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Completed Projects

 

2010 - 2019

Between Stability and Transformation: Regional and Transnational Cooperation in Central Asia and between Central Asia and Europe

Principal Investigators: Prof. Dr. Andreas Vasilache and Dr. Chiara Pierobon
2017 - 2019

 

How `social´ is Turkey?: Turkey´s social security system in a European context

Principal Investigator: Prof. Lutz Leisering PhD
2017 - 2019

 

Expertise im Nexus. Herausforderungen an den Schnittstellen der Klima-, Verbraucher-, Mobilitäts- und Energiepolitik

Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Holger Straßheim
2016 - 2019

 

WZB-Mercator Forum Wissenschaft und Politik, transdisziplinäre Veranstaltungsreihe

Principal Investigators: Dr. Dagmar Simon, Dr. Martina Franzen and Prof. Dr. Holger Straßheim
2016 - 2019

 

Chinese Foreign Direct Investment in Germany

Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Ursula Mense-Petermann
2016 - 2018

 

Polar (Geo-)Politics

Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Mathias Albert
2014 - 2017

 

The history of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Werner Abelshauser
2012 - 2015

 

Expatriate Managers: A New Cosmopolitan Elite? Habitus, Everyday Practices, and Networks

Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Ursula Mense-Petermann
2011 - 2015

 

Global Perceptions of Inequality in World Society

Principal Investigators: Prof. Dr. Mathias Albert, Dr. Martin Koch
2011 - 2015

 

„Going Global“ or „Short-Term Adventures“? The Conditions and Consequences of the Globalization of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises

Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Ursula Mense-Petermann
2012 - 2015

 

Microdynamics of Political Communication in World Society. The Social Life of the Democracy Concept in Bangladesh and Senegal

Principal Investigators: Prof. Dr. Joanna Pfaff-Czarnecka, Dr. Eva Gerharz, Dr. Christian Meyer
2011 - 2015

 

Studying the Changing Orders of Political Expertise in Germany, Great Britain and the US (SCOPE)

Principal Investigators: Prof. Dr. Michael Huttner, Dr. Dagmar Simon and Prof. Dr. Holger Straßheim
2011 - 2014

 

Social Security as a Human Right. The Global Construction and Diffusion of Civic Minima (FLOOR = Financial Assistance, Land Policy, and Global Social Rights)

Principial investigators of interdisciplinary research group: Prof. Lutz Leisering, PhD, Prof. Dr. Benjamin Davy, Prof. Dr. Ulrike Davy
2010 - 2015

 

The discursive construction of conflict and international organizational decision-making processes between normative frameworks of peacebuilding and securitization - the case of the UN Assistance Mission in Iraq (UNAMI)

Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Mathias Albert
2012 - 2014

 

On the Geopolitics of Need: The Production of Geopolitical Images through Aid Organizations

Principal Investigators: Prof. Dr. Mathias Albert, Prof. Dr. Paul Reuber
2011 - 2013

 

The Road to Global Social Citizenship? Human Rights approaches to Global Social Policy

Cooperation group at the Center for Interdisciplinary Research, Universität Bielefeld
Principal Investigators: Prof. Dr. Benjamin Davy, Prof. Dr. Ulrike Davy, Prof. Dr. Lutz Leisering
2011

 

Observing the World

Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Bettina Heintz
2010-2014

 

2000 - 2009

The Construction of Political Spaces by Semantics of In- and Exclusion: Development and Function of the Term "International Community" in Politics and in the Law of Nations

Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Mathias Albert
2008 - 2012

 

Media & Citizenship: Transnational Television Cultures Reshaping Political Identities in the European Union

Principal Investigators: Prof. Dr. Ingrid Volkmer, Prof. Dr. Mathias Albert
2008 - 2011

 

EACH-FOR: Environmental CHange and FORced Migration scenarios

Principal Investigators: Prof. Thomas Faist, PhD, Stefan Alscher
2007 - 2008

 

Religious Organizations and Immigrant Incorporation

Principal Investigator: Dr. Susanne Kröhnert-Othman
2006 - 2008

 

Transnational Political Practices of Migrants. Polish and Turkish Immigrants in Germany

Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Thomas Faist
2005 - 2007

 

Ethnisierung und De-Ethnisierung des Politischen. Aushandlungen um Inklusion und Exklusion im andinen und südasiatischen Raum

Principal Investigators: Prof. Dr. Joanna Pfaff-Czarnecka und Prof. Dr. Christian Büschges
2004 - 2008

 

Die Konstruktion politischen Raumes durch In- und Exklusionssemantiken. Der Diskurs um die Zugehörigkeit der Türkei zu Europa am Beispiel. der EWG-Assoziation bzw. des EU-Beitritts, 1959-2004

Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Mathias Albert
2004 - 2008

 

Grenze als Ressource. Kleinhandel in der Armutsökonomie an der neuen EU-Außengrenze

Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Ulrich Mai
2004 - 2008

 

Vertrauenspolitik. Deutsch-französische Beziehungen seit 1949

Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Mathias Albert, Teilprojekt von SFB 584
2004 – 2008

 

The (Micro)Politics of Democratisation European-South Asian Exchanges on Governance, Conflict and Civic Action

Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Joanna Pfaff-Czarnecka
2004 - 2007

 

Regulatory Innovation through Collective Intelligence? The emergence of a cognitive supervisory regime in banking as a crucial innovation process in the global financial system

Principal Investigators: Prof. Dr. Helmut Willke, PD. Dr. Torsten Strulik
2004 – 2007

 

Vom produzierenden zum regulierenden Wohlfahrtsstaat. Eine international vergleichende und interdisziplinäre Studie des Wandels der Alterssicherung in Europa

Principal Investigators: Prof. Lutz Leisering, PhD, Prof. Dr. Ulrike Davy
2003 - 2007

 

Democratic Legitimation of Migration Control

Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Thomas Faist
2003 - 2006

 

The European Union and Border Conflicts: The Impact of Integration and Association

Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Mathias Albert
2003 - 2005

 

Globalization of the Welfare State? World Society, Transnational Social Policy and 'New Welfare States' in Transitional Countries (with special reference to China)

Principal Investigator: Prof. Lutz Leisering PhD
2003 - 2004

 

Freundschaft und Verwandtschaft - Die Pluralisierung der Beziehungsmuster

Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Rudolf Stichweh
2002 - 2006

 

The Emergence of “New Welfare States” in transitional Countries. Old Age Pensions and the Life Course in rural China

Principal Investigator: Prof. Lutz Leisering PhD
2001 - 2007

 

Diskurse globaler ökologischer Bedrohung: Globalisierung der Wissenschaft unter Bedingungen der Medialisierung

Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Peter Weingart
2001 - 2006

 

How to contact us

Institute for World Society Studies
Bielefeld University
Faculty of Sociology
P.O. Box 100131 
33501 Bielefeld
Germany

 

Institute Manager
Catharina Wessing
Tel: 0049 (0)521 106 3360
iw@uni-bielefeld.de