In short

Dr. Sacha Kagan

  • Research associate at the Leuphana University Lueneburg, ISCO (Institute of Sociology and Cultural Organization) – or ISKO in German (“Institut für Soziologie und Kulturorganisation”); formerly: Institute of Cultural Theory, Research, and the Arts (IKKK) – from May 2005 to February 2018
  • Coordinator of Research Network 2: Sociology of the Arts, at the European Sociological Association (ESA) for the period 2015-2017 ; and a member of the ESA RN2 Board from 2011 to 2019
  • Founding Coordinator of Cultura21 International – ‘Cultural Fieldworks for Sustainability’: a network gathering artists, scientists and other cultural practitioners engaged for cultures of sustainability – From 2007 to 2016
  • Founding member of Cultura21 in Germany (Institut Cultura21 e.V.) – Since 2006 (member of the board as vice-pres. from Dec. 2010 to Jan. 2016)
  • Founding Director of the International Summer School of Arts and Sciences for Sustainability in Social Transformation (ASSiST) – 2010-2011
  • Member of the ecoart collective (ecoartnetwork.org) – Since 2011
  • Member of the walking artists network (WAN) and of its “Footwork” research group (funded by the AHRC’s research networks scheme until 2015) – Since 2013
  • Former member of the International Humanitarian Studies Association (IHSA) – 2009-2011
  • Ph.D (Doktor der Philosophie), summa cum laude, at the Leuphana University Lüneburg (Germany), Faculty of Cultural Sciences (‘Kulturwissenschaften’). Theme: “Art and (Un-)Sustainability”-  2011

Areas of interest

My main research and action area is the transdisciplinary field of “arts and (un-)sustainability”. Some of my other areas of work and interest include the sociology of arts and culture, cultural economics, dance studies, documentary film, sustainability and sustainable development.

CV, Publications and more

Please visit my page on the website of the Leuphana University in Lüneburg, to view my lists of publications, presentations at conferences and a CV : Click here

You can also find me on Google Scholar: Click here

My ORCID ID Page is: here