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Jürgen Gerhards

Visiting Scholar 2009-2010


Jürgen Gerhards

Jürgen Gerhards is professor of sociology and director of the Institute of Sociology, Free University Berlin. His research interests focus on comparative cultural sociology and sociology of European integration. His most recent publications include Cultural Overstretch? Differences Between Old and New Member States of the EU and Turkey (2007). Gerhards is currently working on two projects: "The Language Constellation of the European Union and the Importance of Transnational Linguistic Capital" and "The Emergence of a European Society: Redefining the Idea of Equality in the Process of European Integration."

This information is accurate for the time period that the visiting scholar is affiliated with CES.


  • Visiting Scholar 2009-2010, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies