Keynote Speaker

Keynote speaker

Yasemin Soysal

World society research in an emerging post-liberal era: Studying macro and micro enactments

Yasemin Soysal is a research professor of Global Sociology at the WZB, Berlin, and a leading research member of the SCRIPTS Cluster of Excellence.  Her research brings global and sociological–institutional perspectives into investigating the historical development and current reconfigurations of the nation-state and citizenship.  She is currently engaged in the theoretical and empirical studies of the rise of the transnationally standardized script of agentic, meritocratic citizenship and its comparative scope, enactments, and contradictions.