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Everything for the Climate or Climate for Everyone? – German Chancellor Fellow Kalia R. Barkai researches “Climate Justice”

Climate change has long since become a crisis. Most people have now realized this. However, we are not all experiencing this crisis in the same way. …
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On the Path to a Doctorate – Terrorism and Gender

Ever since the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, the United Nations (UN) has been dealing intensively with combatting and …
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Glasses On – What further training can look like in the 21st century

Learning with VR glasses and a podcast? For many, this has become reality. Further training in an interactive virtual factory? Sounds great! But is it …
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Briefly Asked… – Jasper Tjaden, Professor for Applied Social Research and Public Policy

You are doing research on migration and integration. What interests you about it? I am interested in the complexity of the phenomena of migration and …
Prof. Fabian Schuppert and Janina Walkenhorst

Climate Change for Millions – Researchers analyze which administrative structures cities need and how participatory formats can be successful

Berlin is getting hot. Nowhere else in Germany was the summer of 2022 as warm as in the capital: 20.6°C on average – and thus one and a half degrees …
Israelische Studierende zu Gast beim Team der Verwaltungswissenschaftlerin Prof. Dr. Sabine Kuhlmann.

Staying in Touch – Administrative Scientists from Haifa visit the University of Potsdam

Science thrives on exchange. Administration expert Prof. Dr. Sabine Kuhlmann also believes this. For the third time, the researcher and her team …
Landwirt mit Strohhut hält ein Ei in der einen und ein Smartphone in der anderen an und filmt sich für ein YouTube-Video.

“Hi Guys! Welcome to My New Video …” – Roland Verwiebe and his team investigate the working conditions of YouTubers

Putting on makeup in front of the camera, uploading sketches, giving extra history lessons – the range of videos on YouTube is as diverse as the …
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“We Provide a Productive Break With Everyday Understanding” – Sociology between analyzing everyday life and encouraging critical thinking

Jürgen Mackert is Professor of General Sociology. But a look at his research interests shows that they are anything but general: He researches …
Prof. Dr. Sabine Kuhlmann

“Crises Will Happen in More Rapid Succession and Even Overlap” – Prof. Sabine Kuhlmann and her team examined the crisis management of public administrations in Germany

The global spread of the novel coronavirus in early 2020 presented major challenges not only for health care systems, but also for administrations and …
Prof. Dr. Katharina Wrohlich

Gender Gaps – Economist Katharina Wrohlich About Inequalities in the Labor Market

The gender pay gap, i.e. the income difference between women and men, is still at 18% in Germany. Although there are now gender quotas on supervisory …