The talk unfolds mundane events in the light of the members’ methodical responses to pressing tasks. It discusses the practical as well as analytical status of climate change as an omnipresent existential problem, questioning the reproduction of society. This is why the events implicate the sociologists in various membership categories: as bystander, participant, and contemporary.
Thomas Scheffer is professor for sociology with an emphasis on interpretative social research. He worked and published on asylum, law policing, political work, and, recently, on sociology and climate change. His research methods cover CA, MCA, studies of work, ethnography, and discourse analysis. He developed the trans-sequential analysis for linking events and processes of meaning production.
15|11|22 The normative order of sensing – Lecture with Lorenza Mondada
1|2|23 Dances with Categories: Technodiversity and the Anthropology of Technics and Technology – Lecture with Ludovic Coupaye in Cologne