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Max-Planck-Institut zur Erforschung multireligiöser und multiethnischer Gesellschaften


Max-Planck-Institut zur Erforschung multireligiöser und multiethnischer Gesellschaften

Das Max-Planck-Institut zur Erforschung multireligiöser und multiethnischer Gesellschaften ist eines der führenden Zentren für die multidisziplinäre Erforschung der vielfältigen Formen von gesellschaftlicher Vielfalt in der aktuellen globalisierten Welt. Das Institut besteht aus drei unabhängigen Abteilungen. 

Nächste Veranstaltungen





Peter van der Veer (MPI-MMG):
"Refugees and religion"
Religious Diversity Colloquium Spring/Summer 2018





Phillip M. Ayoub (Drexel University, Philadelphia):
"When states come out: Europe’s sexual minorities and the politics of visibility"
Open Lectures Spring/Summer 2018

News & Updates




Neue Einsichten zum Wandel von Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft

Forscher der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft und der Universität Cambridge arbeiten im Max Planck - Cambridge Centre for Ethics, Economy and Social Change zusammen.

Shifting Borders of Justice

Ayelet Shachar, Direktorin und Leiterin der Abteilung für Ethik, Recht und Politik, hält am 22. März 2018 einen öffentlichen Vortrag an der Harvard University.

AAS 2018 Book Prize

Nathaniel Roberts, ehemaliger wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter am Institut, erhält den Bernard Cohn Preis 2018 der Association of Asian Studies für sein Buch "To Be Cared For: The Power of Conversion and the Foreignness of Belonging in an Indian Slum".

Global Diversities book series


Pamela E. Klassen (University of Toronto): Telepathy, Empire, and Public Memory”     Video

Frühere Online-Vorträge mit Ash Amin (Cambridge University), John R. Bowen (Washington University, St. Louis), José Casanova (Georgetown University, Washington, DC), Ronan McCrea (University College London), Alison Dundes Renteln (University of Southern California), Stephan Feuchtwang (London School of Economics), Marie-Claire Foblets (MPI for Social Anthropology Halle/Saale), David Gellner (University of Oxford), Virginie Guiraudon (Sciences Po), Suzanne Hall (University of London / LSE), Ben Kaplan (University College London), Saba Mahmood (University of California, Berkeley), Itamar Mann (Georgetown), Alan Patten (Princeton), Anne Phillips (London School of Economics), Shalini Randeria (University of Zurich/Lichtenberg-Kolleg, Göttingen), Vyjayanthi Rao (The New School for Social Research, New York), Joel Robbins (University of California, San Diego), Olivier Roy (European University Institute, Florence), Patrick Simon (Centre d’études européennes (Sciences Po) / Institut national d’études démographiques), Mary C. Waters (Harvard University), and Michel Wieviorka (Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme / L’École des hautes études en sciences sociales, Paris). Für die Gesamtliste klicken Sie hier.

Steven Vertovec (MPI-MMG): “Super-diversity as concept and approach: whence it came, where it’s at, and whither it’s going”   Video

“Understanding Urban Diversity, or what's the matter with Rotterdam?” - IMISCOE 2017 Keynote Lecture by Steve Vertovec  Video


Call for Papers

Diversity Interviews

Interview mit Ash Amin (Cambridge University, UK)

In the present political moment, which is suspicious of heterogeneity, the word is an invitation to think about the value of living with difference, and more generally, the open society. As publics and politicians deepen their suspicion of the open society, scholarship becomes clearer about the properties - largely positive - of complex open systems.  ... [mehr]

Frühere Interviews

Interview mit Anne Phillips (London)

For myself I prefer the notion of difference to that of diversity. This is partly because diversity has become part of an

Interview with Ben Gidley (Oxford)

I'm primarily an urban researcher. I research cities and city neighborhoods and social life in cities. So it's both an inescapable fact ...

Interview with Kim Knott (Lancaster)

Well, it's a term I've used for a long time. So in the mid-seventies when I was first a research student in the University of Leeds where I was studying ...

Weitere Interviews mit Ash Amin (Cambridge), Arjun Appadurai (New York), Lourdes Arizpe (Mexico), Ulrich Beck (München), Mette Louise Berg (Oxford), Thomas Blom Hansen (Amsterdam), Jan Blommaert (Tilburg), Rogers Brubaker (Los Angeles), Wong Ing Boh Diana (Kuala Lumpur), Robin Cohen (Oxford), John Eade (London), Thomas Faist (Bielefeld), Nancy Foner (New York), Farida Tilbury Fozdar (Perth), Ben Gidley (Oxford), Andre Gingrich (Vienna), Nina Glick-Schiller (Manchester), Nilüfer Göle (Paris), Ralph Grillo (Sussex), Suzanne Hall (London), Miles Hewstone (Oxford), Daniel Hiebert (British Columbia), Bela Hovy (United Nations), Thomas Hylland Eriksen (Oslo), Michael Keith (Oxford), Peter Kivisto (Illinois), Kim Knott (Lancaster), Matthias Koenig (Göttingen), Michèle Lamont (Harvard), Loren Landau (Johannesburg), Ewa Morawska (Essex), Sarah Neal (Surrey), Brendan O'Leary (Pennsylvania), Anne Phillips (London), Bruno Riccio (Bologna), Paul Spoonley (Palmerston North), Manuel A. Vásquez (Florida), Andreas Wimmer (Columbia), Josh DeWind (New York), Amanda Wise (Sydney).

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