Assoz. Prof. Dipl.-Soz. Dr. Roswitha Breckner, Privatdoz.
Roswitha Breckner

Consultation hours: On appointment by email

Current Research areas

- Visual Sociology (picture theories and visual methodologies)
- Interpretive sociology
- Sociology of migration from a biographical perspective
- Concepts of the 'stranger' and 'strangeness'

Information on the promotion of young professionals:
http://www.soz.univie.ac.at/forschung/forschungsteams/team-breckner/nachwuchsfoerderung

Information on Team Breckner:
https://www.soz.univie.ac.at/en/research/research-teams/team-breckner/

Curriculum vitae

Academic training

2009 Habilitation at the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Vienna with the thesis "Images in Social Worlds. A Social Science Methodology and Method for the Interpretative Analysis of Images" [in German]
2001 Dr. Phil. at the Technical University of Berlin with the thesis Living in polarised worlds. On the relationship between migration and biography in the East-West European migration field [in German] - Summa Cum Laude
1986 Diploma in Sociology, History and Psychology with the thesis Way of life - a socio-historical concept [in German]

 

Career and professional positions

2011 Associate Professor at the Department of Sociology, University of Vienna
2010 Assistant Professor at the Department of Sociology, University of Vienna
2010 Call to the W3 Professorship of Educational and Cultural Sociology at the Faculty of Humanities, University of Cologne (declined)
2010 Deputy professorship (W3) for educational and cultural sociology, University of Cologne (summer term)
2004-2010 University Assistant at the Department for Sociology, University of Vienna
2003-2004 Research Fellow at the International Research Centre for Cultural Studies in Vienna (IFK)
2001-2004 University Assistant at the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU), Department of General Sociology and Economic Sociology
2001 Substitute Assistant Professor at the Department of Educational Sciences, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg
1996-2001 Self-employed project consultant for research design and methodological project development; project collaboration and teaching at various universities in Germany and Austria as well as at the University of East London and the Central European University, Budapest
1990-1995 University Assistant at the Department of Sociology, Technical University of Berlin
1990 Scolarship from the Protestant Foundation in Germany (Haus Villigst)
1987-1989 Research Assistant at the City Planning Office Tiergarten, Berlin
1985-1987 Conceptualisation and management of the project 'Der Lindenhof' of the Berlin History Workshop in the context of Berlin's 750th anniversary celebration

Awards

∙ Visiting professorship at the University of St. Gallen, summer term 2021
∙ Four months scholarship from the International Centre for Cultural Studies in Vienna (IFK) (2004)
∙ PhD (Dr. Phil.) at the Technical University Berlin - Summa Cum Laude (2001)
∙ One year scholarship from the German Protestant Study Foundation (1989)

Memberships, academic service and positions in academic organisations

∙ Director of the doctoral studies programme Social Sciences at the University of Vienna ( 2016-2020)
∙ Member of the Jury of The Rachel Tanur Memorial Price of Visual Sociology 2014, 2016, 2018
∙ Spokesperson of the key area of research 'Visual Studies in Social Sciences' at the Faculty of Social Science, University of Vienna (since 2010)
∙ President of the research committee 38 'Biography & Society' at the International Sociological Association (ISA) (July 2010-2018)
∙ Mitglied der European Sociological Association (ESA) – Board Member im Biography-Research Network (1997-1999 und 2001-2007)
∙ Member of the German Sociological Association (DGS) (since 1987) - board member of the section Biographical Research (since 2004); member of the Section Sociology of Knowledge (since 2008) and Methods of Qualitative Research (since 2003)
∙ Member of the Austrian Association for Sociology (since 2005) - section Theory and section Feminist Theory and Gender Research

Peer-review activities

∙ Reviews on project applications for the German Research Foundation (DFG)
∙ Review of a case of plagiarism at the University of Goettingen
∙ Review of a Junior Professorship at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum
∙ Review of PhD proposals submitted to the Graduate School of the Cluster of Excellence ‘Languages of Emotions’ at the Free University of Berlin, 03/2010
∙ Peer reviews of journal articles to be published in Visual Communication, Ethnic and Racial Studies, the European Journal of Women’s Studies, Soziale Welt, Sozialer Sinn, Österreichische Zeitschrift für Soziologie (Austrian Journal of Sociology), Zeitschrift für Qualitative Forschung (Journal for Qualitative Research), Forum Qualitative Social Research (Forum for Qualitative Research), European Journal of Social Theory

Projects

VIS_BIO: Biographies in the making in a connected lifeworld. Exploring visual and verbal constructions of life stories

Breckner, R., Marent, J., Mayer, E., Weisser, A. & Rieder, I.

