Simon Schrör is research associate since 2018 and head of the research group "Shifts in norm setting" at Weizenbaum Institute since 2020. He is currently doing his doctorate under Prof. Dr. Rainer Diaz-Bone at the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Lucerne. His research focuses on questions of intellectual property, the digitalization of cultural goods and -industries and the sociology of law and conventions.
Simon Schrör studied sociology at the University of Duisburg-Essen from 2012 and graduated in 2015 with the thesis "Migration as a Challenge for the National Welfare State" under Prof. Dr. Anja Weiß. He then studied sociology M.A., also in Duisburg, with a focus on social comparison and transnationalisation. He completed his Master's degree in 2018 with distinction and the thesis: "The effects of legal uncertainty on conventions of production in the low budget music industry" in the DFG project: "Organized Creativity" under Prof. Dr. Sigrid Quack. From 2015 to 2018, he worked as a student and research assistant at the Chair of Sociological Theory under Prof. Dr. Gregor Bongaerts in Duisburg.
Research Group Lead
Research Group 16: Shifts in Norm Setting
Schrör, S: Die Auswirkungen rechtlicher Unsicherheit auf Produktionskonventionen in der Low-Budget Musikindustrie Organized Creativity Discussion Paper No. 19/1, Berlin: Freie Universität Berlin. 2019.
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