Kategorie: Sozialwissenschaften

Drifting Along: Unemployment and Interwar Social Research, from Marienthal to Muncie

Crosspost from Migrant Knowledge In January of 1929, the husband-and-wife sociologists Robert and Helen Lynd published what would become a landmark work of popular ethnography called Middletown: A Study in Modern American Culture. The Lynds’ broadly accessible book presented an in-depth profile of the social and civic life in Muncie, Indiana, a “typical” American community … Continue reading Drifting Along: Unemployment and Interwar Social Research, from Marienthal to Muncie

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Drifting Along: Unemployment and Interwar Social Research, from Marienthal to Muncie

The author looks at the relationship between two famous early sociological community studies, „Middletown“ and „Marienthal.“ The latter became Paul Lazarsfeld’s „ticket out of Europe just as the continent was descending into fascism.“

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Fortuities of an online search and the complexities of Ottoman feminism

4 December 2020 | Author: Gülşah TorunoğluSupported by the Istanbul Policy Center, Sabancı University Stiftung Mercator Initiative (IPC Mercator) and organized by the Orient-Institut Istanbul (OII) and Sabancı University Gender and Women’s Studies (SU Gender), the workshop will be held in collaboration with Koç University’s Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations (ANAMED), and the Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul (SRII).

Mundane and Basic, But Existential – On the Everyday Challenges of Building International Scholarly Collaborative Networks

20 November 2020 | Author: Katja RieckFinding the starting point of collaboration: Shared existential pressures of academia
Given that the most obvious (and for us academics enjoyable) avenues for promoting scholarly collaboration, such as jointly organized workshops, are closed to us due to the COVID-19 pandemic we have to resort to alternatives.

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