Welcome to the BGHS

The Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology is a joint institution of the Faculty of Sociology and the History Department of the Faculty of History, Philosophy and Theology at Bielefeld University. Under the umbrella of the Graduate School, international doctoral programmes in sociology and history are offered. [more]

News about the BGHS can be found at our BGHS-Blog below.


BGHS-Blog

StartUp-Scholars 2015

(23.04.2015)


In summer term 2015 six StartUp-scholars are our guests at the BGHS. More information about the international guests are available at:www.uni-bielefeld.de/bghs/personen/startup.html

Conference Report on the 6th Annual Seminar 2014

(21.04.2015)


The European Sociological Association (ESA) has published a conference report on the 6th Annual Seminar 2014 [pp.22-25] (see conference report).


Visiting Fellows 2015

(16.04.2015)


In summer term 2015 three Visiting-Fellows are our guests at the BGHS. More information about the international guests, their research topics and about the visiting fellow-programme are available at:www.uni-bielefeld.de/bghs/personen/gastdoc.html


New doctoral researchers at the BGHS

(15.04.2015)


In summer term 2015 new doctoral researchers start their dissertation projects at the BGHS. For more information about the new researchers and their research topics see: www.uni-bielefeld.de/bghs/personen/


Welcome Day Summer Term 2015

(15.04.2015)


Today we welcomed the new doctoral researchers and the international fellows at the BGHS. For more information about the new colleagues and our guests see: www.uni-bielefeld.de/bghs/personen/


Welcome Day Summer Term 2015

(08.04.2015)


We warmly inivite all members of the BGHS to the Welcome Day in summer term 2015 next Wednesday (15 April). For more information see: www.uni-bielefeld.de/bghs/welcome.pdf


Doctroral researchers as sanitary group

(18.03.2015)


Concerning the debate about a sanitary group of doctoral researchers the representatives of the BGHS have published a statement, which is availabe here (in german): www.uni-bielefeld.de/bghs/. In addition please check the following audio-file - an interview by Gesine Rodewald (radio hertz 87,9) with Guido Elsner (member of the responsible commission at Bielefeld University): hertz 87,9 .


CfP: Embodied Experience of Transnational Movements

(18.02.2015)


On 17 July 2015 an transdisciplinary workshop to the topic »Embodied Experience of Transnational Movements« will take place at the BGHS. The Call for Papers is available on our website: www.uni-bielefeld.de/bghs/


BGHS-researchers awarded

(06.02.2015)


The Westfälisch-Lippische Universitätsgesellschaft (WLUG) - a network of friends of Bielefeld University - honors Dr. Moritz von Gliszczynski and Stephan Isernhagen, alumni of the BGHS, for their reserach projects. For more information see:uni.aktuell


New Academic Liaison

(26.01.2015)


The new academic liaison of the BGHS is Apl. Prof. i.R. Dr. Hartmann Tyrell. For more information see:www.uni-bielefeld.de/bghs/personen/vertrauensdozent.html


Workshop on Communication and Numbers

(23.01.2015)


On 23 to 24 January 2015 the BGHS hosts a workshop to the topic: Zur Kommunikation durch Zahlen: Vergleichsdynamiken der modernen Gesellschaft . For more information and the programme see: www.uni-bielefeld.de/bghs/programm/workshops/


A Portrait of a Young Researcher

(15.01.2015)


On 21 January 2015 the results of the photographic art project »A Portrait of a Young Researcher« will be presented in an exhibition on X-B2 at 11:30 a.m. For more information see: www.uni-bielefeld.de/bghs/von_uns/

InterDisciplines - Current Issue Online

(31.12.2014)


The current issue (Vol 5, No 2) of the InterDisciplines has been published: »Still an Issue? Approaching Post-Socialist and Post-Authoritarian Education«. For more information see: www.inter-disciplines.org/


End of Shortcuts-Programme 2014

(22.12.2014)


In December this year's BGHS Shortcuts-programme has ended. For more information see: www.uni-bielefeld.de/(en)/bghs/personen/shortcuts.html

Plenary Meeting and Winter Party

(20.12.2014)


On 11 December 2014 this year's BGHS Plenary Meeting & Winter Party took place at X-B2. The Plenary Meeting and the Winter Party are the closing events of the BGHS-Programm in 2014. For upcoming BGHS-events 2015 please have a look at the BGHS-Calender.


