Eva Barlösius is Professor of Sociology with a focus on social inequality and social structural analysis at the Leibniz University of Hanover. For several years she has been working on and with Bourdieu's theory of habitus and social space. Her current research interests include the sociology of food, social science studies and the sociological conception of public services and infrastructure. She is the coordinator of the Master’s Program on “Science and Society” at the Leibniz University. email: