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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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Proceedings of the Workshop on Interdisciplinary Migration Research published
Aug 29, 2019

Proceedings of the Workshop on Interdisciplinary Migration Research published

As a follow-up to the ZiF Workshop “Studying Migration Policies at the Interface between Empirical Research and Normative Analysis”, the proceedings have been published as open access.

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New FIW Working Paper published
Jul 24, 2019

New FIW Working Paper published

We are happy to present Working Paper No. 10, a text on the political inclusion of diversified elites in China by Rebekka Åsnes Sagild and Anna L. Ahlers. You can download the working paper as PDF.

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10.07. Contemporary Challenges and the Public University: Some Reflections from India
Jul 04, 2019

10.07. Contemporary Challenges and the Public University: Some Reflections from India

In the last lecture of the FIW series ›Perspektiven der Moderne‹, Prof. Lakshmi Subramanian, Centre for Studies in Social Sciences in Calcutta, is going to share personal experience on researching and teaching at Indian universities.

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3.7. The Higher Education Industry and Citizen Responses in Africa
Jun 25, 2019

3.7. The Higher Education Industry and Citizen Responses in Africa

In the next lecture of the FIW series ›Perspektiven der Moderne‹, Prof. Akosua Adomako Ampofo, University of Ghana, is going to present emerging new ideas in African higher education sectors.

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12.6. Pathways to Securing the Future of the University in Africa
Jun 18, 2019

12.6. Pathways to Securing the Future of the University in Africa

In the next lecture of the FIW series ›Perspektiven der Moderne‹, Prof. Bassey Antia, University of the Western Cape, is going to give insights from South Africa.

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New publication in the FIW book series "Global Studies & Theory of Society"
Apr 17, 2019

New publication in the FIW book series "Global Studies & Theory of Society"

A new book by Vidar Grøtta on the transformation on humanities education in Norway has been published in the book series edited by FIW and transcript.

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17.04. Is There an Emerging Chinese “Model” of the University? Reflections on the Facts and Discourses [Perspektiven der Moderne]
Apr 11, 2019

17.04. Is There an Emerging Chinese “Model” of the University? Reflections on the Facts and Discourses [Perspektiven der Moderne]

On April 17, the FIW lecture series ›Perspektiven der Moderne‹ starts again. The first lecture by Prof. Qiang Zha, York University, Canada, will focus on an emerging Chinese "model" of the university.

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Start of the Lecture Series ›The Global Diversity of Universities in the 21st Century‹
Apr 03, 2019

Start of the Lecture Series ›The Global Diversity of Universities in the 21st Century‹

On April 17, the FIW lecture series ›Perspektiven der Moderne‹ starts again, this summer semester presenting the topic ›The Global Diversity of Universities in the 21st Century‹.

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New Junior Professor for Science and Society: Kaat Louckx has started in January 2019 at the FIW
Feb 15, 2019

New Junior Professor for Science and Society: Kaat Louckx has started in January 2019 at the FIW

We are pleased to announce the arrival of Prof. Dr. Kaat Louckx, who accepted the junior professorship of “Science and Society” at the Forum Internationale Wissenschaft.

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13.2. Political Responsiveness in Democratic Regimes [Perspektiven der Moderne]
Feb 15, 2019

13.2. Political Responsiveness in Democratic Regimes [Perspektiven der Moderne]

On February 13, Laura Morales will present the last lecture of the 2018/19 winter semester's lecture series ›Perspektiven der Moderne: Soziologie politischer Systeme der Gegenwart‹.

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16.1. Political inclusion and statelessness: an exploration of (non)citizenship [Perspektiven der Moderne]
Jan 06, 2019

16.1. Political inclusion and statelessness: an exploration of (non)citizenship [Perspektiven der Moderne]

On January 16, Laura van Waas, University of Tilburg, is going to give the next lecture in the series ›Perspektiven der Moderne: Soziologie politischer Systeme der Gegenwart‹. She will present on political inclusion and statelessness.

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19.12. Organizing sub-national government: What does Scandinavia tell us? [Perspektiven der Moderne]
Dec 10, 2018

19.12. Organizing sub-national government: What does Scandinavia tell us? [Perspektiven der Moderne]

The third lecture in the series ›Perspektiven der Moderne: Soziologie politischer Systeme der Gegenwart‹ is going to be held on December 19 by Lawrence E. Rose, University of Oslo.

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Workshop "A Global and Local History of the Buona Morte Church"
Nov 22, 2018

Workshop "A Global and Local History of the Buona Morte Church"

Dr. Wei Jiang, Department for Religion Studies at FIW, is organizing a workshop with local catholic and orthodox churches in Colombo, Sri Lanka, from November 22-23.

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Start of the Lecture Series ›Sociology of political systems‹
Oct 08, 2018

Start of the Lecture Series ›Sociology of political systems‹

On October 24, the FIW lecture series ›Perspektiven der Moderne‹ starts again, this time presenting the topic ›Sociology of political systems‹.

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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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10.-12.9. Studying Migration Policies at the Interface between Empirical Research and Normative Analysis
Sep 07, 2018

10.-12.9. Studying Migration Policies at the Interface between Empirical Research and Normative Analysis

From 10-12 September, a conference co-organised by the FIW aims to reflect the interface between empirical research on migration policy in the social sciences and the philosophical debate on the ethics of migration.

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Summer School ›Science and Politics‹: Public lectures
Sep 05, 2018

Summer School ›Science and Politics‹: Public lectures

During the summer school hosted by the Department of Science Studies from 10 to 14 September, we would like to invite you to three public lectures.

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FIW Working Papers published on bonndoc
Jul 26, 2018

FIW Working Papers published on bonndoc

The FIW Working Paper series is now available on bonndoc, the University of Bonn publication server.

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27.6. The Multidimensionality of Inequalities in India [Perspektiven der Moderne]
Jul 13, 2018

27.6. The Multidimensionality of Inequalities in India [Perspektiven der Moderne]

On June 27th, Jules Naudet (Paris) is going to speak about inequalities in India as part of this summer semester's lecture series at FIW.

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