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  • Yucatec Maya: Variation in Space and Time

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

    Duration of Project: 04/2018 - 12/2022

    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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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, ...

  • 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.

  • What’s Hard in German? – A Corpus-Based Analysis of Structural Learner Difficulties in German as a Foreign Language

    Lüdeling, Anke, Prof. Dr. phil. (German Linguistics / Corpus Linguistics/Morphology)

    Duration of Project: 08/2009 - 07/2012

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    This project seeks to systematically identify linguistic structures of German that pose a specific difficulty for the acquisition of German as a foreign language (GFL). Conventionally, this is done by observing learner errors (see Borin & Prütz 2004 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 - 04/2022

    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 ...

  • West African Wild Silks Techniques: Preserving Marka-Dafing’s Heritage of Knowledge

    Bauer, Kathrin, (Faculty Management)

    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 textile production in the Mouhoun regions of Western Burkina Faso. Over the past twenty years, the precious materials that are used by women for weavi ...

  • Welfare State Futures: Our Children's Europe

    Mau, Steffen, Prof. Dr. (Macro Sociology)

    Duration of Project: 04/2015 - 10/2018

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    How will European welfare states develop in the future? Which expectations, ideas and aspirations do European citizens have in relation with public welfare provision and social security? In their view, what should be the main emphasis to ensure welfa ...

  • Welcoming Neighbourhoods – 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 Neighbourhoods – Conditions of Social Cohesion in Super-Diverse Communities” explores the conditions of social cohesion and conflicts in urban neighbourhoods in Germany: What forms of respectful conviviality are presen ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...

  • Visual Strategies in Science and Technology

    Bredekamp, Horst, Prof. Dr. phil. (Early Modern and Modern Art History)

    Duration of Project: 03/2008 - 06/2013

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    Bilder der Naturwissenschaft und Technik sind das Ergebnis unterschiedlicher Versuchsanordnungen, Apparaturen, Bildträger und Wiedergabeformen; sie reichen von der anatomischen Buchillustration der Frühen Neuzeit bis zur dynamischen Aufzeichnung von ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 - 03/2024

    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: 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Updating Visual Memory Content during Movements

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

    Duration of Project: 10/2019 - 09/2022

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    Actions are tightly linked to human perception and cognition – both vision and memory are enhanced for stimuli at action target locations. While research on vision and memory has independently established mechanisms of action-based selection, a link ...

  • 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 ...

  • Understanding the Information Seeking Behaviour 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 behaviour 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 sca ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Thinking of language and the difference (Jakobson, Luhmann, Humboldt, Gadamer, Heidegger)

    Halász, Hajnalka, (Hungarian Literature and Culture)

    Duration of Project: 11/2016 - 10/2017

    Financer: DFG: Sonstiges

    It is certainly no accident that, at the start of the twentieth century, as the effect of language on (philosophical) thinking was no longer reported in terms of symptoms and signs, but rather as having “witnesses” – that is, as the first scientific ...

  • The Window Opening Onto the Nature and Art: A Comprehensive Historical-Critical Investigation of the Brandenburgish-Prussian Art Chamber Seen as an Observatory, a Laboratory, Communications Space, and Showroom of Knowledge

    Bredekamp, Horst, Prof. Dr. (Senior Professor and Professors retired)

    Duration of Project: 10/2018 - 06/2022

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    Die Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, die Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin und das Museum für Naturkunde Berlin widmen sich gemeinsam der Erforschung der Geschichte der Berliner Kunstkammer als Nukleus der heutigen Berliner Museumslandschaft im Rahmen des ...

  • The Window Opening Onto the Nature and Art: A Comprehensive Historical-Critical Investigation of the Brandenburgish-Prussian Art Chamber Seen as an Observatory, a Laboratory, Communications Space, and Showroom of Knowledge

    Bredekamp, Horst, Prof. Dr. (Senior Professor and Professors retired)

    Duration of Project: 10/2018 - 09/2021

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    Die Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, die Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin und das Museum für Naturkunde Berlin widmen sich gemeinsam der Erforschung der Geschichte der Berliner Kunstkammer als Nukleus der heutigen Berliner Museumslandschaft im Rahmen des ...

  • The typology of cumulativity

    Schmitt, Viola, Dr. (General and Germanistic Linguistics: Semantics and Pragmatics)

    Duration of Project: 10/2020 - 01/2023

    Financer: Sonstige internationale öffentliche Mittelgeber

    Sentences containing plural expressions can be true in a number of situations: The sentence `Two boys fed two cats', for instance, is true if boy 1 and boy 2 each fed two cats -- but also if boy 1 fed only cat 1 and boy 2 fed only cat 2. The so-calle ...

