BIGSSS Events

Fri Jun 23 public

Open Campus

OPEN CAMPUS is an interactive public event in the Campus Park of the University of Bremen. ... more
Tue Feb 07 public

From Fraternity to Solidarity

Social Sciences Lecture Series (BIGSSS) with Carol Gould (City University New York) on "From ... more
Wed Feb 01 public

Religion als Markt? Warum wachsen die "Megakrichen" in den USA?

Socium Jour Fixe with Thomas Kern (Socium) on "Religion als Markt? Warum wachsen die "Megakrichen" ... more
Wed Feb 01 public

Mobilizing Social Anomie to Strengthen the State: The Social Credit System and China’s Struggle for Social Order

Social Science Lecture Series (CRC) with Prof. Dr. H. Christoph Steinhardt (University of ... more
Wed Jan 18 public

Current Developments and an Outlook into the Future of Quantitative Social Research

Social Sciences Lecture Series with Prof. Dr. Annelies Blom (Socium) on "Current Developments and an ... more
Wed Jan 11 public

The Motherhood Wage Penalty: Ho Do Job Tasks Matter?

Social Sciences Lecture Series with Prof. Dr. Wiebke Schulz (Socium) on "The Motherhood Wage ... more
Fri Dec 16 public

Audris Umel's PhD Defense

Our Dean of BIGSSS, Prof. Dr. Patrick Sachweh, is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of ... more
Tue Dec 13 public

BIGSSS Forum

All BIGSSS members are invited to the next BIGSSS Forum taking place on 13 December 2022 at 17:00 ... more
Tue Dec 13 public

Jonathan da Rosa's PhD Defense

Our Dean of BIGSSS, Prof. Dr. Patrick Sachweh, is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of ... more
Tue Dec 13 public

BIGSSmas goes Winterdorf

This year, we will celebrate our annual BIGSSSmas party at the Winterdorf, a cozy winter ... more
Fri Dec 09 public

Social policies with a focus on civil servants: The double legacies of colonialism and socialism in the authoritarian Republic of Congo

Social Sciences Lecture Series with Dr. Daniel Künzler (Université de Fribourg) on ... more
Wed Dec 07 public

Typology of Welfare Systems in Muslim Societies

Social Sciences Lecture Series with Dr. Ali Akbar Tajmazinani (Allameh Tabataba'i University, ... more
Wed Nov 23 public

Martín Cortina Escudero's PhD Defense

Our Dean of BIGSSS, Prof. Dr. Patrick Sachweh, is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of ... more
Mon Nov 21 public

Conference “Intergenerational Inequalities and the Contemporary Family Setup”

The conference on Intergenerational Inequalities and the Contemporary Family Setup aims to ... more
Wed Nov 16 public

The Three Faces of Partisanship: Uncovering Country-Specific Partisan Dynamics in Labor Market Policy Reforms

Social Sciences Lecture Series with Dr. Jan Helmdag (Swedish Institute for Social Research SOFI) on ... more
Wed Nov 09 public

The political legacies of resistance. How local Italian communities keep antifascist sentiments alive

Social Sciences Lecture Series with Dr. Masullo J. (Leiden University) on "The political legacies of ... more
Wed Nov 02 public

Which guaranteed minimum income regime - workfare, participation income or basic income - works best for employment, health and wellbeing?

Social Sciences Lecture Series with Prof. Ruud Muffels (Tilburg University) on "Which guaranteed ... more
Mon Oct 10 public

Online Book Launch

More than three years ago, in September 2019, BIGSSS had the privilege of organizing a two-day ... more
Thu Sep 08 public

Welcome (Back) BBQ

This year, on September 8, BIGSSS and CRC1342 are teaming up to invite you to the annual Welcome ... more
Wed Jul 06 public

Government Ideology and Public Spending under Fiscal Consolidation

Lecture by Prof. Dr. Bernd Theilen from Universitat Rovira i Virgili (Reus, Spain) ... more
Wed Jul 06 public

Benefit inequality in social benefit rights: Social democracy, neoliberalism and back again?

