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Steffen Pötzschke studied Cultural Sciences (B.A.) at the European University Viadrina in Frankfurt/Oder (Germany), the University Nantes (France) and the Institute of Technology Tallaght in Dublin (Ireland). He holds a master’s degree in International Migration and Intercultural Relations and a doctorate (Dr. phil.) from the University of Osnabrück (Germany).

Steffen joined GESIS in October 2011 as a researcher in the department Survey Design and Methodology. Since May 2021 he is deputy head of the GESIS Panel team.

He is a corresponding member of the Institute for Migration Research and Intercultural Studies (University of Osnabrück) and participates in the International Ethnic and Immigrant Minorities' Survey Data Network (ETHMIGSURVEYDATA, COST Action 16111).

Steffen is a founding member of the IMISCOE Standing Committee Methodological Approaches and Tools in Migration Research (Meth@Mig)  and a member of its governing body. 

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Publications

Publikation

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Journal article

Kotzur, Patrick F., Maria-Therese Friehs, Peter Schmidt, Ulrich Wagner, Steffen Pötzschke, and Bernd Weiß. 2022. "Attitudes towards refugees: Introducing a short three-dimensional scale." British Journal of Social Psychology online first. doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/bjso.12538.

Pettrachin, Andrea, Lorenzo Gabrielli, Jisu Kim, Sarah Ludwig-Dehm, and Steffen Pötzschke. 2022. "Did exposure to asylum seeking migration affect the electoral outcome of the ‘Alternative für Deutschland’ in Berlin? : Evidence from the 2019 European elections." Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies onlinr first. doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/1369183X.2022.2100543.

Priebe, Jan, Henning Silber, Christoph Beuthner, and Steffen Pötzschke. 2022. "How (not) to mobilize health workers in the fight against vaccine hesitancy: Experimental evidence from Germany’s AstraZeneca controversy." BMC Public Health (22): 516. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-022-12725-9.

Pötzschke, Steffen. 2022. "Using the Innovative to Improve the Established: The Employment of Social Networking Sites as Recruitment Tools in Migrant Surveys." International Migration Review 60 (2): 61-65. doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/imig.12987.

Maehler, Débora B., Steffen Pötzschke, Howard Ramos, and Paul Pritchard. 2021. "Geflüchtete Kinder und Jugendliche: Ein Literaturreview zu Design und Umsetzung empirischer Forschung." German Journal of Forced Migration and Refugee Studies (Z’Flucht) 5 (2): 179-209. doi: https://doi.org/10.5771/2509-9485-2021-2-179.

Maehler, Débora B., Steffen Pötzschke, Howard Ramos, Paul Pritchard, and Johanna Fleckenstein. 2021. "Studies on the acculturation of young refugees in the educational domain: A scoping review of research and methods." Adolescent Research Review 6 (1): 15-31. doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40894-019-00129-7.

Pötzschke, Steffen, and Bernd Weiß. 2020. "Die Nutzung des GESIS Panel als offene Umfrageinfrastruktur für innovative Forschungsprojekte." Informationsdienst Soziale Indikatoren (ISI) (65): 34-38. doi: https://doi.org/10.15464/isi.65.2020.34-38.

Pritchard, Paul, Débora B. Maehler, Steffen Pötzschke, and Howard Ramos. 2019. "Integrating refugee children and young: A scoping review of English and German literature." Journal of Refugee Studies 32 (1): i194–i208. doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/jrs/fez024.

Pötzschke, Steffen, and Michael Braun. 2017. "Migrant sampling using Facebook advertisements: A case study of Polish migrants in four European countries." Social Science Computer Review 35 (5): 633-653. doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/0894439316666262.

Pötzschke, Steffen. 2015. "Migrant mobilities in Europe: Comparing Turkish to Romanian migrants." migration letters 12 (3): 315-326. http://tplondon.com/journal/index.php/ml/article/viewFile/451/413.

