Invitation for Applications: Five Doctoral Scholarships and Two Postdoctoral Positions – Interdisciplinary Research Group on Macro-Violence
The Hamburg Institute for Social Research is about to establish an interdisciplinary research group on macro-violence and invites young scholars from disciplines such as sociology, political science, history, anthropology, etc to apply. more
The Second Founding of the United States, 1937-1947
The Nineteenth Berlin Colloquium on Contemporary History will address how the United States within just ten years―from the end of the 1930s to the end of the 1940s―changed nearly beyond recognition.
"Demilitarization, Demobilization and Reintegration"
Workshop at the Hamburg Institute for Social Research, Apeil, 27-29, 2015
A workshop at the Hamburg Institute for Social Research will address various aspects of demilitarization, demobilization and reintegration in former war zones using the examples of Colombia, Nicaragua, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, and Ethiopia/ Eritrea/Somalia. The four sections of the workshop will focus on the initiation of peace processes, their development, their outcomes, and the discourse in which they are or were embedded.
Lecture (in German)
Colonial and Post-Colonial Wars in Africa
This public lecture is part of a workshop (participation by invitation only) on "Demilitarization, Demobilization, and Reintegration" being held from 27 to 29 April 2015 at the Hamburg Institute for Social Research. more
New Books from the Hamburger Edition
more about the New Books Spring 2015