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.

Structural Power in Financialized Capitalism I

Workshop
  • Date: May 6, 2021
  • Time: 13:00 - 17:55
Author workshop, organized by Leon Wansleben. Further dates: May 27, June 10, 2021

The Rise of New Enforcement Instruments in the EU Structural and Investment Funds

IMPRS Colloquium
  • Date: May 10, 2021
  • Time: 15:00
  • Speaker: Annika Holz
  • Doctoral researcher, IMPRS-SPCE
The 2013 Reform of EU Cohesion Policy establishes the systematic use of conditionalities as enforcement instruments by aligning the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) to the European Semester. [more]

Negative Partisanship towards the Populist Radical Right in Western Europe

Research seminar
  • Date: May 12, 2021
  • Time: 14:00 - 15:30
  • Speaker: Cristóbal Rovira Kaltwasser
  • Professor of Political Science, Diego Portales University, Santiago de Chile
Democracy is under threat today, and scholars agree that the main challenge is not sudden regime breakdown but rather the gradual erosion of key institutions and norms because of growing public support to political forces with illiberal tendencies. [more]

Asset Manager Capitalism as a Wealth Regime

Institute seminar
  • Date: May 19, 2021
  • Time: 13:00
  • Speaker: Benjamin Braun
  • Senior Researcher, MPIfG

The Rich and the Powerful: Rethinking the Power of Ownership

MPIfG Lecture
  • Date: May 19, 2021
  • Time: 17:00 - 18:30
  • Speaker: Hanna Kuusela
  • University of Tampere
  • Sign up: info@mpifg.de
From Mark Zuckerberg to dynastic business families in Europe, owners of accumulated private capital seem to be doing well. Ownership brings not only money but also social opportunities and political power. [more]

Extroverted Financialization: How US Finance Shapes European Banking

Max Planck Online Workshop in Comparative Political Economy
MAX CPE is a new online seminar series in Comparative Political Economy which aims to foster exchanges, connections, and conversations in the global community of scholars of Comparative Political Economy (CPE) and beyond. [more]

Structural Power in Financialized Capitalism II

Workshop
  • Date: May 27, 2021
  • Time: 11:00 - 15:55
Author workshop, organized by Leon Wansleben. Further dates: May 6, June 10, 2021
Private insurance lies very much in the shadow of social science research when compared to banks, stock markets or the public welfare schemes. This is not only surprising given their considerable size as a financial intermediary, but also given their importance for modern societies and their close connection to institutions such as family, pensions, homeownership or trade − to just name a few. [more]

Wealth Inequality among the 99%: Insights from International and Intergenerational Perspectives

MPIfG Lecture
  • Date: Jun 9, 2021
  • Time: 17:00 - 18:30
  • Speaker: Fabian Pfeffer
  • University of Michigan
  • Sign up: info@mpifg.de
Recent scholarship on wealth inequality has paid close attention to the extreme concentration of wealth at the very top of the distribution. [more]

Structural Power in Financialized Capitalism III

Workshop
  • Date: Jun 10, 2021
  • Time: 11:00 - 15:55
Author workshop, organized by Leon Wansleben. Further dates: May 6, May 27, 2021

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Institute seminar
  • Date: Jun 16, 2021
  • Time: 13:00
  • Speaker: Wolfgang Streeck
  • Emeritus Director, MPIfG

The Politics of the Minimum Wage: Explaining Introduction and Levels

Max Planck Online Workshop in Comparative Political Economy
MAX CPE is a new online seminar series in Comparative Political Economy which aims to foster exchanges, connections, and conversations in the global community of scholars of Comparative Political Economy (CPE) and beyond. [more]
Recent scholarship on wealth inequality has paid close attention to the extreme concentration of wealth at the very top of the distribution. [more]
MAX CPE is a new online seminar series in Comparative Political Economy which aims to foster exchanges, connections, and conversations in the global community of scholars of Comparative Political Economy (CPE) and beyond. [more]
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