• "Ungleichland" Film & Talk

    On February 14th, 2023 at 6.30 pm, the Cluster of Excellence "The Politics of Inequality" with Zebra Kino and karla Magazin invites you to a film screening and subsequent discussion with Julia Friedrichs (author), Prof. Dr. Marius R. Busemeyer (political scientist), Stefanie Bremer (activist) & guests.

    Free entry!

  • Book Launch -
    Ideational Legacies and the Politics of Migration in European Minority Regions

    Monday, 13 February 2023, 5.30–7.00 pm, CET

    Why are some minority regions open, others aversive to immigration? Christina Zuber (University of Konstanz) will answer this question in a presentation of her recently published book. Anita Manatschal (University of Neuchâtel) and Marius Busemeyer (University of Konstanz) will provide comments before opening up for discussion with the audience. The event will be moderated by Kirsten Mahlke (University of Konstanz) and an apéro awaits those attending in person.

  • "Do women evaluate their lower earnings still to be fair?":
    New Publication Out!

    Despite pay gaps between the sexes, women were consistently found to evaluate their job and pay as more positive than men. In social psychology, this is known as “paradox of the contented female worker”. Can this paradox still be found today and does it vary between occupational contexts? Ole Brüggemann and Thomas Hinz studied 27 European countries and find that women nowadays perceive their lower earnings as unfair and that this was more pronounced in female-dominated and gender unequal occupations.

    Find the Paper here.

  • Save the Date

    In_equality Conference 2024 is scheduled for 10-12 April 2024 at Bodenseeforum Konstanz - and once again fully online.

     Save the Date!

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"Ungleichland" Film & Talk

Am 14. Februar 2023 um 18.30 Uhr lädt das Exzellenzcluster "The Politics of Inequality" zusammen mit dem Zebra Kino und dem karla Magazin zur Filmvorführung und anschließender Diskussion mit Julia Friedrichs (Autorin), Prof. Dr. Marius R. Busemeyer (Politikwissenschaftler), Stefanie Bremer (Aktivistin) & Gästen ein.

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Postdoc Position in Sociology - Social Movements

The working group “Sociology – Social Movements” as part of the Cluster of Excellence “The Politics of Inequality” invites applications for a postdoctoral position starting in April 2023.

Wie Erbe Wohneigentum bestimmt: Ungleichheit in Stein und Beton

Wie hängt die große Ungleichheit beim Wohneigentum mit familiärem Wohlstand, Miet- und Hypothekenmarkt zusammen? Aktuelle Forschungsergebnisse der SoziologInnen Prof. Dr. Thomas Hinz und Dr. Or Cohen Raviv vom Exzellenzcluster „The Politics of Inequality“ der Universität Konstanz.

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