Past Events


 
2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017
 

 

2020


 
Wednesday, July 15, 2020 | 13:30
Interaction Effects in European Monetary Integration 1970-1989: A Game-Theoretic Interpretation

Fritz W. Scharpf
Institute Seminar

 
Wednesday, July 8, 2020 | 17:00
CANCELLED Political Entrepreneurs: The Rise of Challenger Parties

Catherine De Vries, Bocconi University, Milan 
Public Lecture
Website

 
Wednesday, June 3, 2020 | 17:00
CANCELLED The Growth Model Perspective and Emerging Markets

Andreas Nölke, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt 
Public Lecture
Website

 
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 | 17:00
CANCELLED Regimes of Inequality: The Political Economy of Health and Wealth

Julia Lynch, University of Pennsylvania 
Public Lecture
Website

 
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 | 17:00
CANCELLED The Moral Economy of Corporate Justice

Cornelia Woll, Sciences Po/MaxPo, Paris 
Public Lecture
Website

 
Thursday, February 27, 2020 to Friday, February 28, 2020
Doing Debt: Praxeology of Sovereign Debt in the Long 20th Century
DFG Network Workshop
Leon Wansleben
Workshop

 
Thursday, January 30, 2020 to Friday, January 31, 2020
The New Politics of Growth and Stagnation

Lucio Baccaro
Conference
Homepage

 
Monday, January 20, 2020 | 13:00
American Exceptionalism in Comparative Perspective
US Employers and the Law
Kathleen Thelen, MIT, Cambridge
Inhouse Lecture

 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 | 13:30
Public Opinion towards Macroeconomic Policies

Björn Bremer
Institute Seminar

 

 

 

2019


 
Thursday, December 12, 2019 bis Friday, December 13, 2019
The Financialization of the City
Making Space for Cities in Economic Sociology and Political Economy
Mikell Hyman, Sebastian Kohl, Marie Piganiol
Workshop
more

 
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 | 17:00
The Code of Capital
How the Law Creates Wealth and Inequality
Katharina Pistor, Columbia Law School 
Lecture
Podcast

 
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 | 17:00
The Populist Revolt
Scholar in Residence Lectures 2019: "In Defense of Democracy"
Armin Schäfer, Universität Münster 
Lecture
Podcast

 
Tuesday, November 26, 2019 | 17:00
When Representation Fails
Scholar in Residence Lectures 2019: "In Defense of Democracy"
Armin Schäfer, Universität Münster 
Lecture
Podcast

 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 | 17:00
The Wealth Effect
How The Great Expectations of the Middle Class Have Changed the Politics of Banking Crises
Jeffrey M. Chwieroth, London School of Economics and Political Science 
Lecture
Podcast

 
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 | 17:00
After the End of History
Scholar in Residence Lectures 2019: "In Defense of Democracy"
Armin Schäfer, Universität Münster 
Lecture
Podcast

 
Monday, November 18, 2019 | 13:30
We Don’t Need No Education!
How the Gig Economy Challenges the Current Education Paradigm of the Western World
Andrea Herrmann
Forschungsseminar

 
Thursday, November 14, 2019 bis Friday, November 15, 2019
Mehr als nur eine Technologie: Wie die Digitalisierung das Individuum und den Kapitalismus herausfordert
12. Institutstag des MPIfG

Lecture
mehr

 
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 bis Wednesday, November 13, 2019
The Political Economy of Law Enforcement

Matías Dewey
Workshop
mehr

 
Monday, November 4, 2019 | 17:00
The Politics of Bad Options
Why the Eurozone Crisis was so Hard to Resolve
Stefanie Walter, Universität Zürich 
Lecture
Podcast

 
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 | 17:00
Educating Economists
A New Curriculum
Robert Skidelsky
Lecture
Podcast

 
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 | 17:00
Integrative Institutions and Mainstream Party Collapse

Jane Gingrich, Magdalen College, University of Oxford 
Lecture
more

 
Friday, September 20, 2019 | 11:00
Micro-Segregation and the Jewish "Ghetto"
A Historical Comparison of Ethnic Economies in Germany
Martin Ruef, Duke University, Department of Sociology 
Forschungsseminar

 
Monday, September 16, 2019 bis Wednesday, September 18, 2019
The Political Economy of Public Sector Wage Setting in Europe

Donato Di Carlo
Conference
more

 
Monday, September 9, 2019 bis Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Atelier Sozialtheorie | Atelier in Social Theory
Geschlossene Veranstaltungsreihe - Termine: 9. Sept., 1. und 29. Okt., 2. Dez., 7. Jan., 4. Feb.
Wolfgang Streeck
Inhouse Lecture

 
Thursday, July 25, 2019 bis Friday, July 26, 2019
Investment Chain Developments and the Political Economy of Corporate Governance

