Guest lecturers

The Graduate School doctoral programme is enriched each semester by lectures and courses by numerous renowned German and international researchers. Guest lecturers are proposed by the doctoral candidates themselves and round off the BGHS doctoral programme with lectures, seminars and workshops.

Summer Term 2012

Julia Moses (Sheffield)
Block seminar: Genealogies of the Welfare State in Modern European History (26 Jun.-10 July 2012)
Alan Lessoff
Seminar: The Industrializing United States, 1870-1920, in American and Transnational Context

Winter Term 2011/12

Donald Tomaskovic-Devey (Amherst)
Block seminar: Short Course on Organizational Inequality (9-13 Jan. 2012)
Alexandru Preda (Edinburgh)
Block seminar: Action, Strategy and Markets (17-21 Oct.2011)

Summer Term 2011

Ewa Morawska (Essex)
Block seminar: The Global, the Glocal, the Local, and the Mixed: Investigating the Mulitfarious Faces of the Contemporary World (27 Jun.-01 July 2011)

Winter Term 2010/2011

Peter Becker (Linz)
Blockseminar: On the Materiality of the State and the Agency of Tools. Inspirations from science and cultural studies for a fresh look at state, politics, and public administration (24-26 Nov. 2010)
Hanno Pahl (Zürich) und Lars Meyer (Bremen)
Theory class: Funktionale Differenzierung und Kapitalismustheorie (17/18 Dec. 2010 and 21/22 Jan. 2011)
Reiner Keller (Koblenz-Landau)
Theory and methods class: Entwicklungen der Diskursforschung: Das Programm der Wissenssoziologischen Diskursanalyse(25-29 Jan. 2011)

Summer Term 2010

Andrew Abbott (Chicago)
Seminar "The Social Process" (15 - 18 Jun. 2010)
Lecture "On Writing The Social Process"
Peggy Levitt (Cambridge)
Seminar "Culture in Motion: Optics, Methods, and Impacts" (10 - 12 Jun. 2010)
Yuval Millo (London)
Seminar "Networked Organizations: Regulation, Social Networks and Systemic Risks" (23 - 27 July 2010)

Winter Term 2009/10

Lars Meyer (Bremen) and Hanno Pahl (Zurich)
Seminar "Kapitalismustheorie: Klassische und zeitgenössische Positionen" (11 - 12 Dec. 2008 as well as 15 - 16 Jan. 2009)
Ulrich Oevermann (Frankfurt)
Niklas-Luhmann Visiting Professor (December 2009 - February 2010)

Summer Term 2009

Gorm Harste (Aarhus)
Individual Tutoring, Lecture "Die strukturelle Kopplung zwischen Politik und Krieg: eine unwahrscheinliche Kommunikation" (5 May 2009)
Peter Kivisto (Augustana College, Rock Island)
Seminar "Major Themes in Social Theory" (27 - 31 Jul. 2009)
Andreas Reckwitz (Frankfurt (Oder))
Seminar "Kultur und Materialität" (9/10 as well as 15/16 July 2009)
Dmitri Zakharine (Konstanz)
Seminar "Soziologische und historische Zugänge zur Analyse von Interaktionen in Alltag, Wirtschaft und Politik" (08/09 as well as 29/30 May 2009)

Winter Term 2008/09

Maria Dettenhofer (Munich)
Seminar "Europäische und Chinesische Antike im Vergleich. Politische und gesellschaftliche Strukturen im Römischen Reich und in China der Han-Dynastie" (14-15 Nov. 2008 as well as 23-24 Jan. 2009)
Alois Hahn (Trier)
Niklas-Luhmann Visiting Professor (November 2008 - February 2009)
Mareike Menne (Stuttgart)
Seminar "Das Konzept "Kulturtransfer" und seine Funktion in der historischen Forschung" (12-13 Dec. 2008 as well as 16-17 Jan. 2009)
Lars Meyer (Bremen) and Hanno Pahl (Zurich)
Seminar "Geschichte und Aktualität der Kritischen Theorie" (18-19 Dec. 2008 as well as 08-09 Jan. 2009)
Dmitri Zakharine (Konstanz)
Seminar "Mit gutem Benehmen zum Erfolg - Soziologische und historische Zugänge zur Analyse von Face-to-Face Begegnungen im Alltag, in der Wirtschaft und Politik"
(02-07 Feb. 2009)

Annual Seminar 2014

A New 'Social Question' or 'Crisis as Usual'?

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