max weber lectures

Doubts on Growth: The Discourse on ‘Secular Stagnation’ in the Social Sciences

A Max Weber Lecture by Claus Offe (Hertie School of Governance) Wednesday 18 February 2015 17:00-19.00 Refettorio, Badia Fiesolana   Clauss Offe is a political sociologist. He has made substantive contributions to understanding the relationships between democracy and capitalism. His recent work has focused on economies and states in transition to democracy. Abstract: The experience of declining growth rates, near-stagnation and deflationary […]

On Aggression: Psychoanalysis as Moral Politics in Post-Nazi Germany

Max Weber Lecture By Dagmar Herzog, City University of New York 10 December 2014, 17:00-18:30,  Badia, Theatre   Dagmar Herzog is distinguished professor of history and the Daniel Rose Faculty scholar at the Graduate Center, City University of New York. She has published extensively on the histories of sexuality and gender, theology and religion, Jewish–Christian relations and Holocaust memory. She gives particular attention in her research to methodological […]

Incentives for Public Service Delivery

  Max Weber Lecture by Oriana Bandiera, LSE Wednesday 19 November 2014, 17:00-18:30 Sala Europa, Villa Schifanoia European University Institute Oriana Bandiera is Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics (LSE) and Director of the Suntory and Toyota International Centers for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD). She is an internationally renowned expert of […]

Why Should We Read Max Weber? The case of Wissenschaft

Max Weber Lecture by Peter Ghosh, University of Oxford, 15 October 2014, 17:00-18:30, Badia, Refettorio Max Weber was born 150 years ago on the 21st of April, 1864. To mark his upcoming anniversary, the Max Weber Programme is organizing a special Max Weber Lecture to celebrate Weber’s intellectual legacy. On 15 October 2014 Peter Ghosh of the […]

The MWP Annual Report 2012-2013 has been published

2012–2013 was the 7th academic year of the Max Weber Programme and, in several respects, marks the end of a first period of the programme. Change and continuity will mark this transition. Change in housing and directorship; continuity in funding, fellowships, activities, and most of the MWP team. How change and continuity interact determines success […]