Obituary: Rainer Müller (1941-2019)

Obituary: Rainer Müller (1941-2019)

SOCIUM mourns Rainer Müller, founding member of the Center for Social Policy and its longtime director

Rainer Müller was both a physician and a sociologist. This explains the breadth of his research interests as well as his unusual willingness as a Professor of Ergonomics and Occupational Medicine to participate in the organization of an interdisciplinary social science research center Read more ...


"The University in World Society: Liberalism, Neoliberalism, and Now Anti-Liberalism"

Stanford Sociologist John W. Meyer Gives a Talk at the Haus der Wissenschaft

On Thursday, October 17th, 2019 at 6 pm, the Hans-Koschnick-Professor will talk about the subject of “The University in World Society: Liberalism, Neoliberalism and Now Anti-Liberalism” Read more ...

Sustainability: Social and Ecological

Sustainability: Social and Ecological

Conference at the Haus der Wissenschaft underlines necessity for action and more research

Both social as well as environmental policy research use the notion of sustainability. However, they use it in different forms and with different content. The yet only partially discernable effects of climate change, however, impress the obligation that really “sustainable” policies cannot focus only on one of the aims. Read more ...