Tag Archives: Social Power

Conference Program Online

The program of the conference “Inequality, Education and Social Power: Transregional Perspectives” can now be found in the conference section of the blog. Abstracts of the papers as well as more information on the speakers’ academic backgrounds will be available soon.

The conference will take place at the Berlin Social Science Center (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung, WZB). If you would like to attend, please register at initiatives@trafo-berlin.de.

List of Winter Academy Participants Online

The list of participants and project titles of the international winter academy “Inequality, Education and Social Power: Transregional Perspectives” can now be found in the participants section. More information on the academic backgrounds of the participants as well as their research projects will soon be posted on this blog.

Twenty Participants Selected for Winter Academy “Inequality, Education and Social Power”

Six members of the Steering Committee have faced the difficult task of selecting 20 participants out of almost 100 applications for the International Winter Academy “Inequality, Education and Social Power: Transregional Perspectives”.

The selection process is now completed and you will soon find a list of selected candidates on this blog. The participants come from Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Europe and Latin America. They have a wide range of disciplinary backgrounds, coming from such different fields as educational studies, sociology, cultural studies, social sciences, economics, development studies, anthropology, history as well as different area studies. The Steering Committee is very much looking forward to meeting this interesting group in Berlin in November 2014!

“Inequality, Education and Social Power: Transregional Perspectives”

The International Winter Academy “Inequality, Education and Social Power: Transnational Perspectives” will take place in Berlin, from 16-25 November 2014 and addresses doctoral and postdoctoral researchers from the fields of economics, educational sciences, development studies, history, political science, postcolonial studies, sociology, and area studies.

The Winter Academy will be convened by the Forum Transregionale Studien and the Max Weber Foundation in cooperation with the Transnational Research Group “Poverty and Education in Modern India”.

Here you will find the call for applications.