Lecture by Prof. Lyle Scruggs from University of Connecticut (USA) on Benefit inequality in social ... more
Mon Jul 04 public

BIGSSS Computational Social Science Summer School on Social Cohesion

The 3rd BIGSSS-CSS Summer School takes place from July 4-15, 2022 (postponed from July 2020). ... more
Tue Jun 28 public

Proposal Defense: Jessica Nuske

Our Dean Patrick Sachweh is pleased to announce that the proposals of the BIGSSS cohort from ... more
Tue Jun 28 public

Nico Blokker's PhD Defense

Our Dean of BIGSSS, Prof. Dr. Patrick Sachweh, is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of ... more
Thu Jun 02 public

Facial Feedback: The History of the Pen. 1988 - 2022

You are cordially invited to a lecture by Prof. Dr. Fritz Strack (Professor Emeritus of ... more
Tue May 31 public

Proposal Defense: Catalina Ganga Léon

Our Dean Patrick Sachweh is pleased to announce that the proposals of the BIGSSS cohort from ... more
Wed May 25 public

Proposal Defense: Debing Lian

Our Dean Patrick Sachweh is pleased to announce that the proposals of the BIGSSS cohort from ... more
Wed May 18 internal

BIGSSS Meeting of Members

On May 18, 2022 the next BIGSSS Meeting of Members will take place from 14-16 h. On behalf of our ... more
Tue May 17 public

Proposal Defense: Pay Laurin Jessen

Our Dean Patrick Sachweh is pleased to announce that the proposals of the BIGSSS cohort from ... more
Fri May 13 public

Timm Fulge's PhD Defense

Our Dean of BIGSSS, Prof. Dr. Patrick Sachweh, is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of ... more
Tue May 10 public

Proposal Defense: Carina-Carolyn Hartz

Our Dean Patrick Sachweh is pleased to announce that the proposals of the BIGSSS cohort from ... more
Tue May 10 public

Proposal Defense: Gonzalo Arévalo Iglesias

Our Dean Patrick Sachweh is pleased to announce that the proposals of the BIGSSS cohort from ... more
Fri May 06 public

Maike Koschorreck's PhD Defense

Our Dean of BIGSSS, Prof. Dr. Patrick Sachweh, is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of ... more
Tue May 03 public

Proposal Defense: Gamze Ipek

Our Dean Patrick Sachweh is pleased to announce that the proposals of the BIGSSS cohort from ... more
Wed Apr 27 public

Proposal Defense: Tanya Keni

Our Dean Patrick Sachweh is pleased to announce that the proposals of the BIGSSS cohort from ... more
Tue Apr 19 public

Proposal Defense: Dariya Krasimirova Koleva

Our Dean Patrick Sachweh is pleased to announce that the proposals of the BIGSSS cohort from ... more
Mon Mar 21 public

Proposal Defense: Pia Gebbing

Our Dean Patrick Sachweh is pleased to announce that the proposals of the BIGSSS cohort from ... more
Tue Feb 15 public

Proposal Defense: Anne Speer

Our Dean Patrick Sachweh is pleased to announce that the proposals of the BIGSSS cohort from ... more
Wed Jan 26 public

Work at your own peril? Short-term labour (im-)migration from third countries

Lecture by Zane Rasnača from European Trade Union Institute within the Social Science Lecture ... more
Tue Jan 25 public

Priyadarshani Premarathne's PhD Dissertation Defense

Our Dean of BIGSSS, Prof. Dr. Patrick Sachweh, is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of ... more
Mon Jan 24 public

Simone Tonelli's PhD Dissertation Defense

Our Dean of BIGSSS, Prof. Dr. Patrick Sachweh, is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of ... more
Thu Dec 16 public

Yulia Khalikova's PhD Defense

Our Dean of BIGSSS, Prof. Dr. Patrick Sachweh, is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of ... more
Thu Dec 16 public

