Events of Project A01

17.01.2019 - 18.01.2019 Workshop

Joint Hands-On Workshop on International Social Policy

Auswärtiges Amt; International Labour Organization; Teilprojekt A03: SFB 1342, Universität Bremen
Place
Federal Foreign Office
Werderscher Markt 1
10117 Berlin
Time
11 am - 5:45 pm (Thursday), 8:30 am - 5:30 pm (Friday)
Contact Person

Exchange between practitioners and scientists, application of theory and empirical findings to real life situations, demonstration of the process of norm-setting and implementation using the example of Germany, meeting of actors in the fields of international labour regulation and social policy

Participants: PhD and Master’s Students of the University of Bremen and University of Duisburg-Essen

03.12.2018 Lecture

Islamising Knowledge and the Challenge of Liberal Education

Dr. Sanen Marshall (Universiti Malaysia Sabah)
Place
Unicom Building
Room: 3.3380
Mary-Somerville-Straße 3
28359 Bremen
Time
10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Contact Person
Semester
WiSe 2018/19

Malaysia has been generally considered to be a moderate Muslim country. There are however recent instances towards radicalism and predispositions towards liberalism remain ambivalent. There are however think tanks in Malaysia that are sufficiently open in their thinking to assist with the liberal education agenda. These contradictory developments are indications that it is high time to pursue an agenda of genuine liberal education for the holistic development of not just the intellect but the very soul of Malaysian society.

Sanen Marshall argues that - general Malaysian conservatism apart - the education agenda loosely known as the "Islamisation of Knowledge" is actually noticeable in Malaysian school history textbooks and even in some of the ideas being promoted at the university level. The lack of an attempt at an alternative history in school text books is perhaps something that people should be concerned about in Malaysia. Sanen Marshall also considers the idea of "Islamic science" as an enlightened but sometimes misguided approach to Islamising knowledge.

03.12.2018 - 07.12.2018 Workshop

Meeting with ILO

International Labour Organization; Teilprojekt A03: SFB 1342, Universität Bremen
Place


Genf
Time
9 am - 5 pm
Contact Person

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

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; 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.

Place
Unicom
Room: 9.3120
Mary-Somerville-Straße 3
28359 Bremen
Time
9.00 p.m. - 18.00 a.m.
Contact Person
Lecture Series
Internal Events