M.Sc. Klara-Aylin Wenten

Doctoral Candidate

Sociology of Science

Klara-Aylin Wenten is doctoral candidate at the Friedrich Schiedel Endowed Chair of Sociology of Science and the Munich Center for Technology in Society. Since May 2018, she is scholar at the Hans-Böckler-Stiftung. From November 2015 until April 2018 she was research associate in the BMBF funded research project „TechnoCitizenScience“ at the Friedrich Schiedel Endowed Chair of Sociology of Science. She completed her M.Sc. in Science, Technology and Society at the University College London in 2015. She has a B.A. degree in the History of Science and Technology as well as in Sociology of Technology from Montréal University and the Technical University Berlin (2014).

Since September 2016 PhD project “Labour in the Making? How Transformation Processes of Labour are Constructed at the Case of Agile Work”. Since November 2015 member of the Friedrich Schiedel Endowed Chair of Sociology of Science and the Munich Center for Technology in Society.

  • Science and Technology Studies
  • Sociology of Work and Industrial Sociology
  • Co-Determination and Democratization
  • Wenten, Klara-Aylin (i.E.) Governing Labour in the Making? On the Relationship between Autonomy and Control in Innovation Processes. In Meyer, Uli; Seibt, David; Schaupp, Simon. Digitalized Industries: Between Emancipation and Domination.
  • Dickel, Sascha; Schneider, Christoph; Thiem, Carolin; Wenten, Klara-Aylin (2018) Engineering Publics. The Different Modes of Civic Technoscience. In Science and Technology Studies Journal. Special Issue on the Many Modes of Citizen Science.

Focus

  • Science and Technology Studies
  • Sociology of Work
  • Transformation of Labour, Technological Development, Co-Determination

Selection

  • On the Relationship between Industrial Work and Democratized Production. XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology: Power, Violence and Justice: Reflections, Responses and Responsibilities. Juli 2018. Toronto, Kanada
  • Arbeit und Technik „in the Making“? Zur Konstruktion und Performance von Arbeit und Technik in industriellen Makerspaces. Gemeinsame Frühjahrstagung der Arbeits- und Industriesoziologie und Wissenschafts- und Technikforschung der DGS: Arbeit und Technik revisited. April 2018. Berlin
  • Welcome to the Next Revolution? Über die Rolle von Makerspaces in der (Re-) Organisation von Arbeit und Produktion. Gemeinsame Herbsttagung der Organisationssoziologie und Wissenschafts- und Technikforschung der DGS: Digitalisierung und Reorganisation. Dezember 2017. Stuttgart
  • Institutionalizing Making. How Making is Translated Into Organizational Practice, gemeinsam mit Anton Schröpfer. 4S/EASST: Science & Technology by Other Means. September 2016. Barcelona, Spanien
  • The Future is Unwritten…Time, Agency and Technological Development in Future Visions of Robots. III ISA Forum of Sociology: The Future We Want: Global Sociology and the Struggles for a Better World. Juli 2016. Wien, Österreich
  • Centre for Emancipatory Technology Research (CET)
  • International Association of Sociology (ISA)
  • Section for the Sociology of Work and Industrial Sociology of the German Sociological Association (DGS)
  • European Association for the Study of Science and Technology (EASST)
  • 2018 – 2021 Scholarship for PhD Project, Hans-Böckler-Stiftung
  • 2016 – 2017 Fellowship “Freies Wissen. Wissenschaft offen gestalten”, Wikimedia and Stiftung deutscher Wissenschaft
  • 2015 Price for Best Contribution to the Department of Science & Technology Studies, University College London