CRC 1342 introducing itself: "The climate has changed".

As a teenager Armin Müller knew almost nothing about China, today he speaks Mandarin fluently and is an expert on the Chinese social security system. In an interview, the 37-year-old explains how and when his career took off. He also reveals the impact of state censorship on his work as a researcher and what Chinese money recycling machines are all about.

Read more // 24.05.2018

CRC 1342 introducing itself: "The climate has changed".

Job vacancy in project A05

The Collaborative Research Centre 1342 “Global Dynamics of Social Policy” is recruiting: 6 research assistants for the project "The global development, diffusion and transformation of education systems."

Read more // 15.05.2018

Pension reform in Ukraine: "Extensive homework"

Oleksandra Betliy, external country expert of the CRC 1342, has analysed the latest pension reform in Ukraine and published her results in the 200th edition of Ukraine-Analysen. Betliy concludes that the approaches are promising, but that long-term success depends on economic growth and reforms of the judicial and financial market systems.

Read more // 08.05.2018

CRC 1342 introducing itself: two hearts

After her graduation Kressen Thyen has worked as consultant for UN programmes and other projects before she returned to science. In an interview she talks about her career path and her role in project B09.

Read more // 07.05.2018

CRC 1342 introducing itself: two hearts

Rebalancing long-term care in the US

Ali Hamandi of Harvard University spoke in a joint event of CRC 1342 and SOCIUM about the political efforts in the US to provide more long-term care services at the homes of care recipients.

Read more // 03.05.2018

Rebalancing long-term care in the US

CRC 1342 introducing itself: fascinated with the EU

Svenja Gödecke explains how she is preparing for her doctoral thesis, why Europe is captivating her and what tasks she is taking on in subproject B04.

Read more // 26.04.2018

CRC 1342 introducing itself: fascinated with the EU

Project B05: Agenda presented in New York City

At a conference at Columbia University, Tobias ten Brink presented the aganda of the CRC project on China's social policy and discussed it with leading international experts. China combines its own socio-political traditions with those of other countries. An in-depth analysis of the interplay of these national and international influences is the main focus of the project.

Read more // 25.04.2018

Project B05: Agenda presented in New York City