Further Activities

Further Academic Activities and Memberships (Selection)

Since 2010 Member of the Scientific Board of Research of the Ibero-American Institute of the Preussischer Kulturbesitz Foundation, Berlin
April 2010 Member of the delegation of State Minister A. Schavan in Brazil for the opening of the German-Brazilian Year of Science, Technology and Innovation (Deutsch-Brasilianischen Jahres der Wissenschaft, Technologie und Innovation)
May 2010 Member of the German Delegation for the 27th German-Brazilian commission conference of the WTZ (wissenschaftlich-technologische Zusammenarbeit) in Munich
2009-2012 Member of the selection committee of the Guest Professorship Program of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
2004-2010 Member of the Executive Board of ADLAF – German Latin American Research Association
Since 2004 Co-editor of the book series “Zentrum und Peripherie” (Center and Periphery), Mering/Munich: Hampp Verlag
Since 2003 Member of the Scientific Board of various journals: Novos Estudos CEBRAP, Iberoamericana, Interseções, Ciências Sociais, Unisinos among others.
2002-2005 Coordinator of the research group Social Theory under the Brazilian Association of Social Sciences (ANPOCS)
Since 2000 Ad-hoc Consultant for various institutions: German Research Foundation (DFG), Thyssen-Foundation, Alexander-von-Humboldt-Foundation, Swiss National Science Foundation, State Research Foundation of São Paulo (FAPESP) among others
Since 2000 Consultant for various journals and publishing houses: Routledge, Ethnic and Racial Studies, Theory, Culture & Society, Soziale Systeme (Social Systems), Politische Vierteljahresschrift, Revista Brasileira de Ciências Sociais, Dados among others.
Since 1997 Continual publication of research results and commentary on current events in interviews for BBC London, Correio Braziliense, Deutsche Welle, DeutschlandRadio, Die Zeit, Globo News, Gazeta Mercantil, Jornal do Brasil, Radio France Internationale, SBT - Sistema Brasileiro de Televisão, among others.