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New lecture series:"Die Welt im Wandel: Klima. Global. Digital."
Mar 24, 2015

New lecture series:"Die Welt im Wandel: Klima. Global. Digital."

New lecture series with events in german an english at the fiw in co-operation with die GIZ, DW Akademie and the City of Bonn with lectures in german an english.

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Mar 18, 2015

1. Barcamp in Bonn: "Bonn. Gemeinsam. Gestalten."

Barcamp Bonn | 28 Feb 2015 | FIW | Bonner Universitätsforum

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 24.6. - Hélène Landemore talks about „Pathologies of Exclusion“ [Perspektiven der Moderne]
Jun 23, 2015

24.6. - Hélène Landemore talks about „Pathologies of Exclusion“ [Perspektiven der Moderne]

On June 24th, Hélène Landemore will talk about „Pathologies of Exclusion: the Case of the French Headscarf Affair“. The lecture will start at 6 p.m. Guests are welcome.

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 1.7. - Cornelia Bohn talks about „Money, Credit and Modern Forms of Inclusion and Exclusion“ [Perspektiven der Moderne]
Jun 30, 2015

1.7. - Cornelia Bohn talks about „Money, Credit and Modern Forms of Inclusion and Exclusion“ [Perspektiven der Moderne]

Cornelia Bohn referiert am 1. Juli zum Thema „Geld, Kredit und moderne Inklusions- und Exklusionsformen“. Die Veranstaltung beginnt um 18 Uhr und alle Interessierten sind herzlich eingeladen.

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Oct 13, 2015

21.10. Rainer Bauböck: ›Three Principles and Three Levels of Democratic Inclusion‹ [Perspektiven der Moderne]

Rainer Bauböck continues the lecture series ›Perspektiven der Moderne: Inklusion und Exklusion‹. Place & Time: Heussallee 18-24, großer Saal, 0.109, 18 s.t. Interested persons are warmly invited to the lecture and the apéro afterwards.

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4.11. Serge Paugam: ›The Unequal Forms of Social Integration in the Twenty-First Century Capitalism‹ [Perspektiven der Moderne]
Oct 23, 2015

4.11. Serge Paugam: ›The Unequal Forms of Social Integration in the Twenty-First Century Capitalism‹ [Perspektiven der Moderne]

We are pleased to host Serge Paugam who will continue the lecture series ›Perspektiven der Moderne‹. The talk will be given in English. Place & Time: Heussallee 18-24, großer Saal, 0.109 at 18:00.

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9.12. David Bassens: ›Islamic Finance and World Cities‹ [Perspektiven der Moderne]
Dec 03, 2015

9.12. David Bassens: ›Islamic Finance and World Cities‹ [Perspektiven der Moderne]

David Bassens from Brussels will talk about Islamic financial insitutions and their relations to the world economy. Date, time & place: Wednesday 9th of December, 6:00 pm, Heussallee 18-24, großer Saal, 0.109.

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10.2. Marc Barthélemy: The City as a Complex System [Perspektiven der Moderne]
Jan 27, 2016

10.2. Marc Barthélemy: The City as a Complex System [Perspektiven der Moderne]

Der Netzwerktheoretiker und Physiker Marc Barthélemy aus Paris erläutert, wie sich in der sozialwissenschaftlichen Stadtforschung bekannte Phänomene aus der Sicht der Physik darstellen. Uhrzeit & Ort: Mittwoch, den 10. Februar um 18:00 Uhr, Heussallee 18-24, großer Saal, 0.109. Interessierte sind herzlich zum Vortrag und anschließenden Apéro eingeladen.

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 17.2. Patrick Le Galès: The Ungovernable Large Metropolis? Governance, Politics, Democracy [Perspektiven der Moderne]
Feb 11, 2016

17.2. Patrick Le Galès: The Ungovernable Large Metropolis? Governance, Politics, Democracy [Perspektiven der Moderne]

Der Soziologe und Politologe Patrick Le Galès aus Paris widmet sich der Frage, ob und wie große Metropolen zu regieren sind. Uhrzeit & Ort: Mittwoch, den 17. Februar um 18:00 Uhr, Heussallee 18-24, großer Saal, 0.109. Interessierte sind herzlich zum Vortrag und anschließenden Apéro eingeladen.

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New lecture series: Global Solutions for Sustainable Development
Apr 18, 2016

New lecture series: Global Solutions for Sustainable Development

In April we start our lecture series "Global Solutions for Sustainable Development".

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10./11.6. Sociology of Parliaments? [Conference of the DGS sections Political Sociology and Legal Sociology]
Jun 17, 2016

10./11.6. Sociology of Parliaments? [Conference of the DGS sections Political Sociology and Legal Sociology]

On June 10th/11th, the conference "Sociology of Parliaments?" takes place at the FIW. The conference is a joint action of the DGS section "Political Sociology", the DGS section "Legal Sociology" and the intern Department for the Comparative Research on Democracies.

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22.6. Measuring and Governing the World: The Quiet Power of Indicators [Perspektiven der Moderne]
Jun 17, 2016

22.6. Measuring and Governing the World: The Quiet Power of Indicators [Perspektiven der Moderne]

On Juni 22nd, Prof. Sally Engle Merry from New York University will be a guest speaker at the Forum Internationale Wissenschaft.

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Jul 01, 2016

Two FIW doctoral students receive scholarship by the Fulbright commission

Daniela Russ und Julia Schubert were both awarded a grant for a six month research stay in the US.

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Closing event of our series "Global Solutions for Sustainable Development" on 5.07.2016
Jun 29, 2016

Closing event of our series "Global Solutions for Sustainable Development" on 5.07.2016

With the lecture of Prof. Dr. Susan Avery we are closing our lecture series "Global Solutions for Sustainable Development" with selected members of the Scientific Advisory Board to UN SG Ban Ki-moon on July 5th 2016.

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Jul 13, 2016

Joint summer university program by DAAD and FIW takes place for the third time

The Forum Internationale Wissenschaft in cooperation with the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) will be organizing a summer university from the 16th to the 20th of july 2016 in Bonn.

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13.07. Fixing Everything? - Historicizing Climate Intervention [Perspektiven der Moderne]
Oct 06, 2016

13.07. Fixing Everything? - Historicizing Climate Intervention [Perspektiven der Moderne]

On July 13th 2016 Prof. James R. Fleming from Colby College Waterville (Maine) will be a guest speaker at the Forum Internationale Wissenschaft.

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 26.10. Die Beziehungen von Religion und Politik im gegenwärtigen Iran [Perspketiven der Moderne]
Oct 25, 2016

26.10. Die Beziehungen von Religion und Politik im gegenwärtigen Iran [Perspketiven der Moderne]

Am 26. Oktober 2016 wird Prof. Mirjam Künkler am FIW zu Gast sein und einen Abendvortrag in der Reihe "Perspektiven der Moderne: Religion und Politik" halten.

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Open Southeast Asia: Data. Networks. Civil Society. Southeast Asia.
Apr 28, 2017

Open Southeast Asia: Data. Networks. Civil Society. Southeast Asia.

Workshop on Open Data in Southeast Asia and Germany from May 19th to 20th, 2017

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23.5. Making Sources of Energy [Colloquium]
May 18, 2017

23.5. Making Sources of Energy [Colloquium]

On May 23rd, Daniela Russ from the FIW Department of Science Studies will present her work on the development of global energy balances in the 20th century.

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Starting in October: Die Welt im Wandel: Agenda 2030
Oct 02, 2017

Starting in October: Die Welt im Wandel: Agenda 2030

New "Die Welt im Wandel"-series about to start in October

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New DAAD scholar Berit Stoppa at FIW
Oct 25, 2017

New DAAD scholar Berit Stoppa at FIW

Since October 2017, Ms. Berit Stoppa is conducting research in the field of Sociocultural Diversity and Sociopolitical Diversity Management at Higher Education Institutions at the Forum Internationale Wissenschaft, Department of Science Studies. Her research will focus on the concept of sociocultural diversity as a basis for strategic diversity management at higher education institutions in an international approach. She has been awarded with a nine months scholarship by the German Academic Exchange Service.

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New publication: "The Mechanism of Direct Democracy in Authoritarian Countries: The Case of the Constitutional Referendum in Azerbaijan"
Nov 07, 2017

New publication: "The Mechanism of Direct Democracy in Authoritarian Countries: The Case of the Constitutional Referendum in Azerbaijan"

An article by Samuele Dominioni on the constitutional referendum in Azerbaijan has been published in the current issue of the journal Demokratizatsiya: The Journal of Post-Soviet Democratization.

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Director of the FIW elected as member of the Academy of Sciences Leopoldina
Jan 20, 2018

Director of the FIW elected as member of the Academy of Sciences Leopoldina

In a letter by Prof. Dr. Jörg Hacker, president of the Leopoldina, Prof. Dr. Rudolf Stichweh was informed he had been chosen as member of the Academy of Science.

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Workshop "The Politics of Grand Challenges"
Jan 20, 2018

Workshop "The Politics of Grand Challenges"

On January 25th and 26th, the research group "Discovering, Exploring, and Addressing Grand Societal Challenges" (under the direction of Prof. David Kaldewey) will hold its final workshop.

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"Die Welt im Wandel: Antworten an die Zukunft" about to start
Oct 01, 2018

"Die Welt im Wandel: Antworten an die Zukunft" about to start

On 23rd of October our series "Die Welt im Wandel" start for 5th time.

