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Max Weber Programme Newsletter 22: Spring 2022 Issue

Newsletter 22: Spring 2022 Issue

Feature Articles

  • Applied History in The Netherlands and Flanders
  • Comparative Law at the Heart of Immigration Law
  • The Political Economy of Autocratization


  • A Welcome and Introduction by Juho Härkönen, Director of the MWP
  • Facts and Figures about the Applications to the Max Weber Fellowships in 2021
  • Call for applications: Max Weber Fellowship for an ESR affected by the war in Ukraine
  • Max Weber Women Scholar Network
  • Teaching Practice 2022
  • News from a current MW Fellow: Dilek Kurban (LAW 2021-2022)
  • News from a current MW Fellow: Daniëlle Flonk (SPS 2021-2022)
  • The Max Weber Programme Annual Report 2020-2021

Upcoming Events

  • Max Weber Lectures 2022
  • Multidisciplinary Research Workshops 2022

Past Events

  • Max Weber Lectures: The Struggle for Political Emancipation and the Formation of National Identities
  • Max Weber Lectures: The Western Perspectives on Eastern Europe: New Mental Mapping after the Cold War
  • Max Weber Lectures: Impossible Careers and Scholarly Households. Gendered Scholarly Personae around 1900
  • Max Weber Lectures: Social networks, social capital & institutional enforcement mechanisms in early modern Iberian empires
  • Max Weber Occasional Lecture: Meritocracy in the Workplace
  • Multidisciplinary Research Workshops: Anti-Corruption
  • Max Weber Book Roundtables: Six Faces of Globalization

Career Moves
Prizes and Awards
Family News

Max Weber Programme Newsletter 21: Summer 2021 Issue

Newsletter 21: Summer 2021 Issue

Feature Articles

  • Automation and Sectoral Reallocation

Feature Articles – COVID-19 Related

  • "Having Banks Play Along” in Times of Crisis


  • Call for Applications: MW Fellowships 2022-2023
  • The Incoming Max Weber Fellows 2021-2022
  • Podcasts: Syria: Hope and Poetry at BBC Podcast
  • Podcasts: The Labour Market in a Time of Crisis
  • News from a Current MW Fellow: Martina Ferracane (RSC 2020-2022)

MW Fellows Testimonials

  • Giovanni Antonelli (LAW 2020-2021)
  • Grace Ballor (HEC 2018-2020)
  • Maria Vittoria Comacchi (HEC 2020-2021)
  • James Lee (SPS 2018-2019)
  • Tommaso Milani (HEC 2020-2021)
  • Tamara Popic (SPS 2019-2021)

Past Events

  • Max Weber Book Roundtables: Democracy: A Fragile Way of Life
  • Max Weber Book Roundtables: The Reinvention of Development Banking in the European Union Eurozone
  • Max Weber Interviews: Till van Rahden (University of Montreal)
  • MWP June Conference: Healing and Renewal
  • Multidisciplinary Research Workshop: Envisioning the Global South(s)
  • Multidisciplinary Research Workshop: Pricing Technologies and their Economic and Social Consequences
  • Multidisciplinary Research Workshop: Humanitarian Intervention: The Invention of a Tradition?
  • Multidisciplinary Research Workshop: Causes and Consequences of Inequality
  • Multidisciplinary Research Workshop: Turning the Tide: Contemporary Challenges to Health and Healthcare in Europe and Beyond
  • Multidisciplinary Research Workshop: Mobilities in the Early Modern and Contemporary Mediterranean
  • Multidisciplinary Research Workshop: Technocracy in Time and Space
  • Multidisciplinary Research Workshop: Radical Democracy and Populism

Career Moves
Prizes and Awards
Family News

Max Weber Programme Newsletter 20: Winter 2021 Issue

Newsletter 20 Winter 2021 Issue:

Feature Articles

  • “Can the Subaltern Speak” through the Environment?
  • Corona and Contracts: A Functional and Comparative Approach


  • Facts and Figures about the Applications to the Max Weber Fellowships in 2020
  • Teaching Abroad 2021
  • Call for Papers: Healing and Renewal. 15th MW Fellows June Conference  

