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Social Sciences - 05.12.2023
Visiting Lecturer at Freie Universität Berlin Receives Prestigious Award from the Association for Queer Anthropology (USA)
Visiting Lecturer at Freie Universität Berlin Receives Prestigious Award from the Association for Queer Anthropology (USA)

Social Sciences - 23.11.2023
Discrimination against Sinti and Roma in Popular Culture
Discrimination against Sinti and Roma in Popular Culture

Social Sciences - 23.11.2023
Living alone doesn't have to mean being lonely
Living alone doesn’t have to mean being lonely
Around 20 per cent of all Germans live alone - and the number is increasing. This trend can also be observed in most other Western countries.

Social Sciences - 13.11.2023
'Standing Up against Sexualized Violence'
’Standing Up against Sexualized Violence’

Politics - Social Sciences - 10.11.2023
Russia and the West
Russia and the West

Health - Social Sciences - 08.11.2023
Slight increase in satisfaction with life in Germany in 2023
The "SKL Glücksatlas 2023" produced under the academic guidance of Freiburg researcher Bernd Raffelhüschen has been released The "SKL Glücksatlas 2023" [SKL Happiness Atlas 2023] was released on 9 November 2023.

Social Sciences - 08.11.2023
Online survey about the website of Münster University
Online survey about the website of Münster University

Social Sciences - 12.10.2023
Solidarity with the People of Israel

Politics - Social Sciences - 11.10.2023
Solveig Richter on peace research, Ukraine aid and new challenges posed by the Middle East conflict
Solveig Richter on peace research, Ukraine aid and new challenges posed by the Middle East conflict

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 10.10.2023
Cranial traumas show dramatic increase as the first cities were being built
Cranial traumas show dramatic increase as the first cities were being built
The development of the earliest cities in Mesopotamia and the Middle East led to a substantial increase in violence between inhabitants.

Life Sciences - Social Sciences - 10.10.2023
New Class of Fellows at Marsilius Kolleg

Social Sciences - History / Archeology - 04.10.2023
New perspectives on human-plant relationships
How do plants shape our daily lives? Starting in October, a two-semester lecture series at the University of Würzburg will address this question and provide insights into the new field of plant study in the cultural sciences.

Social Sciences - Environment - 02.10.2023
Fair and sustainable futures beyond mining
Fair and sustainable futures beyond mining
Researcher from Göttingen University advises on overcoming the difficulties faced by mining communities in transition Mining brings huge social and environmental change to communities: landscapes, livelihoods and the social fabric evolve alongside the industry.

Life Sciences - Social Sciences - 27.09.2023
The Jena Declaration of 2019: ’Racism makes races’

Career - Social Sciences - 21.09.2023
How Important are Flexibility and Meaningful Work in the Labor Market?
How Important are Flexibility and Meaningful Work in the Labor Market?

Social Sciences - Life Sciences - 20.09.2023
Political scientist Engel: How Africa could resolve conflicts without resorting to violence
Political scientist Engel: How Africa could resolve conflicts without resorting to violence
Work Hauptgebäude Chemie 04103 Leipzig Phone: work +49 341 97-36000 341 97-36094 Dean Christoph Schneider Vice-Dean Holger Kohlmann Dean of Studies Reinhard Denecke Deanery Marco Weiß work Institutsge

Innovation - Social Sciences - 15.09.2023
Funding for Social Innovations Research Team
Funding for Social Innovations Research Team

Environment - Social Sciences - 13.09.2023
¤5.8 Million for Foresighted Catastrophe Management
¤5.8 Million for Foresighted Catastrophe Management

Social Sciences - 30.08.2023
Letters from the First World War: Invitation to a reading evening in Castell
Letters from the First World War: Invitation to a reading evening in Castell

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 17.08.2023
The Sounds of War

Social Sciences - 15.08.2023
Universities Discuss Competition and Cooperation
Universities Discuss Competition and Cooperation

Career - Social Sciences - 21.07.2023
Work life is getting longer in Germany
A study confirms this trend, while also showing major differences between men and women, eastern and western Germany, and low and high-skilled workers Can extending work lives be a solution to the future problems of an aging society?

Social Sciences - Environment - 19.07.2023
Telling the story of change in our world
Telling the story of change in our world
The Chair of European Ethnology of Professor Michaela Fenske invites you to an international conference on Environmental Humanities research at the beginning of August.

Social Sciences - 14.07.2023
Cultural Studies goes YouTube
Cultural Studies goes YouTube
From social media to the mobility revolution - a new YouTube site, in which the University of Würzburg is involved, presents cultural studies in a way that makes it interesting for young people.

Social Sciences - 13.07.2023
Gender-neutral restrooms, influencers, plastic waste
Students from the Universities of Freiburg and Würzburg explain everyday phenomena from a cultural studies perspective on YouTube Gender-neutral restrooms or influencers on Instagram, plastic waste or veganism - these are all current phenomena in our everyday lives.

Social Sciences - Interdisciplinary / All Categories - 12.07.2023
Ingredients for Collaboration: Vision and Playfulness
Ingredients for Collaboration: Vision and Playfulness
At the end of the six-month dossier, three international universities provide insights into their work With around 8,000 academic and administrative employees, 15 faculties and more than 45,000 stude

Politics - Social Sciences - 12.07.2023
The Politics of Beauty

Earth Sciences - Social Sciences - 11.07.2023
Locating the Anthropocene
Locating the Anthropocene
Officially, we are currently living in the geological epoch known as the Holocene. But the profound impact of human activities on the Earth's systems has triggered discussions regarding a new era: the Anthropocene.

