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  • Three-armed, randomized controlled study to assess the effects of FASTER and SCOTT trainings for adults with high-functioning autism spectrum disorder (ASD)

    Dziobek-Ferber, Isabel, Prof. Dr. (Clinical Psychology of Social Interaction)

    Duration of Project: 10/2019 - 09/2022

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    The Freiburg Asperger Specific Therapy for Adult Patients (FASTER) is a published manualized group psychotherapy program for adults with high-functioning ASD. It aims to improve social responsiveness, social competence, and dysfunctional stress copin ...

  • Tracing patterns of contact and change: Philological vs. computational approaches to the handwritings of a 18th century migrant community in Berlin

    Meyer, Roland, Prof. Dr. (West Slavic Languages)

    Duration of Project: 04/2017 - 09/2020

    Financer: Volkswagen-Stiftung (VW)

    Historical manuscripts are an essential source for all humanities. Since many communities have relied on a purely handwritten culture for a long time, fostering access to historical handwritings is an important and potentially fruitful endeavour. Tra ...

  • Trauma Translations. Stagings and Imaginations in Film and Theory

    Köhne, Julia Barbara, PD PD Dr. (Historic Anthropology and Gender Studies)

    Duration of Project: 04/2014 - 06/2021

    Financer: DFG: Eigene Stelle (Sachbeihilfe)

    Imprinted by cultural and media studies, the research project explores the medial transfer between, first, cultural representations of the past, i.e. filmic trauma and violence histories, second, the changing trauma theory landscape, and third, memor ...

  • Uncovering Pathophysiological Mechanisms of Psychosis Using the Oculomotor System

    Rolfs, Martin, Prof. Dr. (General Psychology - Active Perception and Cognition)

    Duration of Project: 09/2017 - 07/2021

    Financer: Sonstige internationale öffentliche Mittelgeber

    Disturbances in a sense of self are a hallmark of schizophrenia. These disturbances can be characterized by a distorted sense of agency – the subjective sense that I cause the actions I produce. Agency distortions are manifest in many psychotic sympt ...

  • Understanding the Information Seeking Behavior and Digital Skills of Refugee Migrants during the Job Seeking Process

    Trkulja, Violeta, Dr. (Knowledge Management)

    Duration of Project: 03/2018 - 09/2018

    Financer: Sonstige internationale öffentliche Mittelgeber

    The proposed study examines the information seeking behavior of refugee migrants in Germany while pursuing a job, a training position, or following an educational path on the Internet. Competencies of refugees are positioned on the digital skill scal ...

  • Unequal Recognition? ‘Work’ and ‘Love’ in the Context of Life of Precarious Employees

    Wimbauer, Christine, Prof. Dr. phil. (Sociology of Labour and Gender Studies)

    Duration of Project: 03/2015 - 09/2017

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    Over the past several years, precarious work has become a topic of great importance in both scientific and public debates. The existent sociological research on precariousness has focused almost exclusively on individuals and paid work, without takin ...

  • Urban everyday life of people with experience of psychosis - a collaborative-ethnographic project with anthropology and psychiatry

    Niewöhner, Jörg, Prof. Dr. (Urban Anthropolgy and Human-Environment Relations)

    Duration of Project: 10/2020 - 09/2023

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    The project investigates the everyday life of people with psychosis experience in rapidly changing urban spaces. Using a qualitative and quantitative mix of methods with a focus on ethnographic approaches, everyday experiences, socio-spatial changes ...

  • VA: Audit UK: Political, Social, and Cultural Challenges in the Light of Brexit

    Guderjan, Marius Martin, Dr. phil. (British Legal, Economic and Social Structures)

    Duration of Project: 09/2017 - 11/2017

    Financer: DFG: Sonstiges

    The complexity of the current cultural, social, political and economic situation both in the UK and in Germany demand an interdisciplinary perspective. Our conference and research network bring the experts together so that knowledge exchange during t ...

  • VA: Communication, reasoning, and social epistemology

    Moore, Richard, Dr. (Philosophy of Spirit)

    Duration of Project: 06/2017 - 09/2017

    Financer: DFG: Sonstiges

    Humans are reliant upon testimony for much of what we know (Goldberg 2010). However, for cultural knowledge to be reliable, what we learn from others must also be evaluated – and without ‘epistemic vigilance’ we are liable to lapse into systematic re ...