Ajita Srivastava's PhD Defense

Our Dean of BIGSSS, Prof. Dr. Patrick Sachweh, is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of ... more
Thu Dec 16 public

Data Science Forum | Michael Windzio

Michael Windzio talks at the Data Science Forum about "Global cultures and the world-wide gender gap ... more
Thu Dec 09 public

Proposal Defense: Wanda Schwarze-Wippern

Our Dean Patrick Sachweh is pleased to announce that the proposals of the BIGSSS cohort from ... more
Mon Dec 06 public

Leslie Gauditz's PhD Defense

Our Dean of BIGSSS, Prof. Dr. Patrick Sachweh, is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of ... more
Fri Dec 03 public

Daria Ukhova's PhD Defense

Our Dean of BIGSSS, Prof. Dr. Patrick Sachweh, is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of ... more
Thu Nov 25 public

Proposal Defense: Adio-Adet Tichafara Dinika

Our Dean Patrick Sachweh is pleased to announce that the proposals of the BIGSSS cohort from ... more
Tue Nov 16 public

Johanna Fischer's PhD Defense

Our Dean of BIGSSS, Prof. Dr. Patrick Sachweh, is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of ... more
Thu Nov 11 public

Proposal Defense: Christof Wittmaack

Our Dean Patrick Sachweh is pleased to announce that the proposals of the BIGSSS cohort from ... more
Wed Nov 10 internal

BIGSSS Forum

Our Dean Patrick Sachweh, cordially invites all BIGSSS members to the BIGSSS Forum on November 10, ... more
Fri Nov 05 public

Jakob Henninger's PhD Dissertation Defense

Our Dean of BIGSSS, Prof. Dr. Patrick Sachweh, is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of ... more
Fri Nov 05 public

Gabriela de Carvalho's PhD Dissertation Defense

Our Dean of BIGSSS, Prof. Dr. Patrick Sachweh, is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of ... more
Tue Oct 26 public

Dafna Jasmine Burema's PhD Defense

Our Dean of BIGSSS, Prof. Dr. Patrick Sachweh, is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of ... more
Mon Oct 25 public

Keonhi Son's PhD Defense

Our Dean of BIGSSS, Prof. Dr. Patrick Sachweh, is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of ... more
Wed Oct 13 public

Immigration, solidarity and social class

Lecture by Lea Ypi within the Social Science Lecture Series format. ... more
Thu Oct 07 public

Researching agencies, agents and agency in social protection policy diffusion in Africa

Lecture by Stephen Devereux within the Social Science Lecture Series format. ... more
Thu Oct 07 public

Helen Seitzer's PhD Defense

Our Dean of BIGSSS, Prof. Dr. Patrick Sachweh, is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of ... more
Mon Oct 04 public

Fabian Besche-Truthe's PhD Defense

Our Dean of BIGSSS, Prof. Dr. Patrick Sachweh, is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of ... more
Tue Sep 28 public

Hawa Noor Zitzmann's (née Mohammed) PhD Defense

Our Dean of BIGSSS, Prof. Dr. Patrick Sachweh, is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of ... more
Mon Sep 27 public

Alex Nadège Ouedraogo's PhD Defense

Our Dean of BIGSSS, Prof. Dr. Patrick Sachweh, is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of ... more
Fri Sep 17 public

Eloisa Harris' PhD Defense

Our Dean of BIGSSS, Prof. Dr. Patrick Sachweh, is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of ... more
Tue Sep 07 public

Proposal Defense: Juma Kalyegira

Our Director of Studies Mandy Boehnke is pleased to announce that the proposals of the BIGSSS cohort ... more
Mon Jul 19 public

Alexander Meland's PhD Defense

Our Dean of BIGSSS, Prof. Dr. Patrick Sachweh, is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of ... more
Tue Jul 13 public

Proposal Defense: Hudu Banikoi

Our Director of Studies Mandy Boehnke is pleased to announce that the proposals of the BIGSSS cohort ... more
Mon Jul 12 internal

Modeling and Measuring Social Cohesion using Methods of Computational Social Science