Benjamin Braun
Conference

 
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 | 17:00
Future-Making as a Mode of Governance

Sheila Jasanoff, Harvard Kennedy School 
Lecture
Podcast

 
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 | 13:30
The German Undervaluation Regime

Martin Höpner
Institute Seminar

 
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 | 17:00
Philanthrocapitalism, Economic Inequality, and the Rise of Rich-to-Rich Giving

Linsey McGoey, University of Essex 
Lecture
more

 
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 | 13:30
Public Finances in Times of Chronic Fiscal Crisis and Financialization

Leon Wansleben
Institute Seminar

 
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 | 17:00
How the Reification of Merit Breeds Inequality
Theory and Experimental Evidence
Fabien Accominotti, London School of Economics and Political Science 
Lecture
Podcast

 
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 | 17:00
Zukunft gestalten - Europa entwicklen
Kölner Themenwochen "Europa": Paneldiskussion am GESIS - Leibniz Institut für Sozialwissenschaften

Lecture

 
Thursday, May 16, 2019 bis Friday, May 17, 2019
The Evolving Ecology of the Financial System

Benjamin Braun (MPIfG), Kai Koddenbrock (Universität Witten-Herdecke)
Workshop
more

 
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 | 17:00
Do Socially Responsible Corporations Pay Taxes?

Bruce Carruthers, Northwestern University 
Lecture
Podcast

 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 | 17:00
Towards a Fuller Political Economy of Radical Right and Left Nationalist Populism

Brian Burgoon, University of Amsterdam 
Lecture
Podcast

 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 bis Thursday, April 11, 2019
Crisis of Expectation - Expectation of Crisis

Lisa Suckert
Workshop

 
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 | 18:00
Leave or Remain? Lehren aus den Brexit-Kampagnen
Kölner Themenwochen "Europa": Podiumsgespräch an der VHS Köln

Lecture

 
Thursday, March 21, 2019 bis Friday, March 22, 2019
Technological Transformations and Social Change
Symposium
Lucio Baccaro, Jens Beckert
Workshop
more

 
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 | 16:00
The Origins of the Euro Crisis and Its Political Consequences

Heiner Flassbeck
Inhouse Lecture

 
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 | 13:30
Methodological Innovations in the Design of Voting Advice Applications

Konstantinos Gemenis
Institute Seminar

 
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 | 16:30
The Elusive Search for European Saviors

Ashoka Mody, Princeton University 
Inhouse Lecture

 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 | 17:00
Illegal Markets
A Theoretical and Historical Interpretation
Mark Roodhouse, University of York 
Lecture
more

 
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 | 12:45
The American Political Economy

Kathleen Thelen, MIT 
Workshop

 
Thursday, January 17, 2019
The Exhausted Globalization: Dwindling Growth, Rising Tensions
Joint Conference with the German Economic Institute / Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft

Conference
Program

 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 | 17:00
From Mitterrand to Macron
On the Collapse of the French Party System
Bruno Amable, Université de Genève 
Lecture
Podcast

 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 | 16:00
Euro Crisis: How to Interpret the Target Balances

Lucio Baccaro, Hans-Werner Sinn
Inhouse Lecture

 

 

 

2018


 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 | 13:30
The Breakdown of Complex Societies
The Case of the Western Roman Empire
Wolfgang Streeck
Institute Seminar

 
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 | 17:00
Imagine All the People
Literature, Society, and Cross-National Variation in Education Systems
Cathie Jo Martin, Boston University 
Lecture
Podcast

 
Thursday, November 15, 2018 bis Friday, November 16, 2018
MPIfG Institutstag 2018
Instabile Ordnungen: Destabilisierung und Unsicherheit in Politik und Gesellschaft

Lecture
Podcasts

 
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 | 17:00
The Promise of Measurability - a "Nightmare or a Noble Dream"?

Katja Langenbucher, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt 
Lecture
Podcast

 
Thursday, November 1, 2018 | 18:30
Uncertain Futures: Imaginaries, Narratives, and Calculation in the Economy
Panel discussion hosted by the London School of Economics and Political Science
Jens Beckert, Richard Bronk, Waltraud Schelkle, Ekaterina Svetlova, Adair Turner, George Gaskell
Lecture
Podcast

 
Friday, September 14, 2018 | 17:00
Max-Planck-Tag: Podiumsdiskussion in der Zentralbibliothek Köln
"Das soziale Europa - Vision oder Illusion?"