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New FIW Working Paper published
Nov 21, 2019

New FIW Working Paper published

The eleventh FIW working paper was published in August by Rafaela Eulberg, Annika Jacobsen and Petra Tillessen on the topic of migration and attribution of religious identities in Europe. The working paper can be downloaded as PDF.

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New FIW Working Paper published
Nov 16, 2019

New FIW Working Paper published

The twelfth FIW working paper was published in Oktober by Giovanni Maltese on the topic of a poststructuralist approach to religion studies. The working paper can be downloaded as PDF.

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Start of the colloquium in the winter term 2019/20
Sep 26, 2019

Start of the colloquium in the winter term 2019/20

At the FIW colloquium, FIW employees and other scientists present the latest news from their research projects. The first lecture in the winter term will take place on October 15.

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Start of the colloquium in the winter term 2020/21
Oct 23, 2020

Start of the colloquium in the winter term 2020/21

At the FIW colloquium, FIW employees and other scientists present the latest news from their research projects. The first lecture in the winter term will take place on October 27.

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Why internationalization?
Nov 11, 2020

Why internationalization?

The lecture "Internationalization and Diversity: Competing or Complementary Imperatives?" by Prof. Dr. David Kaldewey is now available as video on FIW-to-go.

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18.11. From climatic paradigm to socio-ecological metamorphosis? (Perspektiven der Moderne)
Nov 17, 2020

18.11. From climatic paradigm to socio-ecological metamorphosis? (Perspektiven der Moderne)

On Wednesday at 6 pm, Prof. Dr. Kaat Louckx and Dr. Damien Krichewsky will give an opening lecture as part of the new lecture series of the FIW on 'Ecology and the Metamorphosis of Modern Society'.

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09.12. Knowing and Managing Socio-Ecological Transformation: Urban Agriculture in London (Perspektiven der Moderne)
Dec 01, 2020

09.12. Knowing and Managing Socio-Ecological Transformation: Urban Agriculture in London (Perspektiven der Moderne)

The second evening of the series "Ecology and the Metamorphosis of Modern Society" takes place on Wednesday, December 9. Prof. Dr. Jens Lachmund (Maastricht University) will give a lecture on "Knowing and Managing Socio-Ecological Transformation: Urban Agriculture in London".

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 The United Nations at 70: Fit for "The Future We Want"?
Apr 01, 2015

The United Nations at 70: Fit for "The Future We Want"?

New lecture series in the UN City of Bonn in co-operations with DIE and the City of Bonn

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Digitalization Project Complete: British Library Publishes Digitalized Archive of the Iglesia Filipina Independiente (Dept. f. Religion Studies)
Mar 04, 2021

Digitalization Project Complete: British Library Publishes Digitalized Archive of the Iglesia Filipina Independiente (Dept. f. Religion Studies)

The Endangered Archive Programme of the British Library has financed a digitalization project conducted by Prof. Dr. Adrian Hermann with support of the research and digitalization assistants Emyrrh Breccio Y. de Jesus, Ace Lawrence A. Antazo, and Philipp Kuster. Since 2015 the team has been working on a digitalization of the historical sources of the archive of the Iglesia Filipina Independiente in the Philippines.

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Call for Participation: Is there an African University?
Mar 23, 2021

Call for Participation: Is there an African University?

The workshop „Is there an African University?“ takes place from 15 to 16 July 2021 in a hybrid format.

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Die zivile Seenotrettung im ersten Jahr der Coronapandemie
May 25, 2021

Die zivile Seenotrettung im ersten Jahr der Coronapandemie

Beitrag von Lena Laube und Jonathan Eisleb zum FluchtforschungsBlog des Netzwerks für Fluchtforschung (NFF)

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Workshop: Is there an African University?
Jul 08, 2021

Workshop: Is there an African University?

From 15th to 16th July 2021, about 47 lecturers will discuss the topic "Is there an African University?" during a workshop.

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New FIW Working Paper published
Jul 20, 2021

New FIW Working Paper published

We are happy to present Working Paper No. 14, a text on Demagogie und Volkstribune Beobachtungsverhältnisse in Praxen charismatischer Stellvertreterschaft by Julia Stenzel. You can download the working paper as PDF.

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New job openings for SHK/WHF
Jul 21, 2021

New job openings for SHK/WHF

The FIW is looking for new student assisstants as soon as possible

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New FIW Working Paper published
Aug 24, 2021

New FIW Working Paper published

We are happy to present Working Paper No. 16, a text on Transformative foundations: Elements of a sociological theory of organized philanthropic giving by Pascal Goeke & Evelyn Moser. You can download the working paper as PDF.

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