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May 2017
MW Fellows June Conference keynote lectures

MW Fellows June Conference keynote lectures

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The Max Weber Fellows are proud to announce the keynote lecturers at their 11th June Conference: Sarah de Lange (University of Amsterdam); Claudia Goldin (Harvard University); András Sajó (CEU)
Date:
24/05/2017
Bayesian Statistics: Concept and Practice

Bayesian Statistics: Concept and Practice

Description
Multidisciplinary research workshop introducing the concept and practice of Bayesian statistical inference. 5 June, please register by 1st June
Date:
24/05/2017
The Return of Economic Nationalism? Trump, Brexit, Le Pen and the Political Economy of Economic Patriotism

The Return of Economic Nationalism? Trump, Brexit, Le Pen and the Political Economy of Economic Patriotism

Description
Keynote lecture with Ben Clift (University of Warwick) part of a multidisciplinary research workshop: "The Return of Economic Nationalism" organised by the Max Weber Programme and the SPS Department. 22 May 2017
Date:
18/05/2017
The Return of Economic Nationalism

The Return of Economic Nationalism

Description
Workshop organised by Dorothee Bohle, Vera Scepanovic and Line Rennwald on 22-23 May 2017
Date:
15/05/2017
Genealogies of Translation Theory: Schleiermacher

Genealogies of Translation Theory: Schleiermacher

Description
Are you curious about the hermeneutic of translations? Do not miss the upcoming Max Weber Occasional Talk with Lawrence Venuti (Temple University), 17 May
Date:
08/05/2017
Translation in Transit: Interpreting Culture in the Modern World

Translation in Transit: Interpreting Culture in the Modern World

Description
A multidisciplinary workshop on how translations affect any discipline being the mediation between ideas fraught with problems due to discrepancies in language and interpretation, 17 May
Date:
08/05/2017
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
Date:
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
Date:
11/04/2017
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