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What does the outcome of the U.S. elections mean for the Liberal Script?

The election of Joe Biden as the next president of the United States was a sharp contest between those who supported the liberal order and those who questioned basic values and rights.    The big question and challenge facing the incoming administration is whether the political polarization that characterized the campaign can be overcome. In this regard, we asked some experts to answer that question:

Nov 10, 2020

Daniel Drewski Receives the Dissertation Prize of the German Society for Sociology

At the 40th Congress of the German Sociological Association, Dr. Daniel Drewski received the award for the best dissertation for his 2019 thesis 'National and Regional Symbolic Boundaries among European Elites. A Qualitative Interview Study of the Higher Officials of the European Commission'.  A revised version is available from Routledge.

Sep 29, 2020

Preview: SCRIPTS @ Humboldt Lab

Together with 6 other research clusters, Scripts will inaugurate the newly created Humboldt Laboratory on December 12, 2020. In a joint, innovative exhibition concept, not only will the works of the individual projects be presented, but also connections will be shown and placed in an active dialogue with the visitor. Before the opening, the Tagesspiegel has already gained a first impression. The article is only available in German.

Sep 22, 2020

Reaffirmation: SCRIPTS’ Spirit of Diversity

The Scripts Cluster of Excellence strongly and irrevocably condemns all types of racism, both inside and outside of academia. As an international cluster that engages and collaborates with people of all backgrounds, we reaffirm our place as an inclusive and supportive community. Scripts does not tolerate discrimination of any form and is committed to building a space that is welcome of all, constantly learning from and engaging with different perspectives and experiences. As such, we reaffirm our commitment to diversity and inclusivity.

Jul 21, 2020

Challenges for Liberal Democracies

When the Humboldt Laboratory opens this autumn, the cluster of excellence SCRIPTS will be one of the first exhibitors with an elaborate video installation. Here is a first outlook. The article is only available in German.

Jul 03, 2020

Camilla Reuterswärd Receives Kenneth Sherrill Prize

In 2020, Camilla Reuterswärd has been awarded the Kenneth Sherrill Prize for outstanding dissertations proposals in the field of lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) topics in political science. The purpose of this prize is to encourage and enable empirical work on LGBT topics by graduate students, and to broaden the recognition of this work within political science.

Jun 30, 2020