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Contribution to edited volume

Fleckenstein, Johanna, Débora B. Maehler, Steffen Pötzschke, Howard Ramos, and Paul Pritchard. 2021. "Language as a predictor and an outcome of acculturation: A review of research on refugee children and youth." In International perspectives on school settings, education policy and digital strategies, edited by Annika Wilmers, and Sieglinde Jornitz, 110-119. Opladen: Budrich. doi: https://doi.org/10.3224/84742299. https://shop.budrich-academic.de/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/9783847416609.pdf.

Pötzschke, Steffen, Michael Braun, Irina Ciornei, and Fulya Apaydin. 2019. "Methodological appendix." In Everyday Europe: Social transnationalism in an unsettled continent, edited by Ettore Recchi, Adrian Favell, Fulya Apaydin, Roxana Barbulescu, Michael Braun, Irina Ciornei, Niall Cunningham, Juan Díez Medrano, Deniz Neriman Duru, Laurie Hanquinet, Steffen Pötzschke, David Reimer, Justyna Salamonska, Mike Savage, Janne Solgaard Jensen, and Albert Varela, 291-300. Bristol: Policy Press.

Pötzschke, Steffen, and Michael Braun. 2019. "Social transnationalism and supranational identifications." In Everyday Europe: Social transnationalism in an unsettled continent, edited by Ettore Recchi, Adrian Favell, Fulya Apaydin, Roxana Barbulescu, Michael Braun, Irina Ciornei, Niall Cunningham, Juan Díez Medrano, Deniz Neriman Duru, Laurie Hanquinet, Steffen Pötzschke, David Reimer, Justyna Salamonska, Mike Savage, Janne Solgaard Jensen, and Albert Varela, 115-136. Bristol: Policy Press.

Pötzschke, Steffen. 2016. "Doppelte Staatsangehörigkeit und Auslandswahlrecht in Kolumbien." In Migration und Demokratie, edited by Stefan Rother, Studien zur Migrations- und Integrationspolitik, 161-183. Wiesbaden: Springer VS. doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-02589-2_7. http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-658-02589-2_7.

Martin, Silke, Débora B. Maehler, Dorothée Behr, and Steffen Pötzschke. 2015. "Methodische Grundlagen der quantitativen Migrationsforschung." In Methoden der Migrationsforschung: ein interdisziplinärer Forschungsleitfaden, edited by Débora B. Maehler, and Ulrich Brinkmann, 17-59. Wiesbaden: Springer VS. http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-3-658-10394-1_2.

Pötzschke, Steffen. 2015. "Mobilities of Turkish migrants in Europe." In Turkish Migration, Identity and Integration, edited by Ibrahim Sirkeci, Betül Dilara Şeker, and Ali Çağlar, 11-21. London, UK: Transnational Press. http://tplondon.com/turkidentityinteg.

Pötzschke, Steffen, Irina Ciornei, and Fulya Apaydin vom Hau. 2014. "Methodological report." In The Europeanisation of everyday life : cross-border practices and transnational identifications among EU and third-country citizens ; final report, edited by Ettore Recchi, 169-237. http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:0168-ssoar-395269 .

Pötzschke, Steffen, and Michael Braun. 2014. "Supra-national identification among movers and stayers in Europe." In The Europeanisation of everyday life : cross-border practices and transnational identifications among EU and third-country citizens ; final report, edited by Ettore Recchi, 84-113. http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:0168-ssoar-395269.

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Editorship

Pötzschke, Steffen, and Sebastian Rinken, ed. 2022. Migration Research in a Digitized World: Using Innovative Technology to Tackle Methodological Challenges. Cham: Springer International Publishing. doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-01319-5.

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Monograph

Pötzschke, Steffen. 2018. Transnationalism and integration of Turkish and Romanian migrants in Western Europe.

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Working and discussion paper

Pötzschke, Steffen, and Bernd Weiß. 2021. Realizing a global survey of emigrants through Facebook and Instagram. doi: https://doi.org/10.31219/osf.io/y36vr.

Pötzschke, Steffen, and Bernd Weiß. 2020. Employing social networking sites in migration research: Preliminary findings of the German emigrants overseas online survey. doi: https://doi.org/10.31219/osf.io/wnc4b.

