Veranstaltungen

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Ort: MPI-MMG, Hermann-Föge-Weg 11, Göttingen
Conference organized by the Department of Ethics, Law and Politics at the MPI-MMG and the Alexander von Humboldt Professorship in Comparative Constitutionalism [mehr]

"The Family, Human Rights and Internationalism"

Workshops, conferences 2018
- by intivation only - Conference organized by Dr Julia Moses, Dept. of History, University of Sheffield & Institute of Sociology, University of Göttingen and Prof Matthias Koenig, Institute of Sociology, University of Göttingen & Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity ▪ Keynote speakers include Professor Glenda Sluga (University of Sydney) and Professor Miloš Vec (University of Vienna) [mehr]

"Ageing and Mobility: Care, Generations, and Citizenship beyond the Views of the West"

Keynote Lecture
  • Datum: 23.10.2018
  • Uhrzeit: 14:00 - 15:15
  • Vortragende(r): Sarah Lamb (Brandeis University)
  • Sarah Lamb is Professor of Anthropology at Brandeis University. Her research focuses on ageing, gender, families, ethical strivings, and understandings of personhood in India and the United States. Her books include: White Saris and Sweet Mangoes: Aging, Gender and Body in North India; Aging and the Indian Diaspora: Cosmopolitan Families in India and Abroad; and (as editor) Successful Aging as a Contemporary Obsession: Global Perspectives. She is the editor of the Rutgers University Press book series Global Perspectives on Aging.
  • Ort: MPI-MMG, Hermann-Föge-Weg 11, Göttingen
  • Raum: Library Hall

"Unpacking the Ageing-Migration Nexus"

Keynote Lecture
  • Datum: 23.10.2018
  • Uhrzeit: 10:00 - 11:15
  • Vortragende(r): Russell King (University of Sussex)
  • Russell King is Professor of Geography at the University of Sussex, where he founded and directed the Sussex Centre for Migration Research. During 2012-13 he was Willy Brandt Guest Professor in Migration Studies at Malmö University. He has long-standing and wide- ranging research interests in the interdisciplinary field of migration studies, including theorizing migration in its various forms, and empirical studies on labour migration, international retirement migration, student migration, return migration, diasporas, and the relationship between migration and development. Most of his field research has been carried out in Southern Europe and the Balkans. Amongst his recent books have been Counter- Diaspora: The Greek Second Generation Returns ‘Home’ (Harvard University Press, 2015, joint with Anastasia Christou), Remittances, Gender and Development (I.B. Tauris, 2011, joint with Julie Vullnetari), and Out of Albania (Berghahn, 2008, joint with Nicola Mai). From 2000 to 2013 he was the editor of the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies.
  • Ort: MPI-MMG, Hermann-Föge-Weg 11, Göttingen
  • Raum: Library Hall

"When states come out: transnational movements and the diffusion of LGBT rights in Europe"

Open Lectures Spring/Summer 2018
  • Datum: 31.05.2018
  • Uhrzeit: 14:15 - 16:00
  • Vortragende(r): Phillip M. Ayoub (Drexel University, Philadelphia)
  • Phillip M. Ayoub is Assistant Professor of Politics at Drexel University. His research bridges insights from international relations and comparative politics, engaging with literature on transnational politics, sexuality and gender, norm diffusion, and the study of social movements. He received the biennial 2013-2014 award for the best dissertation from the European Union Studies Association, as well as the 2014 Kenneth Sherrill Award for the best dissertation in the field of sexuality and politics, and the 2014 award for the best dissertation in the field of human rights from sections of the American Political Science Association. His articles have appeared in Comparative Political Studies, the European Journal of International Relations, Mobilization, the European Political Science Review, the Journal of Human Rights, and Social Movement Studies, among others.
  • Ort: MPI-MMG, Hermann-Föge-Weg 11, Göttingen
  • Raum: Library Hall
Industrial capitalism did not merely transform the nature of production, Walter Benjamin reminds us; it made waste a source of value. But if the slag-heaps and refuse dumps of industrial production have become the locus of new economic and social forms, they are often also zones of informality and exception, abandonment and precarity—from which the institutions of law and policing have been withdrawn. [mehr]

