Revitalising International Solidarity

Prof Dr Ndangwa Noyoo
Prof Dr Ndangwa Noyoo
Ndangwa Noyoo, head of the Social Development Depatment at the University of Cape Town, was a guest at the CRC 1342 in Bremen last week. In a lecture, he called for a "Global Social Policy" in order to reduce poverty migration and to ease the political discourse in the Global North.

Read more // 18.02.2019

Robots and IT in Long-term Care?

Technological solutions and devices for long-term care are being developed worldwide. In an interview with the TV station Radio Bremen, CRC member Heinz Rothgang has evaluated whether robots and IT are suitable for coping with the long-term care crisis.

Read more // 15.02.2019

Prof Dr Heinz Rothgang
Prof Dr Heinz Rothgang

"Historical Theory of Social Policy in Africa"

Roy Karadag looks back on two short research stays in Egypt and reports on bureaucratic hurdles, promising archives and the devastating state of the Egyptian education system.

Read more // 14.02.2019

Dr Roy Karadag
Dr Roy Karadag

Project B05 presented in China

Tao Liu, Tobias ten Brink and Armin Müller presented their research at an international conference of the Centre for Chinese Public Administration Research in Guangzhou.

Read more // 12.02.2019

Zhejiang University: Tao Liu appointed Distinguished Professor

In a brief interview, the co-director of project B05 explains the advantages of the distinction from the top Chinese university for the CRC 1342.

Read more // 29.01.2019

Prof Dr Tao Liu
Prof Dr Tao Liu

11th NordWel Summer School in Bremen

Haus der Wissenschaft (© Haus der Wissenschaft e.V.)
Haus der Wissenschaft (© Haus der Wissenschaft e.V.)
The CRC 1342 hosts this year's NordWel summer school "State, Society and Citizen - Cross-disciplinary Perspectives on Welfare State Development", which it jointly organizes with BIGSSS (University of Bremen), the Danish Centre of Welfare Studies (University of Southern Denmark) and the Faculty of Social Sciences (University of Helsinki). The programme is indended for PhD students from the various disciplines of social policy research. The summer school includes workshops, presentations and discussions with internationally renowned researchers and will take place from 19 to 23 August 2019 at the Haus der Wissenschaft in Bremen.

Read more // 25.01.2019

Special issue on China's social policy

Tao Liu and Tobias ten Brink, who are jointly directing project B05, have published a special issue of the "Journal of Chinese Governance". The six articles of the issue examine China's social policy from an international, comparative perspective.

Read more // 16.01.2019

"Worlds of Labour" visiting ILO in Geneva

Members of project A03 discussed their research on the regulation of labour standards and their segmentation effect with experts of the International Labour Organization.

Read more // 27.12.2018

Irene Dingeldey and Jean-Yves Gerlitz in Geneva.
Irene Dingeldey and Jean-Yves Gerlitz in Geneva.

Job vacancy at SOCIUM

SOCIUM Research Center on Inequality and Social Policy seeks to employ two PhD fellows for the project "The Reciprocal Relationship of Public Opinion and Social Policy", starting from September 1st, 2019.

Read more // 14.12.2018