08.07.2020
Anniversary celebrations postponed

Anniversary celebrations postponed

The 25-year InIIS celebrations and the Senghaas Lecture will take place only next year

With the Corona crisis, many adjustments will be necessary. The planned anniversary events will not be spared. Not until next year will we be able to host a symposium on "The Global Social Question and World Governance in the 21st Century" to mark the 25th anniversary of our Institute. The Senghaas Lecture, whose eponym is to be congratulated this year on its 80th birthday, will also be postponed due to the circumstances known in the meantime. Read more ...

07.07.2020
A Clichéd View of Africa

A Clichéd View of Africa

Prof. Klaus Schlichte in a DLF interview on Corona in Africa

The corona pandemic has spread less than expected in Africa. Prof. Klaus Schlichte explains on Deutschlandfunk radio this misapprehension and what economic and political consequences the pandemic is likely to have. The interview is available here. Read more ...

26.05.2020

"Policies of Life in Times of the Covid 19 Pandemic". A digital exhibition

New project by Gundula Ludwig, Philipp Schulz and Nadine Rose

Dr. Gundula Ludwig and Dr. Philipp Schulz from the InIIS and Prof. Nadine Rose from the Department 12 - Pedagogy and Educational Sciences plan to create a virtual exhibition entitled 'Politics of Life in Times of the Covid 19 Pandemic' in close cooperation with students from political science and education. The virtual exhibition is scheduled to open at the beginning of the winter semester 2020/2021. Read more ...

21.05.2020
An institutional mismatch: Why ‘taking back control’ proved so appealing in the Brexit debate

An institutional mismatch: Why ‘taking back control’ proved so appealing in the Brexit debate

Susanne Schmidt in the LSE-Blog about the Brexit

In an article on the blog of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) Prof. Susanne K. Schmidt analyses the reasons for the brexite. The principle of "taking back control" was convincing to the British population because the institutional design of the EU differs in core points from the British understanding of politics. You can find the article hier. Read more ...

23.04.2020
Critical theory in the Pandemic - A Glossary on the Corona Crisis

Critical theory in the Pandemic - A Glossary on the Corona Crisis

Dr Gundula Ludwig on "State"

How can critical theory be applied in times of a pandemic? The "Frankfurter Arbeitskreis für Politische Theorie und Philosophie" has initiated a video glossary for this purpose. Dr. Gundula Ludwig speaks on the keyword "state". Read more ...