Past Events


 
2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011
 

 

2014


 
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 
Public 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 
Public 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 
Public 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 
Public 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 
Public 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
More ...

 
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

 

 

 

2011


 
Thursday, December 15, 2011 bis Friday, December 16, 2011
Coping with Instability in Market Societies
Max Planck Sciences Po Conference
Sciences Po and MPIfG, Host: Sciences Po Paris
Conference
Website

 
Thursday, December 8, 2011 | 17:00
Internationale politische Autorität und Legitimation
Politik und Recht jenseits des Nationalstaats | Vortragsreihe im Wintersemester 2011-12
Michael Zürn, Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung 
Lecture
Website

 
Thursday, December 8, 2011 | 13:30
European Integration and the Politics of Neo-Corporatist Concertation

Alexandre Afonso
Inhouse Lecture

 
Thursday, December 1, 2011 | 13:30
Do Movements Matter to Market Formation?

Simone Schiller-Merkens
Inhouse Lecture

 
Thursday, November 24, 2011 | 17:00
From Migration in Geographic Space to Migration in Biographic Time

Claus Offe, Hertie School of Governance, Berlin 
Lecture


 
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Wie Weltbilder die Wirtschaft prägen
Zum Einfluss von kulturellen Prägungen auf wirtschaftliche Prozesse
MPIfG und Institut der Deutschen Wirtschaft Köln
Conference

 
Thursday, November 17, 2011 bis Friday, November 18, 2011
Coping with Instability: Umgang mit Instabilität und Unsicherheit
Institutstag

Lecture
Programm und Anmeldeformular

 
Thursday, November 10, 2011 | 17:00
VORTRAG ABGESAGT
Die drei Dimensionen sozialer Sicherung und der Aufstieg des europäischen Antidiskriminierungsrechts
Alexander Somek, University of Iowa 
Lecture
Website

 
Thursday, October 13, 2011 | 13:30
The Boom, the Bust, and the Mediating State: Housing Bail-Outs and the Discourse of Fairness in the Wake of Financial Crisis in Kazakhstan

Alima Bissenova
Inhouse Lecture

 
Wednesday, September 14, 2011 | 19:00
Wie exklusiv ist die Demokratie? Wahlrecht und Wählerverhalten auf dem Prüfstand
Max-Planck-Forum Berlin 2011
Armin Schäfer u.a.
Lecture

 
Wednesday, July 13, 2011 bis Saturday, July 16, 2011
Bringing Organizations Back In
Bridging Economic Sociology and Political Economy

Conference
Sixth Max Planck Summer Conference on Economy and Society

 
Thursday, July 7, 2011
Politikberatung, aber wie?
Vom Nutzen der Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften für die Politik
MPIfG und Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft Köln
Conference

 
Tuesday, July 5, 2011 | 17:00
Comparative Perspectives on Corporate Governance

Nicholas Ziegler
Lecture
Scholar in Residence Lectures 2011

 
Thursday, June 30, 2011 | 17:00
Toleranz und Integration: Lehren aus der Vergangenheit für die Gegenwart

Rainer Forst, Universität Frankfurt 
Lecture


 
Sunday, June 19, 2011 bis Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Risk and Uncertainty in the Economy
Historical, Sociological, and Anthropological Perspectives

Conference
Villa Vigoni Conference 2011

 
Thursday, June 16, 2011 | 13:30
Contested Capacity: Market Disruptions, Consumer-Labor Coalitions, and Health Care Reform in the United States

Margaret Weir
Forschungsseminar

 
Thursday, June 16, 2011 | 13:30
Contested Capacity
Market Disruptions, Consumer-Labor Coalitions, and Health Care Reform in the United States
Margaret Weir
Forschungsseminar

 
Wednesday, June 1, 2011 | 13:30
Can Compulsory Voting Be Justified?