Pötzschke, Steffen, David Bretschi, and Kai Weyandt. 2017. GESIS Panel Wave Report, Wave ea. Köln: GESIS. doi: https://doi.org/10.4232/1.12766.

Struminskaya, Bella, Ines Schaurer, Steffen Pötzschke, and Kai Weyandt. 2016. GESIS Panel Wave Report, Wave da. Köln: GESIS. doi: https://doi.org/10.4232/1.12538.

Pötzschke, Steffen, Deniz Duru, Nazli Sila Cesur, and Michael Braun. 2014. Cross-border activities and transnational identification of Turkish migrants in Europe. EUCROSS working paper 7. EUCROSS. http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:0168-ssoar-395374.

Pötzschke, Steffen. 2012. Measuring transnational behaviours and identities. EUCROSS working paper 4. http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:0168-ssoar-395325.

Talk

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Conference contribution

Pötzschke, Steffen, Bernd Weiß, Jens Hellmann, and Gerald Echterhoff. 2022. "Indirect yet effective? : Sampling refugees through advertisements on Facebook and Instagram." 19th IMISCOE annual conference, Oslo Metropolitan University, Oslo, 01.07.2022.

Pötzschke, Steffen. 2022. "Using Facebook & Instagram to recruit respondents for migrant surveys." Methodenworkshop „(Unter-) Repräsentation von Migrantinnen und Migranten in Surveys und Panels“, Statistisches Bundesamt, Wiesbaden, 01.04.2022. https://multimedia.gsb.bund.de/DGP/FReDA/Block_5_Vortrag_1_P%C3%B6tzschke.mp4.

Pötzschke, Steffen, and Bernd Weiß. 2021. "Reaching small and dispersed target populations through social networking sites." 28. Wissenschaftlicher Kongress der Deutschen Vereinigung für Politikwissenschaft (DVPW), Online, 15.09.2021.

Pötzschke, Steffen, and Bernd Weiß. 2021. "Sampling emigrants on a global scale through advertisements on Facebook and Instagram." 18th IMISCOE Annual Conference, Online, 08.07.2021.

Pötzschke, Steffen, and Bernd Weiß. 2021. "Using social networking sites in cross-national research on a global scale: First insights from the German emigrants overseas online survey." ESRA 2021: 9th Conference of the European Survey Research Association, Online, 02.07.2021.

Pötzschke, Steffen. 2020. "Investigating determinants of migrant transnationalism: A comparative multidimensional approach." 17th IMISCOE Annual Conference, online, 01.07.2020.

Pötzschke, Steffen, and Michael Braun. 2020. "Sampling Migrants via Facebook Advertisements: A New Method to Improve (Cross-National) Data on H2R Populations." II. International Forum on Migration Statistics, Cairo, 20.01.2020.

Pötzschke, Steffen. 2020. "Transnational > Binational: Transnationale Mobilität und soziale Beziehungen von Migranten jenseits der Dichotomie von Herkunfts- und Aufenthaltsland ." 40. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie, online, 21.09.2020.

Maehler, Débora B., Johanna Fleckenstein, Steffen Pötzschke, Paul Pritchard, and Howard Ramos. 2019. "Die Integration von geflüchteten Kindern und Jugendlichen: Eine systematische Forschungsübersicht im Bereich Sprache und Lernen." GEBF Tagung 2019, Universität zu Köln, Köln, 25.02.2019. https://www.gebf-ev.de/deutsch/tagungen/2019-7-tagung/.

Pötzschke, Steffen, and Paul Pritchard. 2019. "Methods, research strategies, and conceptual issues in empirical research on young refugees: What does the literature review (not) tell us? ." German-Canadian Conference on Migration & Integration: Young (Forced) Migrants and Their Families, Osnabrück, 11.11.2019.

Pötzschke, Steffen. 2019. "Studying the Transnationalism of Polish Migrants through Facebook." 14th ESA Conference, University of Manchester, Manchester, 21.08.2019.