Invitation: Plenary Meeting and Winter Party

(08.12.2014)


On the occasion of the end of the year we invite all members cordially to the BGHS Plenary Meeting & Winter Party including the ceremonial farewell of our alumni on 11 December at 5 pm, X B2 103/109. We would be glad to see many of you!

Annual Seminar 2015: Call for Papers

(02.12.2014)


The 7. Annual Seminar of the BGHS »Structures and Events - a Dialogue between History and Sociology« will take place from 29 June to 1 July 2015. The Call for Papers is available on our website: www.uni-bielefeld.de/bghs/programm/ansem/


Research Retreat 2014, 21/22 November in Vlotho

(24.11.2014)


Last week the 4th BGHS Research Retreat took place in Vlotho. Doctoral researchers who joined the BGHS in 2014 dicussed their research projects with their peers and Prof. Ursula Mense-Petermann, Prof. Thomas Welskopp and Prof. Alfons Bora. For further information see: www.uni-bielefeld.de/bghs/programm/retreat.html


Guest lecturer Kalle Pihlainen at BGHS

(19.11.2014)


Since last week Kalle Pihlainen is our new guest lecturer at the BGHS. From 27 to 28 November he will give a seminar on »Limiting Textuality«. During his stay (until 8 December) he will also be available for questions concerning your dissertation projects. For further information see: www.uni-bielefeld.de/bghs/personen/


New deputy director

(10.11.2014)


Since 1 November 2014 Prof. Dr. Ursula Mense-Petermann is the new deputy director of the BGHS. Sie takes over from Prof. Dr. Alfons Bora ab, who hold this position since 2010. For more information see: www.uni-bielefeld.de/bghs/personen/aktuell.html


Meet and Greet with Kalle Pihlainen

(10.11.2014)


During the next four weeks, Kalle Pihlainen, Adjunct Professor of Historical Theory/Political History, University of Turku, Finland, will be our guest lecturer at the BGHS. We cordialy invite all members of the BGHS to a meet and greet with Kalle Pihlainen at 2 p.m. in the BGHS-Lounge (X B2 109). For more information about Kalle Pihlainen see: www.kallepihlainen.com/


Visiting Fellowships 2015

(05.11.2014)


The BGHS offers two Visiting Fellowships for the summer term 2015. For more information see: http://www.uni-bielefeld.de/(en)/bghs/bewerbung/visit/


Application period has ended

(27.10.2014)


The application period for the Start-up Scholarships 2015 has ended. Over 100 applications were sent in. The BGHS awards up to six four-month start-up scholarships for the summer term 2015. For more information about the Start-up-Programmme 2015 see: http://www.uni-bielefeld.de/(en)/bghs/bewerbung/startup/


New doctoral researchers at the BGHS

(20.10.2014)


In winter term 2014/15 eight new doctoral researchers start at the BGHS. For more information about the new colleagues and their reserach projects please see: www.uni-bielefeld.de/bghs/personen/


Welcome Day

(13.10.2014)


We warmly inivite all members of the BGHS to the Welcome Day in the winter term 2014/15 this Thursday (16.10.). For more information see: www.uni-bielefeld.de/bghs/welcome.pdf


End of Start-up and Visiting Fellow-Programme 2014

(07.10.2014)


Last week the Start-up- and the Visiting-Fellow-Programmes in summer term 2014 ended. For more information about the two programmes 2014 and application requirements for 2015 see: www.uni-bielefeld.de/bghs/personen/startup.html und www.uni-bielefeld.de/bghs/personen/gastdoc.html


Meeting with the new Chancellor of Bielefeld University

(01.10.2014)


Today, the new chancellor of Bielefeld University, Dr. Stephan Becker, was our guest at the BGHS. Fore more information about the new chancellor of Bielefeld University see: uni.news


Summer term 2014 ends - winter term 2014/15 starts

(29.09.2014)


This week the BGHS summer term 2014 ends and the winter term 2014/15 will start. For more information about the BGHS study programme and some fixed BGHS dates see the ekVV and the BGHS-Calender.