15/03/2014/09/24

GUSEN_BIO: "Es ist auch normal hier zu wohnen": Eine soziologische Analyse von Normalisierungsprozessen in Biographien von Menschen, die auf oder in unmittelbarer Nähe des ehemaligen Konzentrationslagergeländes Gusen leben

Breckner, R. & Wolf, M.

1/09/1931/08/22

Migration Narratives Juxtaposed: A Sociological Analysis of Photos, Letters and Biographies of "Guest Workers" from Turkey living in Austria

Alpagu, F. & Breckner, R.

2/10/172/10/20

VIS_BIO: Visuelle Biographien in einer vernetzten Lebenswelt

Breckner, R., Mayer, E., Schreiber, M. & Weisser, A.

1/10/1731/03/19

Press/Media

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Breckner, R. (1987). "Angefangen hat es '46". Eine Lebensgeschichte. In B. Geschichtswerkstatt (Ed.), "Das war 'ne ganz geschlossene Gesellschaft hier". Der Lindenhof. Eine Genossenschaftssiedlung (pp. 196-216). Nishen.

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Bildanalyse

Roswitha Breckner (Speaker)

29 Jul 2023

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Closing Lecture: Bilder in der interpretativen Forschung

Roswitha Breckner (Speaker)

29 Jul 2023

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Biographical Research with Visual Self-Presentations in Social Media - Methodological and Ethical Challenges

Roswitha Breckner (Speaker)

30 Jun 2023

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science



Bildwelten in Sozialen Medien und ihre Erschließung mittels Visueller Segmentanalysen

Roswitha Breckner (Speaker)

6 Jun 2023

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Über - Leben(s) - Kunst. Ein Falltypus biographischer Bildarbeit auf Social Media

Roswitha Breckner (Speaker), Elisabeth Mayer (Speaker) & Simone Tamara Feichter (Speaker)

28 Oct 2022

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Bildwelten als Denk-, Imaginations- und Präsentationsräume - am Beispiel biographieanalytischer Social Media Forschung

Roswitha Breckner (Speaker)

9 May 2022

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Soziale Medien als Ort biographischer Konstruktion

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker), Elisabeth Mayer (Speaker) & Johannes Marent (Speaker)

30 Sep 2021

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Visual Practices in Social Media - from a biography-analytical perspective

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

19 May 2021

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Visuals analysis of symbolic imaginations expressed through images

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

14 May 2021

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Emotional Challenges of Images Showing Suffering and Violence

Roswitha Breckner (Speaker)

27 Feb 2021

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Visual Segment Analysis as a methodological approach. Social Media photographs seen from a biographical perspective

Roswitha Breckner (Speaker)

24 Feb 2021

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Images of flight and migration – Migration and flight in images

Roswitha Breckner (Keynote speaker) & Faime Alpagu (Keynote speaker)

28 Nov 201930 Nov 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Hermeneutic analysis of images. An approach to exploring the visual meaning

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

9 Nov 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Pictures and Biographies in Social Media

Roswitha Breckner (Speaker) & Elisabeth Mayer (Speaker)

20 May 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Visual Biographies in Social Media

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

22 Feb 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Visual Biographies in Social Media

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

1 Nov 201826 Nov 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Analyzing Iconic Images of Refugees

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

24 Sep 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Bodies on the Edge. Approaching a Facebook photo album with images of an 'extreme weekend'

Roswitha Breckner (Selected presenter)

19 Jul 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


The Visual Field of Biographies. Questions and conceptual suggestions

Roswitha Breckner (Selected presenter)

