News & Updates 2019

Lectures held by Peter van der Veer

September 2019

"The Anthropology of Nationalism", October 24 at the Central Nationalities University (Minzu) in Beijing · "Nation and Civilization", October 25 at Tsinghua University, Beijing.

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Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize 2019

July 2019

Prof Dr Ayelet Shachar receives the prestigious Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize 2019 at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities.

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Award

July 2019

The Augsburg Science Prize for Intercultural Studies 2019 goes to Christine Lang, who receives an award for her dissertation on diversity in municipal administrations.

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Vidi grant for Tam Ngo

June 2019

Tam Ngo is one of 85 researchers who received a Vidi Scholarship from the Dutch Research Council (NWO).

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Annual Vivekananda Lecture
May 2019
Peter van der Veer gives the Annual Vivekananda Visiting Professor Lecture on 7 May 2019 at the University of Chicago. more
NewLeam Conversation with Prof. Irfan Ahmad
May 2019
The New Leam conducted an engaging conversation with Prof. Irfan Ahmad on politics, culture and academics in contemporary times. more
Georg Diez: "The Migration Crisis and the Future of Europe"
May 2019
The Article "The Migration Crisis and the Future of Europe" in the current issue of The American Prospect features Steve Vertovec.
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Best Paper Award
May 2019
Alexander Hudson received the first prize in the PDD Section's Best Paper for his work "Potemkin Village Meetings: Public Participation in Constitution Making" at the PSA conference in Nottingham in 2019. more
Public Lecture
May 2019
Peter van der Veer has held the Annual Vivekananda Visiting Professor Lecture on 7 May 2019 at the University of Chicago. The title is "The Modern Spirit of Asia: Comparing Indian and Chinese Spiritual Nationalism". more
New Journalist in Residence
April 2019
The MPI-MMG is proud to present its first journalist in residence. Thomas Meaney is an American freelance journalist living in Berlin. more
Distinguished Visitor
March 2019
Peter van der Veer has accepted an invitation from the Provost of the University of Chicago to come as a Distinguished Visitor in the Spring of 2019 and the Spring of 2020. more
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize
March 2019
MPI-MMG Director Ayelet Shachar has been awarded the 2019 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize! The ceremony took place on March 13, 2019 in Berlin. more
Dissertation prize for Christine Lang
February 2019
Christine Lang has been awarded the PhD dissertation prize from the German Sociological Association’s ‘Section Migration and Ethnic Minorities’.
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Superdiversity
February 2019
The MPI-MMG has released a unique set of interactive data visualization tools that allow viewers to explore the interrelations between migration flows, traits, and outcomes. more
Lecture at the European Parliament
January 2019
On 7 February 2019, Steve Vertovec has given a lecture about migration and diversity research at the European Parliament as part of the EU’s 'Science meets Parliaments' Week. more
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January 2019
Steven Vertovec on ‘Latest Thinking’ about the challenges of super-diversity. more
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