Call for Applications: Student Assistant Job (30hrs/month) at BIGSSS
Call for applications: BIGSSS is looking for a new student assistant for the winter semester 2018-19 (30hrs/month). more
New Publication by BIGSSS PhD Fellow Stephan Dochow!
Check out BIGSSS PhD fellow Stephan Dochow's new publication on mass media and concerns about immigration in Germany. more
Call for Papers! International Workshop on Digital Economy, Labour Market Regulation and Social Policy in Post-Crisis Europe
Call for Papers! International Workshop on Digital Economy, Labour Market Regulation and Social Policy in Post-Crisis Europe. Applciation deadline: August 31, 2018. more
Job Opening: University Lecturer/ Field Coordinator at BIGSSS Field C
Interim job-opening at BIGSSS! We invite applications for the position of University Lecturer/ Field Coordinator at BIGSSS Field C, based at Jacobs University. more
Call for Applications: Affiliated and Adjunct PhD Fellowships at BIGSSS
Call for applications! BIGSSS Affiliated and Adjunct Fellowships: application deadline July 1st, program start Sept 1st, 2018! more
Juan Masullo Wins Linz Rokkan Prize in Political Sociology for His Dissertation
Congratulations to Juan Masullo for winning the Linz Rokkan Prize in Political Sociology! more
BIGSSS alumnus Frank A. Stengel Receives EISA Best Dissertation Award
Congratulations! BIGSSS alumnus Frank A. Stengel receives Best Dissertation Award of the European International Studies Association (EISA). more
BIGSSS Postdoc Karsten Schubert Published His Dissertation!
BIGSSS Postdoc Karsten Schubert published his dissertation "Freedom as Critique"! more
New Publication by BIGSSS PhD Fellow Dennis Redeker!
Check out BIGSSS PhD fellow Dennis Redekers' new publication on digital constitutionalism! more
Call for Applications: Doctoral Position at BIGSSS/Universität Bremen
Call for Applications: Mandy Boehnke is looking for a new doctoral fellow in the project "Value change through immigration?". more
Juan Masullo Selected as Part of the CSSM "2018 Young Scholars in Social Movements”
Juan Masullo was selected as part of the CSSM "2018 Young Scholars in Social Movements”. more
Call for Applications: IZA-BIGSSS PhD Fellowships!
Call for applications! IZA-BIGSSS PhD Fellowships: application deadline May 22nd, program start September 1, 2018. more
New Publication by BIGSSS Visiting Scholar Naoki Akaeda
Check out Naoki Akaeda's new publication on "Social Contact with Family and Relatives and Happiness". more
New Publication by BIGSSS PhD Fellow Ekaterina Lytkina
Check out Ekaterina Lytkina's new publication on "Testing Measurement Invariance for a Second-Order Factory". more
New Publication by BIGSSS Affiliated PhD Fellow Regina Becker
Check out Regina Becker's new publication on the questions of how the level and forms of Europeanization have developed in the German protest arena since the Maastricht treaty. more
New Publication by BIGSSS PhD Fellow Lusine Grigoryan
Check out Lusine Grigoryan's new publication on the "Mediating Role of Implicit Theories of Innovativeness in the Relationship Between Values and Attitudes Toward Innovation". more
BIGSSS-Bertelsmann Social Cohesion Summer School Film
The BIGSSS-Bertelsmann Summer School film on Social Cohesion in a World of Increasing Diversity is online! more
Call for Applications: Computational Social Sciences Summer School on Conflict
Call for applications! Computational Social Sciences Summer School on Conflict in Bremen on July 23 - August 3, 2018. more
New Publication by BIGSSS PhD Fellow Jean-Yves Gerlitz
Check out Jean-Yves Gerlitz's new publication on "Rising In-work Poverty in Times of Activation" more
New Publication by BIGSSS PhD Fellow Stefan Wallaschek
Check out Stefan Wallaschek's new publication on "Chantal Mouffe und die Institutionenfrage" more
New Publication by BIGSSS PhD Fellow Katharina Klug
Check out Katharina Klug's new publication on "Young and at risk? Consequences of job insecurity for mental health and satisfaction" more
Postdoc Position at BIGSSS Field C "Changing Lives in Changing Sociocultural Contexts"
Call for applications! Postdoc job opening at BIGSSS Field C "Changing Lives in Changing Sociocultural Contexts" more
