Events of Project A01

30.09.2020 Meeting

Meeting of Project Directors (Project Area A)

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

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online
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tba
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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
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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
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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
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Lecture Series
Internal Events

Place


Bremen
Time
1.15 pm - 2.45 pm
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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
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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
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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.

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Bremen
Time
diverse
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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
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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; 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.