Workshop “”Value and valuation: Foundations and interdisciplinary perspectives””

26-27 September 2023 | Berlin, Germany Workshop Theme: “Value and valuation: Foundations and interdisciplinary perspectives” Workshop organization: Michaela Haase, Freie Universität Berlin, Marketing-Department, michaela.haase@fu-berlin.de ‘Value’ and ‘valuation’ are crucial concepts for the understanding of major approaches and theory developments in many social-scientific disciplines and research areas. Academic interest in these concepts, however, is not symmetrically distributed; theories […]

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SPACE in the media: Post-growth and capitalism: a contradiction?

SPACE Researchers Stephan Pühringer and Carina Altreiter comment on the situation of critical transformative knowledge production in capitalist societies The Blog Post-Growth develop visions and design ideas for a post-growth society: a sustainable society that is not dependent on economic growth and in which it is possible to live well. Several guest authors contribute to […]

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Workshop “Value and Valuation: Challenges in political economy analysis”

SPACE researcher Stephan Pühringer is organizing an interdisciplinary workshop on “Value and Valuation: Challenges in political economy analysis” together with Luísa Veloso (Iscte/CIES, University Institute of Lisbon), Alexandre Silva (Iscte/CIES, University Institute of Lisbon), Jens Maesse (University of Giessen), Thierry Rossier (University of Fribourg and London School of Economics). The Workshop is taking place form […]

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SPACE in the media: Precarious Science

SPACE Researcher Stephan Pühringer talks about the precarious conditions in science in the podcast ‘mosaik’ ‘mosaik’ editor Raphael Deindl interviews SPACE researcher Stephan Pühringer on the precarious situation of science and possible reforms. In view of precarious working and employment conditions, tougher competitive conditions and the increasing focus on excellence indicators, the situation for knowledge […]

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New Paper: Transition via Societal Spheres

“Transitional Processes via Societal Spheres: Polanyi and Schumpeter” by SPACE researchers Theresa Hager, Ines Heck (University Greenwich) and Johanna Rath In this paper, SPACE researchers Theresa Hager and Johanna Rath collaborate with Ines Heck (University Greenwich). The authors examine parallels and differences, intersections and complementarities in the notions of societal transition by Karl Polanyi and […]

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