In the 2020/21 winter semester and 2021 summer semester, the MPIfG's public events will take place online. We will post current information here as soon as possible.

Thursday, June 17, 2021 | 17:00
Max Planck Online Workshop in Comparative Political Economy (MAX CPE)
The Politics of the Minimum Wage: Explaining Introduction and Levels | Georg Picot and Michal Kozak


Monday, June 28, 2021 to Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Fifteenth Summer Conference on Economy and Society: Politics and Society in a Material World

MaxPo, Paris

Wednesday, July 7, 2021 | 17:00
Der Preis der Sicherheit: Entführungen von Millionären und Millionärinnen in der Bundesrepublik als Untersuchungsgegenstand einer Kulturgeschichte des Reichtums
Vortragsreihe "Wealth and Social Inequality"
Eva Maria Gajek, Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen, Institut für Neuere Geschichte 
Public Lecture

Thursday, July 15, 2021 | 17:00
Max Planck Online Workshop in Comparative Political Economy (MAX CPE)
Pragmatic Principles, Stereotypes and Uncertainty: How Sovereign Rating Reports Discuss Politics and Policy in Developed Countries | Szofia Barta and Alison Johnston


Wednesday, October 6, 2021 | 17:00
The Fictions of Modern Social Theory

Gurminder Bhambra, University of Sussex 
Public Lecture

Wednesday, November 24, 2021 | 17:00
Political Entrepreneurs and Populism

Catherine De Vries, Bocconi University, Milan 
Public Lecture

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 | 17:00
New Gilded Age in a Broken World? The Super-Rich, Urban Life, and City Politics

Rowland Atkinson, University of Sheffield 
Public Lecture

Wednesday, January 12, 2022 | 17:00
Identity Switching in Disruptive Organizations: The Microfoundations of Transnational Activism for Economic Justice

Duncan Wigan, Department of Organization, Copenhagen Business School 
Public Lecture

Wednesday, January 26, 2022 | 17:00

Carolyn Sissoko, University of the West of England, Bristol 
Public Lecture


Types of events


Public lectures

are open to MPIfG researchers and the interested public. If you want to attend, please email or call 0221 2767-0.
MPIfG Lectures on "Wealth and Social Inequality" in summer semester 2021 [Download flyer]


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 -
Some of the seminars and lectures at the MPIfG are open to the public, and are designated as such. Most, however, are inhouse events that are only open to researchers at the institute. If you are especially interested in one of the inhouse events, please contact our reception desk:
Tel: +49 221 2767-0


MPIfG - Events | [Last updated 2021-06-11]