  • Varieties of constitutionalism: Contestations of liberalism in comparative constitutional law

    Riegner Oliveira, Michael, (Public Law / Public Law and Comparative Law)

    Duration of Project: 03/2020 - 02/2023

    Financer: DFG: Eigene Stelle (Sachbeihilfe)
    Project summary “Varieties of constitutionalism”
    Liberal constitutionalism is under pressure. The wave of transitions to constitutional democracy and market economy in the 1990s marked the end of the cold war but not the end of history. Today, econo ...
  • VA: Sister Reformations III

    Wendebourg, Dorothea, Prof. Dr. (Ecclesiastical History Specializing in Modern History / History of Reformation)

    Duration of Project: 04/2018 - 06/2018

    Financer: DFG: Sonstiges

    Die geplante Veranstaltung soll die dritte Tagung einer Serie zum Thema „Schwesterreformationen/Sister Reformations“ sein, deren doppeltes Ziel es ist, einerseits die Verbindungen, Parallelen und Differenzen zwischen der Reformation im Heiligen Römis ...

  • VA: The Future and Promises of International Assessment (15.09.16 - 16.09.16)

    Waldow, Florian, Prof. Dr. phil. (Comparative and International Education)

    Duration of Project: 09/2016 - 09/2016

    Financer: DFG: Sonstiges

    This seminar is the final, culminating seminar of a seminar series on ‘The Potentials, Politics and Practices of International Educational Assessment’. The seminar series is co-funded by the British Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). In the ...

  • Vocational Education Towards Climate-Adaptive Management of Urban Green Spaces

    Aenis, Thomas, Dr. (Agricultural Consulting and Communication Studies)

    Duration of Project: 11/2017 - 12/2019

    Financer: Bundesministerium für Umwelt, Naturschutz und Reaktorsicherheit

    The objective of the project on “Vocational Education for climate-adapted green spaces” is to support educational institutions and teachers in education, training and further education in the field of landscape gardening: to integrate climate change ...

  • Volume "Religion and Democracy. Studies in Public Theology". Series "Ethics and Society", vol.3, ed. by Torsten Meireis and Rolf Schieder, Baden-Baden: Nomos-Verlag

    Meireis, Torsten, Prof. Dr. (Systematic Theology Specializing in Ethics and Hermeneutics)

    Duration of Project: 11/2016 - 07/2017

    Financer: Privat/ Mittelgeber alte Bundesländer
    Introductory volume by members of the newly founded Berlin Institute for Public Theology.
    The book aims at an interdisciplinary, ecumenical and interreligious assessment of current challenges in religion and democracy. All contributions originate f ...
  • Was ist wichtig? Schlüsselstellen in der Literatur:

    Martus, Steffen, Prof. Dr. phil. (Modern German Literature / Literature of the 18th to the Present)

    Duration of Project: 04/2020 - 03/2023

    Financer: DFG - Schwerpunktprogramme
    Was ist wichtig? Schlüsselstellen in der Literatur
    This explorative project deals with the identification and characterization of key passages in literary works. We understand key passages as passages that are particularly important to expert reader ...
  • Ways of mentally ill persons from early pesnion scheme back to work

    von Kardorff, Ernst, Prof. Dr. (Senior Professor and Professors retired)

    Duration of Project: 10/2017 - 09/2020

    Financer: Sonstige Bundesmittel (keine Ministerien)

    Analyse von - biografischen Verlaufskurven und Wege in die EM-Rente bei F-Diagnosen - Identifikation von Interventionspunkten zur Verhinderung von EM-Renten bei psychischen Beeinträchtigungen mit Hilfe biografischer Rekonstruktionen der Wege und Verl ...

  • Welcoming Neighborhoods – Conditions of Social Cohesion in super-diverse Communities

    Hamann, Ulrike, Dr. (Georg Simmel Professorship in Comparative Studies on Diversity and Social Conflicts)

    Duration of Project: 10/2017 - 03/2021

    Financer: BMBF

    The research project “Welcoming Neighborhoods – Conditions of Social Cohesion in super-diverse communities” explores the conditions of social cohesion and conflicts in urban neighborhoods in Germany: What forms of respectful conviviality are present ...

  • West African wild silks techniques: Preserving Marka-Dafing’s heritage of knowledge

    Schäffner, Wolfgang, Prof. Dr. (Cluster of Excellence 'Matters of Activity')

    Duration of Project: 02/2020 - 07/2022

    Financer: Sonstige internationale öffentliche Mittelgeber

    For centuries, Indigenous wild silks have been traded across West Africa and used in Marka-Dafing’s textiles production in the Mouhoun regions of Western Burkina Faso. Over the past twenty years, the precious materials that are used by women for weav ...

