Events of Project A01

17.11.2022 Interner Workshop

Cash Benefits Group Meeting

Dr. Jan Helmdag (Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI))
Place
Unicom building
Room: 7.1020
Mary-Somerville-Str. 7
28359 Bremen
Time
10 am - 11.59 am
Contact Person
Lecture Series
Internal Events

In this session, the Working Group will have a special guest - Jan Helmdag from the SOFI, Stockholm.

Jan is taking care of the data collection for the "Social Policy Indicators" (SPIN), previously SCIP, the "Social Citizenship Indicator Program".

The Working Group will discuss with Jan their current way of collecting and coding data on generosity and coverage, future plans, how they deal with harmonization topics – and of course, other topics brought up by the Working Group members.

Every CRC member interested in this topic and insights to the SPIN/SCIP data is welcome.

Place
Unicom building
Room: 7.1020
Mary-Somerville-Str. 7
28359 Bremen
Time
2.15 pm - 3.45 pm
Contact Person
Lecture Series
Jour Fixe
Semester
WiSe 2022/23

Place
Unicom building
Room: 7.1020
Mary-Somerville-Str. 7
28359 Bremem
Time
2.15 pm - 3.45 pm
Contact Person
Lecture Series
Internal Events

06.10.2022 - 07.10.2022 Workshop

Research Data Management

Dr. Nils Düpont
Place

Room: 7.3280
Mary-Somerville-Str. 7
28359 Bremen
Time
9.30 am - 1.30 pm
Organiser
Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS); Teilprojekt INF (2022-25): SFB 1342, Universität Bremen
Lecture Series
Internal Events

Workshop on Research Data Management for CRC PhDs and BIGSSS Fellows.

21.09.2022 Workshop

Mapping Global Social Policy

Place
Unicom building
Room: 7.1020
Mary-Somerville-Str. 7
28359 Bremen
Time
10.30 am - 11.59 am
Contact Person
Organisation
Lecture Series
Internal Events

Designing choropleth maps and info charts for a WeSIS publication.

Place
Unicom building
Room: 7.1020
Mary-Somerville-Str. 7
28359 Bremen
Time
1 pm - 2.30 pm
Contact Person
Lecture Series
Internal Events

Designing choropleth maps and info charts for a WeSIS publication.

Place
Unicom building
Room: 7.1050
Mary-Somerville-Str. 7
25359 Bremen
Time
10.30 am - 11.59 am
Contact Person
Lecture Series
Internal Events

Designing choropleth maps and info charts for a WeSIS publication.

Place
Unicom building
Room: 7.1050
Mary-Somerville-Str. 7
28359 Bremen
Time
1 pm - 2.30 pm
Contact Person
Lecture Series
Internal Events

Designing choropleth maps and info charts for a WeSIS publication.

Place
Unicom building
Room: 7.1020
Mary-Somerville-Str. 7
28359 Bremen
Time
11 am - 12.30 pm
Contact Person
Lecture Series
Internal Events

Kerem Öktem will give some insights from collecting data for the CWEP project, and Nils Düpont will share notes from the CWED2 data collection as well as some tempates.

Place
Unicom building
Room: 7.2210
Mary-Somerville-Str. 7
28359 Bremen
Time
10 am - 11.59 am
Organiser
Teilprojekt INF (2022-25): SFB 1342, Universität Bremen
Lecture Series
Internal Events

The workshop is for you if you

  • are new to the CRC and heard about but did not saw it yet
  • know what it is (from the first phase) but never worked with it
  • want to know how to make use of WeSIS in your research

 

We will introduce you to WeSIS and explore the system and the data, so please bring a laptop

Place
Unicom building
Room: 3.3380
Mary-Somerville-Str. 3
28359 Bremen
Time
9 am - 11 am
Lecture Series
Internal Events

Place
MZH
Room: tba
Bibliothekstr. 1
28359 Bremen
Time
12 pm - 1 pm
Organisation

The goal of the CRC 1342 “Global Dynamics of Social Policy” is to analyze, understand and explain the spread of social policies since 1880 globally. For this, social scientists collect and process heterogenous data ranging from tabular data to interviews with policy makers, mainly macro-comparative statistical data and (historical) text data though. Despite an established RDM in quantitative survey research, data sharing practices in the social sciences – and comparative welfare state research in particular – are just evolving.