Armin Schäfer
Institute Seminar

 
Thursday, May 26, 2011 | 17:00
Which Theories Do Markets Perform? Market Response to Shareholder Value Innovations

Frank Dobbin, Harvard University, Department of Sociology 
Lecture


 
Tuesday, May 17, 2011 | 17:00
Pension Reform in Germany

Nicholas Ziegler
Lecture
Scholar in Residence Lectures 2011

 
Monday, May 16, 2011 bis Tuesday, May 17, 2011
The Constitution of Quality in Markets
Book project

Workshop
Website

 
Thursday, May 12, 2011 | 17:00
Understanding the Reform Trajectory of the Bismarckian Welfare Systems

Bruno Palier, Sciences Po, Centre d'études européenes 
Lecture


 
Wednesday, May 11, 2011 | 17:00
Financial Crisis and Regulatory Response in the United State

Nicholas Ziegler
Lecture
Scholar in Residence Lectures 2011

 
Thursday, April 28, 2011 | 17:00
Constructing Legitimacy: Science, Markets and Governance in the Global Cotton Trade

Amy Quark
Forschungsseminar

 
Thursday, April 21, 2011 | 13:30
Die Soziologie des Profits

Sascha Münnich
Institute Seminar

 
Thursday, April 7, 2011 | 13:30
The Failure to Regulate International Finance and the Imbalance of Capitalisms since the 1970s

Thomas Kalinowski
Forschungsseminar

 
Friday, March 25, 2011 bis Saturday, March 26, 2011
Institutional Change in the Regulation of Financial Markets - Part II


Workshop
Website

 
Wednesday, March 23, 2011 bis Saturday, March 26, 2011
Democracy in Straightjackets: Politics in the Age of Permanent Austerity


Conference
Ringberg Conference

 
Thursday, February 24, 2011 bis Friday, February 25, 2011
Wer regiert Europa?
Governance und Politische Ökonomie in der Europäischen Union

Workshop

 
Thursday, February 17, 2011 bis Friday, February 18, 2011
Institutional Change in the Regulation of Financial Markets - Part I


Workshop
Website

 
Thursday, February 10, 2011 | 13:30
Insiders' Institutions, Outsiders' Outcome: Atypical Workers across Europe

Rebecca Oliver
Forschungsseminar

 
Tuesday, February 8, 2011 bis Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Pragmatism and Economic Sociology


Workshop
Website

 
Monday, February 7, 2011 | 17:00
Formal Organization as a Cultural Form in World Society

John W. Meyer, University of Stanford 
Lecture


 
Thursday, February 3, 2011 | 17:00
Die Universalisierung des Künstlerischen: Zur historischen Soziologie der Kreativität
Vortragsreihe "Sozialtheorie"
Andreas Reckwitz, Europa-Universität Viadrina, Frankfurt/Oder 
Lecture


 
Thursday, January 27, 2011 | 13:30
The Global Outsourcing Industry in the Philippines
The Struggle to Build Skill Formation Institutions
May Zuleika Salao
Forschungsseminar

 
Tuesday, January 25, 2011 | 15:00
The New Merchants of Law: Transnational Private Regulation of Labor and the Environment

Tim Bartley, Indiana University, Bloomington 
Inhouse Lecture

 
Thursday, January 20, 2011 | 16:00
Der Fall Hartz IV

Anke Hassel, Hertie School of Governance, Berlin 
Inhouse Lecture

 
Thursday, January 13, 2011 | 17:00
Verwilderungen des sozialen Konflikts: Anerkennungskämpfe zu Beginn des 21. Jahrhunderts
Vortragsreihe "Sozialtheorie"
Axel Honneth, Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt/Main 
Lecture


 
Thursday, January 6, 2011 | 13:30
Israeli Macroeconomic Policy in Response to the Global Recession
Explaining the Division of Labor between the Central Bank and the Ministry of France
Ronen Mandelkern
Forschungsseminar

 

 

 

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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