New Publication by BIGSSS PhD Fellow Emanuel Deutschmann
Check out Emanuel Deutschmann's new publication on "Cross-Cultural Psychology and the Rise of Academic Capitalism" more
New Publication by BIGSSS PhD Fellow Leslie Gauditz
Check out Leslie Gauditz's new publication on "The Noborder Movement: Interpersonal Struggle with Political Ideals" more
BIGSSS PhD Fellow Lara Minkus Wins Best Paper Award at 04. Anual BAGSS Conference
Lara Minkus wins Best Paper Award at 04. Anual BAGSS Conference for her paper on "Labor Market Closure and the Stalling of the Gender Pay Gap"! more
BIGSSS Symposium at the Regional IACCP in Warsaw, Poland
BIGSSS symposium on “Religiosity in Modern Society” at the regional IACCP in Warsaw, Poland more
Getting to Know Germany: First-Year BIGSSS Fellows Explore Hamburg
The right mix of history, food, and a good laugh: First-year BIGSSS fellows explore Hamburg! more
Regina Arant wins DGPs Mixed-Methods Award for her Dissertation on National and Host Country Identity of German Exchange Students
BIGSSS alumna Regina Arant's dissertation wins DGPs Mixed Methods Award 2017 for innovative research design! more
"The Spatial Structure of Transnational Human Activity"
Emanuel Deutschmann's paper on "The Spatial Structure of Transnational Human Activity" wins ASA Best Publication by an International Scholar Award! more
BIGSSS Running Team Wins 4x4.5km Company Relay Race!
Social scientists can do more than read, think, write, and talk: BIGSSS running team wins 4x4.5 relay race! more
Call for Applications: 8th ECPR Summer School on Interest Group Politics at BIGSSS
Call for Applications: 8th ECPR Summer School on Interest Group Politics will take place at BIGSSS in the summer of 2017. Apply until May 15th! more
BIGSSS Statement on the Recent Legislative Changes to the Hungarian National Higher Education Act
BIGSSS Statement on the recent legislative changes to the Hungarian National Higher Education Act more
Endangered Constellations. Uncertain Orders and Precarious Life
BIGSSS Fellow Stefan Wallaschek co-organizes 6th DNGPS Conference on "Endangered Constellations. Uncertain Orders and Precarious Life" at Humboldt-University Berlin more
Call for Papers: "Where Is IR in Global Social Policy?"
Call for Papers on "Where Is IR in Global Social Policy?" for next meeting of DVPW’s IR Section in Bremen on October 4-6, 2017 more
Call for Papers: "The Externalisation Society in Global Politics"
Call for Papers on "The Externalisation Society in Global Politics" for next meeting of DVPW’s IR Section in Bremen on October 4-6, 2017 more
Call for Papers: “Inter-Organizational Relations: Theory and Practice”
Call for Papers on “Inter-Organizational Relations: Theory and Practice” for next meeting of DVPW’s IR Section in Bremen on October 4-6, 2017 more
Call for Applications: Social Cohesion in a World of Increasing Diversity
Extended application deadline! BIGSSS invites applications for its summer school 2017 on "Social Cohesion in a World of Increasing Diversity". more
GEWOBA Award 2016 for Sustainable Urban Development on "The Housing of Refugees"
GEWOBA Award 2016 on "The Housing of Refugees" goes to Verena Strebinger, Universität Bremen/MA Transkulturelle Studien! more
2016 Stockholm Security Conference on Secure Cities
Our alumni and social cohesion experts Mandi Larsen and Regina Arant participate in the 2016 Stockholm Security Conference on Secure Cities and meet the King of Sweden more
Welcome to Our New Methods Center Coordinator Dr. Mandi Larsen
Welcome to our new Methods Center Coordinator Dr. Mandi Larsen! more
"Social Cohesion in Transformation: The Experience of India and Beyond"
Our Vice Dean Klaus Boehnke takes part in New Delhi expert round table on Social Cohesion more
BIGSSS Symposium at 23rd IACCP Congress in Nagoya, Japan
BIGSSS Symposium on “Changing Lives in Changing Socio-Cultural Contexts” at 23rd International IACCP Congress in Nagoya, Japan more
Margrit Schreier Gives Keynote at this Year's Berlin Meeting on Qualitative Research Methods
BIGSSS faculty member and qualitative and mixed methods specialist Margrit Schreier gives keynote at this year's Berlin Meeting on Qualitative Research Methods more