18 Jul 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Flucht und Migration im Bild - Bilder von Flucht und Migration. mit Faime Alpagu

Roswitha Breckner (Speaker)

16 Jan 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Wirklichkeiten im Bild - Bildwirklichkeiten. Visuelle Segmentanalyse als Zugang zur Interpretation von Bildern und Fotografien

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

15 Dec 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Visuelle Segmentanalyse als Zugang zur leiblichen Performativität bildlicher Darstellungen

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

8 Dec 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Körper in Fotografien von Helmut Newton. Visuelle Segmentanalysen als ein methodischer Zugang zu bildlichen Geschlechterverhältnissen

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

6 Dec 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Hermeneutische Bildanalyse. Am Beispiel der Visuellen Segmentanalyse

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

30 Nov 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Das Konzept des 'Denkraumes' bei Aby Warburg. Bildanalyse zwischen Bildwissenschaft, Phänomenologie, Gestalttheorie und Soziologie

Roswitha Breckner (Speaker)

13 Nov 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Introductory Remarks on Visual Analysis. Theoretical Remarks on Visual Analysis

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

27 Sep 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Vertraut und befremdlich. Ikonische Bilder von Flucht und Migration

Roswitha Breckner (Keynote speaker)

21 Sep 201723 Sep 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Iconic Images of Refugees

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

14 Sep 201716 Sep 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Wissenssoziologische Bildhermeneutik

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

27 Jul 201728 Jul 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Einführung in die Bildhermeneutik. Am Beispiel der Visuellen Segmentanalyse

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

17 Jul 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Landauer Soziologie Kolloquium

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

14 Jul 201715 Jul 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Wirklichkeiten im Bild - Bildwirklichkeiten. Am Beispiel der Konstruktion von 'Fremden' in der öffentlichen Bilderwelt

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

5 Jul 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Between Perception, Understanding and Imagination. Theoretical Background, Principles and Procedures of Visual Segment Analysis

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

28 Mar 201731 Mar 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Visuelle Kommunikation auf Facebook. Eine biographieanalytische Perspektive

Roswitha Breckner (Speaker)

17 Mar 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Fotografien von Flucht und Migration zwischen Fremd- und Selbstdarstellung

Roswitha Breckner (Keynote speaker)

9 Mar 201710 Mar 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Visual Segment Analysis. Methodological Principles and Procedures

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

9 Dec 2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Visuelle Segmentanalyse - ein methodischer Weg zur Interpretation von Bildern und Fotografien

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

24 Nov 2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Comment for the Final Workshop of the DFG-Projekt Integration Discourse and Migration Biographies

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

4 Nov 20165 Nov 2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Bildbiographien in alten und neuen Medien

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

20 Oct 2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Visuelle Soziologie meets Medienpädagogik - Bildverstehen: Bildwahrnehmung und Bildinterpretation mittels Visueller Segmentanalyse

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

28 Sep 2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Wissensoziologische Bildhermeneutik

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

22 Jul 201623 Jul 2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Statement on New Directions in Biographical Research

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

12 Jul 2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Visible Life Stories on Facebook? Biographical Implications of a New Form of Communication

Roswitha Breckner (Selected presenter)

10 Jul 2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


The Creation of Biographies on Facebook. A Methodological Approach to In-Depth Analysis of Image-Texts

Roswitha Breckner (Speaker)

17 Jun 201618 Jun 2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Bildwahrnehmung und Bildinterpretation in der Visuellen Segmentanalyse

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

3 Jun 2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Visible Life Stories on Facebook. Biographical Implications of a New Form of Communication

Roswitha Breckner (Selected presenter)

10 Mar 201611 Mar 2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Visuelle Kommunikation auf Facebook. Eine biographieanalytische Perspektive.

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

12 Nov 2015

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Narrative und bildliche Kommunikation auf Facebook.

Roswitha Breckner (Speaker)

29 Sep 2015

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Visible Life Stories on Facebook. Biographical Implications of a New Form of Communication.

