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

Interdisciplinary Research Group on Macro-Violence

On 1 November, four researchers from the disciplines of anthropology, political science, and sociology will take up work at the Hamburg Institute for Social Research (HIS).

Prize Geisteswissenschaften International for Book Published by Hamburger Edition

The book “Stalins Nomaden. Herrschaft und Hunger in Kasachstan” (“Stalin’s Nomads: Soviet Power and the Famine in Kazakhstan”) has been awarded the prize Geisteswissenschaften International. The decision reached by a jury of researchers and representatives from the media was announced yesterday in Frankfurt am Main.

Swords to Plowshares: Veterans’ Postwar Integration and the Welfare State

Issue 5/2015 of Mittelweg 36 Released on 1 October

Humanitarian Ethics

Twenty-First Berlin Colloquium on Contemporary History on 4 and 5 December 2015 (by invitation only)



New Books from the Hamburger Edition

more about the New Books Fall 2015