Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Sociology of Work and Gender Relations

Dr. Petra Ahrens

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Dr. Petra Ahrens
petra.ahrens (at)

Kultur-, Sozial- und Bildungswissenschaftliche Fakultät → Institut für Sozialwissenschaften → Soziologie der Arbeit und der Geschlechterverhältnisse
Visiting address
Universitätsstraße 3b , Room 325
Phone number
(030) 2093 4326
(030) 2093 4340
Consultation hours

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Mailing address

Since January 2017, Petra Ahrens is a Marie-Sklodowska-Curie-Fellow with her research project "Effects of Institutional Change on Participatory Democracy and the Involvement of Civil Society Organisations (DemocInChange)" at the Universiteit Antwerpen, Belgium.

Her current webside in Antwerp can be found here.


Research and Teaching Emphases

  • Equality Policy in the European Union
  • Labour Market and Social Policy
  • Gender Mainstreaming


Recent Publications

  • Ahrens, Petra (2016): The Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality in the European Parliament: Taking Advantage of Institutional Power Play. Parliamentary Affairs 2016; doi: 10.1093/pa/gsw005. Zugang über:
  • Ahrens, Petra (2015): Geschlechtergerechte öffentliche Institutionen: von Umverteilung und Anerkennung. In: Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung (ed.), Inklusion. Wege in die Teilhabegesellschaft, Frankfurt a. M.: Campus: 389-397.