Maehler, Débora B., Steffen Pötzschke, Howard Ramos, and Paul Pritchard. 2018. "Die Integration von Flüchtlingskindern und -jugendlichen: Eine systematische Forschungsübersicht." 51. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie (DGPs), 18.09.2018.

Pötzschke, Steffen, Débora B. Maehler, Howard Ramos, Paul Pritchard, and Johanna Fleckenstein. 2018. "Empirical research on under age refugees: A systematic literature review." 15th Annual IMISCOE Conference, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, 02.07.2018.

Zimmer, Karin, Steffen Pötzschke, and Débora B. Maehler. 2018. "The German-Canadian Research Coalition on Refugee Integration: The Network and an exemplary Project." 2. Konferenz des Netzwerks Flüchtlingsforschung, Katholische Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, 06.10.2018.

Maehler, Débora B., Steffen Pötzschke, Howard Ramos, and Paul Pritchard. 2018. "The Integration of Refugee Children and Youth: A Systematic Review." AERA Annual Meeting, 14.04.2018. https://ice.dipf.de/de/veranstaltungen/aera-tagungen/aera-annual-meeting-2018.

Maehler, Débora B., Steffen Pötzschke, Howard Ramos, Paul Pritchard, and Johanna Fleckenstein. 2018. "The Integration of Refugee Children and Youth in receiving countries: A Systematic Review of English, French, and German Research Literature." International Conference of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology (IACCP), 03.07.2018.

Maehler, Débora B., Howard Ramos, and Steffen Pötzschke. 2017. "Analyse der Flüchtlingsstudien: Ein Deutsch-Kanadisches Kooperationsprojekt." Wissenschaftlichen Jahrestagung des Verbundes LERN, 27.04.2017.

Pötzschke, Steffen, and Michael Braun. 2017. "Social networking sites as sampling tools: An example from migration research." General Online Research 2017, 15-17 March 2017, 17.03.2017.

Pötzschke, Steffen, and Michael Braun. 2017. "Surveying the hard-to-reach: An example using Facebook to sample Polish migrants in a cross-national study." ESRA 2017: 7th Conference of the European Survey Research Association, 20.07.2017.

Pötzschke, Steffen. 2017. "Transnationalism and Integration: A Comparison of Turkish and Romanian Migrants in three European Countries." 14th IMISCOE Annual Conference, 30.06.2017.

Braun, Michael, and Steffen Pötzschke. 2016. "Transnational identifications among nationals and migrants in Europe." Trajectoires et pratiques de mobilité spatiale : du local au transnational, Sciences Po, 02.12.2016.

Pötzschke, Steffen, and Michael Braun. 2016. "Using social networking sites to sample migrants: Insights from a cross-national pilot study." 13th IMISCOE Annual Conference. June 30-July 2, 2016, Charles University, 02.07.2016.

Pötzschke, Steffen, and Michael Braun. 2015. "Migrants’ Identification with Europe: Does EU Citizenship Make a Difference?." ESA 2015: 12th Conference of the European Sociological Association, 28.08.2015.

Pötzschke, Steffen, and Michael Braun. 2014. "From practices to belonging: cross-border mobility and collective identifications." EUCROSS 2014: Final Conference, 25.06.2014.

Pötzschke, Steffen. 2014. "Mobilities of Turkish migrants in Europe." Turkish Migration Conference - Comparative Perspectives and Continuities. May 30 – June 1, 2014. Centre for Transnational Studies at Regent’s University , 31.05.2014.

Pötzschke, Steffen, and Michael Braun. 2013. "Die Identifizierung türkischer und rumänischer Migranten mit Europa." Horizontale Europäisierung – Nationale Öffnung und europäische Schließung, Jahrestagung der Sektion "Europasoziologie" der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie (DGS) an der Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg, 10.10.2013.

Pötzschke, Steffen. 2012. "Der Einfluss von Transnationalisierungserfahrungen auf die Identifizierung mit Europa." Kollektive Identitäten – Theorien, Konzepte, empirische Forschung.Tagung der Sektion "Politische Soziologie" der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie (DGS) an der Julius-Maximilians-Universität-Würzburg, 29.03.2012.

