Past Events


 
2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012
 

 

2015


 
Thursday, April 23, 2015 to Friday, April 24, 2015
Das Gespenst der Unregierbarkeit und der Traum vom guten Regieren
Konzepte politischer Steuerung seit den 1970er Jahren
Ariane Leendertz, Martin Geyer, Ulrich Bröckling
Conference
Programm

 
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 | 17:00
An Analytical History of Macroeconomic Theory since John Maynard Keynes

Robert Boyer, Institute of the Americas, Vanves, France
Public Lecture
Economic Theory Facing Major Changes and Systemic Crises | Scholar in Residence Lecture Series 2015

 
Thursday, April 16, 2015 to Friday, April 17, 2015
Politics and Society in the Age of Financialization
Workshop jointly organized by the MPIfG and MaxPo, Paris

Conference
Website

 
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 | 17:00
Success and Crisis of European Integration
The Role of Economic Theory and Representations
Robert Boyer, Institute of the Americas, Vanves, France
Public Lecture
Economic Theory Facing Major Changes and Systemic Crises | Scholar in Residence Lecture Series 2015

 
Thursday, April 9, 2015 | 13:30
The Role of Legitimation in the Diffusion of Innovations
New Insights to an Old Idea
Mark Lutter
Institute Seminar

 
Thursday, March 26, 2015 | 17:00
Innovation and the Contested Transformation of the US Political Economy

Fred Block, University of California, Davis 
Public Lecture
Website

 
Thursday, February 19, 2015 | 13:30
Neoliberalism in Sweden

Jenny Andersson, Centre d'études européennes (CEE), Paris 
Inhouse Lecture

 
Thursday, February 5, 2015 to Friday, February 6, 2015
Interfaces between Legality and Illegality in Markets

Jens Beckert, Matías Dewey
Conference
Website

 
Thursday, January 29, 2015 | 17:00
Setting the Habit of Capitalization

Fabian Muniesa, Centre de Sociologie de l’Innovation, Mines ParisTech 
Public Lecture
Podcast

 
Thursday, January 22, 2015 | 17:00
The National Competitiveness Revolution and the Race to Below the Bottom
ABGESAGT - CANCELLED
John Christensen, Tax Justice Network 
Public Lecture
Website

 
Thursday, January 15, 2015 | 13:30
Capitalist Development and the Marketization of Corporate Control

Helen Callaghan
Institute Seminar

 

 

 

2014


 
Thursday, December 4, 2014 | 17:00
Financialization: Questions for Economic History

Moritz Schularick, Institute of Macroeconomics and Econometrics, University of Bonn 
Lecture
Podcast

 
Thursday, November 13, 2014 | 13:30
Movements and Moral Markets: The Case of Ethical Fashion

Simone Schiller-Merkens
Institute Seminar

 
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Fairer Föderalismus: Zum Reformbedarf bei Bildung und Finanzen

V. Wissenschaftliche Tagung des MPIfG mit dem Institut der Deutschen Wirtschaft Köln
Conference
Programm

 
Thursday, October 30, 2014 | 16:00
Gesellschaftssteuerung heute
Abschiedsvortrag anlässlich der Emeritierung von Wolfgang Streeck
Wolfgang Streeck
Inhouse Lecture
Video

 
Thursday, October 30, 2014 bis Friday, October 31, 2014
Politics and Society in Dynamic Capitalism
Festivities in honor of Wolfgang Streeck upon his retirement as MPIfG director

Conference

 
Thursday, October 16, 2014 | 17:00
Politics as Organized Combat: New Players and New Rules of the Game in Sweden

Stefan Svallfors, Institute for Futures Studies, Umeå University 
Lecture
Podcast

 
Monday, September 29, 2014 | 13:30
Buying Time

Wolfgang Streeck
Inhouse Lecture

 
Thursday, July 24, 2014 bis Friday, July 25, 2014
The Swedish Model at a Crossroads
Still the Social Democratic Poster Child, or the Prime Example of a Neoliberal Makeover?
Philip Mehrtens, Wolfgang Streeck
Workshop
Website

