Why do so many vote for far right parties?

At the CRC 1342, Tim Vlandas of the University of Oxford presented results of his research on the rise of far right parties in Europe. Economic cultural insecurity play a central role, as does social policy.

Read more // 26.04.2019

Prof Dr Tim Vlandas
Prof Dr Tim Vlandas

Student Assistant for Geocoding

Philipp Manow's and Carina Schmitt's working groups at the Socium are seeking a student assistant working for 45 hours per month, mainly geocoding of historical maps.

Read more // 12.04.2019

Michael Schmidt explained the emergence of international social security agreements

The Chairman of the Personnel Council at the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs discussed with members of the CRC 1342 who is involved in the negotiation of such contracts, which factors are relevant and what consequences a no-deal Brexit would have.

Read more // 04.04.2019

Michael Schmidt
Michael Schmidt

11th NordWel Summer School in Bremen

Haus der Wissenschaft (© Haus der Wissenschaft e.V.)
Haus der Wissenschaft (© Haus der Wissenschaft e.V.)
The CRC 1342 hosts this year's NordWel summer school "State, Society and Citizen - Cross-disciplinary Perspectives on Welfare State Development", which it jointly organizes with BIGSSS (University of Bremen), the Danish Centre of Welfare Studies (University of Southern Denmark) and the Faculty of Social Sciences (University of Helsinki). The programme is indended for PhD students from the various disciplines of social policy research. The summer school includes workshops, presentations and discussions with internationally renowned researchers and will take place from 19 to 23 August 2019 at the Haus der Wissenschaft in Bremen.

Read more // 02.04.2019

"My dream is a DIW of social policy research"

Hubertus Heil was a visiting SOCIUM and CRC 1342 , where the Federal Minister discussed pension reform proposals and the future of social policy research.

Read more // 11.03.2019

Hubertus Heil and Eva Quante-Brandt
Hubertus Heil and Eva Quante-Brandt

"Political entrepreneurs, strongly linked to the privatisation of education and healthcare"

Klaus Schlichte talks about his research stay in Kampala: systematic research, planned irritations, and coincidence revealed a lot about social policy issues of Uganda.

Read more // 01.03.2019

Prof Dr Klaus Schlichte
Prof Dr Klaus Schlichte

"We went home with new ideas"

Kristin Noack and Greta-Marleen Storath, PhD students at CRC 1342, tell in an interview why their participation at the 10th NordWel Summer School in Helsinki 2018 was well worth it.

Read more // 22.02.2019

Kristin Noack and Greta-Marleen Storath
Kristin Noack and Greta-Marleen Storath

Revitalising International Solidarity

Prof Dr Ndangwa Noyoo
Prof Dr Ndangwa Noyoo
Ndangwa Noyoo, head of the Social Development Depatment at the University of Cape Town, was a guest at the CRC 1342 in Bremen last week. In a lecture, he called for a "Global Social Policy" in order to reduce poverty migration and to ease the political discourse in the Global North.

Read more // 18.02.2019