"Varieties of Second Modernity: Extra-European and European Experiences and Perspectives"
Workshops, conferences 2010
- Date: Jun 23, 2010
- Time: 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM (Local Time Germany)
- Location: MPI-MMG, Hermann-Föge-Weg 12, Göttingen
- Room: Conference Room
For more details please contact esser(at)mmg.mpg.de.
Ulrich Beck is Professor for Sociology at the University of Munich, and has been the British Journal of Sociology LSE Centennial Professor in the Department of Sociology since 1997. He has received Honorary Doctorates from several Eu-ropean universities. Professor Beck is editor of Soziale Welt, editor of the Edition Second Mo-dernity at Suhrkamp. He is founding director of the research centre at the University of Munich (in cooperation with three other universities in the area), Sonderforschungsbereich - Reflexive Modernisation financed since 1999 by the DFG (German Research Society). In 2005, he was offered a chair in Sociology from Cambridge University but declined in order to continue his work at both the University of Munich and the LSE. Since 2009 he is also Senior Loeb Fellow at Harvard University, Design School.