The Indianapolis Chapter of the American Council on Germany, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies at Harvard and Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy will join in discussion with Dr. Sebastian Koos on “From Streets to Charities: Explaining Altruistic Giving to the Poor in Europe.”
Dr. Sebastian Koos is this year’s recipient of the CES John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellowship. He is Assistant Professor of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in the Department of Politics and Public Administration of the University of Konstanz, Germany, and serves as an external fellow at the Mannheim Centre for European Social Research, University of Mannheim, Germany. His research focuses on sustainable and political consumerism, CSR, employment relations, the moral economy of capitalism, and pro-social behavior.
At CES, he will be working on a project studying the varieties of gift economies across Europe. The project analyzes the institutional and organizational structures of giving money, time, human blood, and organs in a comparative perspective. He received his Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Mannheim after studying consumer and corporate responsibility across Europe. Dr. Koos serves as Chair of the Economic Sociology Research Network of the European Sociological Association based in Paris.
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