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.

With a focus on two regions representing different capitalist and democratic dynamics, Europe and Latin America, this conference seeks to examine contemporary transformations of three core realms affecting the future economy. [more]

The Corona Crisis and Its Aftermath

Joint Conference with the German Economic Institute (IW), Cologne: Workshop
  • Start: Mar 15, 2021 09:00
  • End: Mar 17, 2021 13:00
The coronavirus is still the biggest challenge worldwide. We will look carefully on the consequences for society, economic policy and inequality within the EU and Germany. [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]

First Doctoral Conference on the Social and Political Constitution of the Economy

IMPRS Conference
  • Start: Mar 24, 2021
  • End: Mar 26, 2021
The First Doctoral Conference on the Social and Political Constitution of the Economy aims at building bridges and finding commonalities among young scholars whose research is addressing the complex linkages between economic and social action. [more]

The Return of Inequality: Social Change and the Weight of History

Lecture series summer semester 2021 "Wealth and Social Inequality": MPIfG Lecture
  • Date: Apr 14, 2021
  • Time: 17:00 - 18:30
  • Speaker: Mike Savage
  • London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Sociology
  • Sign up: info@mpifg.de
Although inequality is widely seen as the “defining challenge of our time,” the full stakes of the inequality have not been sufficiently appreciated, and the “inequality debate” has become mired in both academic and political in-fighting. [more]

Public Attitudes Towards Technological Unemployment

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]

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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]

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]

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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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