 
Thursday, July 3, 2014 | 17:00
Financial Labor Market and Inequality

Olivier Godechot, Max Planck Sciences Po Center, Paris 
Lecture
Website

 
Thursday, June 26, 2014 | 17:00
Theorizing Efficient Markets
How Financial Scholars Gain Prestige and Shape Knowledge
Simone Polillo, University of Virginia 
Lecture
Podcast

 
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Sociology in Cologne
Workshop jointly organized by the MPIfG and the Institute of Sociology and Social Psychology, University of Cologne
Jens Beckert, Clemens Kroneberg (Universität zu Köln)
Workshop
Program

 
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Babies, Bonds, and Buildings: The Societal Impact of the Financial Crisis in a Transatlantic Perspective

Ismail Emre Bayram
Workshop

 
Thursday, June 12, 2014 | 17:00
Credit Ratings, Quantification, and Modern Economic Governance

Bruce Carruthers, Northwestern University 
Lecture
Website

 
Thursday, May 22, 2014 | 17:00
Vires in Numeris: Taking Simmel to MtGox

Nigel Dodd, London School of Economics 
Lecture
Podcast

 
Thursday, April 24, 2014 | 13:30
Taxing the Shadow: A Political Economy of Sweatshops in La Salada, Argentina

Matías Dewey
Institute Seminar

 
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
The Moral Background: An Inquiry into the History of Business Ethics

Gabriel Abend, New York University 
Inhouse Lecture

 
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 | 17:00
Can Welfare Survive? Capitalism, Socialism, and the Post-Industrial Order
The Making and Breaking of Welfare States
Francesco Boldizzoni, Università degli Studi di Torino 
Lecture
Podcast

 
Thursday, February 6, 2014 | 13:30
Fictional Expectations and Capitalist Dynamics

Jens Beckert
Institute Seminar

 
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 | 17:00
Reframing Justice in the Age of Revolution
The Making and Breaking of Welfare States
Francesco Boldizzoni, Università degli Studi di Torino 
Lecture
Podcast

 
Thursday, January 30, 2014 | 17:00
Prediction as a Source of Social Power
The History of Forecasting from the RAND Corporation to the Financial Crisis
Jenny Andersson, Sciences Po, Paris 
Lecture
Podcast

 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 | 17:00
The Early Modern Origins of Modern Welfare Systems
Lecture Series "The Making and Breaking of Welfare States"
Francesco Boldizzoni, Università degli Studi di Torino 
Lecture
Podcast

 
Thursday, January 16, 2014 | 17:00
Distributive Conflict in Post-Industrial Societies
Preferences and Politics in Dualized Labor Markets
Silja Häusermann, Universität Zürich 
Lecture
Website

 

 

 

2013


 
Friday, December 13, 2013
The Multilevel Dynamic of Post-Crisis Financial Market Regulation

Renate Mayntz
Workshop

 
Thursday, December 12, 2013 | 17:00
Education without States

Mitchell Stevens, Stanford University 
Lecture
Podcast

 
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 bis Thursday, December 12, 2013
The Winner Takes It All
Wirtschaftssoziologische Ansätze zur Erklärung von Erfolg. Tagung der DGS-Sektion Wirtschaftssoziologie in München.

Conference
Website

 
Thursday, December 5, 2013 | 17:00
Capital in the Twenty-first Century

Thomas Piketty, Paris School of Economics 
Lecture
Podcast

 
Thursday, November 21, 2013 | 13:30
The Age of Complexity: How the 1970s Changed Our View of the World

Ariane Leendertz
Institute Seminar

 
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 | 13:30
Comparative Employment Research and Institutional Change.

Marco Hauptmeier, Guglielmo Meardi
Forschungsseminar

 
Thursday, November 14, 2013
Vererben von unverdientem Vermögen?
Wege zur intergenerationalen Gerechtigkeit in Deutschland
IV. wissenschaftliche Tagung mit dem Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft
Conference

 
Thursday, November 14, 2013 bis Friday, November 15, 2013
Privatization and Marketization of Social Services and Social Programs
Third Doctoral Workshop of the German ESPAnet Section

Workshop
Workshop site

 
Thursday, November 7, 2013 bis Friday, November 8, 2013
Institutstag 2013
Die sichtbare Hand des Marktes: Bürger, Kommunen und Staat als Akteure