In the first funding phase, WeSIS – the Welfare State Information System – was designed in co-creation with and for the social scientists keeping the FAIR principles in mind. Achieving a mutual understanding among social and computer scientists led to a harmonization both in terms of the data itself, the documentation and storage and availability of the data that was and still is missing in welfare state research. Turning into a dedicated Infrastructure Project, the focus in the second phase shifts to extending WeSIS’ functionalities while implementing a “three pillar” strategy along the entire data life cycle that takes all projects on board – regardless of their fit to WeSIS. In this talk, we will focus on the challenges and solutions around building WeSIS and how this shaped the “three pillar” RDM strategy of the second phase.

WHEN AND WHERE?

The lunch-and-learn event will take place in hybrid form from 12-12:30 pm at MZH and via Zoom. There will be a 20-minute keynote presentation followed by an opportunity for questions and discussion. On site, we have planned an extra half hour (i.e. until 1pm) for personal exchange on the talk, general data science aspects or our services.

Place
Unicom building
Room: 7.1020
Mary-Somerville-Str. 7
28359 Bremen
Time
9 am - 11 am
Contact Person
Organisation
Teilprojekt INF (2022-25): SFB 1342, Universität Bremen
Lecture Series
Internal Events

Place
Unicom building
Room: 7.1020
Mary-Somerville-Str. 7
28359 Bremen
Time
9 am - 11 am
Contact Person
Organisation
Teilprojekt INF (2022-25): SFB 1342, Universität Bremen
Lecture Series
Internal Events

Place


Bremen
Time
3 pm - 4.30 pm

The presentation will be in German.

To join the event on zoom, please get in touch with Michael Lischka to receive the link.

Place
Centre Marc Bloch
Friedrichstraße 191
10117 Berlin
Time
9 am - 3.15 pm (Friday); 9.30 am - 12.00 pm (Saturday)
Organiser
Dr. Michele Mioni
Partic. Organisation
Sonderforschungsbereich 1342 "Globale Entwicklungsdynamiken von Sozialpolitik", Universität Bremen

 

15 October 2021

Germaine Tillion Room, 7th Floor

9:00-9:15
Welcoming of participants and public

9:15-9:30
Institutional and scientific introductions

9:30-10:00
Keynote: Klaus Petersen (University of Southern Denmark)

10:30-11:15
Panel 1: Entangling National and International Perspectives: the Case with UNRRA and Italy (WWII)

Healthcare, Politics and Welfare Reforms. The Health Division of the Unrra Italian Mission, 1944-1947
Silvia Inaudi (Scuola Normale Superiore – Pisa)

A new school for a new Welfare. Education and social workers in the aftermath of the Second World War in Italy
Domenica La Banca (ISEM/CNR)

Redefining State-society relationships. Humanitarianism, social actors and post-war assistance policies in Italy and France
Giacomo Canepa (Scuola Normale Superiore – Pisa)

11:15-11:30 Break

11:30-12:45
Panel 2: Transformative Impacts of War: State Policy and Social Actors (WWI)

Idlers, Victims, Heroes: the Unemployed under Military Occupation (Belgium, 1914-1918)
Sophie De Schaepdrijver (The Pennsylvania State University), Samuel Kruizinga (University of Amsterdam)

Unreliable Promises: Citizenship, Economic Persecution and Right to Compensation for War Damages in the German case (1914-1928)
Cristiano La Lumia (University of Naples Federico II – Scuola Superiore Meridionale)

‘L’aigle Boche sera vaincu. La tuberculose doit l’être aussi’. National and International Mobilisations against the TB in France, 1914-1922
Michele Mioni (University of Bremen)

War and the establishment of welfare ministries
Herbert Obinger (University of Bremen, SFB 1342)

