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FIW-Permanent Visiting Fellow Dr. Anna Ahlers leads new research group "China in the Global System of Science" at the MPIWG
 
From July 2020 Rudolf Stichweh joins the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (Berlin) as Visiting Scholar
 
Rudolf Stichweh receives the „Sarton Medal“ of Ghent University (Belgium) for the year 2020/1
 
New project on charitable foundations and democracy
Granting of a research project by Dr. Evelyn Moser and PD Dr. Pascal Goeke by the BMBF
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.
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.
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.
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‹.
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.
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.
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‹.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
New collective volume from science studies: “Macht in Wissenschaft und Gesellschaft”
New collective volume from science research: “Power in Science and Society” (German Titel: Macht in Wissenschaft und Gesellschaft) has been published by Springer-Verlag
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.
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.
Professorship ‘Religion and Society’ – Vacancy
 
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