Dr. Martin Seeliger

Sociologist and Researcher, University of Bremen, Germany

Dr. Martin Seeliger has research interests in: Work and organizational sociology, political sociology, cultural studies

He holds PhD at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies (magna cum laude). Dr Seeliger had BA degree in social sciences and Master's degree in management and regulation of work, economy and organization at the Ruhr University Bochum.

He worked as head of Department 'Change in the Working Society' at the Institute for Labor and Economics, research Associate at the University of Hamburg, professorship for Economic and Organizational Sociology, substitute for the W-3 professorship for sociology of organization and culture, Leuphana University of Lüneburg, research associate at the European University of Flensburg, research associate at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena and chair of Sociology of Labour, Industry and Economics.

He was guest researcher to: Weizenbaum Institute Berlin, Research Group "Digitization and Democracy", Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Stephen Roth Institute for the Study of contemporary Racism and Antisemitism, Global Governance department at the Berlin Science Center, Center for Digital Cultures, Leuphana University Lüneburg, Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Koebner Center for German History, UC Berkeley, Institute for Research on Labor and Employment, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Society, Work and Development Institute of the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, post-growth societies college at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena, UC Berkeley, Charles and Louise Travers Department of Political Sciences, Stockholm Center for Organizational Research at the University of Stockholm, European Trade Union Institute in Brussels, División Ciencias Sociales Humanidades, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Mexico City and at the Society, Work and Development Institute of the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.

He is member of Society for the Advancement of Socioeconomics, Organizational Sociology of the German Society for Sociology, International Sociological Association, Work and Industrial Sociology of the German Society for Sociology, German Industrial Relations Association, the working group on popular culture and media at the German Society for Media Studies, Cultural Sociology Section of the German Society for Sociology and the German Society for Sociology.


He is an elected representative of the academic middle faculty in the research committee of the Friedrich Schiller University Jena

and Doctoral spokesperson at the International Max Planck Research School.


Dr. Seeliger has organized lecture series, for example: 'Public in Structural Change', University of Hamburg (funded by the Rosa-Luxemburg Foundation), 'A new structural change in the public sphere', Leuphana University of Lüneburg and 'A new structural change in the public sphere', Europa-Universität Flensburg. As well as has different expert activities in Journal of Sociology, Theory, Culture & Society, Economic and Industrial Democracy, European Journal of Industrial Relations, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, New Diversity, Austrian journal for sociology, Global Labor Journal, WSI Notices, Economic and Industrial Democracy, Culture, Practice & Europeanization, Leviathan, Industrial Relations, Series 'Global Political Economy' at VS Springer, Discussion Paper series of the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies and National inspecting authority for youth harming media.

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Dr. Martin Seeliger