MWP Alumni’s Corner

  • Podcast Series: Experiencing Epidemics. Sharing historical research on past epidemics

Upcoming Events

  • Max Weber Book Roundtables 2021
  • Multidisciplinary Research Workshops 2021

Past Events

  • MW Book Roundtables & Interviews: Grounded Nationalisms
  • MW Book Roundtables & Interviews: Europe's Crisis of Legitimacy: Governing by Rules and Ruling by Numbers in the Eurozone
  • MW Book Roundtables & Interviews: The Code of Capital: How the Law Creates Wealth and Inequality 

Career Moves
Prizes and Awards
Family News

Max Weber Programme Newsletter 19: Summer 2020 Issue

Newsletter 19 Summer 2020 Issue:

Feature Articles

  • What a Successful Winemaker Can Teach us About the Future of Work
  • Constitutional Insights From the Italian Populist Laboratory

Features – COVID19 related


  • This is Not a Drill. People and Work in Times of the Covid19 Emergency 
  • Living on the Margins in France: Before and During COVID-19 
  • The Pandemic and the End of the Liberal World Order as we Knew it
  • COVID-19 Symposium: US Border Closure Breaches International Refugee Law 
  • Sentencing the Present: Part Two. Critical Conversations in a Time of Crisis 
  • Economic Policies for the Aftermath of COVID-19
  • Now it is the Turn of Leaders to do ‘Whatever it Takes’ to Save Europe
  • Economic Policy and Financial Market Expectations During COVID-19 
  • COVID-19 and the Social Contract: A Lesson From Sub-Saharan Africa

Research Projects

  • Use of Telework and E-learning During COVID-19 Lockdown
  • Economic Interests, Business Power and Policy Responses to the Covid-19 Crisis 
  • Experiencing Epidemics: Sharing Historical Research on Past Epidemics 
  • Coping With COVID-19
  • Responding to COVID-19: Government Action, Government Rhetoric, and Public Trust 
  • Trust, Information, and Logics of Redistribution in Post-Pandemic Italy


  • Call for Applications, MW Fellowships 2021-2022
  • The Incoming Max Weber Fellows 2020-2021 
  • Call for Papers
  • Lola Avril (MWF LAW, 2019-2020)
  • Podcasts
  • Julie Deschepper (MWF HEC, 2019-2020)  

MWP Alumni’s Corner

  • Tina Freyburg (MWF SPS, 2011-2012) 
  • James Lee (MWF SPS, 2018-2019)
  • Marta Musso (MWF HEC, 2016-2017)         
  • Aidan Regan (MWF SPS, 2012-2013)          

Past Events

  • MW Masterclass: Is the COVID-19 Crisis Really so Different From the Financial Crisis?
  • MW Lecture: Rethinking Value Creation for a Post-Covid Recovery That is Inclusive and Sustainable
  • Conference: Politics Strikes Back: Europe Between old and new Challenges
  • MWP June Conference: A Time for Anxiety?
  • MRW: One Film - Four Lenses
  • MRW: Lifecycle of Intergroup Conflict
  • MRW: Labour Market Dynamics, Institutions and their Mutual Linkages
  • MRW: Inequality and Discrimination
  • MRW: Natural and Field Experiments for the Social Sciences
  • MRW: Migration in Historical and Contemporary Perspectives
  • MRW: The Protean Consumer: Exploring Competing Visions of Consumption and Consumerism            

Career Moves
Prizes and Awards
Family News

Max Weber Programme Newsletter 18: Winter 2020 Issue

Newsletter 18 Winter 2020 Issue:

