Kersti Ruth Wissenbach

Activist Researcher
Profilbild Kersti Wissenbach
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Kersti R. Wissenbach is a political sociologist working at the intersection of communication, technologies, and civic rights since the early 2000s. She has worked with activist groups, NGOs, and public institutions leading the strategic planning, policy advice, and implementation of diverse civic participation processes around the globe, including Rwanda, Mozambique, Nigeria, and Cambodia.

She is specialized in participatory and activist research. Having focused on participatory development communication processes throughout all her higher education and career, Kersti is working with a variety of co-creative methods to enable inclusive and context-driven project and strategy design processes.

Kersti is the research lead of Berlin based Konnektiv Kollektiv, working on the intersection of digital transformation and socio-political change. She also serves as Senior Content Lead the Global Innovation Gathering, supporting the Horizon 2020 project CoAct, striving to develop a Citizen Social Science approach with coalition partners in Spain, Austria, Argentina, and Germany.


Open Citizen Social Science Meetup: How to shape an inclusive open citizen social science landscape

Kersti Ruth Wissenbach, Ricardo Ruiz Freire, Barbara Kieslinger, Ngum Vanisa Tumabang Vanisa, Frank Landon Bentum

We invite all people involved in Citizen Social Science, but also Open Science and Citizen Science for a meetup to exchange perspectives and ideas during re:publica.
The intention of this meetup is to share our different entry points into the field and to share experiences in regards to preventing eurcentric and post-colonial nuances in our work.
Meet Up