12:45-14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:15
Panel 3: Transformative Impacts of War: State Policy and Social Actors (WWII)

Hyperinflation as a Laboratory for Socio-economic Reforms: the social foundations of post-war stability in Hungary, 1945-1946
Szinan Radi (University of Nottingham)

Towards «National Welfare»: Social Change and Cooperation between Czechs and Germans during the Second World War
Radka Šustrová (University of Cambridge)

The universal military conscription and its aftermath in Europe: the change of the paradigm of the civil-military relations
Serhiy Choliy (Kyiv Polytechnic Institute)

16 October 2021

Germaine Tillion Room, 7th Floor

9:30-10:45
Panel 4: Warfare and Welfare on a Global and Transnational Scale (WWI and II)

Europe in need: women in humanitarian aid in the first half of the 20th century
Francesca Piana (ISG – Trento)

From charity to welfare. The transnational role of the Pontificia Commissione di Assistenza (1944-1953)
Elena Serina (University of Naples Federico II – Scuola Superiore Meridionale)

The Warfare-Welfare Nexus in British and French West African Colonies in the Course of the First and Second World Wars
Carina Schmitt & Amanda Shriwise (University of Bremen, SFB 1342)

11:00 -12:00
General discussion and conclusions

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CONTACT

Michele Mioni (Univerity of Bremen), michele.mioni@alumni.imtlucca.it

Fabien Théofilakis (Paris 1/CHS_CMB), fabien.theofilakis@univ-paris1.fr


RESERVATION

The event should - theoretically - be held in a hybrid format with the presence of a public at the Marc Bloch Center provided that the «3-G» rule (vaccinated, cured, tested) is respected. For those tested, the negative result must not be older than 24 hours (rapid test) or 48 hours
(PCR test).
To attend, please register by sending a message to the
above-mentioned email addresses

Place


Bremen
Time
2 pm - 3.30 pm
Organiser
Sonderforschungsbereich 1342 "Globale Entwicklungsdynamiken von Sozialpolitik", Universität Bremen
Contact Person
Partic. Organisation
Lecture Series
Jour Fixe
Semester
WiSe 2021/22

Stephen Devereux (Research Fellow at the Institute for Development Studies, University of Sussex, UK, and Mercator Fellow at CRC 1342) is a leading expert in Social Policy in southern Africa. 

Devereux is currentliy working on a book on social protection agents and agencies in Africa. In this lecture he will look at methodological and ethical issues, as well as some of the interesting findings from interviews he has conducted so far.

 

The lecture will most likely be held online via Zoom. The link to join in will be shared in due time.

Place


Bremen
Time
2.30 pm - 3.30 pm
Commentator of the Lecture

Amanda Shriwise (Bremen University) and Carina Schmitt (SOCIUM) discuss the paper The Warfare-Welfare Nexus in British and French West African Colonies in the Course of the First and Second World Wars.

This event is part of the Political Economy Workshop series organized by Bastian Becker and Hanna Lierse. Please subscribe to our email newsletter, and get in touch if you would like to receive this week's reading or present your own work at a future workshop.

Place


Bremen
Time
2.30 pm - 3.30 pm
Commentator of the Lecture
Contact Person
Bastian Becker, PhD; Dr. Hanna Lierse

Political Economy Workshop, discussing the paper "Legal Segmentation and Early Colonialism in Sub-Saharan Africa" by Heiner Fechner.

Meeting time: Tuesday, March 09 from 2:30-3.30 pm (CET)
Meeting place: Online PEW Zoom Link (password pew2020)
Discussant: Carina Schmitt

To receive this week’s reading, please subscribe to the Political Economy Workshop email newsletter or write an email to Bastian Becker and Hanna Lierse.

