Events at the MPIfG

Events at the MPIfG

The events displayed here take place at the main location of the IMPRS, the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies in Cologne.

IMPRS-SPCE Summer Conference

Nineteenth Summer Conference on Economy and Society

Rethinking Predation under Financialization through the History of Subprime Mortgages: A Case of Raiding Finance

Max Planck Online Workshop in Comparative Political Economy
The Max Planck Online Workshop in Comparative Political Economy (MAX CPE) is an online seminar series in Comparative Political Economy, hosted by the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies and coordinated by Lucio Baccaro, Björn Bremer, Sinisa Hadziabdic, Pálma Polyák, Saila Stausholm, and Dustin Voss. [more]

Hoarding Opportunities: Entrepreneurship and Inequality

Conference
  • Start: Sep 25, 2024
  • End: Sep 27, 2024
  • Location: Cologne
The conference will explore the dynamics of entrepreneurship within the broader context of social inequality, centering on the pivotal concept of “opportunity hoarding” as proposed by Charles Tilly. [more]
Employing the lens of the life and work of Otto Kahn-Freund, we investigate the invention of labor law as a distinct field of legal doctrine and scholarship. Invention and reinvention are understood here to be ongoing political and scholarly processes, involving the defense of existing institutions and the development of new ones. We consider developments across the twentieth century. [more]

Freiheit der Wissenschaft in polarisierten Zeiten

17. Institutstatg des MPIfG
Die Wissenschaftsfreiheit ist essenziell für eine funktionierende Demokratie und in Deutschland im Grundgesetz verankert. Allerdings ist sie auch ein soziales Konzept, das vor dem Hintergrund gesellschaftlichen Wandels fortlaufend neu politisch und juristisch ausgehandelt wird. Die Idee der Wissenschaftsfreiheit ist daher stets umkämpft – insbesondere in Zeiten gesellschaftlicher Polarisierung. [more]

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MPIfG Lecture
  • Date: Jan 29, 2025
  • Time: 04:00 PM - 05:30 PM (Local Time Germany)
  • Speaker: Kathleen R. McNamara
  • Georgetown University, Washington
  • Sign up: info@mpifg.de
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