David Hengsbach, M.A.

Research Associate and PhD candidate in the DFG-funded Research Training Group "Standards of Governance"


Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main
Department of Social Sciences
Institute for Sociology

PEG-Building Campus Westend
Theodor-W.-Adorno-Platz 6
60323 Frankfurt am Main

Room 3.G 043
E-mail: hengsbach@soz.uni-frankfurt.de

Vita

since 04/2023 PhD candidate in the DFG-funded Research Training Group "Standards of Governance"

since 10/2022 Research Associate; Focus on Organizational and Economical Sociology
(Prof. Barbara Brandl)

12/2021–09/2022 Research Assistant; Focus on Organizational and Economical Sociology
Prof. Dr. Barbara Brandl

10/2017–09/2021 Master of Arts, Economic and Financial Economy
Goethe University Frankfurt

09/2018–12/2018                   Study visit ate the Université de Bordeaux

10/2013–09/2017 Bachelor of Arts, Political Science
Philipps-Universität Marburg

Fields of activity

Economic and Financial Sociology, Political Economy, Sociology of Money, Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC)

Publications 

Brandl, Barbara/Hengsbach, David/Moreno, Guadalupe (2024): Small money, large profits: how the cashless revolution aggravates social inequality. Socio-Economic Review. Online first.

Conference Contributions

Building European tracks for payments: the digital euro and the technopolitics of infrastructure standardization. Early career scholars' conference "The State of “The State" in Economic Sociology: Perspectives on State Capacity in Transformative Times". Mittelbautagung der DGS Sektion Wirtschaftssoziologie, Freie Universität Berlin. April 19, 2024 [Berlin].

The digital euro as an infrastructural integration project. Early Career Workshop "(Dis-)Continuities of European Economic Integration: Conflicts, Crises and Opposition". Hamburg Institute for Social Research. November 24, 2023 [Hamburg].

Threat of digitalization to modern money: Paths to CBDCs in three countries. SASE 34rd Annual Meeting. July 9-11, 2022 [Amsterdam].

Vita

since 04/2023 PhD candidate in the DFG-funded Research Training Group "Standards of Governance"

since 10/2022 Research Associate; Focus on Organizational and Economical Sociology
(Prof. Barbara Brandl)

12/2021–09/2022 Research Assistant; Focus on Organizational and Economical Sociology
Prof. Dr. Barbara Brandl

10/2017–09/2021 Master of Arts, Economic and Financial Economy
Goethe University Frankfurt

09/2018–12/2018                   Study visit ate the Université de Bordeaux

10/2013–09/2017 Bachelor of Arts, Political Science
Philipps-Universität Marburg

Fields of activity

Economic and Financial Sociology, Political Economy, Sociology of Money, Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC)

Publications 

Brandl, Barbara/Hengsbach, David/Moreno, Guadalupe (2024): Small money, large profits: how the cashless revolution aggravates social inequality. Socio-Economic Review. Online first.

Conference Contributions

Building European tracks for payments: the digital euro and the technopolitics of infrastructure standardization. Early career scholars' conference "The State of “The State" in Economic Sociology: Perspectives on State Capacity in Transformative Times". Mittelbautagung der DGS Sektion Wirtschaftssoziologie, Freie Universität Berlin. April 19, 2024 [Berlin].

The digital euro as an infrastructural integration project. Early Career Workshop "(Dis-)Continuities of European Economic Integration: Conflicts, Crises and Opposition". Hamburg Institute for Social Research. November 24, 2023 [Hamburg].

Threat of digitalization to modern money: Paths to CBDCs in three countries. SASE 34rd Annual Meeting. July 9-11, 2022 [Amsterdam].

NEWS

Prof. Dr. Barbara Brandl writes a Post for the LSE-Blog about „How the cashless revolution worsens inequality“

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Barbara Brandl writes for the e-fin blog about the connection between the digitalisation of money and social inequality.

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The article The challenges of assets: Anatomy of an economic form by Ute Tellmann, Veit Braun and Barbara Brandl was published in Economy and Society. 

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The Socio-Economic Review publishes the article Small money, large profits: how the cashless revolution aggravates social inequality (Brandl, Hengsbach & Moreno, 2024).

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Prof. Dr. Barbara Brandl spoke at  Finance Watch's event The Digital Euro: Steps to Success (October 25th, 2023) on the topic 'The Digital Euro: What For and Why Now'. 

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Contact

Prof. Dr. Barbara Brandl

Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main
Department of Social Sciences 03
Institute for Sociology

Chair of Sociology with a Focus on Organization and Economy

Theodor-W.-Adorno-Platz 6
60629 Frankfurt am Main

Room 3.G 080
Phone 069 798-36597

brandl@soz.uni-frankfurt.de

Office Hours

During the summer semester 2024, office hours will take place on the following days:

22.4., 6.5., 13.5., 24.5., 17.6., 24.6.

each at 9.30 a.m. via Zoom. 

If you want to come to the office hours, please confirm via email with Doreen Molnar (Molnar@soz.uni-frankfurt.de). She will then send you the Zoom link.