Workshops are devoted to the discussion of innovative research topics, proposed by the convenors. They bring together a group of researchers from various disciplinary backgrounds at ZiF for a couple of days.

January February March | April May June | July August September | October November December

2 - 6 March Investigating Solid-Liquid Interfaces:
The Calcite-Water Interface at the Molecular Level

Angelika Kühnle (Bielefeld, GER), Adam Foster (Helsinki, FIN)
25 - 26 March Crimmigration.
On the merger of crime control and migration control

Martina Althoff (Groningen, NED), Christine Graebsch (Dortmund, GER), Axel Groenemeyer (Dortmund, GER), Bettina Paul (Aachen, GER), Birgit Menzel (Hamburg, GER), Dorothea Rzepka (Darmstadt, GER), Klaus Weinhauer (Bielefeld, GER)
27 - 28 March What the Nose tells the Brain: Olfaction and Mental Representation
Thomas Park (České Budějovice, CZE), Peter Schulte (Bielefeld, GER)
2 - 4 April Dystopian/Utopian Theatre in Britain after 2000 and Its Political Spaces
Merle Tönnies (Paderborn, GER), Eckart Voigts (Braunschweig, GER)
28 - 29 April Social Structure and cross-national Homicide Rates:
Poverty, Income Inequality, and beyond

Wilhelm Heitmeyer (Bielefeld, GER), Steven F. Messner (Albany, USA)
15 - 16 May Competing Socialisms:
The Sino-Soviet Rivalry in Africa during the Cold War

Kirsten Bönker (Bielefeld, GER), Thoralf Klein (Loughborough, GBR)
27 - 30 May Scenarios – techniques and practices for doubling reality
Matthias Schaffrick (Siegen, GER)