10.02.2021 Meeting

Meeting of Project Directors (Project Area A)

Projektbereich A: SFB 1342, Universität Bremen
Place


Bremen
Time
1 pm - 3 pm
Contact Person
Lecture Series
Internal Events

13.01.2021 Meeting

Meeting of Project Directors (Project Area A)

Projektbereich A: SFB 1342, Universität Bremen
Place


Bremen
Time
1 pm - 3 pm
Contact Person
Lecture Series
Internal Events

16.12.2020 Meeting

Meeting of Project Directors (Project Area A)

Projektbereich A: SFB 1342, Universität Bremen
Place


Bremen
Time
1 pm - 3 pm
Contact Person
Lecture Series
Internal Events

25.11.2020 Meeting

Meeting of Project Directors (Project Area A)

Projektbereich A: SFB 1342, Universität Bremen
Place


Bremen
Time
1 pm - 3 pm
Contact Person
Lecture Series
Internal Events

30.09.2020 Meeting

Meeting of Project Directors (Project Area A)

Projektbereich A: SFB 1342, Universität Bremen
Place


Bremen
Time
1.15 pm - 2.45 pm
Contact Person
Lecture Series
Internal Events

Place


online
Time
tba
Contact Person

DAY 1: CAUSAL MECHANISMS BETWEEN COLONIALISM AND SOCIAL PROTECTION I
FRIDAY, 25 SEPTEMBER 2020, 2:00-5:05PM (GMT+2)

2 pm: Welcome and introduction by Carina Schmitt

2:10 pm: Keynote: "Research on Colonialism from Different Perspectives"
by Gurminder Bhambra (30min + 10min discussion)

2:50 pm: Break (5 min)

2:55 pm: Panel 1A, Role of different actors as "transmission belts"
Expert input: Caroline Authaler (10 min) + Michele Mioni (10 min)
Discussion (40 min) – chair: Amanda Shriwise
- Role of colonial administrations, economic actors, international actors (e.g. ILO), and societal actors (e.g. missions)
- Actors operating at local, colonial, and transnational level

3:55 pm: Break (10 min)

4:05 pm: Panel 1B, Role of colonialism for different social policy areas
Expert input: Jessica Lynne Pearson (10 min) + Marlous van Waijenburg (10 min)
Discussion (40 min) – chair: Amanda Shriwise
- Function of health and education services within colonial systems (e.g. to realize economic interests, to secure settlers + colonial administration and their families)
- Function of family policy and pension schemes (e.g. compensation for military, civil servants)

5:05 pm: End of online workshop day 1

 

DAY 2: METHODOLOGICAL AND EPISTEMOLOGICAL ISSUES
FRIDAY, 2 OCTOBER 2020, 3:00-5:05PM (GMT+2)

3:00 pm: Panel 2A, Concepts and measurement of colonialism
Expert input: John Gerring (10 min) + Matthew Lange (10 min)
Discussion (40 min) – chair: Bastian Becker
- Concepts of colonialism
- Measurements of colonialism

4:00pm Break (5 min)

4:05 pm: Panel 2B, Methods to analyze colonial effects on social protection
Expert input: Johan Fourie (10 min) + Steffi Hamann (10 min)
Discussion (40 min) – chair: Bastian Becker
- Quantitative methods
- Qualitative methods
- Possibilities and limitations

5:05 pm: End of online workshop day 2

 

DAY 3: CAUSAL MECHANISMS BETWEEN COLONIALISM AND SOCIAL PROTECTION II
THURSDAY, 8 OCTOBER, 3:00-5:00PM (GMT+2)

3:00 pm: Panel 3A, Role of colonialism over time
Expert input: Zophia Edwards (10 min) + Daniel Künzler (10 min)
Discussion (40 min) – chair: Judith Ebeling
- Interference of colonialism with other independencies such as trade relations, membership in international organizations, aid patterns
- Role of transnational events (World Wars, decolonization, Cold War)
- Changes and continuities between pre- and post-independence era

4:00 pm Break (5 min)

4:05 pm: Panel 3B, Summarizing discussion and concluding remarks
Chair: Carina Schmitt

5:00 pm: End of online workshop day 3

 