This workshop is a precursor to the CSS Summer School and Research Incubator on Social ... more
Tue Jun 29 public

Alyona Khaptsova's PhD Defense

Our Dean of BIGSSS, Prof. Dr. Patrick Sachweh, is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of ... more
Mon Jun 28 public

Gulnaz Isabekova's PhD Defense

Our Dean of BIGSSS, Prof. Dr. Patrick Sachweh, is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of ... more
Mon Jun 28 public

Matthias Pohlig's PhD Defense

Our Dean of BIGSSS, Prof. Dr. Patrick Sachweh, is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of ... more
Tue Jun 22 public

Proposal Defense: Michael Richter

Our Director of Studies Mandy Boehnke is pleased to announce that the proposals of the BIGSSS cohort ... more
Thu Jun 03 public

Regulating Cross-Border Labor in Welfare Markets for Home-Based Domestic/Care Services

Lecture by Karen Shire within the Social Science Lecture Series format. ... more
Wed May 19 public

Markus Klingel's PhD Defense

Our Dean of BIGSSS, Prof. Dr. Patrick Sachweh, is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of ... more
Tue May 18 public

Proposal Defense: Ekaterina Vorobeva

Our Director of Studies Mandy Boehnke is pleased to announce that the proposals of the BIGSSS cohort ... more
Wed May 05 internal

BIGSSS Meeting of Members 2021

BIGSSS Dean Patrick Sachweh cordially invites all BIGSSS PhD fellows, postdocs, faculty and staff ... more
Tue May 04 public

Vladimir Ponizovskiy's PhD Defense

Our Dean of BIGSSS, Prof. Dr. Patrick Sachweh, is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of ... more
Thu Apr 29 public

Olga Poluektova's PhD Defense

Our Dean of BIGSSS, Prof. Dr. Patrick Sachweh, is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation ... more
Wed Apr 28 public

Lecture Series April 2021: Mario Azevedo

We are happy to announce that the next BIGSSS Lecture Series and SOCIUM Jour Fixe will host Mario ... more
Fri Mar 26 public

Dennis Redeker's PhD Defense

Our Dean of BIGSSS, Prof. Dr. Patrick Sachweh, is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of ... more
Thu Mar 25 public

Lecture Series March 2021: Lila García

We are happy to announce that the next BIGSSS Lecture Series and SOCIUM Jour Fixe will host Lila ... more
Thu Feb 18 public

Regina Becker's PhD Defense

Our Dean of BIGSSS, Prof. Dr. Patrick Sachweh, is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of ... more
Wed Feb 10 public

Lecture Series Feb 2021: Dorota Szelewa

We are happy to announce that the next BIGSSS Lecture Series will host Dorota Szelewa, PhD ... more
Wed Jan 20 public

Lecture Series Jan 2021: Jennifer Pan

We are happy to announce that the next BIGSSS Lecture Series will host Prof. Jennifer Pan, PhD ... more
Tue Dec 15 public

Diletta Luminari's PhD Defense

Our Dean of BIGSSS, Prof. Olaf Groh-Samberg, is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of ... more
Thu Dec 03 public

Jean-Yves Gerlitz's PhD Defense

Our Dean of BIGSSS, Prof. Olaf Groh-Samberg, is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of ... more
Wed Oct 28 public

Lecture Series Oct 2020: Joris lammers

We are happy to announce that the next BIGSSS Lecture Series will host Prof. Dr. Joris Lammers from ... more
Tue Oct 27 internal

BIGSSS Meeting of Members 2020 (2)

BIGSSS Dean Olaf Groh-Samberg cordially invites all BIGSSS PhD fellows, postdocs, faculty and staff ... more
Thu Sep 17 public

Anna Wolkenhauer's PhD Defense

Our Dean of BIGSSS, Prof. Olaf Groh-Samberg, is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of Anna ... more
Fri Jul 31 public

Alexandra Mittelstädt's PhD Defense

Our Dean of BIGSSS, Prof. Olaf Groh-Samberg, is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of ... more
Tue Jul 21 public