Lecture
Programm

 
Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Markt oder Staat? Kooperationsprobleme in der Europäischen Union
Vortragsreihe "Europa in der Krise: Problemdiagnose und Zukunftsperspektiven" an der Berlin-Brandenburgischen Akademie der Wissenschaften
Renate Mayntz
Lecture
Website

 
Thursday, October 24, 2013 | 14:00
Wage Moderation in Scandinavia
In the Postwar Period or the Neoliberal Age?
Erik Bengtsson
Forschungsseminar

 
Monday, October 21, 2013 | 13:30
Legitimate Protectionism

Sverker Gustavsson, Uppsala University
Forschungsseminar

 
Thursday, October 10, 2013 bis Friday, October 11, 2013
Die Politische Ökonomie der Ungleichheit
Jahrestagung der DVPW-Sektion Politische Ökonomie

Conference

 
Friday, October 4, 2013 | 09:00
First Year Paper Workshop


Workshop

 
Monday, August 12, 2013 bis Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Drei Jahrzehnte neoliberale Entwicklungspolitik und Mikrofinanz: Eine Bilanz
Fachtagung
Philip Mader, Gerhard Klas
Conference

 
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 | 16:30
Responsible Business Groups and the Politics of Responsible Business

Daniel Kinderman
Forschungsseminar

 
Thursday, July 11, 2013 | 17:30
Welche Krise? Spekulation, Korruption und Staat in den wirtschaftspolitischen Auseinandersetzungen in der Zeit der Großen Depression

Martin H. Geyer, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München 
Lecture
Podcast

 
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 | 16:30
Corporate Social Responsibility: A Second-Order Observation

Damien Krichewsky
Forschungsseminar

 
Thursday, July 4, 2013 | 14:00
Diffusion of International Financial Reporting Standards in Africa

Solomon Zori
Inhouse Lecture

 
Sunday, June 30, 2013 bis Wednesday, July 3, 2013
Economics and Democracy: Are They Still Compatible?
Eighth Max Planck Summer Conference on Economy and Society, European University Institute, Florence, Italy

Conference

 
Thursday, June 20, 2013 | 13:30
The Poor Political Representation of the Working Class

Armin Schäfer
Institute Seminar

 
Thursday, June 6, 2013 | 17:00
The Evolution of German Industrial Relations: Softening Institutions, Hardening Growth Model

Lucio Baccaro, Université de Genève, Chiara Benassi 
Lecture
Podcast

 
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 | 14:00
Conflictual Patents: How Professionals Mediate Legal Ambiguity

Markus Lang
Inhouse Lecture

 
Monday, May 27, 2013 | 17:45
Was macht die Beratung mit dem Berater? Über die Folgen von Politikberatung für die Wissenschaft
Vortrag in Kooperation mit dem Kolloquium Neuere Geschichte der Universität zu Köln. Ort: Universität zu Köln.
Jan-Martin Wiarda, Die Zeit, Hamburg 
Inhouse Lecture

 
Thursday, May 23, 2013 bis Friday, May 24, 2013
Die neue Wirklichkeit: Bezeichnungsrevolutionen, Bedeutungsverschiebungen und Politik seit den 1970er Jahren

Ariane Leendertz, Wolfgang Streeck
Conference

 
Thursday, May 16, 2013 | 17:00
Markets and Pricing in Higher Education

Christine Musselin, Centre de sociologie des organisations, Sciences Po 
Lecture
Podcast

 
Thursday, May 2, 2013 | 17:00
Global Legislators: Producing Commercial Laws for Global Markets

Terence C. Halliday, American Bar Foundation 
Lecture
Podcast

 
Thursday, April 18, 2013 bis Friday, April 19, 2013
Future Frontiers in Political Economy
Research and Theory
Jens Beckert, Wolfgang Streeck
Conference

 
Tuesday, April 2, 2013 | 17:00
Governing the Large Metropolis: What is Governed and Not Governed?

