Dr. Cédric Duchêne-Lacroix
Assistent / PostDoc
Cédric Duchêne-Lacroix
Philosophisch-Historische Fakultät
Departement Gesellschaftswissenschaften
Fachbereich Soziologie

Assistent / PostDoc

Petersgraben 27
4051 Basel

Tel. +41 61 207 28 29

I'm a researcher and project leader. I enjoy to conduct researches, facilitate and organize interdisciplinary and transnational teams. I consider myself as explorer, servant and adviser of society. That's why I have chosen the social sciences as my research garden and my parliament.
I work at the University of Basel since 2007. Corresponding to orientation of the Social Research and Methodology Group (SRaM) I’m focused on Sustainability in relation to the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the UN Global Compact, specifically on SDG’s  13 (Climate Action), 11 (Sustainable Cities and Communities) and, on a broader level, on Social Transitions Research (STR).  I conduct empirical researches mainly in the sociology of space (foremost multilocal and cross-border phenomena), in (inter)cultural studies and organization (e.g. Expats or cross-border Identity issue; cultural differences by understanding and strategies of enterprises at the Upper-rhine towards climate changes, etc.), and last but not least in sustainability (Interreg project Clim’ability). I develop new concepts like e.g. “Multi-locality”, “Archipelization”, “cultural gymnastic”, “doing family in 9 dimensions”.
I teach regularly in the same fields as my research. For teaching as well as for researching I usually propose interdisciplinary approaches (sociology, culture anthropology, Geography, African studies) to question paradigms, build an innovative research design and expose new analysis on an issue.
I have published several original contributions in English, German and French. I’m co-founder of European research networks in multilocality and cross-border working “Labor SwissLux”. I co-facilitate the Basel group on Migration as well as the new inter-disciplinary bimonthly forum of the Department Gesellschaftswissenschaften (sciences of society / social sciences) “Noon Debates”. I am periodically invited for keynotes in European conferences or public meetings.

Dick, E. (2016) “Multilocal living in the Global South and the Global North: Differences, Convergences and Universality of an Underestimated Phenomenon”, Trialog. Magazin-Verlag, 124/125(1-2), pp. 116–117. Available at: http://www.trialog-journal.de/en/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/TRIALOG-116117-Multi-locality_Preview.pdf.   edoc
Danielzyk, R., Dittrich-Wesbuer, A., Fischer, T., Hilti, N., Perlik, M., Petzold, K., Ritzinger, A., Scheiner, J., Sturm, G. ., Tippel, C. and Weiske, C. (2016) “Multilokale Lebensführung und räumliche Entwicklungen”, Positionspapier aus der ARL. Akademie für Raumforschung und Landesplanung, (104), pp. 1–23. Available at: http://shop.arl-net.de/multilokale-lebensfuehrung.html.   edoc
Duchêne-Lacroix, C., Götzö, M. and Sontag, K. (2016) “The Experience of Multilocal Living. Mobile Immobilities or Immobile Mobilities?”, in Gutekunst, M., Hackl, A., Leoncini, S., Schwarz, J. S., and Götz, I. (eds.) Bounded Mobilities. Ethnographic Perspectives on Social Hierarchies and Global Inequalities. Bielefeld: transcript (Culture and social practice), pp. 265–281.   edoc | Open Access
Titel Status
Food democracy and meta-organizations Laufend
Interreg Clim'ability. Klimaanpassungsstrategien für Unternehmen in der Region Oberrhein. Abgeschlossen
Zur Situation der Grenzgänger/innen in der Schweiz. Merkmale - Typen - Diskurse Abgeschlossen