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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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20.6. On "Modern Slavery" and the Ambiguities of Debt and Dependency [Perspektiven der Moderne]
Jul 13, 2018

20.6. On "Modern Slavery" and the Ambiguities of Debt and Dependency [Perspektiven der Moderne]

On June 20th, Julia O'Connell Davidson (University of Bristol) will give a talk about "Modern Slavery" as part of the lecture series "Perspektiven der Moderne".

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Call for Participation: Summer School "Science and Politics"
Apr 19, 2018

Call for Participation: Summer School "Science and Politics"

Until May 15, you still have the chance to apply to this summer school, which is co-sponsered by the BMBF to foster science studies in Germany.

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Call for Papers: Studying Migration Policies at the Interface between Empirical Research and Normative Analysis
Feb 01, 2018

Call for Papers: 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. Abstracts can now be sent in until 23 March.

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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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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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Samuele Dominioni speaks as expert at Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe conference
Nov 20, 2017

Samuele Dominioni speaks as expert at Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe conference

At the conference that took place on November 9th and 10th in London, Samuele Dominioni held a presentation on legal solutions to the misuse of administrative resources during electoral processes.

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