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Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 20.04.2021

Social Sciences - 14.04.2021

Social Sciences - Media - 12.04.2021
Debate as a cultural technique: From disputations to conflicts on social media
Debate as a cultural technique: From disputations to conflicts on social media
Are we living in a world of lies, as the Süddeutsche Zeitung recently complained in a commentary on Donald Trump's political communication?

Sport - Social Sciences - 22.03.2021

Politics - Social Sciences - 18.03.2021
How civic dialog can have political impact
How civic dialog can have political impact
Citizen participation is in vogue when it comes to negotiating climate change, refugee policies, and even the renovation of the local hospital.

Social Sciences - 10.03.2021
Visa costs higher for people from poor countries
Visa costs higher for people from poor countries
Research team including Göttingen University sheds light on global inequality in travel permit costs How much do people have to pay for a travel permit to another country? A research team from Göttingen, Paris, Pisa and Florence has investigated the costs around the world. What they found revealed a picture of great inequality.

Social Sciences - Career - 25.02.2021
Researching Social Cohesion Internationally
Berlin University Alliance and University of Oxford fund joint alliance projects / Joint press release by Freie Universität Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Technischen Universität Berlin alon

Social Sciences - Campus - 23.02.2021

Social Sciences - 22.02.2021
Promoting Diversity and Shaping Relations
"Living respectfully, promoting diversity, shaping relations" - with this motto for its campus campaign, Heidelberg University is participating this year in an initiative across the state of Baden-Württemberg.

Environment - Social Sciences - 16.12.2020
For paradigm shifts in conservation science and urban anthropology
European Research Council approvesConsolidator Grants for two HU researchers Prof. Tobias Kuemmerle (Geography Department and IRI THESys) and Prof. Ignacio Farías (Department of European Ethnology and IRI THESys) from the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (HU) are receiving an ERC Consolidator Grant.

Social Sciences - Politics - 15.12.2020
Discussion and de-escalation in social media
Discussion and de-escalation in social media
International research team awarded funding to develop AI-based, social media "moderator" It-s a familiar situation: a compelling discussion develops on Tw­­itter, Facebook or Instagram - it could

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 03.12.2020

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 22.10.2020
Well informed, less involved
PISA study surveys youth on global and intercultural topics Germany's youth feel well informed about global issues such as poverty and climate change, feel qualified to judge such topics and they also indicate respect for people from other cultures.

Social Sciences - 18.08.2020

Social Sciences - 31.07.2020

Social Sciences - 22.07.2020

Law - Social Sciences - 15.07.2020

Event - Social Sciences - 24.06.2020

Social Sciences - 08.06.2020

Social Sciences - Health - 02.06.2020
Domestic violence during the coronavirus pandemic
First major study on the experiences of women and children in Germany Around 3 percent of women in Germany were subject to physical violence at home during the strict lockdown period and 3.6 percent were raped by their partner. In 6.5 percent of all households, children were subjected to violent forms of punishment.

Social Sciences - Politics - 03.05.2020

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 22.04.2020
Good teeth and well fed: grave find provides insights into the everyday lives of the elite in antiquity
Good teeth and well fed: grave find provides insights into the everyday lives of the elite in antiquity
It was a surprising discovery that the archaeologists made. A team from the Asia Minor Research Centre at the Department of History at the University of Münster, working together with archaeologists from the Museum of Archaeology in the town of Gaziantep, uncovered the remains of 91 people from the time of imperial Rome in a rock-cut burial chamber in the ancient city of Doliche in south-eastern Turkey.

Social Sciences - Environment - 03.04.2020

Social Sciences - Health - 20.03.2020
"No man is an island"
In these times of the coronavirus crisis, 'Social Distancing' is called for: all people should refrain from shaking hands, maintain a safe distance of at least two metres from each other and stay at home if possible.

Social Sciences - 11.03.2020
What is school for?
What is school for?
In a new book, educationalists from the University of Jena put the system of schools to the test Whereas some countries 'simply' have compulsory educa­tion, other states such as Germany rely for the

Social Sciences - 12.02.2020
Use of Facial Recognition Technology Met with Different Acceptance Levels in China, Germany, the United Kingdom, and the United States
A team of researchers from Freie Universität Berlin and the University of St. Gallen surveyed 6,500 people from four countries No 032/2020 from Feb 12, 2020 According to a study by researchers

Event - Social Sciences - 29.01.2020

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 16.01.2020
Attentiveness and trust are especially effective in combating juvenile crime
Attentiveness and trust are especially effective in combating juvenile crime
Although coming from a disadvantaged background, experiencing violence within the family, having a negative school environment or consuming violent media such as films and computer games have little or no direct influence on potential criminal behaviour among adolescents and young adults.

Social Sciences - 10.01.2020
Does COVID-19 Spell the End of Globalisation?
The year of social distancing, which has seen travel interrupted and the establishment of virtual forms of meeting, has fundamentally shaken confidence in practices and infrastructures of migration and transport that were believed to be safe.

Event - Social Sciences - 10.12.2019

Social Sciences - Health - 03.12.2019
"It’s normal to be different."
Prof. Elisabeth Wacker talks about her research on the sociology of diversity "It's normal to be different.

Social Sciences - 26.11.2019
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