Patrick Le Galès, Centre d'études européennes, Sciences Po 
Lecture
Podcast

 
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 | 17:00
Governing by Instruments? Comparing Two Policies, Three Countries and the European Union over Thirty Years

Patrick Le Galès, Centre d'études européennes, Sciences Po 
Lecture
Podcast

 
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 | 17:00
Globalizing European Urban Bourgeoisie? Transnationalization and Rootedness of Managers in Four European Cities

Patrick Le Galès, Centre d'études européennes, Sciences Po 
Lecture
Podcast

 
Tuesday, March 5, 2013 | 14:00
Success and Failure of Transnational Certification Regimes

Jan-Christoph Janssen, Universität zu Köln
Inhouse Lecture

 
Tuesday, February 5, 2013 | 14:00
Lessons from Microfinance about Financialization

Philip Mader
Inhouse Lecture

 
Thursday, January 31, 2013 | 17:00
Deutschland in der Reproduktionskrise

Kerstin Jürgens, Universität Kassel, Fachbereich Gesellschaftswissenschaften 
Lecture


 
Thursday, January 24, 2013 | 17:00
On History and Policy: Time in the Age of Neoliberalism

Francesco Boldizzoni, Università degli Studi di Torino 
Lecture
Podcast

 
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 | 14:00
The Rise of New Powers: Multipolarity, Multilateral Disintegration and the Stillbirth of Neoliberalism at the WTO

Kristen Hopewell
Inhouse Lecture

 
Thursday, January 17, 2013 | 13:30
Trajectories of Transnational Governance

Sigrid Quack
Institute Seminar

 
Thursday, January 10, 2013 | 17:00
Religiosität als Marktfolge und Vermarktlichung des Religiösen?

Gert Pickel, Universität Leipzig, Theologische Fakultät 
Lecture
Podcast

 

 

 

2012


 
Thursday, December 20, 2012 | 13:30
Die Euro-Krise aus Sicht der Europaforschung am MPIfG
fällt aus - cancelled
Martin Höpner, Fritz W. Scharpf, Wolfgang Streeck
Institute Seminar

 
Thursday, December 6, 2012 bis Friday, December 7, 2012
Ökonomie ohne Grenzen?
Institutstag 2012 mit Jahrestreffen des Vereins der Freunde und Ehemaligen des MPIfG

Lecture
Programm und Anmeldung

 
Tuesday, December 4, 2012 | 14:00
Transnational Governance and the Global Land Grab

Matias Margulis
Inhouse Lecture

 
Thursday, November 22, 2012 | 17:00
Austerity: The Intellectual History of a Dangerous Idea

Mark Blyth, Brown University, Department of Political Science 
Lecture
Podcast

 
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 | 14:00
Bureaucracy Writ Global: Lessons in Institution Building from the League of Nations

Carolyn Biltoft
Inhouse Lecture

 
Thursday, September 27, 2012 | 13:30
Coping with Disaster: Trust and Subjective Well-being in Japan after 3/11

Carola Hommerich, Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien, Tokio 
Forschungsseminar

 
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 | 10:30
Finanzkrise - Schuldenkrise - Demokratiekrise: Der Anfang vom Ende der Demokratie?
Gemeinsame Konferenz mit dem Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft

Conference
Website Forschungsgruppe Markt und Staat

 
Thursday, September 13, 2012 bis Friday, September 14, 2012
Microfoundations of Diffusion Research: Actors, Mechanisms, Institutions

Mark Lutter
Conference
Conference site

 
Thursday, July 12, 2012 | 01:30
The Market for Counterfeit Consumer Goods

Frank Wehinger
Institute Seminar

 
Thursday, July 5, 2012 | 17:00
Vorwärts zur Mäßigung: Perspektiven einer nachhaltigen Wirtschaftsweise

Hans-Christoph Binswanger, Universität St. Gallen 
Lecture
Podcast

 
Saturday, June 30, 2012 bis Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Seventh Max Planck Summer Conference on Economy and Society
Northwestern University, Chicago

Conference

 
Thursday, June 21, 2012 | 01:30
The Art and Science of Predicting the Future: Credit Rating, College Admission and Parole Decision

Akos Rona-Tas
Forschungsseminar

 
Thursday, June 14, 2012 | 01:30
The Political Economy of Corporate Responsibility in Democratic Capitalism

Daniel Kinderman
Forschungsseminar

 
Thursday, May 31, 2012 | 17:00
Technocratic Elites, Expert Knowledges and Financialization

Julie Froud, University of Manchester 
Lecture


 
Thursday, May 24, 2012 | 17:00
How (and Why) Is this Different? The Politics of Economic Crisis in Western Europe and the United States

