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.

From Propaganda to Channeling: The Changing Digital Strategies of the Chinese Government

MPIfG Lecture
  • Date: Oct 27, 2021
  • Time: 17:00 - 18:30
  • Speaker: Jennifer Pan
  • Stanford University, Department of Political Science, School of Humanities and Sciences
  • Sign up: info@mpifg.de
With the advent of radio, television, and other broadcast media, authoritarian governments acquired the ability to reach large, captive audiences. Online lecture [more]

German Producer Groups and Export-Led Growth: Macroeconomic Strategy or Emergent Policy Regime?

IMPRS Colloquium

Wissensansprüche in der Krise

14. Institutstag des MPIfG
Der 14. Institutstag diskutiert Wissensansprüche in der Krise – ein Thema, das auch, aber nicht nur durch die Corona-Pandemie erhebliche Bedeutung für Wissenschaft und Gesellschaft erlangt hat.

Political Entrepreneurs and Populism

MPIfG Lecture
  • Date: Nov 24, 2021
  • Time: 17:00 - 18:30
  • Speaker: Catherine De Vries
  • Bocconi University, Milan
  • Sign up: info@mpifg.de
The rise and fall of populist parties across Europe has attracted much attention. But is this a new phenomenon? In her talk, Catherine De Vries suggests not. [more]

Linking Wealth and Power

IMPRS Colloquium
  • Date: Dec 6, 2021
  • Time: 15:00
  • Speaker: H. Lukas R. Arndt
  • Doctoral Researcher, IMPRS-SPCE

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

MPIfG Lecture
  • Date: Dec 8, 2021
  • 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]

Diversity Seeks Organization: The Role of Principals in the Social Integration of Minority Students

IMPRS Colloquium
  • Date: Jan 10, 2022
  • Time: 15:00
  • Speaker: Agnes Tarnowski
  • Doctoral Researcher, IMPRS-SPCE

Identity Switching in Disruptive Organizations: The Microfoundations of Transnational Activism for Economic Justice

MPIfG Lecture
  • Date: Jan 12, 2022
  • Time: 17:00 - 18:30
  • Speaker: Duncan Wigan
  • Copenhagen Business School, Department of Organization
  • Sign up: info@mpifg.de
How do entrepreneurs create organizations intended to disrupt an environment? And how do they stabilize them as organizations once they have made their mark? This talk provides a framework for understanding how issue entrepreneurs propel disruptive organizations by switching identities between different network domains. [more]

Regulating Transnational Labor: Theorizing Regulatory Challenges of Transnational Labor

Scholar in Residence Lecture - Teil 1
  • Date: Jan 18, 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]

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

Institutsseminar

The Scientization of Central Banks

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

Regulating Transnational Labor: Cross-Border Labor Market Intermediaries

Scholar in Residence Lecture Teil 2
  • Date: Jan 25, 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]

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
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]

Regulating Transnational Labor: Trafficked, Forced, and Informalized Labor

Scholar in Residence Lecture Teil 3
  • Date: Feb 1, 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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