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April 2017
The corruption of politics

The corruption of politics

Description
Is politics the source of corruption or is it the target of corruption? This Max Weber Lecture with Mark Philp (University of Warwick) makes the case for identifying corruption in relation to standards internal to politics, 10 May
Date:
28/04/2017
Evolution of Capitalism

Evolution of Capitalism

Description
This workshop, showcases the possible contributions that the study of 19th and 20th century "histories of capitalism" can bring to the field of modern US, European and world history. 5 May, 10:00-19:00
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26/04/2017
The Hobbesian project: science, politics, and worship

The Hobbesian project: science, politics, and worship

Description
A Max Weber Occasional Talk with Alan Cromartie (University of Reading) to provide a biographical investigation that illuminates the character of what he set out to achieve, and thus, at least to some extent, the strengths and weaknesses of the political ideas that he has given us. 27 April
Date:
20/04/2017
The Seductions of Quantification: Bureaucracy and the Politics of Measurement

The Seductions of Quantification: Bureaucracy and the Politics of Measurement

Description
What are the prospects that bureaucracies can resist the current trend toward nationalistic, charismatic leadership? The upcoming Max Weber Lecture with Sally Merry (NYU) will focus on this question once addressed the current preoccupation with numbers in governance. 26 April
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11/04/2017
The MWP community stands with CEU

The MWP community stands with CEU

Description
The Max Weber Programme team, current and former Fellows strongly express their support for the Central European University in Budapest and oppose legislation introduced this week by the Hungarian government that will impede or block CEU's vital educational activities in Budapest.
Date:
04/04/2017
March 2017
EUI Data and Methods Clinic

EUI Data and Methods Clinic

Description
The Max Weber Programme is proud to announce its active contribution and participation to the activities of the EUI Data and Methods Clinic (DC). Fellows of all disciplines may find the services provided by the DC of interest for their research agenda
Date:
28/03/2017
Introduction into Python Programming

Introduction into Python Programming

Description
Curious about data scraping? The EUI Data and Methods Clinic is offering an introductory workshop on Python with Jonathan Bright ( Research Fellow, Oxford Internet Institute): 20-21 April
Date:
28/03/2017
The Past, Present, and Future of the EU: Multidimensional Perspectives

The Past, Present, and Future of the EU: Multidimensional Perspectives

Description
The Max Weber Programme and the James Madison University's M.A. Program in European Union Policy Studies are pleased to announce the 10th Joint Graduate Symposium. 7 April 2017
Date:
27/03/2017
Labor Regimes of Indenture: A Global Overview of Migrant Domestic Work

Labor Regimes of Indenture: A Global Overview of Migrant Domestic Work

Description
What is 'indentured mobility"? The upcoming Max Weber Lecture with Rhacel Salazar Parrenas (University of Southern California) will focus on this concept and address the trade-off between financial mobility leaving poverty at home and forms of "unfreedom" in the receiving countries of domestic migrant workers, 22 March 17:00
Date:
20/03/2017
All for one and one for all? Coalitions in the fight against terrorism

All for one and one for all? Coalitions in the fight against terrorism

Description
How manageable are multilateral coalitions in the fight against terrorism? A Multidisciplinary Research Workshop address this vital question for European security, 17 March
Date:
07/03/2017
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