Max Weber Programme for Postdoctoral Studies

Research assistant takes ACO to Dublin

A research assistant at the Max Weber Programme for Postdoctoral Studies has represented the EUI’s Academic Careers Observatory (ACO) at the Researcher Careers and Mobility Conference in Dublin. Alanna O’Malley attended the conference, which was organised as part of the Irish presidency of the EU, on 14 and 15 May. She took part in the workshop […]

Max Weber lecture on viral engagement

On 17 April Archong Fung, professor at Harvard Kennedy School, will give a lecture on ‘Viral engagement: fast, cheap and broad, but good for democracy?’  The lecture, organised by the Max Weber Programme for Postdoctoral Studies, will reflect on high profile online campaigns in 2011 and 2012. Fung will examine cases such as the shooting […]

Coming up: Max Weber lecture on economic policy

On 20 March Tim Besley, economics and political science professor at the London School of Economics, will give a lecture on ‘Developments in the political economy of economic policy’. The interdisciplinary lecture is part of a series which takes place on the third Wednesday of the month, organised by the Max Weber Programme for Postdoctoral […]

Coming up: Conference on new approaches to international institutions

Later this month a multidisciplinary conference will examine the road from the League of Nations to the United Nations, responding to new approaches in the study of international institutions. The conference, from 21 to 23 March, is organised by the Max Weber Programme for Postdoctoral Studies, the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies’ Global Governance […]

Coming up: Tariq Modood to deliver Max Weber Lecture

Tariq Modood, professor of sociology and founding director of the University of Bristol’s Research Centre for the Study of Ethnicity and Citizenship, will deliver a Max Weber Lecture on 20 February 2013.  Modood has published extensively on multiculturalism, ethnic identity and citizenship, and is a regular contributor to media and public debate on these issues. In his […]

Best thesis award for former fellow

A former Max Weber fellow has received the Best Thesis Award by the Franco-German University, for her work “Europeanization of party competition in France, German and the UK (1986-2009)”. Isabelle Guinaudeau defended her thesis in 2011, before spending a year at the EUI as a fellow where she researched French law-making in taxation, nuclear energy […]