Lecture Series: Trust Contexted

In the summer semester 2023, the Excellence Cluster Initiative ConTrust – Trust in Conflict. Political Life under Conditions of Uncertainty organizes the Lecture Series Trust Contexted. Taking an interdisciplinary perspective, international trust scholars will examine the dynamics of trust in conflict in diverse contexts. The program aims at providing a setting for unconventional and critical perspectives on current trust conceptions, theories and approaches.

Building „Normative Ordnungen“
Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main
Max-Horkheimer-Str. 2
60323 Frankfurt am Main

Previous events:

Wednesday, May 10, 6-8 pm (c.t.) | Room EG 01
Dr. Jannis J. Grimm, Head of the Research Group Radical Spaces, INTERACT, Free University of Berlin, Germany
“Revolutionary Burnout: Trust Erosion and the Demobilization of Lebanon’s Thawra Uprising”

Wednesday, June 14, 6-8 pm (c.t.) | Room 5.01
PD Dr. Veith Selk, Institute of Political Sciene, Technical University of Darmstadt, Research Project “Moralisierung, Emotionalisierung, Polarisierung. Ein bürgerwissenschaftliches Reallabor” (VolkswagenStiftung)
“Bad Feelings. On Negative Emotions and Distrust of Democracy”

Wednesday, July 5, 12.15-13.45 pm | online via Zoom
Prof. Xiaoying Qi, Associate Professor of Sociology, Research Centre for Social and Political Change and School of Arts, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Australia
“Trust, Broken Trust, and Trust Renegotiated”

Wednesday, October 26, 2022, 6-8 pm 
Dr. Anindya Sekhar Purkayastha, Professor of Literary Studies, Kazi Nazrul University, India, and (currently) Institute of Language Studies and Research (ILSR), Kolkata, India
“Postcolonial perspectives on conflict and trust building. Tolerance, Fratricidal Violence and Samata: Critical Anarchives of Nazrul, Ambedkar and W.E.B. DuBois”

Wednesday, November 9, 2022, 6-8 pm
Dr. Tiago Mata, Associate Professor in the Department of Science and Technology Studies at University College London, UK
“The political epistemology of American social movements, 1980s and 1990s”

Wednesday, December 14, 2022, 6-8 pm
Dr. Moira Weigel, Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Studies at Northeastern University, USA
“Behind the Brown Box: Amazon Sellers, Global Supply Chains, and the Making of Monopoly.”

Tuesday, February 7, 2023, 6-8 pm (c.t.)
Prof. Hadar Dancig-Rosenberg, Professor of Law at the Bar-Ilan University Faculty of Law and Visiting Professor at the Helen Diller Institute, UC Berkeley School of Law
Social Trust in Criminal Justice: A Metric