More democracy = more welfare?

Roy Karadag presents a draft paper that examines the questions: What effect did the uprisings of 2010/2011 and the subsequent regime changes in Tunisia and Egypt have on social policy? Did the democratisation of Tunisia lead to a strengthening of the welfare state, and are there differences to Egypt, which is ruled by the military?

Read more // 15.06.2018

Dr. Roy Karadag
Dr. Roy Karadag

CRC 1342 introducing itself: Sense of chaos

Of course there is pressure at the university too, says Alexander Polte. In this interview he explains why scientific work nevertheless is relaxing for him and why he had lived in an old people's home in his early 20s.

Read more // 07.06.2018

Alexaner Polte
Alexaner Polte

SFB hosts its opening event at House of Science

The Collaborative Research Centre "Global Dynamics of Social Policy" presented its research programme to an expert audience in Bremen. Senator Quante-Brandt emphasised the importance of the CRC for the federal state and its science enviroment.

Read more // 04.06.2018

Senator Eva Quante-Brandt
Senator Eva Quante-Brandt

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

Dr. Armin Müller
Dr. Armin Müller