Situative Interdisciplinarity: Empirical Reflections on Ten Years of Cross-Disciplinary Research

  title={Situative Interdisciplinarity: Empirical Reflections on Ten Years of Cross-Disciplinary Research},
  author={Rachel Reckinger and Christian Wille},
  journal={Academic Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies},
  pages={34 - 9}
Abstract Given the current call for interdisciplinarity, we reflect on pragmatic methodological implementations of collaborative research – by drawing on empirical evidence from two large-scale cross-disciplinary research projects and by theoretically framing them in trilingual contexts (German, French, and English). These are two major innovations compared to the existing body of literature in this domain. Our empirical analysis shows that multi-, inter- or trans-disciplinary collaboration is… 
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