  • Financial Constraints and Entrepreneurial Heterogeneity  
  • What to expect from Christine Lagarde’s presidency of the European Central Bank
  • The Effect of FDI on Environmental Emissions: Evidence from a Meta-Analysis        
  • Nothing about this is a peace plan: a brief introduction
  • Facts and Figures About the Applications to the Max Weber Fellowships in 2019
  • Teaching Abroad 2020
  • The Max Weber Programme Annual Report 2018-2019
  • Call for Abstracts: 14th MW Fellows June Conference, 17-19 June 2020
  • Alumni Events in Brussels
  • 7th Meeting of the SDU Workshop on Applied Microeconomics
  • Upcoming Events
    Max Weber Lectures 2020
    Multidisciplinary Research Workshop 2020
  • Past Events
    MW Lectures and Interviews
    Richard Whatmore in conversation with Jorge Díaz Ceballos and Gasper Jakovac
    Nadia Urbinati in conversation with Justus Vasel and Ester Sigilló
    ACO Conference
  • Publications
  • Career Moves
  • Prizes and Awards
  • Family News

Max Weber Programme Newsletter 17: Summer 2019 Issue

Newsletter 17 Summer 2019 Issue:

  • Richard Bellamy’s Farewell
  • At the Table, not on the Menu
  • Presenting ‘Talking Migration’
  • The Link Between Greenhouses, Bull-Fighting and Support for Vox in Spain
  • Call for Applications, MW Fellowships 2020-21
  • The Incoming Max Weber Fellows 2019-20
  • MW Lectures 2019-20
  • New Dean of Postdoctoral Studies at the EUI
  • EUIdeas: The New Blog on the Academic Block 2018
  • 13th Max Weber Fellows JuneConference
  • Past Events
  • Publications
  • Career Moves
  • Prizes and Awards
  • Family News

Max Weber Programme Newsletter 16: Winter 2019 Issue

 Newsletter 16 Winter 2019 Issue:

  • When Law Comes to Town
  • Nationality and Citizenship
  • Announcing the Publication of a New Teaching and Learning Resource in Economic History
  • The Canadian Contribution to a Comparative Law of Secession
  • Facts and Figures About the Applications to the Max Weber Fellowships in 2018
  • Teaching Abroad 2019
  • The Max Weber Programme Annual Report 2017-2018
  • Call for Abstracts: 13th MW Fellows June Conference, 12-14 June 2019
  • The MWP Showcase at the EUI State of the Union 2019 #SoU2019MWP
  • Alumni Events in Brussels
  • Where Did The MW Fellows Go?
  • Max Weber Lectures 2019
  • Multidisciplinary Research Workshop 2019
  • Past Events
  • Publications
  • Career Moves
  • Prizes and Awards
  • Family News

Max Weber Programme Newsletter 15: Summer 2018 Issue

Newsletter 15 Summer 2018 Issue:

  • What’s (Still) Wrong WithGlyphosate?
  • Twelve Months With Sixty-SevenFellows
  • Collaboration on the Joint Symposium MWP-JMU 2017-18
  • Brexit and Global TradeGovernance
  • Call for Applications, MW Fellowships 2019-20
  • Meet the Max Weber Fellows2018-19
  • Basic Facts About the MW Fellowships Awards 2018-19
  • The Max Weber Teaching Certificate Awards 2017-18
  • The Max Weber Fellow at the Coppa Pavone 2018
  • New Podcasts
  • Max Weber Fellows Map and Max Weber Fellows Alumni
  • Max Weber Lectures 2018-19
  • Past Events
  • Publications
  • Career Moves
  • Prizes and Awards
  • Family News

Max Weber Programme Newsletter 14: Winter 2018 Issue

Newsletter 14 Winter 2018 Issue:

  • Hybrid Pathways to Resistance in the Muslim World
  • All About Gender
  • A Theory of Emotional Choice for International Relations
  • Redistributive Policies in Decentralised Systems
  • The Ethical Knob and Self-Driving Vehicles
  • Marginalized Perspectives from South-East Europe
  • What Is to Be Done?* Brexit, Corbyn, and the Democratisation of Europe
  • The “Responsive City” Reloaded
  • The MWP Annual Report 2016-17 Is Out
  • Facts and Figures on Applications to the Max Weber Programme in 2017
  • Call for Papers: 12th Max Weber June Conference
  • Teaching Experience Abroad Is Expanding
  • Conference: How European Is European Private International Law?
  • Call for Papers: Challenges To EU Law And Governance In The Member States
  • New MW Fellows Interviews and Podcasts
  • Max Weber Lectures 2018
  • Max Weber Multidisciplinary Research Workshops 2018
  • Max Weber Programme Conferences 2018
  • Max Weber Occasional Talks 2018
  • Past Events
  • Publications            
  • Career Moves            
  • Prizes and Awards            
  • Family News