Pötzschke, Steffen. 2011. "'Colombia nos une': Zur Auseinandersetzung um doppelte Staatsangehörigkeit und Auslandswahlrecht für Emigranten in Kolumbien." Herbsttagung des AK Migrationspolitik in der Deutschen Vereinigung für Politikwissenschaft (DVPW), 07.10.2011.

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Contribution not at conference

Pötzschke, Steffen. 2022. "Survey recruitment of (forced) migrants through targeted advertisements on Facebook and Instagram." Internal seminar series of the EUAA Research Programme, online, European Union Agency for Asylum, 24.02.2022.

Pötzschke, Steffen, and Bernd Weiß. 2022. "Werbung auf Facebook und Instagram als Werkzeug zur Umfragerekrutierung geflüchteter Personen : The Online Survey of Ukrainian Refugees (OSUR) ." Kolloquium des Bundesamtes für Migration und Flüchtlinge (BAMF), Forschungsabteilung des BAMF, 25.07.2022.

Pötzschke, Steffen, and Christoph Beuthner. 2021. "Advertisements on social networking sites as recruitment tool for online surveys." Meet the Experts: GESIS online talks on Social Science Methods and Research Data, Online, 22.07.2021. https://youtu.be/dWG5u3zu-VU.

Pötzschke, Steffen. 2021. "Lecture: Surveying Migrants through Social Media." MiReKoc International Summer School 2021 "Research Methods and Ethics in Migration Studies", Koç University, Online, 18.10.2021.

Pötzschke, Steffen. 2021. "Using Facebook to recruit hard-to-reach populations." DEMED webinar series “Facebook as a Research Tool”, University of Glasgow, online, 30.11.2021. https://youtu.be/bP21O-sTUdA.

Pötzschke, Steffen. 2019. "Beyond Big Data: Using Facebook as a Sampling Tool in Survey Research." Seminar Series, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, 18.09.2019.

Pötzschke, Steffen. 2019. "Lecture: Introduction to the use of Facebook as a sampling tool in migration research." 3rd ETHMIGSURVEYDATA Training School, Institute for Sociology & Centre for Social Sciences , Budapest, 15.11.2019.

Pötzschke, Steffen. 2018. "Reaching the hard to reach: The cross-national sampling of migrants through Facebook advertisements." Extraordinary internal seminar at Eurofound, Dublin, 13.07.2018.

Pötzschke, Steffen. 2018. "Reaching the hard-to-reach: The cross-national sampling of migrants through Facebook advertisements." InGRID-2 Expert Workshop “Methods and data infrastructure to measure the quality of life of various vulnerable groups”, Tárki Institute , 25.04.2018.

Pötzschke, Steffen. 2016. "Facebook as a sampling tool in cross-national migration research." Carleton University, 14.09.2016.

Pötzschke, Steffen. 2016. "GESIS Panel: A Probability-Based Mixed-Mode Access Panel for the Social Sciences ." GESIS Panel Roadshow 2016/2017. Sciences Po Grenoble, 17.11.2016.

Pötzschke, Steffen. 2016. "GESIS Panel: A Probability-Based Mixed-Mode Access Panel for the Social Sciences ." GESIS Panel Roadshow 2016/2017. Romanian Academy, Research Institute for Quality of Life, 15.11.2016.

Pötzschke, Steffen. 2014. "Mobilitätserfahrungen und Identifizierungen türkischer MigrantInnen im europäischen Vergleich." Gastvortrag am Institut für Migrationsforschung und Interkulturelle Studien, Universität Osnabrück, 10.07.2014.

Organisation

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Event

Górny, Agata, Laila Omar, Steffen Pötzschke, Sebastian Rinken, Justyna Salamonska, and Evren Yalaz. 2022. "(Co-)convener of several methods-oriented sessions.." 19th IMISCOE Annual Conference, Oslo Metropolitan University, Oslo, 29.06.2022 - 01.07.2022.

