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Deutschlandfunk interviewed Gerald Schneider

Prof. Dr. Gerald Schneider was interviewed by Deutschlandfunk in the podcast format "Aus Kultur- und Sozialwissenschaften". In the feature, Gerald Schneider reports on the interesting results and implications of his current study on the unequal treatment of asylum seekers. Furthermore, he explicitly addresses the reactions, especially of the BAMF, to the results of his study.

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Blogpost by Gerald Schneider on evidence-based asylum politics

Porf. Dr. Gerald Schneider has published a new blogpost on the portal FluchtforschungsBlog of the Netzwerk Fluchtforschung. In his blogpost, he criticizes the defensive information policy of the BAMF and calls for more openness towards evidence-based asylum politics.

HybOrg project organizes panel at conference of the nationwide "Welcome Democracy" joint project

On June 18 and 19, 2020, the online conference "Fünf Jahre nach dem Sommer der Willkommenskultur. Umkämpfte Solidaritäten, fragile Teilhabe und transformative Potentiale zivilgesellschaftlichen Engagements" of the "Welcome Democracy" cooperative project of the Universities of Kassel, Osnabrück and Tübingen took place. Within the framework of the HybOrg project, the chair of politics and public administration of the University of Konstanz and the Center for Security Studies of the ETH Zurich…

Thomas Malang receives Emmy Noether Group on the topic "Parliamentary External Relations" from the DFG

In Thomas Malang, the department has another Emmy Noether group leader. The political scientist can draw on around 1.1 million euros for his research, which the Emmy Noether Programme will make available to him for the next six years. This will finance a junior research group he chairs under the title "The Foreign Relations of National Legislators. Structures, Explanations, Effects", which also includes two doctoral students. The central topic of the group is the role of national parliaments in…

"Life with Corona" - Study by Anke Hoeffler receives great international attention

The worldwide study "Life with Corona" under the leadership of Prof. Dr. Anke Hoeffler examines the global behaviour in times of the Covid-19 pandemic. A first interim report received great international attention and was the subject of several media reports. The study is now going into the next round and is again looking for numerous survey participants.