Max Weber Programme Newsletter 13: Summer 2017 Issue

Newsletter 13 Summer 2017 Issue:

  • The Badia Years of the Max Weber Programme: A Report on the Period 2013-2016
  • Are You in the Job Market? Check out the Max Weber Fellows’ Job Market Experiences
  • The Max Weber Fellows 2017-18
  • The Call for Applicants to the Max Weber Fellowships 2018-19
  • “September Days Are Here”
  • The Max Weber Lectures 2017-18
  • The Data Lab & Clinic at the EUI
  • Once Again the Max Weber Fellows Shone in the Coppa Pavone!
  • The MWF Society Is on FB!
  • The MW Fellows June Conference on Flickr
  • Past Events
  • Publications
  • Career Moves
  • Prizes and Awards
  • Family News

Max Weber Programme Newsletter 12: Winter 2017 Issue

Newsletter 12 Winter 2017 Issue:

  • Will the UK Remain an Attractive Place for Foreign Academics After Brexit?
  • Philippe’s Democracy
  • My Reflection on Being a Max Weber Fellow
  • Clientelism and Economic Policy: Greece and the Crisis
  • News
  • Upcoming Events
  • Past Events
  • Publications
  • Career Moves
  • Prizes and Awards
  • Family News

Max Weber Programme Newsletter 11: Summer 2016 Issue

Newsletter 11 Summer 2016 Issue:

  • The Villa Paola Years Begin
  • The Impact of Economic Sanctions on Income Inequality of Target States.
  • Between Academic and Popular History: Exploring the Renaissance
  • Women and Inequality in Academia – Experiences, Analyses
  • Towards a European Pillar of Social Rights: An Opportunity Not to BeSquandered
  • What Keeps Europe together? A Comment on the Role of Social Interactions for a Collective European Identity
  • News
  • Past Events
  • Publications
  • Career Moves
  • Prizes and Awards
  • Family News

Max Weber Programme Newsletter 10: Winter 2016 Issue

Newsletter 10 Winter 2016 Issue:

  • COP21: The Agreement
  • Examining EU Citizens’ Sentiments about EU Security and Defence Policy through Twitter: The Case of the Ukraine Crisis’
  • Towards a Theory of Cosmopolitan Realism: Peace Related HumanDiversity
  • Pork Cuts: The Sharp Edges of Nativism in Southern Europe
  • Electoral Competition and Ethnic Identities in Eastern Europe
  • News
  • Upcoming Events
  • Past Events
  • Publications
  • Career Moves
  • Prizes and Awards
  • Max Weber Babies

Max Weber Programme Newsletter 9: Summer 2015 Issue

Newsletter 9 Summer 2015 Issue:

  • Marking One Year at the Max Weber Programme, by Richard Bellamy, Director of the MWP
  • Plants and Botanical Gardens in the Spanish Empire During The Nineteenth Century, by José Aguilera (HEC MW Fellow 2006-2007)
  • Charlie Humanist and Warmonger, by Mathias Delori (Max Weber Fellow 2008/2009)
  • What Nature, What Law? By Franz L. Fillafer (MW Fellow 2014-2015) and Magdalena Malecka (MW Fellow 2013-2015)
  • “Global Colleagues” Against Global Poverty, by Robert Lepenies (LAW MW Fellow 2013-2015)
  • Laudato Si and the Historic Roots of the Discourse on Global Inequality, by Julia McClure (HEC MW Fellow 2014-2015)
  • Ideational Sources of Nonproliferation Policy in the Global South, by Michal Onderco (SPS MW Fellow 2014-2015)
  • Is there an Aesthetic of Academic Practice? By Meha Priyadarshini (HEC MW Fellow 2014-2015)
  • UN Women: 59th Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), by Annika Wolf (LAW MW Fellow 2013-2015)
  • News
  • Past Events
  • Prizes and Distinctions
  • Career Moves
  • Publications

