Veronika Rückamp

Veronika Rückamp

Research area Governance in Higher Education and Science
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Veronika Rückamp (neé Lutz) is a sociologist and a religious studies scientist. She holds a bachelor's degree in "Kulturwissenschaft mit Schwerpunkt Religion" (Cultural Studies with Focus on Religion) from the University of Bayreuth and a master's degree in Religion im kulturellen Kontext (Religion in Cultural Context) from the University of Hanover. She spent parts of her university studies in Edinburgh and Lucerne. During her master's programme she worked as a student assistant and later as a research assistant in the project ANKOM - Transitions from Vocational to Higher Education at the DZHW. Between 2012 and 2015 she studied engagement and activities in Muslim associations in Switzerland and Austria as part of the larger project "Civic engagement in immigrant religious communities in Switzerland and Austria". She is writing her PhD-thesis on this topic. In 2013 and 2014 she was a visiting scholar at the Department of Political Science at the University of Vienna. Veronika Rückamp worked at the institute for sociology at the University of Göttingen from November 2016 until March 2018. There she studied the regulation of religious practice and diversity in refugee accommodations in Lower Saxony. Since 2016 she is working as a research assistant in the evaluation of the project "Advancement through Education: Open Universities".

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Evaluation of the funding programme "Advancement through Education: Open Universities"
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"... unsere Sehnsucht zu Stein geworden" - Repräsentative Sakralneubauten und das Konzept "öffentlicher Religion".

Lutz, V. (2013).
"... unsere Sehnsucht zu Stein geworden" - Repräsentative Sakralneubauten und das Konzept "öffentlicher Religion". In P. Antes, A. Deppe, D. Fügmann, S. Führding & A. Neimaier (Hrsg.), Konflikt - Integration - Religion. Religionswissenschaftliche Perspektiven (S. 193-213). Göttingen: V&R Unipress.
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Social Capital and Immigrant Religious Communities – Hindu and Muslim Associations in Switzerland.

Rückamp, V., & Limacher, K. (2013, Juni).
Social Capital and Immigrant Religious Communities – Hindu and Muslim Associations in Switzerland. Vortrag auf der Konferenz der International Society for the Sociology of Religion (ISSR), Turku, Finnland.
Curriculum Vitae
Since 04.2018

Research Assistant at the DZHW in the evaluation of the project "Advancement through Education: Open Universities"

11.2016 - 03.2018

Research Assistant at the Department of Sociology, University of Göttingen, in the project Religious practice and diversity in refugee accommodations in Lower Saxony

05.2016 - 10.2016

Co-ordinator for degree programmes at the Faculty for Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Hanover

07.2012 - 12.2015

Research Assistant at the Seminar for Religious Studies, University of Lucerne, in the project "Civic Engagement in Immigrant Religious Communitites in Switzerland in Austria". Founded by the Swiss National Science Foundation.
Until present: PhD candidate at the University of Lucerne
Working title of PhD-thesis: Everyday Life in Mosques. A Qualitative Empirical Study of Activities and Engagement in Muslim Associations in Vienna and Zurich
Betreuer: Prof. Dr. M. Baumann (Luzern), Zweitbetreuer: Prof. Dr. A.-K. Nagel (Göttingen)

10.2011 - 06.2012 und 04.2011 - 06.2011

Research Assistant at the DZHW (former HIS) in the project ANKOM - Transitions from Vocational to Higher Education, from 07.2010-03.2011 as a student assistant

10.2008 - 12.2010

M.A. Religion in Cultural Context, University of Hanover

09.2006 - 08.2009

Organisational Assistant at the Agentur für Qualitätssicherung durch Akkreditierung von Studiengängen, Bonn

10.2002 - 09.2005

B.A. Cultural Studies with Focus on Religion, Minor: Intercultural German language and literature studies/ German as a foreign language, University of Bayreuth

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