Hamburg Institute for Social Research
The Hamburg Institute for Social Research is an operating foundation under civil law. The direct purpose of the foundation is to initiate and conduct academic research projects as well as to organize conferences and workshops in the area of social research. more
The Cold War – Causes, History, Consequences
From 30 November 2016 until 26 February 2017, an exhibition on "The Cold War – Causes, History, Consequences" will be on display in the corridor to the atrium of the Carl von Ossietzky State and University Library in Hamburg.
Trans-Bloc Circulation of Knowledge in the Cold War
Twenty-Fifth Berlin Colloquium on Contemporary History on 2 and 3 December 2016 (by invitation only)
Violence and Control in Civil Wars – Violent State-Making
Workshop Opens with a Public Evening Lecture at the Hamburg Institute for Social Research
From 7 to 9 December, a workshop will be held in English at the Hamburg Institute for Social Research (HIS) titled “Violence Research in the Social Sciences”. Its academic convenors are Miriam M. Müller and Stefan Malthaner (Research Group on Macro-Violence).
Soziopolis – Observing Society to the internet platform
New Books from the Hamburger Edition
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Understanding Civil War and State Failure in Syria
Mit seinem Vortrag eröffnet Professor Raymond Hinnebusch den workshop "Violence and Control in Civil Wars – Violent State-Making", der vom 7. bis 9. Dezember im HIS stattfindet.