"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

First "SOCIUM SFB 1342 WorkingPapers" published

The Socium and the CRC 1342 have launched a working paper series. The first papers have now been published.

Read more // 04.10.2019

Ivo Mossig receives award for innovative teaching

The Association for Geography at German-speaking Universities and Research Institutions has honoured him for his module "Introductory Project" at the University of Bremen.

Read more // 01.10.2019

Prof Dr Ivo Mossig (on the left)
Prof Dr Ivo Mossig (on the left)

Alex Veit: Guest editor for Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding

Our CRC member edited a special section on "The Politics of Intervention Against (Conflict-Related) Sexual and Gender Based Violence".

Read more // 12.09.2019

Dr. Alex Veit
Dr. Alex Veit

Immanuel Wallerstein has died

In his major work "The Modern World-System", the American sociologist analysed the development and effects of global capitalism. Wallerstein died at the age of 88.

Read more // 05.09.2019

Immanuel Wallerstein (Screenshot of www.iwallerstein.com)
Immanuel Wallerstein (Screenshot of www.iwallerstein.com)

Cologne B03 team completes data collection

The second of the two surveys in Latin America by the Cologne CRC members took place this summer in the state of Sao Paulo in Brazil.

Read more // 30.08.2019

Project A03 "Worlds of Labour" with three presentations at SASE in New York

Heiner Fechner, Jean-Yves Gerlitz and Jenny Hahs presented three papers at the annual conference of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics, which took place at the end of June 2019 in New York.

Read more // 26.08.2019

The New School in New York City.
The New School in New York City.

NordWel Summer School has started

32 doctoral students from 14 countries will present and discuss their research projects at the Haus der Wissenschaft Bremen in the coming days. Julia Moses from the University of Sheffield gave the opening lecture on Monday, which will be followed by another six keynotes from international guests.

Read more // 19.08.2019

Julia Moses, PhD
Julia Moses, PhD