In this space the Center for Social and Development Studies is blogging on issues of transformation, global developments and problems of social solidarity.
Our blog will cover topics that we are working on at the Center for Social and Development Studies. Our focus is on research as well as on dialogue with society. For us, “Kontrapunkte” means to irritate, to move, to show different perspectives and ways of thinking (“contra”). Through writing, we want to sharpen important societal and political questions and reflect on both large and on supposedly small issues in an understandable way (“points”). With our blog we state "contra" and, like Socrates, encourage dialogue - in the academic world as well as “on the street”.