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.

The Scientization of Central Banks

IMPRS Colloquium
  • Date: Jan 24, 2022
  • Time: 15:00
  • Speaker: Edin Ibrocevic
  • Doctoral Researcher, IMPRS-SPCE

The Financial Foundations of Capitalism and Widely-Shared Wealth

MPIfG Lecture
  • Date: Jan 26, 2022
  • Time: 17:00 - 18:30
  • Speaker: Carolyn Sissoko
  • Bristol Business School, UWE
  • Sign up: info@mpifg.de
  • Location: online
Is capitalism a remarkable mechanism for growing a society with widely shared wealth, or is it a tool for transferring wealth to a select fewIn her talk, Carolyn Sissoko will suggest that it is both, and that our current economic structure is post-capitalist. [more]
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 Arianna Tassinari, Björn Bremer, and Lucio Baccaro. [more]

Legislators' Estimation of Voters' Redistributive Preferences

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 Arianna Tassinari, Björn Bremer, and Lucio Baccaro. [more]
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 Arianna Tassinari, Björn Bremer, and Lucio Baccaro. [more]

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MPIfG Lecture
  • Date: Apr 27, 2022
  • Time: 17:00
  • Speaker: Lisa Maria Herzog
  • University of Groningen, Faculty of Philosophy
  • Sign up: info@mpifg.de

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MPIfG Lecture
  • Date: May 18, 2022
  • Time: 17:00
  • Speaker: Virginia Doellgast
  • Cornell University, ILR School
  • Sign up: info@mpifg.de

Reflections on the Particular and the Universal: Differences and Commonalities in Social Life and Social Theory

Institute seminar

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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 Arianna Tassinari, Björn Bremer, and Lucio Baccaro. [more]

Regulating Transnational Labor: Theorizing Regulatory Challenges of Transnational Labor

Scholar in Residence Lecture I
  • Date: Jun 7, 2022
  • Time: 17:00
  • Speaker: Karen Shire
  • University of Duisburg-Essen
  • Sign up: info@mpifg.de
The three lectures assess the possibilities and challenges for regulating cross-border labor mobility in the global economy. Migration scholars often advocate for free mobility, while labor scholars focus on how cross-border labor is used to evade and undermine hard-won labor protections. Her lectures seek to gain leverage on the contradictions between liberalizing labor mobility and regulating employment. The focus is on the theorization of the regulatory challenges posed by cross-border labor mobility, and assessments of regulatory practices emerging at a transnational scale. [more]

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MPIfG Lecture
  • Date: Jun 8, 2022
  • Time: 17:00
  • Speaker: Aris Komporozos-Athanasiou
  • University College London, UCL Urban Laboratory
  • Sign up: info@mpifg.de

Regulating Transnational Labor: Cross-Border Labor Market Intermediaries

Scholar in Residence Lecture II
  • Date: Jun 14, 2022
  • Time: 17:00
  • Speaker: Karen Shire
  • University of Duisburg-Essen
  • Sign up: info@mpifg.de
The three lectures assess the possibilities and challenges for regulating cross-border labor mobility in the global economy. Migration scholars often advocate for free mobility, while labor scholars focus on how cross-border labor is used to evade and undermine hard-won labor protections. Her lectures seek to gain leverage on the contradictions between liberalizing labor mobility and regulating employment. The focus is on the theorization of the regulatory challenges posed by cross-border labor mobility, and assessments of regulatory practices emerging at a transnational scale. [more]

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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 Arianna Tassinari, Björn Bremer, and Lucio Baccaro. [more]

Regulating Transnational Labor: Trafficked, Forced, and Informalized Labor

Scholar in Residence Lecture III
  • Date: Jun 21, 2022
  • Time: 17:00
  • Speaker: Karen Shire
  • University of Duisburg-Essen
  • Sign up: info@mpifg.de
The three lectures assess the possibilities and challenges for regulating cross-border labor mobility in the global economy. Migration scholars often advocate for free mobility, while labor scholars focus on how cross-border labor is used to evade and undermine hard-won labor protections. Her lectures seek to gain leverage on the contradictions between liberalizing labor mobility and regulating employment. The focus is on the theorization of the regulatory challenges posed by cross-border labor mobility, and assessments of regulatory practices emerging at a transnational scale. [more]

New Gilded Age in a Broken World? The Super-Rich, Urban Life, and City Politics

MPIfG Lecture
  • Date: Jun 29, 2022
  • Time: 17:00 - 18:30
  • Speaker: Rowland Atkinson
  • University of Sheffield
  • Sign up: info@mpifg.de
The extent of social inequalities was well known before the pandemic arrived. Poverty and staggering wealth had already reappeared at levels not seen since the gilded age of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. [more]
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