New MPIfG Book: <em>Der erschöpfte Staat</em> by Ariane Leendertz

A new book by former MPIfG research group leader Ariane Leendertz has recently been published by Hamburger Edition. In Der erschöpfte Staat: Eine andere Geschichte des Neoliberalismus, the author uses the image of the “exhausted state” to symbolize the erosion of belief in the state’s ability to solve social problems. more

New MPIfG Book: <em>Recoding Power</em> by Sidney Rothstein

June 2022 saw the publication by Oxford University Press of Recoding Power: Tactics for Mobilizing Tech Workers, in which author Sidney A. Rothstein explores worker power in the current phase of economic transition. more

Kathleen Griesbach Takes Up Post at University of Texas

Kathleen Griesbach is joining the University of Texas at Austin’s Department of Sociology this August as assistant professor of sociology. The department is ranked in the top ten among public universities in the USA. As a postdoc in Jens Beckert’s Economic Sociology Project Area at the MPIfG, Griesbach worked from 2020 to 2022 on her project “Positional Uncertainty: Contingent Workers Seeking a Place in Unstable Times.” more

Andrés López Rivera Joins Universität Hamburg as Postdoc

IMPRS-SPCE graduate Andrés López Rivera is taking up a postdoctoral position with the Cluster of Excellence “Climate, Climatic Change, and Society” (CLICCS) at the University of Hamburg. more

Cornelia Woll appointed Hertie School President

Cornelia Woll has been appointed as the new President and Academic Director of the Hertie School in Berlin. She takes up office on March 15, 2022. more

Sebastian Kohl appointed professor at Freie Universität Berlin

In February 2022, Sebastian Kohl takes up his post as Professor of Sociology at the John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies (JFKI). more

Puneet Bhasin is Assistant Professor at Gallatin School in New York

Since September 2021, Puneet Bhasin has been Assistant Professor/Faculty Fellow at the Gallatin School of Individualized Study of New York University. more

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