  • The Tax State between the Poles of Democracy and Capitalism. A History of Public Finance in West Germany (1949-1989)

    Buggeln, Marc, Dr. (German History of the 20th Century)

    Duration of Project: 10/2016 - 09/2017

    Financer: DFG: Eigene Stelle (Sachbeihilfe)

    Politik ist nahezu immer auch Finanzpolitik. Erst Einnahmen ermöglichen es, den Staat zu gestalten. Die eingenommenen Mittel sinnvoll zu verteilen ist eine der Hauptaufgaben staatli-chen Handelns. Mit den Entscheidungen wird nicht nur Einfluss auf di ...

  • The Origins of Episodic Memory Formation

    Friedrich, Manuela, Dr. rer. nat. (Cognitive Psychology)

    Duration of Project: 01/2019 - 06/2022

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    In diesem Projekt werden die frühesten Formen episodischer Gedächtnisbildung bei Säuglingen und Kleinkindern untersucht. Insbesondere geht es um den initialen Erwerb (das Enkodieren) der Komponenten episodischen Wissens (das Was, Wann und Wo eines Er ...

  • Thematic Network “Literature – Knowledge – Media” (2nd Funding Phase)

    Vogl, Joseph, Prof. Dr. phil. (Modern German Literature / Literature and Cultural Studies / Media)

    Duration of Project: 01/2019 - 12/2021

    Financer: DAAD

    The thematic network “Literature – Knowledge – Media” (project leader: Prof. Dr. Joseph Vogl) aims at strengthening the research profile of the departments of literary, cultural, and media studies an Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. It furthermore wan ...

  • Thematic Network “Literature – Knowledge – Media” (1st Funding Phase)

    Vogl, Joseph, Prof. Dr. phil. (Modern German Literature / Literature and Cultural Studies / Media)

    Duration of Project: 01/2015 - 12/2018

    Financer: DAAD

    The thematic network “Literature – Knowledge – Media” (project leader: Prof. Dr. Joseph Vogl) aims at strengthening the research profile of the departments of literary, cultural, and media studies an Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. It furthermore wan ...

  • The Index of Linguistic Justice

    Frensch, Peter Alex, Prof. Ph.D. (General Psychology)

    Duration of Project: 01/2017 - 12/2018

    Financer: Sonstige internationale öffentliche Mittelgeber

    This research project involves the design of an index of linguistic justice that can be applied to comparing and evaluationg language policy regimes among states.

  • The impact of the approximate number sense and the spatial system on mental arithmetics III

    Knops, André, Dr. (Junior Research Groups)

    Duration of Project: 06/2016 - 05/2017

    Financer: DFG: Nachwuchsgruppe

    This project deals with the interactions and interdependencies between the innate ability to perceive numerosities (number sense), the system for processing of spatial information (spatial attention, visuo-spatial working memory), and our mental arit ...

  • The impact of movement on the maintenance of items in visual memory

    Ohl, Sven, Dr. (Junior Research Groups)

    Duration of Project: 05/2016 - 09/2019

    Financer: DFG: Eigene Stelle (Sachbeihilfe)

    The versatility of human behaviour depends on coordinated, goal-directed movements. They are the basis for our interaction with dynamic environments, and the mechanisms that control them are entwined with perceptual and cognitive functions. While the ...

  • The historico-theological treatises "De semine scripturarum" and "De principe mundi" of Anonymus Bambergensis: Critical examination of tradition, classification regarding the history of ideas and critical edition

    Kaup, Matthias, Dr. (Medieval History)

    Duration of Project: 07/2020 - 12/2021

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    The aim of the project in its final phase is to reconstruct, in the aspects still outstanding, the statement intention and the intellectual horizon of Anonymus Bambergensis before the educational horizon of his time, if possible in all essential face ...

  • The Future of the Economic and Monetary Union: A Franco-German Perspective

    Ruffert, Matthias, Prof. Dr. (Public Law / Public Law and European Law)

    Duration of Project: 03/2017 - 02/2018

    Financer: DFG: Sonstiges

    A set of political initiatives and the production of new legal documents by European institutions show that a reorganisation of the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) after the financial and budgetary crisis appears underway. However, uncertainty rema ...