Social Sciences - 10.07.2023
Further news
Further news

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 05.07.2023
Education without Borders - ERC Grant for Educational Researcher Nina Kolleck
Education without Borders - ERC Grant for Educational Researcher Nina Kolleck

Social Sciences - Health - 30.06.2023
Healthy community - healthy growing up
Healthy community - healthy growing up
What framework conditions do children and young people need for good psychosocial development? This is what the MHH and the University of Hildesheim want to find out in a study.

Social Sciences - 26.06.2023
Powering down
Powering down
In some monarchies, inherited power offers a ladder that can be ascended to absolute authority - be it through diplomacy, ruthlessness, or the passing of time.

Social Sciences - 14.06.2023
The Situation of the Uyghurs
The situation of the Uyghur population in the Chinese region of Xinjiang has been largely unclear since 2017.

Social Sciences - Career - 06.06.2023
Leipzig University involved in new Max Planck Research School
Leipzig University involved in new Max Planck Research School

Social Sciences - 01.06.2023
Maori and Moriori ancestors return home
Maori and Moriori ancestors return home
Göttingen University has returned sacred ancestral remains from its collections to Aotearoa New Zealand The University of Göttingen has returned koiwi tangata (Māori skeletal remains) and koimi t'ch

Philosophy - Social Sciences - 01.06.2023
Hegel Lecture 2023 with Posthumanist Philosopher Rosi Braidotti
Hegel Lecture 2023 with Posthumanist Philosopher Rosi Braidotti

Politics - Social Sciences - 26.05.2023
Public Lecture and Discussion with Harvard Professor Michael J. Sandel at Freie Universität Berlin

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 12.05.2023
2023 Konrad Adenauer Research Award Goes to European Queer History Expert Jennifer Evans
2023 Konrad Adenauer Research Award Goes to European Queer History Expert Jennifer Evans

Social Sciences - Campus - 08.05.2023
German Research Foundation Extends Funding for International Research Training Group at Freie Universität Berlin
German Research Foundation Extends Funding for International Research Training Group at Freie Universität Berlin

Environment - Social Sciences - 05.05.2023
New Endowed Professorship for Climate Change and Society at Universität Hamburg
New Endowed Professorship for Climate Change and Society at Universität Hamburg

Social Sciences - 05.05.2023
New research project studying the lives of lesbians in the south-west of Germany
A team from the Universities of Freiburg and Heidelberg is studying the everyday lives of women who love women from 1945 to the 1980s What was everyday life like for women who love women after 1945 if they lived outside the major metropolitan areas such as Berlin or Hamburg?

Law - Social Sciences - 28.04.2023
'A cross-disciplinary understanding is urgently required'
’A cross-disciplinary understanding is urgently required’
An interdisciplinary glossary covering historical legal research is being compiled at the University of Münster The Käte Hamburger Kolleg "Legal Unity and Pluralism" at the University of Münster is committed to interdisciplinary exchanges and international networking in the field of comparative historical legal research.

Social Sciences - Health - 28.04.2023
Aftereffects of National Socialism: Women who Loved Women in the German Southwest
Interdisciplinary research project rediscovers lesbian life worlds in the period from 1945 to the 1980s What aftereffects did National Socialism have on women attracted to women after 1945?

Social Sciences - 28.04.2023
Ethnic diversity in school classrooms promotes positive social relationships among refugee youth
In more ethnically diverse school classes, young people with a refugee background have more friends and experience less rejection than in more homogeneous classes. This is the conclusion of an international research team involving Dr. Georg Lorenz from the University of Potsdam. In their study, the results of which have now been published in the scientific journal Nature Human Behavior, the researchers also present evidence for the causes of their findings: "In more diverse classes, there are more opportunities for contact with peers from immigrant families.

Social Sciences - 23.03.2023
Freie Universität Berlin, Max Planck Society, and the Berlin Heritage Authority: Memorial Service and Burial of Human Remains
The ceremony was conducted without the use of religious or Eurocentric symbols as had been agreed upon by organizations and representatives of the persecuted groups in question A public memorial serv

Politics - Social Sciences - 20.03.2023
Debate on online hate speech targeting women in politics
Debate on online hate speech targeting women in politics
Livestream on March 21: Survey of female MEPs Women who are politically active in social media are frequently faced with online hate speech.

Social Sciences - 13.03.2023
Language acquisition in multilingual children
Language acquisition in multilingual children
Researchers studied the vocal experiences of children growing up on Malakula Island in Vanuatu where multilingualism is the norm How children acquire their mother tongue has always fascinated scholars. However, for the most part, these studies have focused on children growing up with only one mother tongue, and mostly, in the United States learning English.

Environment - Social Sciences - 08.03.2023
Out of university, straight into practice: the 2023 Project Weeks

Social Sciences - 13.02.2023
George Soros delivers a speech at TUM
George Soros delivers a speech at TUM

Environment - Social Sciences - 10.02.2023
Strengthening ecology and conservation in the Global South
Strengthening ecology and conservation in the Global South
International research team emphasises importance of diversity, equity and inclusion The tropics hold most of the planet's biodiversity.
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