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14.10.2015

New Staff and Guests at the MPIfG in Fall 2015

In October 2015, Thomas Angeletti, Guus Dix, and Tod Van Gunten took up their positions as postdoctoral students at the MPIfG. Thomas Angeletti, previously at the University of Cambridge, is examining the criticisms of financial capitalism; Guus Dix, previously at Maastricht University, is studying fictional expectations and values in education; Tod Van Gunten, previously at the Carlos III-Juan March Institute, Madrid, is investigating determinants of highs and lows in credit markets. The MPIfG also welcomes fourteen visiting researchers to the Institute. Lucio Baccaro, Professor at the University of Geneva, is Scholar in Residence at the MPIfG and will be presenting a series of lectures on "Growth Model Perspective on Comparative Capitalism." Zofia Boni, a doctoral student at SOAS, University of London will be staying at the MPIfG until September 2016. She will be analyzing negotiations that occur between parents and state agencies in Poland on childhood nutrition. Tatiana Castilla, a doctoral student at the University of Brasília, is visiting the MPIfG until March 2016 to study the significance of social movements in the emergence of regional markets in Andean countries. Jean Finez, a doctoral student at Lille University , is staying at the MPIfG until March 2016 and will be studying political market transformations using the French railway as an example. Aleksandra Lis, Assistant Professor in the Department of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, is at the MPIfG until December. She will be working on her research project on the relationship between expert knowledge and the regulatory procedures for new and controversial technologies. Also visiting the MPIfG until December is Tomas Løding, a doctoral student at the University of Bergen. He is examining the financialization of the Norwegian public sector. Matthew Maguire, a doctoral student at Boston University, is staying at the MPIfG until Dezember and will be studying the influence of corporate social responsibility on European Union policy-making. Christopher Rea, from the University of California, Los Angeles, will be a visiting doctoral researcher at the MPIfG until March 2016 examining the emergence of regulatory institutions for the conservation of natural spaces. Maurício Reinert, Professor at the Universidade Estadual de Maringá, Brazil, is visiting the MPIfG until June 2016. He will be examining how illegality, unmorality and illegitimacy can be differentiated. Nina Suesse, a doctoral researcher at King’s College London, will be at the MPIfG until March 2016. She will be working on her dissertation on the reproduction of gender inequality. Alice Valiergue, a doctoral student at Sciences Po, Paris, will be staying at the MPIfG until December. She is studying equivalences between ecological, social and economic values using the voluntary market for emissions. Hubert Zimmermann, Professor at the University of Marburg and visiting the MPIfG until December, will be working on his book on the Greek crisis. Christoph Deutschmann, Emeritus Professor at the University of Tübingen, will be staying at the MPIfG until November. He will be analyzing the contribution of globalization literature to the theoretical understanding of markets without borders. Matt Vidal, Senior Lecturer at King’s College London, will be visiting the MPIfG in November and December. His interests include comparative political economy in Germany, Great Britain and the USA, from industrialization to the present day.
 

 
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