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

17 Sep 2015

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


The Creation of Biographies on Facebook. A Methodological Approach to In-Depth Analysis of Image-Texts

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

25 Jun 2015

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Visuelle Segmentanalyse. Ein methodischer Weg zur Interpretation von Bildern und Fotografien.

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

15 Jun 2015

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Visuelle Segmentanalyse. Ein methodischer Weg zur Interpretation von Fotografien.

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

2 Jun 2015

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Sozialtheorie des Bildes. Zur interpretativen Analyse von Bildern und Fotografien.

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

11 May 2015

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Showing and Seeing. The Creation of Belonging in Facebook Communities.

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

10 Mar 2015

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Bildkommunikation auf Facebook. Annäherungen aus einer biographieanalytischen Perspektive.

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

5 Jan 2015

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Family photo albums on the web

Roswitha Breckner (Selected presenter)

19 Jul 2014

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Language and Music - An Intellectual Biography

Roswitha Breckner (Selected presenter)

16 Jul 2014

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Bilder in der öffentlichen Welt. Zur Relevanz visueller Analysen

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

4 Jul 2014

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Leitung eines ganztägigen Workshops zur Schulung von Ausstellungspädagogingen in der Umsetzung der Segmentanalyse

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

7 Apr 2014

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Die Grenzen der Segmentanalyse

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

5 Apr 2014 → …

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Eva Hoffman – Die Verbindung von ‘Lost in Translation’ und ‘Appassionata‘ in einer intellektuellen Biographie

Roswitha Breckner (Speaker)

14 Feb 2014

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Welcome Address and Moderation

Roswitha Breckner (Speaker)

27 Sep 201328 Sep 2013

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Biographies and pictures. Challenges in approaching the visual self.

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

17 Jun 201318 Jun 2013

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Zwischen Leben und Bild. Zum biographischen Umgang mit Fotografien

Roswitha Breckner (Selected presenter)

31 May 20131 Jun 2013

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Fotointerpretation. Theoretische Zugänge und methodische Praktiken.

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

13 Feb 201315 Feb 2013

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Bild und Biographie. Zur Spezifik biographischer Konstruktionsprozesse in und mit Bildern und Fotografien.

Roswitha Breckner (Speaker)

21 Jan 2013

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science



Private Bilder und Fotografien. Möglichkeiten und Grenzen ihrer Interpretation.

Roswitha Breckner (Speaker)

20 Oct 2012

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science



Eingeladener ganztägiger Workshop zur Umsetzung der Segmentanalyse in einer Medienstation

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

25 Jun 2012

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public



Eingeladener ganztägiger Workshop im Rahmen des Projektes „Die Inszenierung des Ganzen: Stadtmarketing und die Logik der Städte“

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

21 May 2012

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


"Geboren ohen Lebensberechtugung" (sic!). Interpretationsansatz zur schriftlichen Biographie von Ernestine Hieger

Roswitha Breckner (Speaker)

11 May 2012

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Bildanalyse

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

30 Apr 2012

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science



Bild - Biographie - Migration. : Eingeladener Vortrag im Rahmen der Soziologischen Vorträge 'Migrantische Lebenswelten'.

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

21 Mar 2012

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Bild und Biographie. Zur Spezifik biographischer Konstruktionsprozesse im Umgang mit Bildern und Fotografien

Roswitha Breckner (Keynote speaker)

2 Dec 2011

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Wirklichkeiten im Bild - Bildwirklichkeiten. Zur didaktischen Vermittlung interpretativer Analysen von Bildern und Fotografien

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

19 Nov 2011

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


"What will you say you are?" Biographical ambivalences and paradoxes in processes of creating national or ethnic belongings

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

8 Sep 2011

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Methoden der Biographieforschung

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

20 Jun 2011

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Gleichzeitigkeit und/oder Sequentialität? Segmentanalyse als Methode zur Erschließung fixierten bildlichen Sinns

Roswitha Breckner (Selected presenter)

3 Jun 2011

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Wirklichkeiten im Bild – Bildwirklichkeiten. Zur interpretativen Analyse von Bildern und Fotografien

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

19 Mar 2011

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Einführung in die Bildanalyse

