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 Researchers at the MPI for the Study of Societies

Dr. Arjen van der Heide


 
Dr. Arjen van der Heide
Postdoctoral Researcher
 
Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies
Paulstr. 3 | 50676 Cologne | Germany
Phone: +49 221 2767-0
Fax: +49 221 2767-555


 

Research Interests

Sociology of finance; public debt; sovereign bond trading; social studies of finance; insurance; knowledge practices; financial regulation; science and technology studies
 

Selected Publications

van der Heide, Arjen. 2019. "Model Migration and Rough Edges: British Actuaries and the Ontologies of Modelling." Social Studies of Science, published online December 6, 2019.  
Coombs, Nathan, and Arjen van der Heide. 2019. "Financialization as Mathematization: The Calculative and Regulatory Consequences of Risk Management." In International Handbook of Financialization, edited by Philip Mader, Daniel Mertens, and Natascha van der Zwan. Abingdon: Routledge (forthcoming).  
van der Heide, Arjen, Alix Rufas, and Alexander Supper. 2016. "Doctoral Dissertation Defenses: Performing Ambiguity between Ceremony and Assessment." Science as Culture 25 (4): 473-495.

 

Vita

2016-2019 PhD, Sociology, University of Edinburgh
2014-2016 MSc, Cultures of Arts, Science and Technology (Research), Maastricht University
2010-2014 BSc, Economics and Business, University of Amsterdam
2009-2014 BSc, Political Science, University of Amsterdam

 

Awards and Honors (Selected)

2019: Early Career Scholars Award, Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE)  
2017: Honorable Mention, Internet Thesis Prize (for master thesis, "Money Matters: Disentangling Materiality in the Social and Political Life of Bitcoin"), The Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities  
2016: Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Award, University of Edinburgh  
2016: Graduate School of Social and Political Science PhD Award, University of Edinburgh
 

 
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