The Cluster of Excellence "Contestations of the Liberal Script" (SCRIPTS) is seeking an employee (m/f/d) in the administrative office with part time employment limited to 2 years (f/m/x). Reference code: SCRIPTS_E6_2. Deadline: 09 November 2021. Part-time position Salary group 6 TV-L FU
Oct 19, 2021
The Cluster of Excellence "Contestations of the Liberal Script" (SCRIPTS) is looking for a student assistant (m/f/d) for project management, research, and event organisation in the framework of its Regional Conferences. Deadline: 01 November 2021
Oct 11, 2021
In cooperation with the German Foreign Office and the Humboldt Lab of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, the SCRIPTS Knowledge Exchange Lab invited scholars and foreign policy experts to an exclusive discussion on "The Future of the Liberal International Order" on 8th October 2021 at the Humboldt Lab in the Humboldt Forum, Berlin. A report will follow.
Oct 09, 2021
The conference will take place virtually on 21–23 February 2022, and is hosted by the Cluster of Excellence SCRIPTS under the lead of Prof. Dr. Michael Zürn , Co-Director of SCRIPTS, and Principal Investigator and GIGA President Prof. Dr. Amrita Narlikar . A second event is envisioned to take place later in 2022, hopefully in person. Deadline for panel and paper proposals: 10 December 2021
Oct 07, 2021
Job Opening: Research Assistant at Knowledge Exchange Lab (KEL) Culture (SCRIPTS WiMi KEL Kultur 2021)
The Cluster of Excellence "Contestations of the Liberal Script" (SCRIPTS) is looking for a research assistant at the Knowledge Exchange Lab (KEL) in the “culture” area. KEL develops and coordinates the cluster’s activities with institutions in the field of politics, culture and society. Reference code: SCRIPTS WiMi KEL Kultur 2021. Deadline: 25 October 2021
Oct 04, 2021
The Cluster of Excellence "Contestations of the Liberal Script" (SCRIPTS) is looking for a research assistant at the Knowledge Exchange Lab (KEL) in the “politics” area. KEL develops and coordinates the cluster’s activities with institutions in the field of politics, culture and society. Reference Code: SCRIPTS_WiMi_KEL Politik. Deadline: 25 October 2021
Oct 04, 2021
The WZB Berlin Social Science Center, research area International Politics and Law, research unit Global Sociology (led by Professor Yasemin Soysal ), is seeking to employ one Research Fellow (f/m/x) to be employed full-time (39 hours/week) until 31 December 2025, starting earliest on 01 December 2021 and latest on 01 February 2022. Deadline: 08 October 2021
Oct 01, 2021
Sep 16, 2021
Call for applications launched for SCRIPTS Research Training Fellowships for international PhD students
SCRIPTS launches its visiting program for international guest doctoral researchers, starting in the first trimester of 2022. The call is open from 15 September to 15 November 2021. PhD students who are enrolled in academic institutions in the Global South (Latin America, Asia, Africa and Oceania), especially from SCRIPTS partner universities, are strongly encouraged to apply.
Sep 15, 2021
The Cluster of Excellence "Contestations of the Liberal Script" (SCRIPTS) is looking for an Academic Coordinator of the Berlin International College of Research and Graduate Training (BIRT) and for research-oriented teaching of the members of the Cluster of Excellence SCRIPTS (m/f/d). Extended Deadline: 11. October 2021
Sep 13, 2021
Principal Investigator Prof. Dr. Christoph Möllers was awarded the Tractatus Prize 2021 for his book Freiheitsgrade. Elemente einer liberalen politischen Mechanik (Suhrkamp, 2020) . More information on the book and the prize can be found below.
Sep 08, 2021
The book "Domestic Politics and Norm Diffusion in International Relations" by PI Thomas Risse is now available as full open access
Sep 07, 2021
Principal Investigator Prof Jürgen Gerhards and Postdoctoral student Dr Daniel Drewski were invited to present their research in the framework of SCRIPTS at this year's online-conference of the European Sociological Association (ESA). Their presentation is titled “Cultural Varieties of Framing Refugees: How the Admission or Exclusion of Refugees is Justified in Political Discourses in Six Countries around the Globe”. It will take place as part of the Research Network 35 Sociology of Migration session on "Discourses and Politics of Asylum and Forced Migration" (Chair: Fiammetta Fanizza, University of Foggia) on Friday, 3 September from 12:30pm - 2:00pm. The registration for the 15th ESA Conference in Barcelona is closed. The full conference outline can be found here .
Aug 25, 2021
Steffen Mau receives the first prize of the Fritz-Thyssen Stiftung for social science essays in 2020
Principal investigator and professor of macrosociology Prof. Dr. Steffen Mau was awarded with his co-authors for the article "The three arenas of new conflicts over inequality. An analysis of the relationship between socio-structural positions and attitudes towards redistribution, migration and sexual diversity" (Berlin Journal für Soziologie, 2020). The press release and the link to the article can be found below.
Jul 21, 2021
The exhibition "After Nature" at the Humboldt Laboratory in the rebuilt Humboldt Forum in Berlin opens its doors to the public. SCRIPTS researchers have contributed video statements on the promises and challenges of the liberal model of order, the “liberal script”.
Jul 20, 2021
SCRIPTS co-director Michael Zürn, published his "A Theory of Global Governance" (Oxford University Press) in 2018. The book represents the culmination of years of study focusing on international power systems, authority and attribution. It showcases Michael Zürn’s long-lasting commitment to deepening and developing a comprehensive understanding of international relations. Now, a top international journal devotes a symposium to the monograph.
Apr 13, 2021