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  • Revis(ualis)ing Intersectionality

    Haschemi Yekani, Elahe, Prof. Dr. (English and American Literature and Culture (Postcolonial Studies))

    Duration of Project: 01/2019 - 06/2021

    Financer: Volkswagen-Stiftung (VW)

    Taking the visual sphere as its starting point, "Revis(ualis)ing Intersectionality" interrogates how a focus on visuality might help to come up with methodologies that move beyond the binary to revise some of the premises of intersectionality as a re ...

  • Refugee Lives Matter? – Protecting the human rights of migrants and refugees through international and regional obligations to investigate deaths.

    McIntosh, Sam, Dr. (British Legal, Economic and Social Structures)

    Duration of Project: 10/2018 - 10/2021

    Financer: Volkswagen-Stiftung (VW)

    Thousands of migrants are currently dying every year in Europe in deeply troubling circumstances. Most die whilst attempting to cross the Mediterranean, but there are also many deaths in refugee camps, immigration detention centres or during attempts ...

  • Reciprocal and Dynamic Relationships of Teachers’ Personal Resources, Work Engagement, and Instructional Quality: A Resource-Oriented Approach

    Hoppe, Annekatrin, Prof. Dr. (Occupational Health Psychology)

    Duration of Project: 03/2018 - 03/2021

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    Teachers are at risk of experiencing high levels of stress at work, which lead to health impairments. This is likely to affect the core task in teachers’ everyday work lives, planning and providing effective instruction for students, and, thus, their ...

  • Realizing Leibniz's Dream: Child Languages as a Mirror of the Mind

    Alexiadou, Artemis, Prof. Dr. (English Linguistics)

    Duration of Project: 01/2021 - 12/2026

    Financer: European Research Council (ERC) - Synergy Grant

    Does language determine our thoughts, or do our thoughts determine language? While it has been assumed for over 100 years that it is language that shapes thinking, three researchers are now returning to an old idea that says: thought comes first, fol ...

  • Realising the potential of the international mobility of staff in higher education

    Karsch, Stefan, Dr. (Employees)

    Duration of Project: 09/2016 - 08/2019

    Financer: Europäische Bildungsprogramme

    REALISE SUMMARY Internationalisation is a key element in raising Higher Education Institutions profile and in contributing to their modernisation. It enhances creativity and innovation in all activities and services they provide. At European level, p ...

  • Quantitative Financial Risk Network Analysis with Sentiment and Herd Behaviour Measures

    Ren, Rui, Ph.D. (Graduate Colleges)

    Duration of Project: 01/2021 - 12/2022

    Financer: Europäische Union (EU) - Monoprojekt

    Sentiment drives the stock market (Shiller, 2000). Over-optimistic and over-pessimistic emotions can lead to great mispricing and excess volatility. The question is no longer whether investor sentiment affects stock prices, but rather how to measure ...

  • Promoting Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children's Theory of Mind and Emotion Understanding

    Becker, Claudia, Prof. Dr. (Sign Language Pedagogy and Audio Pedagogy)

    Duration of Project: 12/2018 - 07/2021

    Financer: Europäische Bildungsprogramme

    The Strategic Partnership "Promoting Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children's Theory of Mind and Emotion Understanding" (ProToM) sets two goals. Firstly, a comprehensive evidence-based support program is to be both developed and scientifically tested. Thi ...

  • Profession and normative Orders regulating social life: The Developent of Urban German Special Schools ('Hilfsschule')

    Moser, Vera, Prof. Dr. (Learning Disabilities / Special Education)

    Duration of Project: 02/2017 - 09/2020

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    The comparative study, based on a theory of modernizing of society, focuses on the development of German Special Schools in Berlin and Frankfurt/Main. It will be shown how normative orders in urban societys in the late 19th and beginning 20th century ...

  • Principles of the Deliberative Ought

    Kiesewetter, Benjamin, Dr. (Philosophy in Practice / Ethics)

    Duration of Project: 06/2015 - 06/2020

    Financer: DFG: Eigene Stelle (Sachbeihilfe)

    Practical reasoning aims to answer the question “What ought I to do?”. This research project is concerned with the concept of ‘ought’ that figures in this core question of practical deliberation and may thus be called the deliberative ought. The goal ...

  • Precarisation and precarity in the context of recognition, gender and inquality

    Motakef, Mona, Dr. phil. (Sociology of Labour and Gender Studies)

    Duration of Project: 09/2018 - 03/2019

    Financer: Hans-Böckler-Stiftung
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