BIGSSS Events 2016

Thu Jun 29 internal

Summer School on Interest Group Politics

In the summer of 2017, the 8th ECPR Summer School on Interest Group Politics will take place at ... more

Sun Jun 25 internal

Summer School on Social Cohesion in a World of Increasing Diversity

In the summer of 2017, BIGSSS and Bertelsmann Stiftung jointly organize a summer school on ... more

Wed Jun 07 internal

BIGSSS Meeting of Members 2017

BIGSSS Dean Olaf Groh-Samberg cordially invites all BIGSSS fellows, postdocs, faculty and staff ... more

Wed May 03 internal

BIGSSS Summer Retreat 2017

The second semester of the newest cohort of BIGSSS PhD fellows is marked by the Summer Retreat, a ... more

Wed Apr 26 public

Lecture Series April 2017: Michael Mäs

Michael Mäs gives a talk on "Will the personalization of the web foster opinion ... more

Wed Mar 29 internal

Third Conference of DFG Excellence Initiative Graduate Schools

On March 29-30, BIGSSS hosts the 3. Conference of DFG Excellence Initiative Graduate Schools in ... more

Mon Mar 27 public

Sisay Yemane Ayele's PhD Defense

Our Dean Olaf Groh-Samberg is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of Sisay Yemane Ayele ... more

Wed Mar 22 public

Esther Somfalvy's PhD Defense

Our Dean Olaf Groh-Samberg is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of Esther Sonfalvy is ... more

Thu Mar 09 public

Lecture Series March 2017: Richard K. Herrmann

Richard K. Herrmann, Professor at the Ohio State University, gives a talk on "How Attachments to ... more

Wed Mar 08 public

Timo Graf's PhD Defense

Our Dean Olaf Groh-Samberg is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of Timo Graf is ready ... more

Fri Feb 24 public

Ge Yu's PhD Defense

Our Dean Olaf Groh-Samberg is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of Ge Yu is ready to be ... more

Thu Feb 16 public

Frank Stengel's PhD Defense

Our Dean Olaf Groh-Samberg is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of Frank Stengel is ... more

Tue Feb 14 public

Adrian Stanciu's PhD Denfense

Our Dean Olaf Groh-Samberg is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of Adrian Stanciu is ... more

Thu Feb 09 internal

Welcome Reception BIGSSS-departs!

Dear BIGSSS community, let us invite you to the welcome reception for our newest cohort of PhD ... more

Wed Feb 01 public

Lecture Series February 2017: Daniel Oesch

Daniel Oesch, Professor at the University of Lausanne gives a talk on "Job polarization and ... more

Fri Jan 27 public

Thomas Lux's PhD Defense

Our Dean Olaf Groh-Samberg is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of Thomas Lux is ready ... more

Wed Jan 11 public

Lecture Series January 2017: Stephan Lessenich

Stephan Lessenich, Professor at the Ludwig-Maximilian University Munich gives a talk in the ... more

Wed Dec 21 public

Lecture Series December 2016: Rasmus Hoffmann

Rasmus Hoffmann, Professor at the European University Institute, Florence, gives a talk on ... more

Mon Dec 05 public

Amanda Whittal's PhD Defense

Our Dean Prof. Olaf Groh-Samberg is pleased to report that the PhD dissertation of Amanda Whittal ... more

Thu Dec 01 internal

BIG-X-Mas Party!

Dear BIGSSS community, alle Jahre wieder! Let us invite you to this year’s BIGSSS Christmas ... more

Tue Nov 22 public

Lusine Samvel Badalyan's PhD Defense

Our Dean Prof. Olaf Groh-Samberg is pleased to report that the PhD dissertation of Lusine Samvel ... more

Thu Nov 17 public

Booming Populism

BIGSSS and its partners will host a joint high-class panel ... more

Mon Oct 10 public

Annabell Zentara's PhD Defense

Our Dean Prof. Olaf Groh-Samberg is pleased to report that the PhD dissertation of Annabell ... more

