academic title
Dr.
Fullname
Ana Cárdenas Tomažič
Research Interests

Social Theory, Capitalism Theory, Intersectionality and Social Policy Studies, Critical Urban Theory/Studies, Global Social Inequalities, Labor and Labor Markets, Social Movements

Biography

Graduate in Sociology (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 1998), M.A. in European Political Studies (University of Heidelberg, 2002) and Ph.D. (Freie Universität Berlin, 2009). Assistant Professor at the Department of Sociology, Universidad Diego Portales (2009-2014) and head of various research projects of international organizations and foundations (ILO, UNDP, GIZ and Böll Foundation, 1999-2014) in Chile. Alumna of the DAAD (2000-2001, 2013) and the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (2014-2015). Visiting researcher and research associate at the Institute for Social Research Munich (ISF Munich, 2014-2019) and at the South German Institute of Empirical Social Research (SINE Institute, 2019). Research associate at the Department of Sociology, University of Kassel (2015-2017) and LMU Munich (2020-2022). Teaching at both institutes as well as at the University of Applied Sciences Munich (2017-2019). Visiting Scholar at the German Youth Institute (DJI, 2013), ISF Munich (2014-2015) and the New School for Social Research (2019 and 2021). Member of the working group “Sustainable work – The socio-ecological transformation of the labor society,” DKN in Future Earth (2017-2018). Co-coordinator of the research lines “Knowledge Production, Capitalism and Social Movements” (Working Group “Critical Thinking and Emancipatory Practices,” 2016-2019) and “Producers, Methods and General Intellect” (Working Group “Emancipatory Practices and Transformative/Decolonizing Methods,” 2019-2022), Latin American Council of Social Sciences (CLACSO).

Cárdenas Tomažič, Ana and Camilo Navarro Oyarzún 2013: Redefiniendo límites, acortando distancias: el movimiento estudiantil en Chile (Redefining Boundaries, Reducing Distances: The Student Social Movement in Chile). Santiago de Chile: Heinrich Böll Foundation-RIL Editores.

Cárdenas Tomažič, Ana 2010: Soziale Exklusion im chilenischen Arbeitsmarkt und die Integration der hochqualifizierten Erwerbstätigen: der Fall der TeleheimarbeiterInnen (Social Exclusion in the Chilean Labor Market and the Integration of Highly Qualified Workers: The Case of Teleworkers), PhD dissertation, Free University of Berlin (https://refubium.fu-berlin.de/handle/fub188/4873).

Garita, Nora, Beatriz, Schmukler, Patricia Botero, Ana Cárdenas Tomažič, and Nelly Ruiz Uribe (eds.) 2022: Pandemia y Transformaciones Pluricivilizatorias (Pandemics and Pluricivilizatory Transformations). Buenos Aires/Lima: Consejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales (CLACSO)/Asociación Latinoamericana de Sociología (ALAS).

Cárdenas Tomažič, Ana and Dasten Julián Vejar (eds.) 2021: Sociedad, Historia y Memoria: Autobiografías de Mujeres en los Estudios del Trabajo (Society, History, and Memory: Autobiographies of Women in Labor Studies), Buenos Aires/Lima: Latin American Sociological Association (ALAS)/The Latin American Council for Social Sciences (CLACSO).

Cárdenas Tomažič, Ana and Ana María Yévenes) (eds.) (2018): Mujer(es), Familia(s) y Trabajo(s): Un Debate Internacional (Women, Families and Work: An International Debate). Buenos Aires: Editorial Teseo.

Cárdenas Tomažič, Ana, Felipe Link, and Joel Stillerman (eds.) 2012: ¿Qué significa el trabajo hoy? Cambios y Continuidades en una sociedad global (What does work mean today? Changes and continuities in a global society). Santiago de Chile: Catalonia.

[Selection]

Cárdenas Tomažič, Ana 2022: Pandemia en la sociedad de la (in)visibilización (Pandemics in the (In)visibilization Society), in Nora Garita et al. (eds.), Pandemia y Transformaciones Pluricivilizatorias (Pandemics and Pluricivilizatory Transformations). Buenos Aires/Lima: Consejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales (CLACSO)/Asociación Latinoamericana de Sociología (ALAS), 8-18.

Cárdenas Tomažič, Ana and Dasten Julián Vejar 2021: Mujeres, Movimientos Sociales y Estudios del Trabajo en la Sociedad Neoliberal (Women, Social Movements, and Labor Studies in the Neoliberal Society), in Ana Cárdenas Tomažič and Dasten Julián Vejar (eds.), Sociedad, Historia y Memoria: Autobiografías de Mujeres en los Estudios del Trabajo. Lima/Buenos Aires: Latin American Sociological Association (ALAS)/The Latin American Council for Social Sciences (CLACSO), 12-25.

