Julian Hamann

Leibniz University Hannover

Julian Hamann is a Postdoc at the Leibniz Center for Science and Society, Leibniz University Hannover, Germany. He is a sociologist working in sociology of science, higher education studies, and the sociologies of knowledge and culture. His present work touches on topics like evaluation and boundaries, subjectivity and performativity, academic knowledge and academic careers, and power and social inequality. Julian Hamann has been a research fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation at the University of Warwick, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA, and Harvard University, MA, USA.

PLACES: Session 2

Playgrounds and serious work in academia: an essay and research agenda

The trio of curiosity, imagination and play are at the core of learning processes from earliest childhood (Görlitz & Wohlwill, 1987). However, despite the importance of learning and creativity in academia, this trio dissolves in representations of how academics continue to learn throughout their careers. The three notions are treated separately and weighted differently. Whereas […]

PLACES: Session 2