Lecture
Podcast

 
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 | 11:30
Leftism Reinvented
Western Parties from Socialism to Neoliberalism
Stephanie L. Mudge, University of California Davis 
Forschungsseminar

 
Thursday, July 12, 2018 | 13:30
Imaginaries of National Decline and the Legitimation of Neoliberal Policies

Timur Ergen
Institute Seminar

 
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 | 17:00
Magic in the Markets
Is Financial Market Forecasting a Form of Divination?
Stefan Leins, Universität Zürich 
Inhouse Lecture

 
Thursday, July 5, 2018 | 17:00
Die Offenheit des historischen Augenblicks: 1919 und die Neuordnung der Welt

Jörn Leonhard, Universität Freiburg 
Lecture
Podcast

 
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 | 13:30
Social Complexity, Urban Policy and the Exhaustion of Solutionism in the United States, 1968-1988

Ariane Leendertz
Institute Seminar

 
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 bis Friday, June 22, 2018
Analyzing Transnationalism from a Field Perspective
Conference of the DFG Network "Political Sociology of Transnational Fileds"
Lisa Suckert
Conference

 
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 | 15:30
Before Trump
The Neoliberal-Illiberal Alliance of the WTO & IMF and SCO
Sonja Amadae
Inhouse Lecture

 
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 | 17:00
Predicting Individual Behavior
Scholar in Residence Lectures 2018 "Predicting the Future: From Augurs to Algorithms"
Akos Rona-Tas, University of California, San Diego 
Lecture
Podcast

 
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 | 17:00
Predicting the Social World in the Aggregate
Scholar in Residence Lectures 2018 "Predicting the Future: From Augurs to Algorithms"
Akos Rona-Tas, University of California, San Diego 
Lecture
Podcast

 
Monday, June 11, 2018 | 11:00
Organisational Survival from Communism to Post-Communism
Czech Youth and Environmental Organisations, 1948-2017
Inna Bell
Forschungsseminar

 
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 | 16:30
ECB and the Euro Crisis

Athanasios Orphanides, MIT Management Sloan School 
Inhouse Lecture

 
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 | 17:00
The Problem of Seeing the Future: Some Lessons from Predicting the Natural World
Scholar in Residence Lectures 2018 "Predicting the Future: From Augurs to Algorithms"
Akos Rona-Tas, University of California, San Diego 
Lecture
Podcast

 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 | 17:00
Reducing Uncertainty

Patrik Aspers, University of Uppsala 
Lecture
Podcast

 
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 bis Friday, May 25, 2018
Growth Models and the Politics of Macroeconomic Policy

Lucio Baccaro, Alexander Spielau
Conference
Website

 
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 | 19:00
Imaginierte Zukunft
Fiktionale Erwartungen und die Dynamik des Kapitalismus. Moderation: Gert Scobel
Jens Beckert
Lecture
mehr

 
Thursday, May 3, 2018 bis Saturday, May 5, 2018
The Dynamics of Capitalism: Inquiries to Marx on the Occasion of His 200th Birthday
Conference jointly organized by the MPIfG and the Hamburg Institute for Social Research

Conference
Website

 
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 | 13:30
Architectures of Hope
Citizenship, Consumption, and Class Mobility in Brazil’s Public Housing
Moisés Kopper
Forschungsseminar

 
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 | 15:00
A Monetary Policy for Supporting Cooperation?
Exploring the Social Mechanisms of Money in the Sardex Case
Giacomo Bazzani
Forschungsseminar

 
Thursday, March 1, 2018 | 13:30
The Politics of Integration
Unbalanced Development of the European Monetary and Financial System
Sara Konoe
Forschungsseminar

 
Thursday, February 15, 2018 bis Friday, February 16, 2018
Contested Futures and Temporalities of Capitalism
Kick-Off Conference of the Max Planck Partner Group for the Sociology of Economic Life in Warsaw

Conference
Website

 
Thursday, January 25, 2018 | 17:00
The Political Economy of Monetary Solidarity
Understanding the Euro Experiment
Waltraud Schelkle, London School of Economics and Political Science 
Lecture
Website

 
Thursday, January 11, 2018 bis Friday, January 12, 2018
Stottert die Liberalisierungsmaschine?
Tagung Projektverbund "Europäische Wirtschafts- und Sozialintegration"
Martin Höpner
Conference

 

 

 

2017


 
Thursday, December 7, 2017 | 17:00
Gedanken zur Zukunft der Zukunftsgeschichte

Joachim Radkau, Universität Bielefeld 
Lecture
Podcast

 
Thursday, November 30, 2017 | 13:30
Just Intermediaries?
The Political Economy of Asset Management
Benjamin Braun
Institute Seminar

 
Thursday, November 16, 2017 bis Friday, November 17, 2017
MPIfG Institutstag 2017
Neue Wege in der Politischen Ökonomie

Lecture
Podcasts

 
Thursday, November 16, 2017 | 17:00
Auf der Suche nach der Problemlösungsfähigkeit der Politik
Fritz W. Scharpf im Gespräch mit Adalbert Hepp und Susanne K. Schmidt. Buchpräsentation im Rahmen des Institutstags 2017 des MPIfG

Lecture
Buchpräsentation

 
Thursday, November 9, 2017 | 13:30
Housing and Voting

Sebastian Kohl
Institute Seminar

 
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 | 14:30
Household Financial Devices

Mateusz Halawa, Marta Olcon-Kubicka
Forschungsseminar

 
Thursday, October 26, 2017 | 17:30
What, If Anything, Is "Illiberal Democracy"?

