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Simon Gerards Iglesias

Dr. Simon Gerards Iglesias

Personal Research Assistant of the Director

Tel: +49 221 4981-603
  • Since 2022 at the IW
  • 2022: PhD at the University of Bremen with the dissertation: "Argentine Social Policy and the International Labor Organization (ILO), 1919-1943. Debates, Conflicts and Cooperation". First examiner: Prof. Dr. Delia González de Reufels (Univ. Bremen), Second examiner: Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Stefan Rinke (FU Berlin).
  • 2019-2022: PhD student and research assistant at the Collaborative Research Center 1342: Global Dynamics of Social Policy and at the Chair of Latin American History at the University of Bremen
  • 2016-2019: Studied economic and social history at the Georg-August University of Göttingen. Title of Master's thesis: "Immigrant Entrepreneurship in Argentina. Economic, social and cultural determinants using the example of German immigrants"
  • 2017: Study abroad at the Universidad de Buenos Aires.
  • 2012-2016: Studied political economy (economics) at the Ruprecht-Karls University of Heidelberg, Germany.
  • Research interests: Economic history, business history, globalization, global south, general topics of political economy.

External Publications

Gerards Iglesias, Simon, Inmigración y empresariado transnacional en Argentina a finales del siglo XIX. Los Weil y los Staudt, entre Alemania y Argentina". Cuadernos del Archivo VI/1, Nr. 10 (2022): 26-45.

Gerards Iglesias, Simon: Argentinische Sozialpolitik und die Internationale Arbeitsorganisation (ILO), 1919-1943. Debatten, Konflikte und Kooperationen. Dissertation, Universität Bremen, 2022.

Gerards Iglesias, Simon, Social Reforms and the Fear of Economic Backlash: Political Debates on Social Policy and Transnational Influences in Argentina in the 1930s, in: Nullmeier, Frank; González de Reufels, Delia; Obinger, Herbert, International Impacts on Social Policy. Short Histories in Global Perspective. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan (Global Dynamics of Social Policy), S. 345-358.

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