Henriette Rutjes


Henriette Rutjes

Department of Urban and Environmental Sociology Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ
Permoserstr. 15
04318 Leipzig, Germany

Tel: 0 341 60 252329

Henriette Rutjes

Current Projects

  • PhD project (working title): Technology development and administration - expertise and practices in secondary mining

Working groups

  • Research workshop on qualitative methods

Research Areas

  • Qualitative methods
  • Practice theory approach
  • Technology governance
  • Anticipative Governance, Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI)



  • 14th Conference of the EuropeanSociological Association, 20-23 August 2019, Manchester

H. Rutjes, M. David, A. Bleicher: Boundary Relations in the Field of Technology Development

M. David, H. Rutjes, A. Bleicher: Resource Extraction in Germany–Survival of Which Technological Future?

  • XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology, Toronto, July 15-21 2018
H. Rutjes, M. David, A. Bleicher: Opening the black box – The creative role of environmental expertise     in  co-designing mining technology

M. David, H. Rutjes, A. Bleicher: The Relational Sociology of Technological Survival: The Exemplifying Case of Eco-Innovation

  • 15th meeting of the young researcher’s network of environmental sociology, Frankfurt/Main, October 11-12 2018
H. Rutjes: Die Operationalisierung von Praktiken in der Technologieentwicklung zur sekundären Rohstoffgewinnung