26.03.2020
InIIS is closed

InIIS is closed

Members are not reachable by telephone

The university has been put into an emergency operation mode. Therefore the InIIS will be closed until further notice. The employees can no longer be reached by telephone. Please contact us by email. However, you must expect delays in replying. All e-mail addresses of InIIS members can be found on the page persons. Read more ...

12.02.2020
InIIS Newsletter 11 has been published

InIIS Newsletter 11 has been published

Now available as PDF

The InIIS Newsletter 11 reports, among others, on research trips to Malaysia, Tanzania and Uganda. Who is coming? Who leaves? The newsletter can be downloaded as PDF. Read more ...

07.02.2020
Call for Papers: The Politics of Internationalised Welfare

Call for Papers: The Politics of Internationalised Welfare

(EISA), 14th Pan-European Conference on International Relations, Msida, Malta, September 16 – 19, 2020

This section seeks to highlight changes and continuities of internationalised welfare. It is therefore structured in a historical order that connects the past, present, and future. With this call we are inviting paper proposals in particular relating to the following panels: - Imperial, Late Imperial and Post-Imperial Welfare Politics in the Global South - Welfare in the Post-colony: Between Popular Contention, Statebuilding and Internationalisation - Beyond Capital IR – Studying Social Questions in the Countryside - Climate Change and Poverty: Vulnerable Populations, Human Security & Social Justice. Please submit your paper proposal through the EISA-PEC online platform until March 16, 2020. Read more ...

14.01.2020
Call for Papers: Protests in Africa and their Outcomes

Call for Papers: Protests in Africa and their Outcomes

Africa Challenges Conference 27.-30.06.2020

Protests in Africa have starkly increased over the past decade. Widespread protests challenge governments and their policies. This panel asks: What have protest movements achieved so far? What are the compositions of current movements? What lessons can be drawn from movements in the South for social movement theory? Julian Friesinger (InIIS) and Lisa Mueller (Macalester College, Saint Paul) expect both comparative analyses and in-depth case studies. Moreover, we invite contributions looking at the micro- and meso-level, studying the processes of coalition building. Deadline is 15.03.2020. The conference "Africa Challenge" is an event of the African Studies Association in Germany (VAD e.V.). Read more ...