About O&P

‘Othering’ and polarisation have immediate and potentially severe consequences for politics across Europe – in terms of Populist denigration of sub-groups but also when politics is so divided that each side will not listen to the other (e.g. Brexit in the UK). Unfortunately, relevant theory, knowledge and perspectives on these phenomena are splintered across many … Continue reading About O&P

Upcoming workshop: Modeling and Measuring Social Cohesion using Methods of Computational Social Science

Mon, 2021 July 12, 14:00 - 17:30 Central European Time Tue, 2021 July 13,  14:00 - 17:30 Central European Time The workshop will focus on different ways to conceptualize, define and measure social cohesion. We already drafted three talks including a keynote by James Moody. You find more about the aims and scope in the … Continue reading Upcoming workshop: Modeling and Measuring Social Cohesion using Methods of Computational Social Science

Othering, Polarisation and Social Identity workshop programme: 10am CET 17th Sept. 2020

Date&time: 17.09.2020 10:00-13:00 Part of Social Simulation Week 2020 Chairs: Bruce Edmonds (Metropolitan Manchester University, United Kingdom), Geeske Scholz (University of Osnabrueck, Germany) & Julia Eberlen (Uinversity Libre de Brussels, Belgium) Introduction to topic: ‘Othering’ and polarisation have immediate and potentially severe consequences for politics across Europe – in terms of Populist denigration of sub-groups … Continue reading Othering, Polarisation and Social Identity workshop programme: 10am CET 17th Sept. 2020