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Prof. Dr. Kira Kosnick

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Kira Kosnick


Kulturwissenschaftliche Fakultät (Kuwi)
Professurinhaberin

Große Scharrnstraße 59
15230 Frankfurt (Oder)
🏠 HG 249
☏ +49 335 5534 2646
📠 +49 335 5534 72644
✉ kosnick@europa-uni.de

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Publications

Books:

(2015) (ed.), Postmigrant Club Cultures in Urban Europe. Frankfurt: Peter Lang Verlag. ISBN 978-3-631-64295-5.

Migrant Media: Turkish Broadcasting and Multicultural Politics in Berlin. Bloomington: Indiana University Press 2007.

Islam auf Sendung: Islamische Fernsehprogramme im Offenen Kanal. Dagyeli Verlag 2007.Co-edited with A.Bentzin, J.Dagyeli, A.Durdu, R.Spielhaus.

(2003) Reaching beyond the local: A study of Turkish migrant broadcasting in Berlin, Germany, New School University, ProQuest UMI Dissertation Publishing 306 pages; AAT 3100873.

Articles and Book Chapters:

(forthcoming 2020) „Mobiles Altern: Migrationspraxen im Alter zwischen Deutschland und der Türkei“, in: Katrin Huxel, Juliane Karakayali, Ewa Palenga-Möllenbeck, Marianne Schmidbaur, Kyoko Shinozaki, Tina Spies, Linda Supik, Elisabeth Tuider (Hrsg.) Postmigrantisch gelesen: Transnationalität, Gender, Care. Bielefeld: transcript.

Kahveci, C., Karacan, E., & Kosnick, K. (forthcoming 2020) “Policy dimensions of retirement migration from Germany to the Turkish Riviera: Comparing German and German-Turkish Older Migrants“, in: Marion Repetti, Toni Calasanti and Chris Phillipson (eds.) Ageing and Migration in a Global Context: Challenges for welfare states. Springer.

Kahveci, C., Karacan, E., & Kosnick, K. (2020). Tactical mobility: navigating mobile ageing and transnational retirement between Turkey and Germany. A comparison between Turkish-German and German retirees. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 1-17.

(forthcoming 2019) "Migration und (neue) Medien", in Antje Röder und Darius Zifonun (eds.), Handbuch Migrationssoziologie, Springer Reference.

(2019) "New Year’s eve, sexual violence and moral panics: Ruptures and continuities in Germany’s integration regime". in: Jan-Jonathan Bock & Sharon Macdonald (Eds.), Refugees Welcome? Difference and Diversity in a Changing Germany. Berghahn Books. 171-190.

(2018) "Racialized youth mobilities in European nightlife cultures: Negotiating belonging, distinction and exclusion in urban leisure", Transnational Social Review, DOI: 10.1080/21931674.2018.1509927.

(2018) "How to do things with words, oder: Postmigrantische Sprechakte" in: Naika Foroutan, Juliane Karakayali, Riem Spielhaus (Hg.): Postmigrantische Perspektiven: Ordnungssysteme, Repräsentationen, Kritik. Campus Verlag, S. 159-172.

(2016) “Aus westlicher Sicht: Das ‘Ereignis Köln’ und Perspektiven transnationaler feministischer Solidarität”, FEMINA POLITICA, Zeitschrift für feministische Politikwissenschaft, Vol.25, Nr. 2, pp.147-155.

(2016) "Sexual Citizenship and Migration in a Transnational Perspective", Working Paper Series 9/2016 "Gender, Diversity and Migration",  Faculty of Social Sciences, Goethe University Frankfurt.

(2015) A Clash of Subcultures? Questioning Queer-Muslim Antagonisms in the Neoliberal City, International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, Vol.39, Nr. 4, pp. 687-703.

(2015) Ethnic Club Cultures: Postmigrant Leisure Socialities and Music in Urban Europe", in D. Helms u. T. Phleps (eds.), Speaking in Tongues. Pop lokal global. Beiträge zur Popularmusikforschung 42, pp. 199-211.

(2014) "Mediating Migration: New Roles for Mass Media", InMedia, French Journal of Media and Media Representation. mis en ligne le 17 septembre 2014, http://inmedia.revues.org/761.

(2014) "Nach dem Multikulturalismus: Aspekte des aktuellen Umgangs mit Diversität und Ungleichheit in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland", in Heike Drotbohm and Boris Nieswand (eds.), Kultur, Gesellschaft, Migration: die reflexive Wende in der Migrationsforschung. Springer VS, pp. 297-323.