Jan-Werner Mueller, Princeton University 
Lecture
Website

 
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 | 15:00
Legal Aspects of the Great Regression
Neo-Centralism, Inequality and Repression
Sebastián Martin
Forschungsseminar

 
Thursday, October 12, 2017 | 17:00
Dividends of Development
Securities Markets in the History of US Capitalism, 1866-1922
Mary O'Sullivan, Université de Genève 
Lecture
Podcast

 
Thursday, September 14, 2017 bis Wednesday, September 20, 2017
ERSCHÖPFTE DEMOKRATIE
#1#revolution ein theaterabend als angewandte utopieforschung | Aufführungen 14., 15., 16., 19. und 20. September 2017, jeweils 20 Uhr
theatergruppe 51grad zu Gast am MPIfG
Kunst und Kultur am MPIfG
mehr

 
Thursday, July 27, 2017 bis Friday, July 28, 2017
IMPRS Conference on the Social and Political Constitution of the Economy
On the Occasion of the Tenth Anniversary of the IMPRS-SPCE
Jens Beckert, MPIfG, André Kaiser, University of Cologne
Conference
Programm

 
Thursday, July 20, 2017 | 17:00
Staatsschuldenkrise und Finanzialisierung in Südeuropa

Alexander Nützenadel, Humboldt-Universität Berlin 
Lecture
Podcast

 
Thursday, July 13, 2017 bis Friday, July 14, 2017
The Making of Neoliberalism
Historical and Social Science Perspectives
Timur Ergen, Ariane Leendertz
Conference
Website

 
Thursday, July 6, 2017 | 13:30
tbd

Helen Callaghan
Institute Seminar

 
Thursday, June 8, 2017 bis Friday, June 9, 2017
Governing through Financial Markets
The European Policy-Making State and Capital Markets Union
Benjamin Braun, Marina Hübner
Workshop

 
Thursday, June 1, 2017 bis Friday, June 2, 2017
Hinter den Spiegeln
Zur Bedeutung der Nachfrageseite für die Marktsoziologie
Lisa Suckert, Sarah Lens (Goethe-Universität Frankfurt), Martin Bühler (Universität Luzern)
Conference

 
Thursday, June 1, 2017 | 17:00
Enrichment Economy and Profit

Luc Boltanski, Arnaud Esquerre, EHESS/CNRS, Paris
Lecture
Podcast

 
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 | 17:00
Transnational Corporations and Global Governance
Scholar in Residence Lecture Series: Rules and Rights in the Global Economy
Tim Bartley, Ohio State University 
Lecture
Podcast

 
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 | 17:00
On the Frontiers of Rational Choice

Ivan Ermakoff, University of Wisconsin, Madison 
Lecture
more

 
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 | 17:00
Rethinking Transnational Governance: Private Rules, Public Law, and Possibilities for Reform
Scholar in Residence Lectures Series: Rules and Rights in the Global Economy
Tim Bartley, Ohio State University 
Lecture
more

 
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | 17:00
Beyond Empty Spaces: Structure and Substance in the Implementation of Global Norms
Scholar in Residence Lectures Series: Rules and Rights in the Global Economy
Tim Bartley, Ohio State University 
Lecture
more

 
Thursday, May 4, 2017 | 13:30
tbd

Mark Lutter
Institute Seminar

 
Thursday, April 27, 2017 | 17:00
Vietnamese and Germans in the BRD and in the DDR

Peter van der Veer, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Göttingen
Lecture
more

 
Thursday, February 16, 2017 | 17:00
Die "Économie des conventions"
Beiträge und Trends der neuen französischen Wirtschaftssoziologie
Rainer Diaz-Bone, Soziologisches Seminar, Universität Luzern 
Lecture
Podcast

 
Thursday, January 26, 2017 | 17:00
Firms as Political Entities
Diagnosis and Prospects
Isabelle Ferreras, Université catholique de Louvain 
Lecture
Podcast

 
Thursday, January 19, 2017 | 17:00
Brexistential Crisis?
Making Sense of British Politics after Brexit
Colin Hay, Sciences Po, Centre d'études européennes 
Lecture
Podcast

 

 

 

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.
- not open to the public -

 



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