PARTICIPANTS

  • External experts: Caroline Authaler (University of Heidelberg); Gurminder Bhambra (University of Sussex); Zophia Edwards (Providence College); Johan Fourie (Stellenbosch University); John Gerring (University of Texas at Austin); Steffi Hamann (University of Guelph); Daniel Künzler (University of Fribourg); Matthew Lange (McGill University); Michele Mioni (University of Bremen); Jessica Lynne Pearson (Macalester College); Marlous van Waijenburg (Harvard Business School)
  • University of Bremen: ERC Starting Grant Project "Colonial Legacies of Social Protection" (COLSOC) with four participants, and CRC 1342 "Global Dynamics of Social Policy" with ca. 20 participants
11.09.2020 Internal Workshop

Global Networks of Social Policy Diffusion

Projektbereich A: SFB 1342, Universität Bremen
Place


Bremen
Time
9 am - 4 pm
Contact Person
Lecture Series
Internal Events

The internal workshop on the diffusion of Global Social Policy will mark the first stage of a collaboration of all projects in the A pillar of the CRC 1342. We will use a network approach to understand the effect of exposure to previous adopters on the diffusion of welfare policies across the globe and each project will participate with their own set of indicators. The goal is to create a comprehensive, unified comparison between policy fields.

 

02.09.2020 Meeting

Meeting of Project Directors (Project Area A)

Projektbereich A: SFB 1342, Universität Bremen
Place


Bremen
Time
1.15 pm - 2.45 pm
Contact Person
Lecture Series
Internal Events

17.06.2020 Meeting

Meeting of Project Directors (Project Area A)

Projektbereich A: SFB 1342, Universität Bremen
Place


Bremen
Time
1.15 pm - 2.45 pm
Contact Person
Lecture Series
Internal Events

20.05.2020 Meeting

Meeting of Project Directors (Project Area A)

Projektbereich A: SFB 1342, Universität Bremen
Place


Bremen
Time
1.15 pm - 2.45 pm
Contact Person
Lecture Series
Internal Events

Place


Bremen
Time
1.15 pm - 2.45 pm
Contact Person
Organisation
Projektbereich A: SFB 1342, Universität Bremen
Lecture Series
Internal Events

04.03.2020 Meeting

Meeting of Project Directors (Project Area A)

Projektbereich A: SFB 1342, Universität Bremen
Place


Bremen
Time
1.15 pm - 2.45 pm
Contact Person
Lecture Series
Internal Events

Place
Unicom building
Room: 7.1020
Mary-Somerville-Straße 7
28359 Bremen
Time
10.15 - 11.45 am
Organiser
Teilprojekt A01: SFB 1342, Universität Bremen
Contact Person

Social networks have become a popular method to advance relational thinking in human geography. In recognizing the challenge of how to reconcile the tension between ‘structure and meaning’ (Pachucki and Breiger, 2010), we elaborate on the concepts of connectivity, contextuality, and reflexivity to overcome the dualism between universalist network science on the one hand and idiosyncratic network stories on the other. Based on a detailed meta-analysis of over 300 network studies in human geography between 1990 and 2018, we argue for and elaborate on combined methodological approaches to unleash the full potential of relational geography.

Place


Bremen
Time
diverse
Organisation
Partic. Organisation

In the week from 17 to 22 February 2020, the teaching and research institutes of the University of Bremen and Jacobs University invite you to the first Bremen Social Sciences Week! A variety of events on the topic of "Societies in Transition" will highlight current Bremen research priorities from various perspectives.

The programme is aimed at pupils, teachers, students and the general public. All events are free of charge. Listen, watch, learn, participate and discuss at the University of Bremen, in the Haus der Wissenschaft, on the Internet, in Bremen's pubs and in CITY 46. As diverse as research and teaching in Bremen are, so are the topics that await you during the course of the week: from PISA, social movements, NGOs and their means of political influence, filter bubbles, surrogate motherhood and student housing to questions of social cohesion and the digitalization of the social sciences, you will find everything you could wish for.