(2014) "Out on the Scene: Queer Migrant Clubbing and Urban Diversity", in Geoff Stahl (ed.), "Poor but Sexy": Reflections on Berlin Scenes. Frankfurt: Peter Lang, pp. 27-41.

(2013) Berlijn. Turkse feesten in gegentrificeerd Kreuzberg, in Agora. Magazine voor Socialaalruimtelijke Vraagstukken, Vol. 29, Nr. 5, p. 31.

(2012) „'Foreign Voices' Multicultural Broadcasting and Immigrant Representation at Germany's Radio MultiKulti”, in Lucas Bessire and Daniel Fisher (eds.): Radio Fields: anthropology and wireless sound in the 21st Century.New York: New York University Press, pp.179 - 196.

(2012) „Author meets Critic: Kommentar zum Buch 'Die Transnationalisierung der Sozialen Welt? von Ludger Pries”, im Kongressband des 35. Kongresses der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie. Wiesbaden: VS-Verlag.

(2012) „Utopien des Sozialen. Das Nachtleben als Sozialisationsinstanz und Spiegel von Gesellschaft?”, Vortrag auf der Konferenz Safer Nightlife Schweiz, Biel, 19.September 2012, http://www.infodrog.ch/tl_files/templates/InfoDrog/user_upload/tagungen_de/SNS_2012_Vortrag%20Safer%20Nightlife%20Biel.pdf.

(2012) „Ethnic Clubbing and Niche Entrepreneurialism in the European Metropolis”, in Helmut K. Anheier and Yudhishthir Raj Isar (eds.): Cultural Policy and Governance in a New Metropolitan Age, The Cultures and Globalization Series, Volume 5.London: Sage, pp. 56-58.

(2011) „'To Whom Honour is Due': Mediated Crime-Scenes and Minority Stigmatization in a Transnational Context”, New Perspectives on Turkey, No. 45, Fall 2011, homer kitabevi, pp. 101-121.

(2011) „Gender and Diversity”, in Cristina Allemann-Ghionda and Wolf-Dietrich Buckow (eds.): Orte der Diversität. Formate, Arrangments und Inszenierungen. Wiesbaden: VS-Verlag, S.161-169.

(2010) „Diasporas and Sexuality”, in Kim Knott and Seán McLoughlin (eds.): Diasporas: Concepts, Identities, Intersections. London: Zed Books, pp.123-127.

(2010) „Sexualität und Migrationsforschung: Das Unsichtbare, das Oxymoron und heteronormatives Othering” in Helma Lutz, Maria Teresa Herrera Vivar und Linda Supik (eds.): Fokus Intersektionalität. Wiesbaden: VS-Verlag, S. 145-163. (German translation of 2010)

(2010) „Sexuality and Migration Studies: The Invisible, the Oxymoronic and Heteronormative Othering?” in Helma Lutz and Linda Supik (eds.): Framing Intersectionality. Debates on a Multi-Faceted Concept in Gender Studies. Farnham: Ashgate, pp.121-135.

(2010) „Einführung”, Sherry B.Ortner und Gayle Rubin, in Ute Gerhard and Ulla Wischermann (eds.): Klassikerinnen feministischer Theorie II. Sulzbach: Ulrike Helmer Verlag, S. 230-236.

(2010) „Scientific Report: Postmigrant Youth Scenes in Urban Europe”, European Science Foundation (ESF) Exploratory Workshop, Goethe University Frankfurt, http://www.migrant-socialities.eu/fileadmin/redaktion/PDF/09-164_ScientificReport.pdf.

(2010) „Migrant Publics: Mass Media and Stranger-Relationality in Urban Space”, in: Revue Européenne des Migrations Internationales, Vol. 26, Nr. 1, pp. 37-55.

(2009) „Comment on Ulrika Sjöberg's and Ingegerd Rydin's working paper Discourses on media portrayals of immigrants and the homeland”, http://www.media-anthropology.net/kosnick_comment.pdf.

(2009) „Cosmopolitan Capital or Multicultural Community? Reflections on the Production and Management of Differential Mobilities in Germany's Capital City” in Magdalena Nowicka und Maria Rovisco (eds.): Cosmopolitanism in Practice.Farnham und Burlington: Ashgate, S. 161-180.