Górny, Agata, Laila Omar, Steffen Pötzschke, Sebastian Rinken, Justyna Salamonska, and Evren Yalaz. 2022. "Digitization of Migration Research Methods: Promises and Pitfalls." IMISCOE Standing Committee “Methodological Approaches and Tools in Migration Research” (Meth@Mig), Center of Migration Research, University of Warsaw , Warsaw, 30.05.2022 - 30.05.2022. https://www.imiscoe.org/docman-docs/news-from-members/1203-workshop-booklet-digitization-of-migration-research-methods/file.

Pötzschke, Steffen, Justyna Salamonska, Evren Yalaz, and Sebastian Rinken. 2021. "(Co-)convener of several methods-oriented sessions." 18th IMISCOE Annual Conference, online, 07.07.2021 - 09.07.2021.

Rinken, Sebastian, Justyna Salamonska, Steffen Pötzschke, and Evren Yalaz. 2020. "Session (co-)convener: Quantitative approaches to comparative and cross-national research on migration and mobilities." Online: 17th IMISCOE Annual Conference, 01.07.2020.

Pötzschke, Steffen, Evren Yalaz, Justyna Salamonska, and Sebastian Rinken. 2020. "Session (co-)convener & chair: Qualitative and participatory approaches to (comparative) migration research." Online: 17th IMISCOE Annual Conference, 02.07.2020.

Pötzschke, Steffen. 2020. "Session chair: Old Definitions New Approaches - Migration and Big Data." II. International Forum on Migration Statistics, Cairo, 19.01.2020.

Brzoska , Patrick, Dorothée Behr, and Steffen Pötzschke. 2019. "Session (co-)convener: Adaptation and Administration of Questionnaires in Surveys on Migrants: Challenges and Solutions ." ESRA 2019 : 8th Conference of the European Survey Research Association, Zagreb (Croatia).

Pötzschke, Steffen, Justyna Salamonska, and Sebastian Rinken. 2019. "Session convenor: Quantitative methods in migration research I -Surveying hard-to-reach populations - return migrants and refugees." 2019 IMISCOE Annual Conference: Understanding International Migration in the 21st Century: Conceptual and Methodological Approaches, Malmö University, Malmö University, 26.06.2019 - 28.06.2019.

Salamonska, Justyna, Sebastian Rinken, and Steffen Pötzschke. 2019. "Session convenor: Quantitative methods in migration research II - Emerging technologies in researching migrations and mobilities." 2019 IMISCOE Annual Conference: Understanding International Migration in the 21st Century: Conceptual and Methodological Approaches, Malmö University, Malmö University, 26.06.2019 - 28.06.2019.

Maehler, Débora B., Steffen Pötzschke, and Ulrike Krause. 2019. "The German-Canadian Conference on Migration & Integration." Young (Forced) Migrants and Their Families, 11.11.2019 - 12.11.2019.

Pötzschke, Steffen, and Sebastian Rinken. 2018. "Session convenor: Methodological challenges of migration research I - Surveying refugee and migrant populations." 15th Annual IMISCOE Conference, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 01.07.2018 - 03.07.2018.

Rinken, Sebastian, and Steffen Pötzschke. 2018. "Session convenor: Methodological challenges of migration research II - Transnational and intercultural studies." 15th Annual IMISCOE Conference, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, 01.07.2018 - 03.07.2018.

Pötzschke, Steffen. 2017. "Session convenor: Methodological Challenges of Migration Research." 14th IMISCOE Annual Conference. Erasmus University Rotterdam, 28.06.2017 - 30.06.2017.

Pötzschke, Steffen. 2015. "Session chair: European Migrants in the UK." 12th Conference of the European Sociological Association - Differences, Inequalities and Sociological Imagination, 25.-28.10.2015, Prag, 28.08.2015.

Pötzschke, Steffen. 2012. "Session chair: Social networks and the H2R: applications for access, referral, and recruitment." International Conference on Methods for Surveying and Enumerating Hard to Reach Populations, New Orleans, 31.10.2012 - 03.11.2012.