M.A. Tobias Drewlani

Former Doctoral Candidate

Reorganizing Industries

Tobias studied Sociology at the Technical University of Berlin with a focus on Sociology of Technology and Sociology of Technology where he earned his B.A. (in 2013) and his M.A. (in 2015). From 2011 to 2015, he worked as student assistant at the Chair of Methods of Social Research. Since 2015, Tobias is a PhD Student at the Munich Center for Technology in Society at the Technical University of Munich and part of the Reorganizing Industries Lab.

  • Science and Technology Studies
  • Sociology of Work
  • Sociology of Organisations
  • Drewlani, Tobias / Seibt, David (2018): “Configuring the Independent Developer”, in: Journal of Peer Production, 12, p. 96-114.

Weitere Beiträge (German only)

  • Buchholz, Johan; Drewlani, Tobias; Meyer, Uli (2018): “Digitalisierung ohne Technik? Konzeptionelle Vorschläge für eine soziologische Digitalisierungsforschung”, Workshop «Theoretische und empirische Grundlagen einer soziologischen Digitalisierungsforschung» der DGS Sektion Organisationssoziologie. Berlin
  • Drewlani, Tobias; Meyer Uli (2018): Enacting the Future of Work. Organisation und Arbeit im Kontext der Digitalisierung. Gemeinsame Frühjahrstagung der Sektionen „Arbeits- und Industriesoziologie“ und „Wissenschafts- und Technikforschung“ der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie (DGS)
  • Drewlani, Tobias (2018): Discussant at “Digital Labor I – Changing World of Work and Employment Relations in the Era of 4th Industrial Revolution”, at ISA World Congress, Toronto, Canada
  • Drewlani, Tobias; Seibt, David (2016): “Tools of Control. The Cast of Project Ara”. In: EASST/4S 2016: Science and Technology by Other Means – Exploring collectives, spaces and futures. Barcelona, Spain.


  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Soziologie (DGS)
  • European Association for the Study of Science and Technology (EASST)
  • International Sociological Association (ISA)
  • Research Committee Sociology of Work (RC30)