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3 events

28.09.2021 - 28.09.2021

Launch of the Social Cohesion Seminar Series

The Social Sustainability and Inclusion Global Practice at the World Bank and the Social Cohesion Team at the German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) cordially…

29.09.2021 - 01.10.2021

Cohesive Societies? 2021 3rd Academy of Sociology Conference Online

Contemporary societies face challenges that require a high degree of social cohesion in terms of effectively addressing them. Some argue that societies are characterized by declining social cohesion,…

15.11.2021 - 17.11.2021

Trier, Germany (If necessary, the conference will be staged digitally)
Paul Ricœur on Collective Identities

Over the last four decades, the concept of collective identity has attracted considerable attention and generated extensive discussions in the various branches of philosophy, as well as in the human…

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09.11.2020 - 09.11.2020

Social Cohesion in Forced Displacement Contexts

The majority of displaced persons are hosted by neighbouring low- and middle-income countries, which themselves tend to be economically and socially unstable. The hosting of displaced populations puts…


Panel Discussion: “Social Cohesion: An Expanding Research Agenda”

Guiding questions: How is the topic of social cohesion placed in the academic discussion? What questions are gaining attention? What makes social cohesion especially appealing from an academic…

10.11.2020 - 10.11.2020

Taxation, Social Protection Systems and Social Cohesion

It is often argued that social protection can achieve objectives beyond alleviation of poverty and food insecurity. One of them is the promotion of social cohesion. While there is a literature…

10.11.2020 - 10.11.2020

Values: Foundation, Fault line, or Fabric of Social Cohesion?

Sharing similar values is a foundation of communities and societies. It has been an implicit common sense that individuals in socially cohesive societies share the same values or are tolerant enough…

10.11.2020 - 10.11.2020

Economic Development and Social Cohesion: How Economic Factors Contribute to Cohesive Societies

The concept of social cohesion is still relatively new to the field of economics so that the respective strand of literature is relatively small. While there is some evidence for a positive…


Conflict, Societal Peace and Social Cohesion

How does violent conflict affect social cohesion and which domestic and international efforts can help to restore social cohesion afterwards? Can dealing with a history of violent conflict through…

10.11.2020 - 10.11.2020

Social Cohesion: Concept and Measurement

Political polarization, nationalist trends and not least the effects of the Covid19 pandemic have recently been threatening the cohesiveness of societies around the world. Viceversa, a lack of social…


Panel Discussion: “Living Up to a New Challenge: How Can Development Cooperation Improve Social Cohesion?”

Welcome and introductory remarks by Julia Leininger (DIE)

•    MinDir Stefan Oswald (Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development - BMZ)
•    Thokozile Ruzvidzo (United…

12.11.2020 - 12.11.2020

Launch of the Social Cohesion Hub & Panel Discussion on “Networking for Social Cohesion: How to Become a Community of Action?”

On November 12, 2020, the Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik / German Development Institute (DIE) is launching the Social Cohesion Hub, a new cooperative knowledge website dedicated entirely…

24.05.2021 - 28.05.2021

Karatina University, Main Campus, Kenya
Karatina University Fifth International Conference: Cohesion and Integration Conference 2021

Karatina University is pleased to announce the 5th International Conference on Cohesion and Integration at the University Main Campus, Kagochi from 24th to 28th May, 2021.The conference will provide…