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5./6.10. Why Internationalization?
In cooperation with the International Office of the University of Bonn, a conference on the internationalization of universities will take place on October 5 and 6 at the Forum Internationale Wissenschaft.
Lorentz Center (Leiden) hosts Workshop on the Politics of Climate Engineering
 
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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.
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.
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‹.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
New FIW Working Paper on the Making of the German Humanities
FIW Working Paper No. 07 online.
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.
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.
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
 
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.
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.
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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