Cárdenas Tomažič, Ana and Dasten Julián Vejar 2021: Imaginando el Libro: La Autobiografía como Método (Imagining the Book: Autobiography as a Research Method), in Ana Cárdenas Tomažič and Dasten Julián Vejar (eds.), Sociedad, Historia y Memoria: Autobiografías de Mujeres en los Estudios del Trabajo. Lima/Buenos Aires: Latin American Sociological Association (ALAS)/The Latin American Council for Social Sciences (CLACSO), 27-33.

Cárdenas Tomažič, Ana and Dasten Julián Vejar 2021: Autobiografías de Mujeres en los Estudios del Trabajo: Reflexiones y Vivencias (Autobiographies of Women in Labor Studies: Reflections and Experiences), in Ana Cárdenas Tomažič and Dasten Julián Vejar (eds.), Sociedad, Historia y Memoria: Autobiografías de Mujeres en los Estudios del Trabajo. Lima/Buenos Aires: Latin American Sociological Association (ALAS)/The Latin American Council for Social Sciences (CLACSO). 194-205.

Cárdenas Tomažič, Ana and Alberto Bialakowsky 2020: Labor Mortification: The Biopolitics of Labor Markets (Mortificación Laboral: La Biopolítica de los Mercados Laborales), in Alberto Bialakowsky et al. (eds.), Intelecto Social, Procesos de Trabajo y Saber Colectivo. Buenos Aires: Teseo/CLACSO/Gino Germani Research Institute, 209-242.

Cárdenas Tomažič, Ana 2019: Soziologisiert die Arbeitsmärkte! Beitrag zu einer Soziologie globaisierter Arbeitsmärkte (Sociologize the Labor Markets! Contribution to a Sociology of Globalized Labor Markets), in Nicole Burzan (ed.), Komplexe Dynamiken globaler und lokaler Entwicklungen, DGS Conference Volume of the 39th Congress of the German Sociological Association (DGS). Göttingen: German Sociological Association, 1-9.

Antunes, Ricardo, Alberto Bialakowsky, Ana Cárdenas Tomažič, Luci Praun; Francisco Pucci, and Mariela Quiñones Montoro 2019: Introduction (Introducción), in Ricardo Antunes, Alberto Bialakowsky, Francisco Pucci, and Mariela Quiñones Montoro (eds.), Trabajo y Capitalismo. Relaciones y Colisiones Sociales. Buenos Aires: Teseo, 13-44.

[Selection]

2021: Female Incarceration and the (In)Visibilization Society, Seminar Race in America (Prof. Terry Williams), Department of Sociology, The New School for Social Research, New York, USA, October 19.

2021: Photography and Social (In)Visibilization, Seminar “The Ethnographic Field Methods Approach: Working with Communities” (Prof. Terry Williams), Department of Sociology, The New School for Social Research, New York, USA, October 13.

2021: The Allocation Conflict: Gender, Labor Markets, and Prison, RC32/RC10 Common Session: Gender, Democracy, and Latin America. IV ISA (Virtual) Forum of Sociology, Porto Alegre, Brazil, February 24 (via Zoom).

2021: Women in the Field, presentation given within the seminar “The Living Book: From Research to Manuscript” (Prof. Terry Williams), Department of Sociology, The New School for Social Research, New York, USA, March 9 (via Zoom).

2020: Procesos de Trabajo y Mercados Laborales en la Sociedad de la (In)Visibilización (Labor Processes and Labor Markets in the (In)Visibilization Society), University of Tijuana/University Center of Sonora/International University Center of Toluca, Mexico, November 4 (via Zoom).

2020: Female Incarceration and (In)Visibilization Society, presentation given within the seminar “Race in America” (Prof. Terry Williams), Department of Sociology, The New School for Social Research, New York, USA, October 13 (via Zoom).

2020: La Emergencia de la Sociedad de la (in)Visibilización (The Rise of the (In)Visibilization Society, University of Valparaiso/Network for Latin American and European Political and Social Studies, Valparaiso, Chile, September 4 (via Zoom).

2019: Female Incarceration: The Political Regulation of Globalizing Labor Markets, Department of Sociology, The New School for Social Research, New York, USA, September 25.

