Hamburg Institute for Social Research

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


Karl Monsma at HIS for one year

Karl Monsma is Professor of Sociology at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, in Porto Alegre, Brazil. He will be visiting the HIS as a visiting scholar for one year. While here, he will conduct research on 19th century migration from Germany to Brazil, on racial and ethnic violence, and on the methodology of historical sociology.



New Books from the Hamburger Edition

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