15.01.2020 Meeting

Meeting of Project Directors (Project Area A)

Projektbereich A: SFB 1342, Universität Bremen
Place


Bremen
Time
1.15 pm - 2.45 pm
Contact Person
Lecture Series
Internal Events

26.06.2019 Internal Meeting

Meeting of Project Directors (Project Area A)

Projektbereich A: SFB 1342, Universität Bremen
Place
Unicom Building
Room: 7.4500
Mary-Somerville-Straße 7
28359 Bremen
Time
1 pm - 2 pm
Contact Person

  • Governance of the A section
  • Overarching conceptual issues of the data collection
  • Guidelines and policies for the A section
  • Delegation of issues to be decided upon by the Core Group
  • Questions raised by the Data Collection group
29.05.2019 Internal Meeting

Meeting of Project Directors (Project Area A)

Projektbereich A: SFB 1342, Universität Bremen
Place
Unicom Building
Room: 7.4500
Mary-Somerville-Straße 7
28359 Bremen
Time
1 pm - 2 pm
Contact Person

  • Governance of the A section
  • Overarching conceptual issues of the data collection
  • Guidelines and policies for the A section
  • Delegation of issues to be decided upon by the Core Group
  • Questions raised by the Data Collection group
08.05.2019 Internal Meeting

Meeting of Project Directors (Project Area A)

Projektbereich A: SFB 1342, Universität Bremen
Place
Unicom Building
Room: 7.4500
Mary-Somerville-Straße 7
28359 Bremen
Time
1 pm - 2 pm
Contact Person

  • Governance of the A section
  • Overarching conceptual issues of the data collection
  • Guidelines and policies for the A section
  • Delegation of issues to be decided upon by the Core Group
  • Questions raised by the Data Collection group
22.03.2019 Internal Workshop

WeSIS Retreat

Teilprojekt A01: SFB 1342, Universität Bremen
Place


Bremen
Time
to be confirmed
Contact Person

06.03.2019 Internal Meeting

Meeting of Project Directors (Project Area A)

Projektbereich A: SFB 1342, Universität Bremen
Place
Unicom Building
Room: 7.4500
Mary-Somerville-Straße 7
28359 Bremen
Time
1 pm - 2 pm
Contact Person

  • Governance of the A section
  • Overarching conceptual issues of the data collection
  • Guidelines and policies for the A section
  • Delegation of issues to be decided upon by the Core Group
  • Questions raised by the Data Collection group
22.11.2018 Lecture

Recent Advances in Quantitative Text Analysis

Prof. Kenneth Benoit, PhD (London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE))
Place
Unicom Building
Room: 7.3280
Mary-Somerville-Straße 7
28359 Bremen
Time
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Organisation

Kenneth Benoit is Professor of Quantitative Social Research Methods and head of the Department of Methodology at the London School of Economics and Politics Science and part-time professor at Trinity College Dublin. His contribution to text analysis in political science should not be underestimated, where his development of computer-assisted estimation of policy positions from political texts remains a cornerstone in the literature. He maintains and created the QUANTEDA package for managing and analysing text data, and therefore is well placed to offer insights into the "big picture" of QTA, and what to expect in the future.

Open to all, no registration necessary.

30.10.2018 Internal Workshop

Working with Digitised Documents

Dr. Nils Düpont; Dr. Hendrik Heuer; Jonas Klaff
Place
Unicom Building
Room: 7.4500
Mary-Somerville-Straße 7
28209 Bremen
Time
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Organiser
Sonderforschungsbereich 1342 "Globale Entwicklungsdynamiken von Sozialpolitik", Universität Bremen
Lecture Series
Internal Events

The goal is to explore the potential and limitations of optical character recognition (OCR) technology for the CRC. Each participant will bring data from his or her project, including, but not limited to PDFs of scanned book or photos of texts that need to be processed. In the workshop, we will try out different tools, review the results, and explore what workflows can best support the CRC in working with their data.

Place
Unicom Building
Room: 3.3380
Mary-Somerville-Straße 3
28209 Bremen
Time
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Organiser
Teilprojekt A01: SFB 1342, Universität Bremen
Contact Person
Lecture Series
Internal Events

In this workshop, we will elicit how data will be entered into WeSIS and how the WeSIS data will be used.

For members of CRC 1342 Project Area A only.