Fri Oct 07 public

Leman Korkmaz's PhD Defense

Our Dean Prof. Olaf Groh-Samberg is pleased to report that the PhD dissertation of Leman Korkmaz ... more

Tue Sep 27 public

Caterina Bonora's PhD Defense

Our Dean Prof. Olaf Groh-Samberg is pleased to report that the PhD dissertation of Caterina ... more

Tue Sep 27 public

Laura Landorff's PhD Defense

Our Dean Prof. Olaf Groh-Samberg is pleased to report that the PhD dissertation of Laura Landorff ... more

Tue Sep 20 internal

BIGSSS Welcome (Back) Party

On Sept 20, we'll have our anual Welcome (Back) BBQ Party. This year, the beloved BIGSSS event ... more

Thu Sep 01 internal

Introductory Meeting for Our New PhD Fellows

On Sept 1, BIGSSS will welcome its newest cohort of PhD fellows!

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Fri Aug 26 public

Johannes Kruse's PhD Defense

Our Dean Prof. Olaf Groh-Samberg is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of Johannes Kruse ... more

Fri Aug 12 public

Margret Aenne Schoop's PhD Defense

Our Dean Prof. Olaf Groh-Samberg is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of Margret Aenne ... more

Fri Jul 01 public

Lecture Series July 2016

Daniel McFarland, Professor of Sociology and Organizational Behavior at Stanford University, ... more

Fri Jul 01 public

Panel Discussion on "Clashes, Cleavages, Contested Identities in Ukraine: Intergroup Conflict and Approaches to Its Resolution"

BIGSSS cordially invites the public to the closing event of this year's more

Wed Jun 29 public

Keynote Lecture on "History, Identity and the Structure of Trust Across Cultures"

BIGSSS cordially invites the public to a keynote lecture of this year's more

Wed Jun 29 public

Keynote Lecture on "Psychoanalysis as a Method to Understand Social and Political Conflict"

BIGSSS cordially invites the public to a keynote lecture of this year's more

Tue Jun 28 public

Keynote Lecture on "Organized Violence as a Collective Action Problem"

BIGSSS cordially invites the public to a keynote lecture of this year's more

Mon Jun 27 internal

BIGSSS-DAAD Summer School 2016

The BIGSSS Summer School 2016 focuses on the conflict in Ukraine, a political conflict that is ... more

Mon Jun 27 public

Keynote Lecture on "Identity-Based Conflicts in Ukraine”

BIGSSS cordially invites the public to the opening keynote lecture of this year's more

Wed Jun 22 public

Ines Spieler's PhD Defense

Our Dean Prof. Olaf Groh-Samberg is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of Ines Spieler ... more

Tue Jun 21 public

Anna Noack's PhD Defense

Our Dean Prof. Olaf Groh-Samberg is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of Anna Maria ... more

Fri Jun 10 public

Anna Hokema's PhD Defense

Our Dean Prof. Olaf Groh-Samberg is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of Anna Hokema is ... more

Wed Jun 08 public

Lecture Series June 2016

Christiaan Monden, Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Oxford, gives a talk on ... more

Mon May 30 internal

Meeting of Members 2016

BIGSSS Dean Olaf Groh-Samberg cordially invites all BIGSSS fellows, postdocs, faculty and staff ... more

Wed May 25 public

Lecture Series May 2016

Nicole Krämer, Professor at the University Duisburg-Essen, gives a talk on "Social aspects ... more

Wed May 25 public

Regina Arant's PhD Defense

Our Dean Prof. Olaf Groh-Samberg is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of Regina Arant ... more

Mon May 23 internal

Summer Retreat 2016

The second semester of the newest cohort of BIGSSS PhD fellows is marked by the Summer Retreat, a ... more

Wed Apr 27 public

Lecture Series April 2016

Richard Freeman, Professor of Social Science and Public Policy at the University of Edinburgh, ... more

Fri Apr 15 internal

Graduation Day 2016

On April 15, BIGSSS celebrated its fifth Graduation Day. 31 PhD fellows finished their ... more

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