Keynote: Dual circulation, decoupling and dual use: Chinese policies' impact on Europe's de- and reindustrialization
Friday, 02 June, 2023 15:00 - 16:30 CEST

Three decades after the begin of China's process of opening up and reform and about a decade after China's accession to the WTO, the country's fast industrialisation process became hard to ignore. In European politics this is summarised in the acknowledgement of China as a „partner for cooperation and negotiation, an economic competitor and systemic rival".…

Double Keynote: Memory Perspectives on Industrial Transformation(s) in Eastern Europe & Rethinking the Periphery: Deindustrialization in the Global North and South
Wednesday, 31 May, 2023 17:30 - 19:00 CEST

Double Keynote presentation in the framework of the Conference "Deindustrialization and Reindustrialization Re-Connected"

Conference "Deindustrialization and Reindustrialization Re-Connected. Comparing Developments in the Global South and the Global North from the 1970s to the Present Day"
Wednesday, 31 May, 2023 17:00 - 02 Jun, 16:30 CEST

In the western world and in post-communist Eastern Europe, the history of deindustrialization has mostly been written as a story of loss and decline. However, the picture changes if we apply a global history perspective.

Un/Gleichheit Be/Schreiben: Über Armut und Reichtum
Friday, 26 May, 2023 17:30 - 19:00 CEST

Lesung und Diskussion: In dieser Literaturlesung und -diskussion wird unser angesehener Autor*innenkreis ihre Einsichten zur Darstellung sozioökonomischer Ungleichheiten in der Literatur teilen und prüfen, wie das Schreiben als starkes Instrument genutzt werden kann, um Ungleichheiten anzufechten.

Ungleichheit und Prekarität in der Gig-Economy
Friday, 26 May, 2023 15:45 - 17:15 CEST


Ungleichheit.Macht.(Hoch)Schule: (Un)Gleichheit im Bildungssystem
Friday, 26 May, 2023 14:00 - 15:30 CEST


Transformation, Ungleichheit, Umverteilung: Welche Zukunft für den gesellschaftlichen Zusammenhalt?
Thursday, 25 May, 2023 17:00 - 18:30 CEST

Welche Auswirkungen hat zunehmende Ungleichheit auf den gesellschaftlichen Zusammenhalt? Stellt sie eine Gefahr für das demokratische System dar? Was können traditionelle sozialstaatliche Ausgleichsmechanismen noch leisten? Oder ist Chancengleichheit statt Umverteilung der Schlüssel zu mehr Gerechtigkeit in der Gesellschaft?

(In)Equality and the Climate Emergency. Transforming Activism, Politics, and Visions of the Future
Thursday, 25 May, 2023 15:00 - 16:45 CEST

Roundtable Discussion: The roundtable aims at engaging scholarly, literary, political, and activist perspectives in a dialogue on how questions of justice permeate their perceptions and practices of addressing the climate emergency.

Digital Technologies in China: Towards a More Just and Equal Society?
Thursday, 25 May, 2023 13:00 - 14:30 CEST

Lecture: Looking at the case of China, this talk looks at how digital technologies have transformed social, economic, and political life in China.

Inequalities of Rentier Capitalism: The Commons as the Future
Wednesday, 24 May, 2023 17:00 - 18:30 CEST

Keynote lecture: Reviving the commons and compensating the commoner for their deprivations should form the core of a new progressive politics grounded in ecological imperatives of our times.

Transformation and (In)Equality
Wednesday, 24 May, 2023 15:00 - 16:30 CEST

Roundtable discussion: How is inequality encoded in technologies, human bodies, literary canons, and economic systems? And what transformations have the concepts of equality and inequality undergone in East Central Europe and beyond over the past half century?

FREE ENTRY: RECET History and Social Sciences Festival "Transformations of (In)Equality"
Wednesday, 24 May, 2023 14:30 - 26 May, 20:30 CEST

In this second RECET History and Social Sciences Festival, high-profile voices from academia, politics, civil society, the arts and culture will discuss the multiple dimensions of and contestations surrounding (in)equality, and its many transformations over the past years and decades. These lectures, debates, and panel discussions will be accompanied by an…