COVID-19 BLOG

"Caucasus Analytical Digest" on Covid-19 responses in the South Caucasus region

The 126th edition, edited by CRC member Gulnaz Isabekova, focuses on the vulnerability of internally displaced persons as well as on the shortcomings of the EU’s “Team Europe” initiative.

Mehr lesen // 02.05.2022

Introducing new members of the CRC 1342: Sooahn Meier

Sooahn Meier
Sooahn Meier
Sooahn joined our new project B12 "Crisis management in the Covid 19 pandemic by International Organisations" about two weeks ago. In this interview, she tells us about her interest in North Korea, her journey in academia that brought her from Soul to Berlin and now Bremen, as well as her ideas for her doctoral thesis. More new CRC members will be introduced here in the coming weeks.

Read more // 18.05.2022

The project "Global developments in health care systems" is looking for new student assistants

The tasks include data and literature research as well as classification, annotation and coding of documents. Working hours up to 37 hours per month.

Read more // 17.05.2022

CRC 1342 iss seeking a software developer

The mission of the new CRC member is to enhance the web-based Global Welfare State Information System (WeSIS), in close cooperation with our scientists.

Read more // 19.04.2022

Project A06 is seeking studant assistant

The project examines the development of family policy around the world - the students assistant's taks include data and literature research/processing, the working hours are 9 hours/week.

Read more // 19.04.2022

Simon Gerards Iglesias successfully defends his PhD thesis

In his thesis, the historian examined Argentina's social policy in the years 1919 to 1943, the impact of relevant actors and the influence of the ILO.

Read more // 18.03.2022

Dr. Simon Gerards Iglesias
Dr. Simon Gerards Iglesias

Helen Seitzer receives seed grant from the Data Science Center

Supported by the grant, Seitzer will develop an automated method to extract info on bibliographies & citations from documents. This will help Seitzer analyse where IOs draw their expert knowledge from.

Read more // 10.03.2022

Dr. Helen Seitzer
Dr. Helen Seitzer

Alexandra Kaasch on the podcast "Praktisch Theoretisch"

The professor of German and transnational social policy talks about the role of social welfare systems in global crises, the transfer of ideas and knowledge across borders and from science to politics.

Read more // 08.03.2022

New publication: "International Impacts on Social Policy"

The seventh volume of the Palgrave Macmillan series "Global Dynamics of Social Policy" highlights in 39 essays how inter- and transnational influences have affected social policy in a wide range of countries around the world.

Read more // 03.03.2022