2019: Globalization and the Academic Labor Process: Trends and Challenges of the Sociological Co-Production. Permanent Seminar “Labor Process and Collective Intellect”/South-South Forum of Social Sciences, Gino Germani Institute, Buenos Aires, Argentina, May 7.

2019: The Socio-Ecological Transformation of the Society of Work, Attac-Winter School, EineWeltHaus, Munich, Germany, February 9.

Cárdenas Tomažič, Ana and Claudio Llanos Reyes 2020: Ocho Puntos sobre Desempleo y Neoliberalismo: Una Historia de Fracasos (Eight Points on Unemployment and Neoliberalism: A History of Failure), in El Ciudadano, July 4.

Cárdenas Tomažič, Ana 2020: La Sociedad del Hambre (The Hunger Society), in Le Monde Diplomatique, May 20.

2019-2022: “Emanzipatorische Praktiken und transformative/de-kolonisierende Methoden,” Co-Koordination der Forschungslinie “Produkteur*innen, Methoden und general intellect,” Lateinamerikanischer Rat der Sozialwissenschaften (CLACSO). https://www.clacso.org/grupos-de-trabajo/grupos-de-trabajo-2019-2022/?pag=detalle&refe=6&ficha=1701

2016-2019: “Kritisches Denken und Emanzipatorische Praktiken,” Co-Koordinatorin der Forschungslinien “Wissensproduktion, Kapitalismus und Soziale Bewegungen,” Lateinamerikanischer Rat der Sozialwissenschaften (CLACSO).

2014-2015: “Staat, Unternehmen und Gender: ökonomische Nutzung menschlicher Arbeitsfähigkeit am Beispiel der Gefangenenarbeit in Lateinamerika und Europa” (State, Firms and Gender: Economic Use of Prison Labor in Latin America and Europe). Research Fellowship (Sonderforschungsstipendium), Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. Host research institute: Institute for Social Science Research ISF Munich.

2013–2014: Project Director and Researcher, research project “Trayectorias Laborales de la Clase-Media en Chile” (Labor Trajectories of Lower Middle Class in Chile), Poverty and Inequality Department, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Santiago de Chile.

2011–2013: Project Director and Researcher, research project No. 11110420, “Trabajo y Maternindad: Estudio Biográfico-Interpretativo sobre la Articulación del Ámbito Laboral y Familiar en Mujeres con Hijos en la Primera Infancia” (Work and Maternity: A biographical-interpretative study on work-family balance among women with young children in early childhood), Chilean National Science Foundation Grant (FONDECYT).

2012: Project Director and Researcher, research project “Género y Poder: La División Sexual del Trabajo en Chile” (Gender and Power: The Sexual Division of Labor in Chile), Böll Foundation-ICSO (Institute for Social Science Research, Diego Portales University).

2011–2012 Project Director and Researcher, research project “Jóvenes y Política: El Caso del Movimiento Estudiantil en Chile” (Youth and Politics: The Case of the Student Movement in Chile), Böll Foundation-ICSO.

2010: Project Director and Researcher, research project “Diagnóstico de las Necesidades y Problemas de Grupos Vulnerables en las Cárceles de Mujeres en Chile” (Diagnosis of the Needs and Problems of Vulnerable Groups in Prisons for Women in Chile), German Technical Cooperation Agency (GIZ)-Chilean Ministry of Justice- ICSO).

2009: Project Director and Researcher, research project “Estrategias de Inversión en la Creación de Oportunidades de Empleo en la Cárcel” (Investment Strategies for the Creation of Work Opportunities in Prison), German Technical Cooperation Agency (GTZ)-Chilean Ministry of Justice- ICSO).

2007–2008: Project Director and Researcher, research project “Jóvenes y Empleabilidad” (Youth and Employability), International Labour Organization in Santiago de Chile-Ford Foundation.

2004: Project Director and Researcher, research project “El Sujeto y la Transformación de las Condiciones de Trabajo en Chile: Elementos Empíricos y Teóricos para la Discusión” (The Subject and the Transformation of Working Conditions in Chile: Empirical and Theoretical Elements for Discussion). International Labour Organization (ILO) in Santiago de Chile.

1999: Co-Project Director and Researcher, research project “Políticas de Empleo e Institutionalidad Laboral en la Unión Europea y el Mercosur” (Employment Policies and Labor Institutions in the European Union and Mercosur), International Labour Organization (ILO) in Santiago de Chile.

Image
CárdenasAna
Job
Research Associate
Contact Address

Senckenberganlage 26

60325 Frankfurt am Main

Phone
E-Mail
CardenasTomazic@em.uni-frankfurt.de