Max Weber Programme Newsletter 8: Winter 2015 Issue

Newsletter 8 Winter 2015 Issue:

  • What Do We Owe to Young People, by Juliana Bidadanure (SPS Fellow)
  • Law, Sciences and New Technologies, by Barbara Bottalico (LAW Fellow)
  • Generations as an Analythical category for Modern Global History, by Sayaka Chatani (HEC Fellow)
  • Spotlight on Poverty Research, by Julia McClure (HEC Fellow)
  • Behavioural Economics – Beyond (Ir)Rationality and Other-Regarding Preferences, by Moti Michaelis (ECO Fellow)
  • Max Weber Programme 2012-2014: In Retrospect, by Michalis Rousakis (ECO Fellow 2012-2014)
  • News
  • Upcoming Events
  • Past Events
  • Prizes and Distinctions
  • Career Moves
  • Publications
  • Max Weber Babies

Max Weber Programme Newsletter 7: Summer 2014 Issue

Newsletter 7 Summer 2014 Issue:

  • A Welcome and an Introduction by Richard Bellamy, Director of the MWP
  • History and Theory: The (Brief) Story of a Weberian Reading Group Learning from the Max Weber Programme
  • Socioeconomic Status and Health: Disentangling Causal Pathways in a Life Course Perspective
  • Examining EU Lobbying and Interest Groups
  • Focus on Glass Ceiling in Academia
  • Academics Stand Against Poverty (ASAP)
  • NeuroLaw at the EUI
  • News
  • Upcoming Events
  • Past Events
  • Prizes and Distinctions
  • Career Moves
  • Publications
  • Max Weber Babies

Max Weber Programme Newsletter 6: Autumn 2013 Issue

Newsletter 6 Autumn 2013 Issue:

  • Applications to the MWP
  • Job Market Experiences
  • Annual Report 2012-2013
  • An Investigation of Publishing Strategies
  • Democracy, Inequality and Representation in Europe
  • Peace, Justice, and Belligerence in Colombia
  • A Historical Take on Sovereign Default
  • Fiscal Consolidation, Tax Evasion, and Corruption
  • Upcoming Events
  • Recent Events
  • Publications
  • Announcements

Max Weber Programme Newsletter 5: Summer 2013 Issue

Newsletter 5 Summer 2013 Issue:

  • On the Move
  • Impact Evaluation of the MWP
  • Welcome Fellows 2013-2014
  • Becoming a member of a “Young Academy”
  • Law and Neuroscience at the EUI
  • ACO attends European Conference on Researcher Mobility
  • The Max Weber Programme 2006-2013 – The Villa la Fonte Years
  • Events
  • Max Weber Lectures 2013-2014
  • Publications
  • Announcements

Max Weber Programme Newsletter 4: Winter 2012 Issue

Newsletter 4 Winter 2012 Issue:

  • Evaluation of the MWP
  • Parental Investment
  • The EU in Frau Angela’s eyes
  • Establishing a Research Centre
  • Judicial Defiance in the EU Legal Order
  • MWP Applications 2013-2014
  • The MWF Society
  • Upcoming events
  • Recent Events
  • Publications
  • Announcements

Max Weber Programme Newsletter 3: Spring 2012 Issue

Newsletter 3 Spring 2012 Issue:

  • Fellows 2012-2013
  • News from ACO
  • Twitter for Scholarly Purposes
  • French Nuclear Energy
  • Healthy School Lunches
  • History of books
  • Fellows in Barcelona
  • Events
  • Publications
  • Announcements

Max Weber Programme Newsletter 2: Fall 2011 Issue

Newsletter 2 Fall 2011 Issue:

  • The MWP celebrates Thomas Sargent
  • Applications for the MWP
  • News from ACO
  • MWF Network Map
  • MWF Contributions
  • Events
  • Publications
  • Announcements

Max Weber Programme Newsletter 1: Spring 2011 Issue

Newsletter 1 Spring 2011 Issue:

  • Welcome
  • New Fellows 2011-2012
  • News from ACO
  • FIESOLE Group
  • MWF Contributions
  • Events
  • Recent Publications
  • Best Practices
  • Announcements

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