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.

Weaponized Interdependence: The New Politics of Global Economic Coercion

MPIfG Lecture
  • Date: Dec 16, 2020
  • Time: 17:00
  • Speaker: Henry Farrell
  • George Washington University, Elliott School of International Affairs
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We used to think about globalization as a process in which interdependence would lead to increased economic cooperation among states. Now, interdependence is increasingly associated with vulnerability, coercion, and fear. [more]

Shifting the Meaning of Firm Ownership: Recent Transformations of Ownership Succession in German Mittelstand

MPIfG Lecture
  • Date: Jan 13, 2021
  • Time: 17:00
  • Speaker: Isabell Stamm
  • Technische Universität Berlin
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In her presentation, Isabell Stamm focuses on the conditions of this shift in a complex blend of aging owners, progressing individualization, a good economic development and low interest rates in recent years, as well as an expansion of the M+A market towards the SME segment. [more]

Combatting Modern Slavery: Why Labor Governance Is Failing and What We Can Do about It

MPIfG Lecture
  • Date: Jan 27, 2021
  • Time: 17:00
  • Speaker: Genevieve LeBaron
  • Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Sheffield
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In this talk, Genevieve LeBaron will explore why over twenty years of corporate social responsibility initiatives have failed to produce worksites that are free of forced labor, modern slavery, and human trafficking, in spite of this being a key aim. [more]

Wealth and Social Inequality

Lecture series summer semester 2021 "Wealth and Social Inequality": MPIfG Lecture
  • Date: Apr 14, 2021
  • Time: 17:00
  • Speaker: Mike Savage
  • London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Sociology
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