2018 Tübingen Lecture on Social Europe: Maurizio Ferrera on "A European Social Union: Piecing the Puzzle Together"

New institutions are seldom built from scratch. They are typically born through piecing together already existing institutional building blocks in a creative way. In recent years, an important debate has been launched on the...


Departmental Seminar: Geopolitics and Changing Border Scenarios for Israel / Palestine

David Newman, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev at Wednesday, 25 April 2018 · 16 h c.t. · Room 124, Institut für Politikwissenschaft


Gastvortrag "Changing Political Maps : The Situation in the Middle East and the Arab World Today"

H.E. Senator Hasan Abu Nimah in der Alten Aula, Monday, 23rd April 2018, 18 h c.t.


Neunte Tübinger Schreibwoche

23. bis 26. April 2018 in der UB. Bei einer moderierten Gesprächsrunde nimmt auch Thomas Diez theil


Überblick zum Institutskolloquium im Sommersemester 2018

Die Veranstaltung findet wöchentlich jeden Mittwoch um 16 h c.t. im IfP, Raum 124 statt


Neuerscheinung: Erziehung zur Friedensliebe

Annäherungen an ein Ziel aus der Landesverfassung Baden-Württemberg, herausgegeben von Simon Meisch, Uli Jäger und Thomas Nielebock


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Bank holidays

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