WSN EVENT #8 | Handbook Presentation: WIRTSCHAFT und RELIGION w. Maren Freudenberg, Martin Lutz and Moritz Hinsch Mediator: Aaron French
This time, Prof. Masahiro Noguchi (Tokyo) and Prof. Sérgio da Mata explore the reception of Max Weber’s speech «Politik als Beruf» with a focus on Germany, Japan and Brazil.
«Die Wirkung von Max Webers “Politik als Beruf” in Deutschland, Japan und Brasilien» On June 9th at 18:00 (CET), we’ll be discussing the reception of Max Weber’s speech «Politik als Beruf» with a focus on Germany, Japan and Brazil. Our presenters, Prof. Masahiro Noguchi (Tokyo) and Prof. Sérgio da Matta (Ouro Preto) will share their … Leer más
Masahiro Noguchi Tokyo – Seikei University | Munich – Die Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften Research area: Political Theory and History of Ideas ‘One fascinating dimension of Weber’s writings resides in his insightful exploration of politics through the lens of culture. The title of my first book is “Kampf und Kultur” (Struggle and Culture)’. Find my … Leer más
WSN EVENT #6 | WEBER, FINANCE and CAPITALISM w. Sam Whimster and Mischa Suter Mediator: Edith Hanke and Victor Strazzeri On this occasion, Sam Whimster and Mischa Suter explore Weber’s insights into capitalism, credit, and money, with a particular focus on his economic key works. Check out Sam’s blog post on the topic «Weber & … Leer más
Weber & Stock Exchange (Boerse/Bourse) by Sam Whimster The fundamental contradiction driving the Bourse inquiry and the controversy over the bourse was the social-political need to protect the public and the private investor (almost 2 million of them) and the aim of ensuring the functional capability of the economy. A liberal, open trading economy had … Leer más
Sam Whimster United Kingdom – Deputy Director of Global Policy Institute, London. Research area: Weber as an economist. ‘Now we have the MWG in its totality the task is to show its explanatory value for today’s societal transformations. An interesting intellectual exercise would be to present the framework/Inhalte of the Grundriß für Sozialökonomik and try … Leer más
WSN EVENT #5 | WEBER and BENJAMIN w. Lucía Pinto and Chunjie Zhang Mediator: Victor Strazzeri This time Lucía Pinto and Chunjie Zhang, our presenter, and discussant, respectively debate the connections between Weber and Benjamin’s work. The discussion begins with a presentation of Lucía’s article «Max Weber and Walter Benjamin» which is already posted on our blog!