Special issue on China's social policy

Tao Liu and Tobias ten Brink, who are jointly directing project B05, have published a special issue of the "Journal of Chinese Governance". The six articles of the issue examine China's social policy from an international, comparative perspective.

Read more // 16.01.2019

Job vacancy in project B02

The Collaborative Research Centre 1342 invites applications for the position of a PhD Researcher in project A02 "Emergence, expansion, and transformation of the welfare state in the Cono Sur in exchange with (Southern) Europe (1850–1990)".

Read more // 07.01.2019

"Worlds of Labour" visiting ILO in Geneva

Members of project A03 discussed their research on the regulation of labour standards and their segmentation effect with experts of the International Labour Organization.

Read more // 27.12.2018

Irene Dingeldey and Jean-Yves Gerlitz in Geneva.
Irene Dingeldey and Jean-Yves Gerlitz in Geneva.

Job vacancy at SOCIUM

SOCIUM Research Center on Inequality and Social Policy seeks to employ two PhD fellows for the project "The Reciprocal Relationship of Public Opinion and Social Policy", starting from September 1st, 2019.

Read more // 14.12.2018

Malaysia: Liberal education or the islamisation of knowledge?

Dr. Sanen Marshall, Senior Lecturer at the Liberal Arts Cluster of the University of Malaysia Sabah, reported at CRC 1342 that universities of Malaysia that have a liberal education system exist in an environment characterised by the growing influence of Islamic organisations on science and education.

Read more // 04.12.2018

Dr. Sanen Marshall
Dr. Sanen Marshall

Survey completed in Mexico

Franziska Deeg and Leticia Juarez
Franziska Deeg and Leticia Juarez
CRC PhD student Franziska Deeg from the Cologne Center for Comparative Politics spent two months in Mexico City for project B03 in order to coordinate the final preparations and the conduct of the interviews in two states on site. The data on the relation between trade and social policy in Mexico are now available and ready for analysis. Franziska Deeg was also a guest researcher at the Colegio de Mexico (Colmex).

Read more // 03.12.2018

Who's gonna take care of granny?

As part of the "Science goes public!" event series, the PhD students Kristin Noack, Marlene Seiffarth and Greta-Marleen Storath presented their CRC project B07 in a pub in Bremen.

Read more // 30.11.2018

Greta-Marleen Storath, Kristin Noack and Marlene Seiffarth
Greta-Marleen Storath, Kristin Noack and Marlene Seiffarth

The international roots of the New Deal

Kiran Klaus Patel, Professor of European and Global History at Maastricht University, discusses his book "The New Deal: A Global History" with members of the CRC 1342.

Read more // 16.11.2018

Prof. Dr. Kiran Klaus Patel
Prof. Dr. Kiran Klaus Patel

A look back in pictures

Some impressions from our "International Conference on Global Dynamics of Social Policy" on 25 and 26 October 2018 in Bremen.

Read more // 05.11.2018

What drives the cosmos of social policy?

170 scholars from 35 nations met at the first conference of the Collaborative Research Centre 1342 "Global Dynamics of Social Policy" at the University of Bremen. On 25 and 26 October 2018, they presented research results on social policy issues: from the restructuring of social security systems in Europe under the influence of migration to pension reform reforms in Russia and China to the social policies of right-wing populists and basic social protection in Latin America and Africa.

Read more // 01.11.2018

Prof. Armando Barrientos giving his keynote speech.
Prof. Armando Barrientos giving his keynote speech.