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Launch Event for 75th Anniversary Edition of the Journal International Organization

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

Call for Papers for the Regional Conference on Asian Scripts

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

Prof. Dr. Christoph Möllers receives the Tractatus Prize 2021 for philosophical essay writing

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

Prof Jürgen Gerhards and Dr Daniel Drewski present at the 15th ESA Conference

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

Exhibition "After Nature" opens at Humboldt Labor

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

International Theory devotes a symposium to Michael Zürn’s book “A Theory of Global Governance”

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