Nicole Lühring M.A.

Research Associate
Phone: +49 821 598 - 4072
Room: 3039 (D)
Visiting hours: by appointment
Address: Universitätsstraße 10, 86159 Augsburg

Research foci


  • Sociology of Knowledge

  • Gender and Queer Studies 

  • Science and Technology Studies

  • Sociology of the Body

  • Qualitative Research Methods and Methodologies 


since 2017   Research Associate at the Chair of Sociology of Reiner Keller, Faculty of Philosophy and Social Sciences, University of Augsburg


since 2017   PhD on: Between form and technique - Neuroheadsets: Visionary regulations of the mind (working title)


2013-2017   Student Assistant, Chair of Sociology and Gender Studies of Paula-Irene Villa Braslavsky, Institute of Sociology, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich


2011-2017   Studies (Master & Bachelor) of Sociology, Philosophy and Gender Studies, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (Top 10 %)


2018   Lühring, N. (with Eva Tolasch-Marzahn): ' Living sexual diversity? On the (re)production of good parenting in psychiatric expert reports.' In: Onnen, C.; Rode-Breymann, S. (eds.): Restoring - Interrupting - Changing? Politics of (re)production. L'AGENda vol. III. Barbara Budrich: Opladen/ Berlin/ Toronto, pp. 161-176.
2018   Lühring, N. (with Udo Dengel and Eva Tolasch-Marzahn): ' Doing philosophy while doing social work - a qualitative relationship definition.' In: Perko, G. (eds.): Philosophy in social work. Beltz/ Juventa: Munich/ Weinheim, pp. 171-188. 
2016   Lühring, N.: ' On the moral discursive pathologization of homosexuality.' In Friedrich, O.; Aurenque, D.; Assadi, G.; Schleidgen, S. (eds.): Nietzsche, Foucault and Medicine. Philosophical impulses for medical ethics. Bielefeld: transcript, pp. 223-244.






   Lühring, N.: "'I think, therefore I can' - On the establishment of the neuroheadset discourse." 22nd WDA Network Meeting, 12-14 Jan. 2022, Digital Platform.
2018   Lühring, N.: 'NeuroGadgets and gender?' Summer School on New Agents and Agency: Science, Technology and Subjectivity, 08-12 July 2018; Van Leer Institute Jerusalem, Israel.                     
2018   Lühring, N.: 'Gendered Brain Tuning?"; 17th Biennial Conference, European Society for Medical and Health Sociology, 06-08 June 2018; ISCTE-University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal.
2017   Lühring, N. (with Eva Tolasch-Marzahn): ''Sexual Diversity?" Constructions of Good Parenting in Psychiatric Assessments', Diversity Network Meeting 2017; 12-14 September 2017; Georg-August University Göttingen, Germany.







2021   "Compulsory or not? This is how gendering works at the University of Augsburg" In: Augsburger Allgemeine from 09.11.2021







  • German Sociological Association
  • Section Sociology of Knowledge of the German Sociological Association
  • Section Women's and Gender Studies of the German Sociological Association
  • STSing: Doing Science and Technology Studies in and through Germany


(applied filters: semester: current | institute: Soziologie (Lehrstuhl) | lecturers: Nicole Lühring | course types: all)
name semester type
Übung zur B.A.-Arbeit (Lehrstuhl Prof. Dr. Reiner Keller) winter semester 2022/23 Übung
Berufsfeldpraktikum - Vorbereitungssitzung winter semester 2022/23 Übung
Berufsfeldpraktikum - Nachbereitungssitzung winter semester 2022/23 Übung

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