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2023

In December 2022, Annika Holz was awarded her doctorate by the University of Cologne.  
Alina Marktanner’s Behördenconsulting: Unternehmensberater in der öffentlichen Verwaltung der Bundesrepublik, 1970er- bis 2000er-Jahre (Berlin: De Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2023) has recently been included in the MPIfG Books series.  

2022

The Society of Friends and Former Associates of the MPIfG awarded its 2022 Journal Article Prize for the best article in a peer-reviewed journal to Arjan Reurink.   
Back in August of this year, the German Political Science Association’s (DVPW) research section on migration politics awarded its Dietrich-Thränhardt Dissertation Prize to Hannah Pool for "'Doing the Game‘: The Moral Economy of Coming to Europe."  
A cohort of five new doctoral students join the IMPRS-SPCE in the 2022/23 winter semester.  
Osama Iqbal, doctoral spokesperson of the IMPRS-SPCE, was elected in October to the PhDnet Steering Group and as its new spokesperson.   
At the end of October, Zarah Westrich was elected as the new doctoral spokesperson at the IMPRS-SPCE.   
Hannah Pool received the prestigious Maria Ioannis Baganha Best Dissertation Award. The award has been presented annually since 2010 to honor outstanding dissertations in the field of international migration research.  
In June 2022, Laura Gerken received her doctorate from the University of Duisburg-Essen. In her dissertation, “Piercing the Fog: Transcalar Social Mobilization around Large-Scale Land Acquisitions in Mozambique,” she explores the rise and development of multilevel land governance in the Global South since the mid-2000s.  
In September 2022, Hannah Pool was honored with the Dissertation Award of the German Sociological Association (DGS) during its 41st Congress in Bielefeld.  
MPIfG postdoctoral researcher Hannah Pool has been awarded the Otto Hahn Medal of the Max Planck Society for her doctoral dissertation “‘Doing the Game’: The Moral Economy of Coming to Europe.”  
MPIfG postdoctoral researcher Hannah Pool was presented the Albert Ballin Award for Globalization Research by Hapag-Lloyd AG for her dissertation “‘Doing the Game’: The Moral Economy of Coming to Europe.”  
The IMPRS-SPCE doctoral researchers elected Osama Iqbal as their new spokesperson.  
In March 2022, Andrés López Rivera was awarded his doctorate by the University of Duisburg-Essen.  
Since November 2021, Isabell Stamm has been the group leader of the new MPIfG research group “Business, Ownership, and Family Wealth.” The group focuses on family capitalism in Germany with special emphasis on social inequality.  
Cornelia Woll has been appointed as the new President and Academic Director of the Hertie School in Berlin. She takes up office on March 15, 2022.  
In January 2022, Elifcan Çelebi was awarded her doctorate by the University of Cologne.  
Since January 2022, Danielle Pullan has been a member of the Max Planck PhDnet Steering Group 2022 as the representative of the Human Sciences section.  

2021

Since October 2021, Guadalupe Moreno has been a postdoctoral researcher in the research cluster “ConTrust: Trust in Conflict – Political Life under Conditions of Uncertainty.“ more
Donato Di Carlo was awarded the 2021 Journal Article Prize by the Society of Friends and Former Associates of the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies during this year’s MPIfG Annual Colloquium in November. more
In October 2021, the IMPRS-SPCE doctoral researchers elected Ceren Çevik as their new spokesperson. more
At the start of the winter semester 2021/2022, the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies welcomes nine new researchers to the doctoral program of the International Max Planck Research School on the Social and Political Constitution of the Economy. more
In September 2021, the faculty of the International Max Planck Research School on the Social and Political Constitution of the Economy welcomed two new members and bade a warm farewell to Mark Ebers. more
In July 2021, Hannah Pool was awarded her doctorate by the University of Cologne. In her dissertation, she analyzes the migration trajectories of people coming from Afghanistan to Western Europe via Iran, Turkey, Greece, and the Balkan route. more
In April 2021, the IMPRS-SPCE doctoral researchers elected Danielle Pullan as their new spokesperson. more
Hannah Pool has been a Fellow of the Charlemagne Prize Academy since November 2020. more
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