Start-up Scholarships 2015

(22.09.2014)


The BGHS offers up to six Start-up Scholarships for the summer term 2015. For more information see: http://www.uni-bielefeld.de/(en)/bghs/bewerbung/startup/


Workshop Women's & Gender Research Network NRW at BGHS

(10.09.2014)


Last week (12 September) the BGHS was host of a workshop, organized by the Women's & Gender Research Network NRW. For more information see: www.netzwerk-fgf.nrw.de


Shortcuts-Programme

(08.09.2014)


Last week the BGHS Shortcuts-programme 2014 startet with several introduction workshops. For more information see:www.uni-bielefeld.de/(en)/bghs/personen/shortcuts.html


Open Day at X-Building

(21.07.2014)


On Saturday 16 August 2014 there was an open day at the new X-building. The BGHS organized an exhibition at X-B2. For further information see:www.uni-bielefeld.de/geniale/tag_der_offenen_tuer.html


BGHS-Summer Party

(14.07.2014)


We cordially invite all members of the BGHS to the Summer Party on 16 July 2014. Time: 6 pm. Place: BGHS Seminar Room X B2 103, Common Room X B2 109.


Video Opening Lecture Annual Seminar 2014

(08.07.2014)


The Video of the Opening lecture by Prof. Loïc Wacquant (Berkeley/Paris) is online: Lifting the Veil of Crisis: Structure and Transformation in Urban Marginality


From Social History to Cultural History - and beyond?

(08.07.2014)


From 3 till 4 July 2014 our guest lecturer Geoff Eley (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor) gave his block seminar »From Social History to Cultural History - and beyond?« at the BGHS. For more information see:Study programme


Political Structures and the Modern State

(18.06.2014)


From 16 till 17 June 2014 John Levi Martin (Department of Sociology, University of Chicago) held a guest lecture at BGHS. The topic was »Political Structures and the Modern State«. For more information see: Study programme


Positive Feedback and plaudits for the 6th Annual Seminar

(10.06.2014)


The 6th Annual Seminar took place from 4 to 6 June at the Ravensberger Spinnerei in Bielefeld. Some Pictures are available at thePhoto Gallery. More pictures and audio files will be available on the BGHS-Website in a few days.


6th Annual Seminar 2014

(30.05.2014)


This year's Annual Seminar "A 'New Social Question' or 'Crisis as Usual?'" will meet from 4 to 6 June, 2014 at Ravensberger Spinnerei. For programme and further information see: www.uni-bielefeld.de/bghs/programm/ansem/


International PhD Student Workshop Exchange Notre Dame/Bielefeld

(23.05.2014)


From 23 till 28 May 2014 the international PhD Student Workshop Exchange Notre Dame/Bielefeld takes place at Bielefeld University. For programme see: www.uni-bielefeld.de/bghs/Timetable_ND.pdf.


BGHS goes X-Building

(19.05.2014)

This week the BGHS has moved in the new X-building. You will find us at X-B2.


About the BGHS

The Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology is a joint institution of the Faculty of Sociology and the History Department of the Faculty of History, Philosophy and Theology at Bielefeld University (Germany). Under the umbrella of the Graduate School, international doctoral programmes in sociology and history are offered. It provides an inspiring research environment for about 180 doctoral candidates.

Doctoral candidates can start the three-year doctoral programme every Winter and Summer Term. The deadline for the Winter Term is June 15 and January 15 for the Summer Term.

For further information please contact us at bghs@uni-bielefeld.de.




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