Interview with Anna Baumert: "Civil courage is needed – everywhere“. Psychologist Anna Baumert and her team are trying to identify personality traits that enable people to intervene courageously in the face of injustice. (German version)
Angelo Romano published his paper "Parochial trust and cooperation across 17 societies" (with Balliet, D.; Yamagishi, T.; Liu, J. H.) in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).
Matthias Sutter is the recipient of the 2018 Hans Kelsen Prize, which is awarded annually by the University of Cologne. As part of the university's excellence initiative, the prize is given to scientists who have displayed an outstanding research record over the past six years.
Matthias Sutter has been appointed a Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Institute for Advanced Studies/Institut für Höhere Studien (IHS) in Vienna. The Institute for Advanced Studies is an independent, non-profit research institute and one of the most renowned social and economic research institutes in Austria. It brings together expertise from economists, sociologists, and political scientists, among others, to address fundamental economic and social problems and policy choices. Founded in 1963 under the auspices of two former Austrian scholars of world renown, Paul F. Lazarsfeld and Oskar Morgenstern, with funds from the Ford Foundation, the IHS is today funded by the Austrian government and by other public organizations.