Franziska Sörgel

Franziska Sörgel, M.A.

  • Institut für Technikfolgenabschätzung und Systemanalyse (ITAS)
    Postfach 3640
    76021 Karlsruhe

Current projects

Fields of work

  • Science and Technology Studies
  • Impact assessment and evaluation procedures
  • Sociology of emotions and emotional evaluation
  • Participatory methods
  • Real-world lab research

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Professional background

since 2023 Post-Doc at ITAS
2023 PhD, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (Title: Engaging the Moral Economy of Prototypes or How Emotions Drive Innovation. An Ethnographic Exploration in the Innovation-Making Field)
2022 - 2023 Scientific staff member in the project “AnthropoScenes”, Technische Universität Berlin
2021 - 2022 Stay abroad with focus on sociology in the context of the doctorate, European University Institute Florence
2020 - 2022 Scientific staff member in the project “Societal Impact @ BUA”, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
2018 - 2019 Scientific staff member in the project “PROLAB”, Technical University of Munich
2016 - 2017 Stay abroad with studies in sociology, Goldsmiths College, University of London
2014 - 2018 Studies of European Ethnology (M.A.), Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
2011 - 2014 Studies of Comparative Cultural Studies and Political Science (B.A.), University of Regensburg


Sörgel, F.
Wirkungsmessung partizipativer Formate (in Reallaboren)
2024. DVWG-Summit (2024), Wuppertal, Germany, April 16–17, 2024 
Sörgel, F.; Albiez, M.; Weinberger, N.
Wirkungsmessung partizipativer Formate in Reallaboren
2024. "Reallabore – ExperimentierRäume für den Weg in eine nachhaltige Gesellschaft" (2024), Dresden, Germany, April 11–12, 2024 
Sörgel, F.; Moser, C.
Versuch einer formativen Evaluation der Reallabore des KIT
2024. "Reallabore – ExperimentierRäume für den Weg in eine nachhaltige Gesellschaft" (2024), Dresden, Germany, April 11–12, 2024 
Journal Articles
Weiser, A.; Wanner, M.; Stelzer, F.; Lang, D. J.; Berger, H.; Förster, A.; Liedtke, C.; Micklitz, H.-W.; Niewöhner, J.; Parodi, O.; Potthast, T.; Schneider, F.; Sörgel, F.; Ziehl, M.; Ziemer, G.
Exploring fruitful links between real-world laboratory and disciplinary research : Introduction of the DKN Future Earth working group LinkLab
2023. GAIA - Ecological Perspectives for Science and Society, 32 (3), 335–337. doi:10.14512/gaia.32.3.13Full textFull text of the publication as PDF document
Sörgel, F.; Scherz, C.; Hahn, J.; Weinberger, N.; Milchram, C.; Maia, M., Albiez, Marius
Partizipation und Forschungsorganisationen: Impact Messung und Integration von Ergebnissen
2023, November 24. 2nd PartWiss23: Tagung zur Vernetzung und Stärkung von Partzipaton in der Wissenschat (PartWiss 2023), Chemnitz, Germany, November 22–24, 2023