  • What is Literature? Investigations into the Historical Development of the Philosophy of Literary Writing

    Kamecke, Gernot, PD Dr. (other Employees)

    Duration of Project: 01/2019 - 10/2021

    Financer: DFG: Sonstiges

    This project of investigation contributes to the recently renewed research field of “philosophy of literature”. The aim is to analyze the forms of self-reflection within literary writings with regard to the historical development of conceptual techni ...

  • What matters? Key passages in literary works

    Jäschke, Robert, Prof. Dr. (Information Processing and Analytics)

    Duration of Project: 06/2020 - 05/2023

    Financer: DFG - Schwerpunktprogramme

    This explorative project deals with the identification and characterization of key passages in literary works. We understand key passages as passages that are particularly important to expert readers when interpreting texts. Why do interpreting schol ...

  • Winter School Ethics and Neuroscience 2018

    Brecht, Michael, Prof. Dr. (Animal Physiology/Systems Neurobiology and Neural Computation)

    Duration of Project: 02/2018 - 12/2024

    Financer: Sonstige internationale öffentliche Mittelgeber

    The Winter School Ethics and Neuroscience 2018 is an one week event with around 120 participants. The program consists of lectures, discussions, self-studies and presentations as well as a keynote lecture.

  • Writings from the Berlin Mission as means of communication for the distribution of transcultural knowledge concerning South Africa. Analysis and edition of texts by Albert Kropf and Johannes Winter

    Feldtkeller, Andreas, Prof. Dr. (Theology, Missionary Science and Ecumenics Specializing in Religious Studies)

    Duration of Project: 01/2018 - 05/2019

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    The wider academic context of the project is the importance of missionaries as "cultural brokers", which is progressively accepted by scholars of history and ethnology. Missionaries have made major contributions to the research on languages, history, ...

  • XXVIII. European Workshop on Economic Theory

    Zierhut, Michael, PhD (Business Administration)

    Duration of Project: 05/2019 - 07/2019

    Financer: DFG: Sonstiges

    The European Workshop on Economic Theory (EWET) is an annual conference on economic theory, hosted by different European universities since 1991. The three-day workshop is a platform for presentation, discussion, and exchange of the latest results in ...

  • Yucatec Maya: Variation in Space and Time

    Verhoeven, Elisabeth, Prof. Dr. (General and Germanistic Linguistics: Syntax)

    Duration of Project: 04/2018 - 10/2021

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    Linguistic variation is crucial for our understanding of the dynamic processes that manifest themselves in language use. The development of varieties along different dimensions such as time, geographical or social space reflects different communicati ...

  • SPP 1764/2: Eine Analyse der Lohnungleichheit in Deutschland unter Berücksichtigung von Selektionseffekten

    Fitzenberger, Bernd, Prof. Ph.D. (Econometrics (Faculty of Economics and Business Administration))

    Duration of Project: 04/2018 - 03/2021

    Financer: DFG - Schwerpunktprogramme
  • Tagung "Soziale Ungleichheit der Lebensführung"

    Müller, Hans-Peter, Prof. Dr. phil. (Sociology)

    Duration of Project: 01/2017 - 01/2017

    Financer: Fritz Thyssen Stiftung

    Das Thema soziale Ungleichheit ist, nicht zuletzt seit der weltweiten Finanzkrise, hoch aktuell. Die Thematik der Lebensführung wiederum berührt einerseits die alltagspraktische Frage danach, wie und auf Grundlage welcher materiellen und kulturellen ...

  • Das Imaginäre und die Politik in der modernen Demokratie

    Bidigarai Diehl, Paula, (Political Theory)

    Duration of Project: 08/2016 - 11/2016

    Financer: DFG: Sonstiges
  • VA: Das Interdikt in der europäischen Vormoderne (Internationale Wissenschaftliche Veranstaltung vom 27.04.-29.04.2017)

    Jaser, Christian, (Medieval History II)

    Duration of Project: 01/2017 - 06/2017

    Financer: DFG: Sonstiges

    Das kirchliche Strafmittel des (Lokal-)Interdikts im Sinne eines temporären Seelsorgeentzugs in einem bestimmten räumlich abgegrenzten Gebiet (Kirche, Stadt, Diözese, Herrschaftsterritorium) gehört zweifelsohne zu den am wenigsten erforschten und rät ...

  • Antisemitismus bei Geflüchteten

    Arnold, Sina, (Berlin Institut for empirical Integration and Migration Research)

    Duration of Project: 05/2016 - 12/2016

    Financer: Bundesverwaltungsamt
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