Almut Poppinga

Research Interests

Social Inequality, Urban Studies, Social Movements, Social Change, Sociology Of Culture, Reflexive Methodology


Studies in Cultural Studies and Sociology at Leuphana University Lüneburg, Université Rennes II and Goethe University Frankfurt. Worked at the Hamburger Schauspielhaus, the English Theatre of Hamburg, taz. die tageszeitung and theatreperipherie Frankfurt a. M., amongst others. Since 2017 member of the scientific management of the Institute for Social Research. Doctoral researcher at Goethe University Frankfurt with an empirical thesis on the intersectional crisis effects of the corona pandemic and head of the cooperation project »Provisioning and Support during the SARS-CoV-2-Pandemic (VERSUS-Corona)« (together with Dr. Andreas Streinzer and Dr. Anna Wanka). Research stays at Chung-Ang University, Seoul, and at the Brazilian Center of Analysis and Planning (CEBRAP), São Paulo.

Publications (selection)

Poppinga, Almut and Ferdinand Sutterlüty (eds.) 2022: Verdeckter Widerstand in demokratischen Gesellschaften. Frankfurt am Main and New York: Campus Verlag. (forthcoming)

Poppinga, Almut, Andreas Streinzer, Carolin Zieringer, Anna Wanka and Georg Marx 2021: Moralische Überforderung and die Ambivalenz des Helfen-Wollens, in Jan Beuerbach, Silke Gülker, Uta Karstein and Ringo Rösener (eds.): Sinn in der Krise. Kulturwissenschaftliche Analysen der Corona-Pandemie. Berlin: DeGruyter, 75–90.

Poppinga, Almut 2021: Wenn Männer über Krise reden. Wer tönt, wer tippt, wer tut?, in Ratsfrau #22.

Poppinga, Almut, Andreas Streinzer, Anna Wanka, Georg Marx and Carolin Zieringer 2021: Near Co-Laborations. The VERSUS Project as Relational Epistemic Practice to Analyse the COVID-19 Pandemic, in Kulturanthropologie Notizen 83. DOI: ‹›.

Poppinga, Almut, Andreas Streinzer, Carolin Zieringer, Anna Wanka and Georg Marx 2020: Familial Intimacies and the “Thing” between us. Cuddle Curtains and Desires for Detached Relationality in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, in Anthropology in Action 72.2, 68–72.

Poppinga, Almut, Andreas Streinzer and Anna Wanka 2020: Forschen mit / trotz / wegen Corona, in Blogreihe #8: Soziologische Impulse während Corona. Soziologieblog. ‹›.

Forschungsprojekte am Institut (AntragstellerIn)
Scientific Management
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