Логотип CGES

Marie-Sophie Borchelt Camêlo

Associate researcher of the Centre for German and European Studies




Research areas:

  • Social movements
  • Gender and postcolonial theory
  • Masculinities in right-wing groups
  • Research on collective memory
  • Qualitative research methods

Foreign Languages:

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese


  • Since 2020 PhD-researcher at Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology (BGHS), Bielefeld University
  • 2020 Master of Arts in Gender Studies, Bielefeld University
  • 2019 Master of Arts in German as a Foreign Language and German Philology, Bielefeld University
  • 2016 Bachelor of Arts in Latin-American Studies and Comparative Literature, University of Bonn

Work experience:

  • Since 2020 Coordinator VW-Fellowship-Project 'Institutional Change and Social Practice. Research on the Political System, the Economy and Society in Central Asia and the Caucasus', Bielefeld University/ Dortmund University
  • Since 2019 Researcher at the Centre for German and European Studies (CGES) Bielefeld University/ St. Petersburg State University
  • 2019 Municipal coordinator of integration, Stadt Enger


  • Borchelt, Marie-Sophie et.al. (2020).Sorge und Sorgebeziehungen im Kreis Minden-Lübbecke: Denkanstöße einer Forschungsgruppe für Ortsansässige und kommunale Akteur*innen. In: Bielefeld: Interdisziplinäres Zentrum für Geschlechterforschung (IZG).