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Social Sciences - 14.09.2015
Precarization Processes in an International Comparison
Public Workshop on October 8 and 9, 2015, at Freie Universität Berlin Precarization processes in labor and labor markets in Latin America and southern Europe are the focus of an international workshop to be held on October 8 and 9, 2015, at the Institute for Latin American Studies, Freie Universität.

Social Sciences - Administration - 23.07.2015
Dr. Patricia Kanngießer Receives Freigeist Fellowship from the Volkswagen Foundation
Five-year Funding for Research on Social Norms Psychologist Dr. Patricia Kanngießer has been granted funding amounting to 561,500 euros from the Volkswagen Foundation for her research on social norms. An international panel of experts chose her project, "Navigating the social world - A cross-cultural and developmental perspective on social norms," in which she examines the influence of the cultural environment on social norms.

Social Sciences - Life Sciences - 09.06.2015
Global collapse in huge songbird population
Global collapse in huge songbird population
With its canary-yellow colouring, the yellow-breasted bunting - about the size of a sparrow - is one of the more striking species of songbirds. Until a few years ago it was one of the commonest birds found in northern Europe and Asia. Since then, however, ornithologists have recorded sharp declines in many regions.