"Contested understandings of concepts of racial and ethnic discrimination: a critical exploration"

Open Lectures Spring/Summer 2018
  • Datum: 08.03.2018
  • Uhrzeit: 14:15 - 16:00
  • Vortragende(r): John Wrench (Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim)
  • John Wrench is Visiting Professor in the Centre for Diversity and Inclusion at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, and Honorary Professor at the Department of Culture and Global Studies’ Aalborg University. Until 2010 he was senior researcher at the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights in Vienna, responsible for European comparative research projects on migration. He has researched and published for many years in the area of ethnic inclusion and discrimination in the labour market, first at the University of Warwick, and later at the University of Southern Denmark. His publications include Diversity Management and Discrimination: Immigrants and Ethnic Minorities in the EU, Ashgate (2007), and Equal Opportunities and Ethnic Inequality in European Labour Markets: Discrimination, gender and policies of diversity, University of Amsterdam Press, (with Karen Kraal and Judith Roosblad), 2009.
  • Ort: MPI-MMG, Hermann-Föge-Weg 11, Göttingen
  • Raum: Library Hall

"Vanishing frontiers: the blurring of the US-Mexico border"

Open Lectures Spring/Summer 2018
  • Datum: 01.03.2018
  • Uhrzeit: 14:15 - 16:00
  • Vortragende(r): Andrew Selee (Migration Policy Institute)
  • Andrew Selee became President of the Migration Policy Institute (MPI), a think tank focused on migration processes and policies around the world, in August 2017. MPI is headquartered in Washington, DC with offices in Brussels and New York. Previously, he served as the Executive Vice President of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, DC, as the Center’s Vice President, and as the founding Director of the Center’s Mexico Institute. In 2017 he was awarded the Andrew Carnegie Fellowship to finish the book Vanishing Frontiers, which will be published by PublicAffairs/Hachette in June 2018. His previous books include What Should Think Tanks Do? A Strategic Guide to Policy Impact (Stanford University Press, 2013), The Politics of Partnership: The United States and Mexico (Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2013, edited with Peter H. Smith), Decentralization, Democratization, and Informal Power (Penn State University Press, 2011), Mexico’s Democratic Challenges (Stanford University Press, 2010, edited with Jacqueline Peschard), and Decentralization, Democratic Governance, and Civil Society in Comparative Perspective (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003, edited with Philip Oxhorn and Joseph Tulchin). Selee holds a PhD in Policy Studies from the University of Maryland, and he taught courses from 2006 to 2016 at both Johns Hopkins University and George Washington University.
  • Ort: MPI-MMG, Hermann-Föge-Weg 11, Göttingen
  • Raum: Library Hall

"Telepathy, empire, and public memory"

Open Lectures Spring/Summer 2018
  • Datum: 15.02.2018
  • Uhrzeit: 14:15 - 16:00
  • Vortragende(r): Pamela E. Klassen (University of Toronto)
  • Pamela Klassen is Professor in the Department for the Study of Religion at the University of Toronto. She currently holds the Anneliese Maier Research Award from the Humboldt Foundation, in support of a five-year collaborative project entitled “Religion and Public Memory in Multicultural Societies,” undertaken together with Prof. Dr. Monique Scheer of the University of Tübingen. Her writings include: Blessed Events: Religion and Home Birth in America (Princeton UP, 2001) and Spirits of Protestantism: Medicine, Healing, and Liberal Christianity (University of California Press, 2011). She has two books forthcoming with the University of Chicago Press: The Story of Radio Mind: A Missionary’s Journey on Indigenous Land, and Ekklesia: Three Inquiries in Church and State, co-authored with Paul Christopher Johnson and Winnifred Fallers Sullivan.
  • Ort: MPI-MMG, Hermann-Föge-Weg 11, Göttingen
  • Raum: Library Hall
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