Ertila Druga of project B08 is seeking a student assistant

The position is expected to be filled on 01 March 2020, the monthly working time is 26 hours.

Read more // 11.12.2019

Cooperation with V-Dem Insitute

Nils Düpont spent several weeks in Göteborg for project A01 in order to foster cooperation with the Swedish democracy research institute. In an interview, he tells us what he expects from it.

Read more // 04.12.2019

Dr. Nils Düpont
Dr. Nils Düpont

In 2020, three volumes will be published in the Palgrave CRC series

In a workshop with publisher Sharla Plant the editorial board finalised its plan for the next 18 months and developed ideas for further volumes.

Read more // 03.12.2019

Prof. Dr. Kerstin Martens, Prof. Dr. Marianne Ulriksen, Sharla Plant, Dr. Lorraine Frisina Doetter, Prof. Dr. Delia González de Reufels
Prof. Dr. Kerstin Martens, Prof. Dr. Marianne Ulriksen, Sharla Plant, Dr. Lorraine Frisina Doetter, Prof. Dr. Delia González de Reufels

WeSIS meets FINEPRINT

Stefan Giljum from the Vienna University of Economics and Business presented his database and analysis project on commodity flows and their ecological and social consequences.

Read more // 02.12.2019

Dr. Stefan Giljum
Dr. Stefan Giljum

Project B02 is seeking a student assistant

The position is expected to be filled on 01 February 2020, the weekly working time is 5 hours.

Read more // 02.12.2019

Why are US veterans so well cared for?

The historian Olivier Burtin from the LMU was a guest at the CRC 1342 and explained the generosity of veteran care as a result of numerous causal mechanisms.

Read more // 18.11.2019

Dr. Olivier Burtin
Dr. Olivier Burtin

B06 workshop provides basis for special issue

B06 members and other international experts discussed the transfer of social policy concepts from the OECD sphere to the post-Soviet region. The results of the workshop are to be published in "Global Social Policy".

Read more // 13.11.2019

Workshop with international experts.
Workshop with international experts.

Open the Black Box

At a two-day conference, members of the CRC 1342 discussed with international colleagues how social policy phenomena can be explained using the concept of causal mechanisms.

Read more // 12.11.2019

Prof. emer. Dr. Renate Mayntz
Prof. emer. Dr. Renate Mayntz

Armando Barrientos as Mercator Fellow at CRC 1342

Barrientos, a leading expert in social policy and poverty reduction in the Global South, will stay in Bremen until early December.

Read more // 04.11.2019

Prof. Armando Barrientos
Prof. Armando Barrientos

Valuable feedback from John W. Meyer

In a workshop, the Stanford professor discussed the projects of four PhD students. Previously, he had given a lecture on New Institutionalism, which is documented on video.

Read more // 01.11.2019

Prof. John W. Meyer
Prof. John W. Meyer

"Often you are too hard on yourself"

Johanna Fischer and Kristin Noack report on their experiences with a presentation workshop adressing women in science specifically.

Read more // 24.10.2019

Kristin Noack (left) and Johanna Fischer
Kristin Noack (left) and Johanna Fischer

"Our social system still needs a lot of reform."

Zheng Gongcheng, professor at Renmin University and chairman of the Chinese Society for Social Security Research, presented his view on the transformation of China's social policy at CRC 1342.

Read more // 18.10.2019

Prof Zheng Gongcheng
Prof Zheng Gongcheng

John W. Meyer is Hans Koschnick professor at Socium/CRC 1342

The US sociologist will work in Bremen until mid-November, where he will give lectures and offer workshops.

Read more // 08.10.2019

Friederike Römer as Visiting Scholar at Harvard

Römer received the John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellowship and will continue her research in Cambridge, Massachusetts, until the end of August 2020.

Read more // 08.10.2019