Małgorzata Maria Jakubowska's PhD Defense

Our Dean of BIGSSS, Prof. Olaf Groh-Samberg, is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of ... more
Mon Jul 13 public

Ivan Bakalov's PhD Defense

Our Dean of BIGSSS, Prof. Olaf Groh-Samberg, is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of Ivan ... more
Thu Jul 09 public

Simon Tunderman's PhD Defense

Our Dean of BIGSSS, Prof. Olaf Groh-Samberg, is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of Simon ... more
Thu Jul 09 public

John Berten's PhD Defense

Our Dean of BIGSSS, Prof. Olaf Groh-Samberg, is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of John ... more
Wed Jun 17 internal

BIGSSS Meeting of Members 2020 (1)

BIGSSS Dean Olaf Groh-Samberg cordially invites all BIGSSS PhD fellows, postdocs, faculty and staff ... more
Mon Jun 15 public

Silvana Lakeman's PhD Defense

Our Dean of BIGSSS, Prof. Olaf Groh-Samberg, is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of ... more
Fri May 08 public

BIGSSS Research Day 2020

BIGSSS is happy to announce its second Research Day which will take place ONLINE on May 8, 2020. ... more
Tue Apr 21 public

Proposal Defenses 2020

Our Director of Studies Mandy Boehnke is pleased to announce that the proposals of the BIGSSS cohort ... more
Mon Feb 17 public

Bremer Woche der Sozialwissenschaften 2020

In der Woche vom 17. bis 22. Februar 2020 laden die Lehr- und Forschungsinstitute der ... more
Tue Jan 21 public

Growing Diversity in Germany - Challenges and Opportunities

BIGSSS PhD fellow Alexandra Mittelstädt organizes a public talk on "Growing Diversity in ... more
Thu Dec 05 public

BIGSSS-MAS Party 2019

Dear BIGSSS community, alle Jahre wieder! Let us invite you to this year’s BIGSSS-MAS Party ... more
Wed Dec 04 public

Guest Lecture by Ruji Auethavornpipat

Ruji Auethavornpipat, PhD Candidate in the Department of International Relations at the Australian ... more
Wed Nov 13 public

Lecture Series Nov 2019: Derek Beach

Derek Beach, Professor at the Department of Political Science at the University of Aarhus gives a ... more
Wed Nov 13 public

BIGSSS Meeting of Members & Forum 2019

BIGSSS Dean Olaf Groh-Samberg cordially invites all BIGSSS PhD fellows, faculty and staff members to ... more
Fri Oct 25 public

BIGSSS Research Day 2019

On October 25, BIGSSS hosts its first Research Day - the perfect opportunity for fellows and faculty ... more
Wed Oct 02 public

Angelika Schenk's PhD Defense

Our Dean Olaf Groh-Samberg is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of Angelika Schenk is ... more
Sat Sep 14 internal

BIGSSS Alumni Reunion 2019

In September 2019, BIGSSS hosts the celebration of the 10th anniversary of the fellow cohort 2009. ... more
Thu Sep 12 public

BIGSSS Welcome(-Back) BBQ Party 2019!

On Sept 12, BIGSSS celebrates the start of the new academic year with its annual Welcome(-Back) BBQ ... more
Thu Sep 05 internal

Herrenhäuser Conference

BIGSSS co-organizes this year's international Herrenhäuser conference on "Revisiting Forces and ... more
Thu Sep 05 public

Nazan Avci's PhD Defense

Our Dean Olaf Groh-Samberg is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of Nazan Avci is ready to ... more
Thu Aug 29 public

Stefan Wallaschek's PhD Defense

Our Dean Olaf Groh-Samberg is pleased to report that the PhD Dissertation of Stefan Wallaschek is ... more
Mon Aug 19 internal

11th Nordwel Summer School: State, Society & Citizen

The cross-disciplinary summer school on welfare state development is a joint venture of the ... more
Thu Aug 15 public

Eva Johais' PhD Defense

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