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

17 Jan 2011

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Wirklichkeiten im Bild - Bildwirklichkeiten. Zur interpretativen Analyse von Bildern und Fotografien

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

3 Dec 2010

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Structure and/or Type? Ways of Generalisation in Interpretive Sociology

Roswitha Breckner (Keynote speaker)

19 Nov 2010

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Grenze - Offenheit - Kontingenz? Zum Umgang mit methodischer Unabschließbarkeit in der Bildinterpretation

Roswitha Breckner (Selected presenter)

5 Nov 2010

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Die Kunst bildaufschließender Beschreibung

Roswitha Breckner (Selected presenter)

14 Oct 2010

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Pictures Bodies. The In/Visiblity of Cltural Diversity in Public Space

Roswitha Breckner (Selected presenter)

15 Jul 2010

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Pictures and Violence - Dealing with Photographs from the Armenian Genocide

Roswitha Breckner (Selected presenter)

14 Jul 2010

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Wirklichkeiten im Bild - Bildwirklichkeiten. Methodische Zugänge zur interpretativen Analyse von fixierten Bildern

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

1 Jul 2010

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Wahrnehmung von Bildern zwischen ‚Wiedererkennendem’ und ‚Leiblichem Sehen’

Roswitha Breckner (Speaker)

6 Dec 2009

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Making Pictures. Photographs from the Armenian Genocide as Historical Documents and Field of Imagination

Roswitha Breckner (Selected presenter)

12 Jun 2009

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Trend Privat - Zur Inszenierung einer Ökonomie. Ein segmentanalytischer Zugang zur Interpretation von Bildern

Roswitha Breckner (Speaker)

6 May 2009

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Bildwelten - soziale Welten. Theoretische Konzepte und methodische Zugänge

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

27 Apr 2009

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Migrant's biographies in comparative perspectives

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

1 Oct 2008

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Die soziale Welt der Bilder. Ein interpretatives Verfahren ur Analyse von Bildern und Fotografien

Roswitha Breckner (Selected presenter)

25 Apr 2008

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


'Sie' brauchen Hilfe. Bildbotschaften in Spendenkampagnen

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

4 Mar 2008

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


'Strangers' in Public Pictures. A Methodical Photo Analysis

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

7 Dec 2007

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


"What do pictures show? Interpreting the Visual in Social Phenomena"

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

7 Dec 2007

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Bildwelten - Soziale Welten. Zur Interpretation von Bildern und Fotografien

Roswitha Breckner (Speaker)

23 Nov 2007

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Fotografische (Selbst)Präsentationen - eine exemplarische Segmentanalyse

Roswitha Breckner (Selected presenter)

24 May 2007

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Case-Orientated Comparative Approaches: The Biographical Perspective as Potential and Challenge in Migration Research

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

10 Nov 2006

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


What does a family album show?

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

20 Oct 2006

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


What does a family album tell? Gendered memories in pictures?, Session 1: Women, men and memory

Roswitha Breckner (Selected presenter)

23 Jul 2006

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Krieg und Körper im Familienalbum, Biographische Orientierungsprozesse im Generationenzusammenhang

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

10 May 2006

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Ambivalent ‚We-Relations’ in East-West-European Migration Biographies

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

22 Oct 2005

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science



Methodische Zugänge zu sozialwissenschaftlichen Bildanalysen

Roswitha Breckner (Speaker)

13 Feb 2004

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Fotografie und soziale Wirklichkeit - ein schwieriges Verhältnis und seine methodischen Konsequenzen

Roswitha Breckner (Invited speaker)

14 Jan 2004

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Bild-Biographien – Biographie-Bilder. Methodische Zugänge am Beispiel eines privaten Fotoalbums

Roswitha Breckner (Speaker)

12 Jan 2004

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Winter term 2023
230130 VO Sociological methodology and methods - Basics, critique, and new developments in empirical research
400005 SE Interpretative Methodologies - Research workshop
Summer term 2023
230122 SE Interaction in online worlds - A challenge for classical social theories?
400008 SE Research workshop - Research workshop

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