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Job Opening: Employee in Financial Management Administration (m/f/d)

The Cluster of Excellence "Contestations of the Liberal Script (SCRIPTS)" is searching for an employee in Financial Management Administration (m/f/d) with 50% part-time employment (full-time employment possible), Permanent position, Pay Scale Group 9b TV-L FU, Reference Number: SCRIPTS_Office_2023/2.

Sep 25, 2023

Job Opening: Programme Coordinator at the SCRIPTS Knowledge Exchange Lab

The Cluster of Excellence "Contestations of the Liberal Script (SCRIPTS)" is looking for a programme coordinator (m/f/d) for the Knowledge Exchange Lab. Full-time, salary group 13 TV-L FU, limited until 31.12.2025. Application deadline: 16 October 2023. Identifier: SCRIPTS_KEL_2023

Sep 25, 2023

Tanja A. Börzel and Thomas Risse at the Centennial Speaker Series at the University of Wyoming

SCRIPTS speaker Tanja A. Börzel and Senior Professor and Principal Investigator Thomas Risse presented some of their research at the University of Wyoming during the “Centennial Speaker Series 2023”.

Sep 18, 2023

Europaeum Scholarship: Docotoral Researcher Keith Prushankin

We congratulate SCRIPTS Doctoral Researcher Keith Prushankin , who is part of the 2022/23 programme of Europaeum Scholars , for publishing their report on improving digital public consultations in the European Union. 

Sep 10, 2023

How can politics react to citizens' fatigue of change?

Parts of the society are tired of change in face of multiple crises, finds SCRIPTS PI Steffen Mau. In an interview with Süddeutsche Zeitung he talks about the challenges and solutions ahead. Read the full interview in German here (paywall).

Sep 01, 2023

SCRIPTS researchers at the Berlin Summer Universtiy

The 36th Berlin Summer University with the topic "Global Order under Stress" will be held from 28 August until 3 September. 

Aug 17, 2023

Doctoral Researcher Marlene Ritter receives Vibeke Sørensen Grant

We congratulate Marlene Ritter, Doctoral Researcher at SCRIPTS and Freie Universität Berlin on being awarded the Postgraduate Vibeke Sørensen Grant.

Aug 16, 2023

Anette Fasang together with co-author Silke Aisenbrey wins the Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award

We congratulate Anette Fasang (SCRIPTS, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin & WZB) and Silke Aisenbrey (Yeshiva University New York) for winning the 2023 Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award for Excellence in Work-Family Research.

Aug 14, 2023

Johannes Gerschewski will be a 2024 Thomas Mann Fellow

Political scientist Johannes Gerschewski will join twelve other outstanding personalities as a Thomas Mann Fellow in 2024. 

Aug 07, 2023

What Follows from Germany's National Security Strategy? - Thomas Risse and James D. Bindenagel

Senior Professor at SCRIPTS, Thomas Risse, published an article together with James D. Bindenagel, Henry-Kissinger-Professor (Emeritus) at Bonn University for the American-German Institute. 

Aug 03, 2023

Call for Papers - What is the Future of "the West"?

Together with G. John Ikenberry from Princeton University and the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP), SCRIPTS will host the workshop  What is the Future of "the West"? Transatlantic Political Order in an Era of War and Upheaval . The Call for Papers is open. The submission deadline for paper proposals is October 1, 2023 . 

Jul 28, 2023

SCRIPTS Researchers at the 5th Conference of the New Diplomatic History Network: “Diplomacy Situated: Settings, Personas, Practices”

From May 25th till the 27th, researchers gathered in Turku, Finland, for the 5th Conference of the New Diplomatic History Network under the title "Diplomacy Situated: Settings, Personas, Practices". Together with SCRIPTS Principal Investigator Jessica Gienow-Hecht , three doctoral researchers joined the conference: Tobias Klee , Marlene Ritter , and Lesar Yurtsever . You can read their report below. 

Jul 04, 2023

Democracy under stress — roundtable discussion with Tanja A. Börzel

SCRIPTS Speaker Tanja A. Börzel was part of the roundtable "Demokratie im Stresstest - Europa" hosted by Bertelsmann Stiftung and the Zentrum Liberale Moderne. 

Jun 15, 2023

SCRIPTS as part of the podcast "Exzellent Erklärt"

Together with 57 other SCRIPTS was part of the podcast project "Exzellent Erklärt". 

Jun 01, 2023

Doctoral Researcher Lunting Wu defends thesis

Lunting Wu, doctoral researcher at SCRIPTS, successfully defended his thesis and is the first doctoral researcher from the 2019 Cohort of the Berlin Graduate School for Global and Transregional Studies (BGTS) to do so! 

May 03, 2023

Steffen Mau receives DFG Communicator Award

SCRIPTS congratulates Steffen Mau, Principal Investigator and professor of macrosociology at Humboldt-Universität Berlin , for receiving the 2023 Communicator Award from the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft DFG). 

Mar 27, 2023

Academic exchange at the University of Wyoming

SCRIPTS Speaker Tanja A. Börzel and SCRIPTS Senior Professor Thomas Risse met with Edward Seidel, president of the University of Wyoming and Gabrielle Allen, director of the School of Computing at UW, at a gala event. Stressing the importance of international partnerships, they also discussed possibilities of future cooperation between SCRIPTS and the University of Wyoming. 

Mar 15, 2023

Black History Month 2023: SCRIPTS Think Piece No. 15 by Susan Bergner

The yearly Black History Month invites to reflect on Black, African and Afro-diasporic historical struggles, contributions and their critique. On this occasion, SCRIPTS doctoral researcher Susan Bergner wrote a Think Piece on afro-diasporic forums as spaces of resistance and worldmaking and beyond networking. Read the SCRIPTS Think Piece No. 15 here.

Feb 27, 2023

The Deserving Rich - Stefan Gosepath, Philipp Lepenies, Christian Neuhäuser and Martyna Linartas secure funding by the VW Stiftung

SCRIPTS members receive funding to investigate the narratives of the "deserving rich" in cooperation with the TU Dortmund. 

Feb 08, 2023