Visiting Researchers at the MPIfG


Professor Sonja Amadae

Home institution: Politics and International Relations, Swansea University, United Kingdom
Research topic: Neoliberalism sows the seeds of illiberalism
At the MPIfG: June 4, 2018–June 29, 2018

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Inna Bell

Home institution: Graduate School for Social Research (GSSR), Institute of Philosophy and Sociology (IFiS PAN), Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland
Research topic: New societies, old organizations: Adaptation and continuity of civil society organizations during regime change in the Czech Republic
At the MPIfG: April 3, 2018–June 30, 2018


Dr. Moisés Kopper

Home institution: Center for Metropolitan Studies (Centro de Estudos da Metrópole), University of São Paulo, Brazil
Research topic: Intersection of new forms of political participation, citizen activism, and consumption in contemporary Brazil
At the MPIfG: November 2, 2017–October 31, 2018

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Julian Limberg

Home institution: Department of Political and Social Sciences, European University Institute, Florence, Italy
Research topic: The political economy of taxing the rich
At the MPIfG: June 1, 2018–July 31, 2018


Professor Stephanie L. Mudge

Home institution: Department of Sociology, University of California, Davis, USA
Research topic: The figure of the trade union economist
At the MPIfG: July 9, 2018–July 20, 2018

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Professor Akos Rona-Tas

Home institution: Department of Sociology, University of California San Diego (UCSD), USA
Research topic: Risk, uncertainty, and prediction  
Akos Rona-Tas, Scholar in Residence 2018 at the MPI for the Study of Societies, is Professor at the Department of Sociology at the University of California San Diego and a Research Associate at Met@risk, INRA (the French National Institute for Agricultural Research), Paris.
At the MPIfG: April 1, 2018–July 31, 2018

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Gianluca Scarano

Home institution: Network for the Advancement of Social and Political Studies (NASP), Graduate School on Social and Political Sciences, University of Milan, Italy
Research topic: Public-private strategies in the governance of labor market policies
At the MPIfG: April 3, 2018–June 30, 2018


Dr. Patrick Schenk

Home institution: Institute of Sociology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Research topic: Uncertainty as a problem in economic sociology: The case of wine
At the MPIfG: April 3, 2018–June 29, 2018

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Ravi Tripathi

Home institution: Centre d'économie de l'Université Paris 13 (CEPN), Université Sorbonne Paris Cité/Université Paris 13, France
Research topic: The labor market during the crisis: Questioning the "German model"
At the MPIfG: May 2, 2018–July 31, 2018


Dr. Craig Zabala

Home institution: Concorde Group, New York, USA
Research topic: Developments in the global shadow banking sector: New developments in the United States, Europe and Germany
At the MPIfG: July 15, 2016–June 30, 2018


The MPIfG considers international cooperation to be the most promising organizational form of comparative research. Many visiting researchers make valuable contributions to its research program.
The MPIfG is part of a worldwide network of research institutions and researchers working in the social sciences. It cooperates closely with several research institutes abroad.

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