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BSS 2012

Dates: July 15 - 27, 2012

 

The Berlin Summer School 2012 attracted internationally renowned scholars as well as Berlin-based social scientists.

 

The lecturers of the first week are:

Klaus von Beyme (Universität Heidelberg): Keynote-Lecture

Mark Bevir (UC Berkeley): Epistemology

Donatella Della Porta (European University Institute): Concept-Building

Ronald Inglehart (University of Michigan): Concept-Building

Peter Bearman (Columbia University): Micro-Macro-Linkage

Craig Calhoun (New York University/London School of Economics): Micro-Macro-Linkage

Delia Baldassarri (Princeton University/New York University): Causation

Henry E. Brady (UC Berkeley): Causation

 

Lecturers in the second week included:

 

Thematic Area 1: Democracy and Democratization

Jessica Fortin (GESIS Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, Mannheim), Dieter Ohr (Free University Berlin), Bernhard Weßels (WZB/BGSS)

Moderators: Julian Brückner (BGSS) and Dag Tanneberg (WZB)

 

Thematic Area 2: Social Inequality and Welfare

Martin Kroh (BGSS/German Institute for Economic Research, DIW), Steffen Mau (Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences/BIGSSS), Jon Kvist (University of Southern Denmark)

Moderators: Alexander Horn (BGSS) and Jasmin Rocha (BGSS)

 

Thematic Area 3: Civil Society

Helmut Anheier (Hertie School of Governance, Berlin), Adalbert Evers (University of Gießen), Rupert Graf Strachwitz (Maecenata Institut, Berlin), Thomas Kern (University of Heidelberg)

Moderator: Priska Daphi (BGSS)

 

Thematic Area 4: Politics, Economy, and Society in a Globalizing World

Mark Bevir (UC Berkeley), Anja Jakobi (Peace Research Institute Frankfurt), Sascha Münnich (Max-Planck-Institute for the Study of Societes, Cologne), Ulrich Schreiterer (WZB)

Moderators: Natalia Besedovsky (BGSS), Jesse Kalata (BGSS), and Patricia Schulz (WZB)