Public Opinion, Pandemic Infection and Policymaking: The COVID-19 Story of Liberty and Death

CRC member Nate Breznau takes a look at how media sentiment has influenced public behaviour over time and by how far there was a correlation with infection rates.

Mehr lesen // 18.06.2021

Photo: Adobe Stock/zimmytws
Photo: Adobe Stock/zimmytws

Simone Tonelli successfully defends his doctoral thesis

The political scientist wrote his doctoral thesis in project A06 on the diffusion of family policy programmes, including in East and Southeast Asia.

Read more // 24.01.2022

Simone Tonelli
Simone Tonelli

Simon Gerards Iglesias first guest in new podcast of the Institute of Historical Studies

Simon Gerards Iglesias
Simon Gerards Iglesias
Building on his dissertation in the completed project B02, the historian Gerards Iglesias talks about the workers' protests in Argentina at the beginning of 1919, which were violently suppressed, and the founding of the International Labour Organisation shortly afterwards. Gerards Iglesias was significantly involved in the conception of the podcast, which will be released in loose order.

Read more // 17.01.2022

Project B04 seeking student assistant

Tasks include literature and data research, processing and analysis. The position with working hours of 8 to 10 hours/week is geared towards long-term cooperation.

Read more // 13.01.2022

Project INF seeks student assistant

Tasks include data and literature research as well as working on an atlas on the dynamics of global social policy. Working hours are 35 hours/month.

Read more // 04.01.2022

A04 seeks student assistant

Our new project "Global Developments in Health Systems" is looking for a student assistant (up to 37 hrs/month).

Read more // 22.12.2021

Job offer: Student assistant

Our new project "Pathways to Family Policy Universalism: Inclusiveness and Scope of Family Policies in a Global Perspective" needs support in data research and processing (up to 10 hours/week).

Read more // 21.12.2021

Michael Lischka successfully defends his doctoral thesis on export linkages

In his monograph, the geographer analyses the dynamics of inter-state export relations between 1995 and 2018. In addition to a main core of the largest economies, Lischka identifies sub-centres in the Global South.

Read more // 08.12.2021

Which „pipe structures“ facilitate social policy diffusion?

In a joint edited volume published with Palgrave Macmillan, the quantitative projects of CRC 1342 investigate if and how the global diffusion of a wide range of social policy programmes occurs through different network dimensions.

Read more // 30.11.2021

Our Collaborative Research Centre will continue to be funded

The German Research Foundation extends the funding of the CRC 1342 for another four years until the end of 2025 - The total funding volume is close to 15 million euros

Read more // 25.11.2021

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Photo: AdobeStock/nosyrevy

Johanna Fischer successfully defends her PhD thesis

Fischer has studied the development of social policy in the field of long-term care both in a comparative and conceptual perspective.

Read more // 16.11.2021

Johanna Fischer
Johanna Fischer

ALECSO: Why the regional IO is losing ground influencing education policy in the Arab region

Recent GLOBED graduate Cherine Sabry, co-supervised by CRC member Kerstin Martens, presents her findings at AEMS 2021 symposium at Indiana University.

Read more // 11.11.2021

20th issue of the CRC 1342 Social Policy Country Briefs now published

Johanna Fischer and Gabriela de Carvalho explain in an interview how the country reports are produced and what added value they offer compared to other sources.

Read more // 09.11.2021

Gabriela de Carvalho, Johanna Fischer
Gabriela de Carvalho, Johanna Fischer

Gabriela de Carvalho and Jakob Henninger defend their PhD theses

De Carvalho studied the role of global actors in shaping health systems in the Global South, Henninger the interplay of immigration and social policy in authoritarian regimes.

Read more // 08.11.2021

Gabriela de Carvalho, Jakob Henninger
Gabriela de Carvalho, Jakob Henninger

Honorary doctorate for Herbert Obinger

For his outstanding work in comparative welfare state research, the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences at the University of Southern Denmark has awarded the spokesperson of CRC 1342 the title of honorary doctor.

Read more // 04.11.2021

Successful defences by Helen Seitzer and Keonhi Son

Seitzer wrote her doctoral thesis in project A05 on transnational education policy, Son in project A06 on the inclusiveness of maternity leave programmes worldwide.

Read more // 02.11.2021

Keonhi Son, Helen Seitzer
Keonhi Son, Helen Seitzer