Jonas Pontusson, University of Geneva 
Lecture


 
Thursday, May 10, 2012 | 01:30
Campaigning for Clean Clothes: How Social Movements Shape Markets

Philip Balsiger
Forschungsseminar

 
Thursday, May 3, 2012 | 17:00
Cents and Sensibility: Economic Valuation and the Nature of "Nature" in France and America

Marion Fourcade, University of California, Berkeley 
Lecture


 
Thursday, April 19, 2012 | 17:00
Politics and Business in Contemporary Turkey

Ayse Bugra, The Atatürk Institute for Modern Turkish History 
Lecture


 
Thursday, April 19, 2012 | 01:30
Kapitalistische Entwicklung in China
Entstehungskontexte, Verlaufsformen und Paradoxien eines eigentümlichen Modernisierungsprozesses
Tobias ten Brink
Institute Seminar

 
Thursday, April 12, 2012 bis Friday, April 13, 2012
Causes and Consequences of Economic Disintegration
Evidence from the Twentieth Century
Carsten Burhop (Universität zu Köln), Wolfgang Streeck
Conference

 
Tuesday, April 10, 2012 | 17:00
Paradoxe Internationalisierung von Märkten, Strategien und Regulierung
Scholar in Residence Lectures 2012
Arndt Sorge
Lecture


 
Thursday, April 5, 2012 | 01:30
Governing a Parallel Financial Market
The Interaction of Formal and Informal Institutions at the Regulatory Event Horizon
Todd Arthur Bridges
Forschungsseminar

 
Tuesday, April 3, 2012 | 17:00
Internationalisierung, Geschäftsmodelle und gesellschaftlicher Effekt: Die Deutsche Lufthansa im Vergleich
Scholar in Residence Lectures 2012
Arndt Sorge
Lecture


 
Monday, April 2, 2012 | 13:30
Joint Seminar with the MPI for Researach on Collective Goods


Workshop

 
Tuesday, March 27, 2012 | 17:00
Internationalisierung, Spielarten des Kapitalismus und technische Innovation
Entwicklung, Herstellung und Instandhaltung von Strahltriebwerken weltweit und in Deutschland Scholar in Residence Lectures 2012
Arndt Sorge
Lecture


 
Thursday, February 23, 2012 bis Friday, February 24, 2012
Toward an Economic Sociology of Illegal Markets

Jens Beckert, Frank Wehinger
Workshop
Website

 
Thursday, February 9, 2012 | 13:30
Where Do Preferences Come From? The Case of Employers’ Social Policy Preferences

Thomas Paster
Institute Seminar

 
Wednesday, February 8, 2012 | 17:00
Construction and Use of the Future in Financial Markets

Elena Esposito, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia 
Lecture


 
Thursday, February 2, 2012 | 13:30
"Das wird man wohl noch sagen dürfen"
Oder: Was hat Thilo Sarrazin eigentlich mit dem Sturm und Drang zu tun?
Carolin Lange
Inhouse Lecture

 
Thursday, January 26, 2012 | 17:00
Transnational Social Movements and Global Politics
Politics and Law beyond the Nation State | Lecture series in the winter term 2011-12
Donatella Della Porta, European University Institute 
Lecture
Website

 
Thursday, January 19, 2012 | 13:30
Data the New Oil? Some Recent Developments in Information and Visualization

Lothar Krempel
Institute Seminar

 
Thursday, January 19, 2012 bis Saturday, January 21, 2012
Potential Uses and Abuses of Evolutionary Theory in the Study of Institutional Change

Wolfgang Streeck, Helen Callaghan
Workshop
Website

 
Thursday, January 12, 2012 | 17:00
The Political Economy of the Euro Crisis
Politics and Law beyond the Nation State | Lecture series in the winter term 2011-12
Erik Jones, Johns Hopkins University 
Lecture
Website

 

 

 

Types of events



 

Public lectures

are open to MPIfG researchers and the interested public. If you want to attend, please sign up at the reception desk in advance:
Tel: 0221 2767-0

 

Institute seminars, Research seminars, Inhouse lectures

can be project presentations or reports on completed projects.
- not open to the public -
 

Workshops, Conferences

are academic meetings with a set number of participants who are invited to attend based on their expertise. Others may be able to attend if the organizers give them permission.
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