Basic research on the culture of everyday life and popular literature and media is at the centre of the subject of Popular Culture Studies as a practical, empirically working cultural science. Things, practices, norms, discourses, narratives, knowledge, interpretations and meanings are analysed in their current social and historical dimensions.

The actual research areas of the professorships are

Research projects (German)

2018–2021: Selbstsorge bei Demenz
Im Horizont von Spiritual Care und Kulturwissenschaft

2020: Geschichten, die noch fehlen
Eine ethnografische Studie zum partizipativen Forschen in einer Region