11.07.2019
Masculinities and Queer Perspectives in Transitional Justice

Masculinities and Queer Perspectives in Transitional Justice

Call for Papers

We welcome chapter submissions in the area of critical approaches to gender in transitional justice studies. We welcome chapter submissions which seek to address and uncover these associated questions in a variety of different post-conflict and transitional case study contexts, as well as from diverse disciplinary, theoretical and methodological backgrounds. Please send a brief abstract (of 200-250 words), accompanied by a short bio (100 words) to Philipp Schulz by 15 September 2019. Read more ...

10.07.2019
How does the InIIS work?

How does the InIIS work?

InIIS-Newsletter No. 10 is online

New employees*, research trips to Tunis and Uganda - and Birgit Mahnkopf will give this year's Dieter-Senghaas Lecture. The new InIIS Newsletter No. 10 is now online. Read more ...

22.06.2019
Good governance in Asia, Africa and the Arab world

Good governance in Asia, Africa and the Arab world

Ingo Take examines sources of legitimacy in the Global South

It is common knowledge that the EU or the International Monetary Fund can set rules that are observed. But also in the global South, international organizations have emerged in recent decades that are accepted as interlocutors and whose rules apply: the Arab League, the African Union, ASEAN and others. Does acceptance follow the same rules as in the OECD world? Or are there specific, different sources of legitimacy in the global South? Our new colleague, Dr. Ingo Take, is exploring these questions on a theoretical and empirical basis in the project "Sources of Legitimacy for Regional Governance in the Global South". Read more ...

20.06.2019
Demographic Panics and the Violence of Soft Authoritarianism

Demographic Panics and the Violence of Soft Authoritarianism

Public Lecture and Workshop with Shalini Randeria on 02./03. July

On 02.July, 18:00-20:00 Shalini Randeria will give a lecture in the Rotunda of the Cartesium on the politics of demographic panics which are entangled with geo-political interests and the increasing strength of ethno-national identities. On 03. July a workshop "Soft Authoritarianism, Primitive Accumulation and the Law" will follow, to which especially young academics (MA, PhD and Postdoc) are invited. Both events will be held in English. Please register for the workshop. Shalini Randeria is Excellence Chair of the University of Bremen and Rector of the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna, Austria. The public lecture and the workshop will be organized by WoC together with the InIIS and the Institute for Ethnology and Cultural Studies of the University of Bremen. Both events are part of the Bremer Colloquium for Political Theory. Read more ...

31.05.2019
Political Consultation Hours for all Citizens

Political Consultation Hours for all Citizens

Ask your questions to Dr. Roy Karadag

Appointments by email or telephone are sufficient: As an individual or small group you can ask your questions on political topics in the political consultation hour. The consultation hour is aimed at all citizens interested in politics. No previous knowledge is necessary. Roy Karadag is presented on the website of the University of Bremen. Read more ...