Why was there a wall between East and West Germany and not one between the North and the South? Deliberating Discrimination, Antisemitism, Racism, Sexism, Homophobia in Volatile Schools in Hamburg

In 2019 Social Science Works enjoyed a close cooperation with a district-school in Hamburg.[1] We formed two groups of about … Continue ReadingWhy was there a wall between East and West Germany and not one between the North and the South? Deliberating Discrimination, Antisemitism, Racism, Sexism, Homophobia in Volatile Schools in Hamburg

Wissensproduzenten in der Bringschuld: Wie erhöhe ich das Wirkungspotenzial wissenschaftlicher Texte?

Luftverschmutzung korreliert mit der Qualität unserer Reden und Texte, las ich kürzlich in einer Studie. Ein Luftverschmutzungswert über 15 Mikrogramm … Continue ReadingWissensproduzenten in der Bringschuld: Wie erhöhe ich das Wirkungspotenzial wissenschaftlicher Texte?

Why Does Fieldwork Matter? Reflections On Immersion, The Everyday & Knowledge Creation In Hong Kong

“If the RMB depreciates, Southbound trading goes through the roof!” A conversation overheard in Central   Ideas about the borderless … Continue ReadingWhy Does Fieldwork Matter? Reflections On Immersion, The Everyday & Knowledge Creation In Hong Kong

Intellectual monocultures, black swans & the failure of economics: lessons from the global financial crisis and austerity

  One of the most pressing challenges to the global economy has been the global financial crisis of 2007 – … Continue ReadingIntellectual monocultures, black swans & the failure of economics: lessons from the global financial crisis and austerity