(2009) „Kulturalisierte Migration: Migrantische Identitäten im Fokus politischer Debatten und interdisziplinärer Forschungsansätze”, in Ricarda Strobel und Andreas Jahn-Sudmann (Hrsg.): Film transnational und transkulturell. Europäische und amerikanische Perspektiven. München: Wilhelm Fink Verlag, S. 45-53.

(2008) „Out on the Scene: Queer Migrant Clubbing and Urban Diversity”, in Ethnologia Europaea, Vol. 38, Nr. 2.

(2008) „Exit and Voice Revisited: the Challenge of Migrant Media“, Working Papers Forschungsgruppe Transnationalisierung, Institut für Kulturanthropologie und Europäische Ethnologie, Goethe Universität Frankfurt, https://bscw.server.uni-frankfurt.de/pub/bscw.cgi/d203098-1/*/wp/index.html.

(2008) „Conflicting Mobilities: Cultural Diversity and City Branding in Berlin” in Stephanie Donald, Catherine Kevin, Eleonore Kofman (eds.): Branding Cities: Cosmopolitanism, Parochialism and Social Change.New York: Routledge, S. 28-41.

(2008) „Mit eigener Stimme? Migrantische Medien und Alevitische Strategien der Repräsentation”, in Martin Sökefeld (Hg.): Aleviten in Deutschland, Bielefeld: transcript Verlag, S.109-132. (German reworked Version of „‘Speaking in One's Own Voice’: Representational Strategies of Alevi Turkish Migrants on Open-Access Television in Berlin,” in Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Vol.30, Nr. 5, September 2004, pp. 979-994.)

(2007) „Ethnic Media, Transnational Politics: Turkish Migrant Media in Germany,” in Olga G. Bailey, Myria Georgiou und Ramaswami Harindranath (eds.): Transnational Lives and the Media.Palgrave McMillan, S.149-172.

(2005) „Selecta at the Door: Queer ‘Oriental’ Space and the Problem of Getting the Mix Right at Gayhane HomOriental Clubnights.” in Berliner Blätter, Nr. 37, pp. 126-131.

(2004) „‘Extreme by Definition’: Turkish Migrant Broadcasting on Berlin's Open Channel.” in New German Critique, 92, Spring/Summer, pp. 21-38.

(2004) „The Gap between Culture and Cultures: Cultural Policy in Berlin and its Implications for Immigrant Cultural Production,” European University Institute, Working Paper Series RSCAS No. 41.

(2004) „‘Speaking in One’s Own Voice’: Representational Strategies of Alevi Turkish Migrants on Open-Access Television in Berlin,” in Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Vol.30, Nr. 5, September, pp. 979-994.

(2003) „Ethnicizing the Media: Multicultural Imperatives, Homebound Politics, and Turkish Media Production in Germany,” in New Perspectives on Turkey, Nr. 28/29, Spring-Fall, pp. 107-132.


Vita

Present Appointment

Professor of Comparative Cultural and Social Anthropology, Faculty of Cultural Sciences, European University Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder), Germany

Prior Academic Appointments

2010-2020 Professor of Sociology with a focus on culture and migration at the Institute for Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, Goethe-University Frankfurt.

Academic Year 2013-14 Hannah-Arendt DAAD Guest Professor of German and European Studies at the Munk School for Global Affairs, University of Toronto, Canada

2006-2010 Junior Professor of Cultural Anthropology and European Ethnology, Institute for Cultural Anthropology and European Ethnology, Goethe-University Frankfurt/Main, Germany

2004-2006 Lecturer in Cultural Analysis, Institute for Cultural Analysis, School of Arts, Communication and Culture,
Nottingham Trent University, UK

2003-2004 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Southampton, UK. Researcher for EU Fifth Framework Project, „Changing City Spaces: New Challenges to Cultural Policy in Europe”

2002-2003 Scientific Assistant (Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin) in World Heritage Studies (International Postgraduate Programme) at the Brandenburg University of Technology, Cottbus, Germany

2001 Marie Curie Research Fellow (European Commission), Sussex Centre for Migration Research, University of Sussex at Brighton, UK

Academic Education

Ph.D. awarded 31/1/2003, Graduate Faculty, New School for Social Research, NY

Ph.D. program in Anthropology (1994-1997), Graduate Faculty, New School for Social Research, NY

Ph.D. program in Anthropology (1992-1994), The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore

M.A. 'with honors' in Sociology (1991), Graduate Faculty, New School for Social Research, NY