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unserem Kollegen Aaron Sahr herzlich zur Verleihung des diesjährigen Karl-Polanyi-Preises

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Three Research Positions within the framework of the research group "Sociology of Law"

Founded in 1984, we are an independent and privately funded research institution in which social scientists from different disciplines work on politically and historically relevant topics. From the very beginning the research focus of the institute was on phenomena of macro-violence, the theoretically ambitious publications by members of the institute were well received and widely acknowledged. Although the topic of violence will remain on the research agenda of the HIS, new themes will also take center stage such as the problems of democracy and statehood or the structural features of contemporary capitalism - all to be dealt with in a comparative perspective whenever that is possible.

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Gestern hat mir die @DGSoziologie - Sektion Wirtschaftssoziologie den Karl-Polanyi-Preis für "Die monetäre Maschine" @CHBeckLiteratur verliehen. Vielen, vielen Dank - ich freue mich sehr! https://t.co/jQqydXT5Qvhttps://t.co/HqextISltt
CfA: Das @his_hamburg hat drei Stellen (2 * Doc, 1* Postdoc) in dem Projekt “Sociology of Law” ausgeschrieben: https://t.co/aQ80WdJdq3 - bis zum 10.10 bewerben
Ebenfalls am Mi, 28. Sept, auf #DGSKongress2022: 14:15h Carolin Müller @Camuee in der Sitzung „Steuern, Finanzen, Staatshaushalt“ zur „souveränen Kreditwürdigkeit“. Und der prima Ex-Kollege @LarsDoepking@webertweets zu „Fiskalischen Konflikten in Italien“ https://t.co/Klfip8zVJu

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Museum Crisis Centre und Online-Datenrettung: Hilfe für ukrainische Kultureinrichtungen


Der russische Angriff bedroht auch das Kulturerbe der Ukraine, von großen Archiven und Museen über Kunst- und Baudenkmäler bis hin zu lokalen Gedenkstätten und Vereinen. Wie wird Hilfe organsiert?

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The Research Groups at HIS

Democracy and Statehood

The research group is engaged in developing new perspectives on the relationship between democracy and statehood in Europe. We are utilizing approaches grounded in historical, sociological, and political theory to conduct comparative studies of regions in Europe, particularly its southern periphery, and to reconsider old questions.

Macro-Violence

The work of the research group focuses on phenomena of violence that have immediate repercussions on the structure of entire political and social systems—this is what is meant by the concept of macro-violence. The group investigates empirical and theoretical issues and considers different regions of the world, sometimes comparatively.

Monetary Sovereignty

The group examines constitutions and transformations of privileged capacities to pay. How do degrees of monetary autonomy and dependency emerge and change – and what are the social consequences?

Sociology of Law

The research group will provide a space in which practices and ideas of law can be critically analysed in order to shed light on complex social phenomena.

Journal Mittelweg 36

Inhouse Journal (in German)

Platzproteste zehn Jahre danach. Eine Bestandsaufnahme

Heft 4 August/September 2022

Vom Tahrir-Platz in Kairo bis zum Zuccotti Park in New York: Die Platzproteste der 2010er-Jahre, die mit den Massenkundgebungen des Arabischen Frühlings begannen und sich innerhalb kurzer Zeit weltweit verbreiteten, schienen ein Jahrzehnt der Demokratisierung einzuleiten. Doch welche Folgen hatten sie tatsächlich? Was ist vom damaligen Aufbruch geblieben? Zeit für Eine Bestandsaufnahme.

Publishing House Hamburger Edition

Spring 2020

Marion Fourcade

Zählen, benennen, ordnen Eine Soziologie des Unterscheidens

Pierre Rosanvallon

Die Prüfungen des Lebens

Lee Ann Fujii

Showtime Formen und Folgen demonstrativer Gewalt

Dorit Geva

Militär und Familie

Isaac Ariail Reed

Interpretation und Sozialtheorie

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