of Communication”, KWI
DFG-funded research project „Emotion. Escalation. Violence.“
(https://www.kulturwissenschaften.de/en/home/project-103.html)


Education

10 / 2010 – 03 / 2016
Master of Arts in Sociology, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany (Final grade: with distinction, 1,1)

Masterʼs Thesis: “Social Media Abstinence as Technology of the Self?  Non-usage and constitution of Subjects.” (Supervision: Prof. Anja Weiß, Prof. Ingo Schulz-Schaeffer)

10 / 2006 – 09 / 2010
Bachelor of Arts in Sociology,
University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany

Bachelorʼs Thesis: “Strategical and dramaturgical Self Presentation on the stages of StudiVz & Co. Theatralization in the age of Web 2.0.“ (Supervision: Prof. Andreas Göbel ,PhD Diego Compagna)

06 / 2006
General University Entrance Qualification, Abitur at Friedrich-Spee-Gymnasium Geldern, Germany


Research Interests

 


Publications (Selection)

JOURNAL ARTICLES

Braun, Andreas / Keysers, Verena (2018): Analytische und theoretische Wege zur Erkundung von Gewalt. (Analytical and theoretical ways to explore Violence.) Soziologie, 47 (1), 112– 115.

ARTICLES IN COLLECTED VOLUMES

Keysers, Verena (2018): Daten. Deuten. Verstehen. Zu Methode und Methodologie einer hermeneutisch-wissenssoziologischen Eskalationsforschung. (Dataing. Interpreting. Understanding. About Methods and Methodology of an hermeneutical Sociology of knowledge approach of escalation research). In: Reichertz, Jo / Keysers, Verena (Ed.): Emotion. Eskalation. Gewalt. (Emotion. Escalation. Violence). Weinheim: Beltz Juventa.

Keysers, Verena (2018): Beobachten. Deuten. Handeln. Eskalation als kommunikativer Prozess. (Observing. Interpreting. Acting. (De-)escalation as communicative Construction). In: Reichertz, Jo / Keysers, Verena (Ed.): Emotion. Eskalation. Gewalt. (Emotion. Escalation. Violence). Weinheim: Beltz Juventa.

Keysers, Verena (2018): Die Genealogie des Duckface: Zur kommunikativen Konstruktion mediatisierter Wirklichkeit. (The Genealogy of the Duckface. About communicative construction of mediatizated reality.) In: Bettmann, Richard / Reichertz, Jo (Ed.): Kommunikation – Medien – Konstruktion. (Communication – Media – Construction). Wiesbaden: Springer VS, 141–169.

EDITORSHIPS

Reichertz, Jo / Keysers, Verena (2018): Emotion. Eskalation. Gewalt. Wie kommt es zu Gewalttätigkeiten vor, während und nach Fußballspielen? (Emotion. Escalation. Violence. How violence evolves in the trajectory of soccer match days). Weinheim: Beltz Juventa.

WORKING PAPER

Keysers, Verena (2011): Strategisch-dramaturgische Selbstdarstellung auf den Bühnen von StudiVz und Co. Theatralisierung zu Zeiten des Web 2.0. (Strategical and dramaturgical self-presentation on the stages of StudiVz & Co. Theatralization in the age of Web 2.0“). In: Working Papers kultur- und techniksoziologische Studien (wpkts) (no 06/2011). Ed.: Diego Compagna / Karen Shire, University of Duisburg-Essen. (http://www.uni-due.de/wpkts)