  • The emergence of the environmental state under authoritarianism (China, Vietnam and beyond)

    Eaton, Sarah, Prof. Dr. (Transregional Studies of China)

    Duration of Project: 04/2020 - 07/2023

    Financer: Sonstige internationale öffentliche Mittelgeber

    This research project will enquire into new forms of the environmental state in China, Vietnam and beyond, and test the resulting governance models on their ability to solve the dual crisis of social and environmental protections in ecologically sens ...

  • The Borders of the Welfare State: Migration, Social Rights and Expulsion (1850-1933)

    Althammer, Beate, PD Dr. (African History)

    Duration of Project: 11/2018 - 01/2024

    Financer: DFG: Eigene Stelle (Sachbeihilfe)

    In current academic and political debates, the tensions between European conceptions of the welfare state and transnational migration are a heatedly discussed issue. How can social promises be kept in times of globalization? Is welfare only feasible ...

  • The Acquisition of Voice Alternations by Bilingual Children (Greek-German)

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

    Duration of Project: 10/2015 - 12/2016

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    This project investigates the acquisition of Voice alternations by bilingual German-Greek speaking children living in Stuttgart, Germany, as well as by monolingual German and Greek speaking children (aged 3-6 years). Specifically, the project focuses ...

  • The Acquisition of Voice Alternations by Bilingual Children (Greek-German)

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

    Duration of Project: 01/2017 - 01/2021

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    This project aims to investigate the child acquisition of voice alternations. We aim to explore how bilingual children, who are exposed to languages that have different morpho-syntactic ways to express voice alternations, acquire these voice systems. ...

  • Syntactic and pragmatic prominence of experiencers in cross-linguistic perspective

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

    Duration of Project: 08/2011 - 07/2014

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    In this project we examine to what extent features of semantic and pragmatic prominence influence the structure of experiencer constructions. A central aim of the project is to disentangle two conflicting hypotheses for the explanation of the peculia ...

  • Studying Social Impact of Migration: Food Security And Malnutrition of Left-Behind Children in Kyrgyzstan (Aizada Nuralieva)

    Baldauf, Ingeborg, Prof. Dr. phil. (Central Asian Languages and Cultures)

    Duration of Project: 07/2018 - 12/2018

    Financer: Sonstige Stiftungen
  • Strategic Behavior of Firms in Incomplete Markets

    Zierhut, Michael, PhD (Business Administration)

    Duration of Project: 10/2017 - 09/2020

    Financer: DFG: Eigene Stelle (Sachbeihilfe)

    In general equilibrium models with incomplete markets, decisions of firms determine the possible transfers of consumption across time and states of the world. This gives the firm market power. However, strategic behavior of firms is still one of the ...

  • SPP 1727: Focus and Thematic Role Assignment: A Comparison of Hungarian and German in Child Language Comprehension

    Knoeferle, Pia, Prof. Dr. (Linguistics of German: Psycholinguistics)

    Duration of Project: 11/2015 - 05/2019

    The aim of this project is to investigate pragmatic inferences from information structure to thematic role assignment. The fact that information structure contributes to role disambiguation, in addition to syntactic and morphological cues (such as wo ...

  • Spectral Self-Recording: Occult Communication and Science in the Twentieth-Century

    Kassung, Christian, Prof. Dr. phil. (Cultural Techniques and History of Knowledge)

    Duration of Project: 09/2015 - 12/2016

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    In the long nineteenth-century self-recording instruments emerged as the leading arbiters of truth and objectivity in scientific cultures. In the natural sciences, engineering, and even the occult, automatic instruments translated aberrant and errati ...

  • SP: Diaspora-Migration-Transnationality (Focus: Latin America)

    Feierstein, Liliana Ruth, Prof. Dr. (Transcultural History of Judaism)

    Duration of Project: 04/2017 - 09/2022

    Financer: BMBF

    A subproject of the ZJS on the transcultural history of Judaism with a focus on Latin America. The research will be on Jewish history, culture and literature in Romance-speaking countries (focus “Global South”). It takes up a movement within Judaism ...

  • SFB 980/3: Transfer of Apocryphal Knowledge through Translation in Ancient Christianity (and Judaism) (SP C01)

    Markschies, Christoph, Prof. Dr. Dres. h. c. (Ecclesiastical History Specializing in Early History / Patristics)

    Duration of Project: 07/2020 - 06/2024

    The Collaborative Research Centre Episteme in Motion is dedicated to studying knowledge change in selected premodern cultures from Europe and beyond. The Centre investigates longue-durée processes of knowledge change in particular historical configur ...

  • Scientific Dreams of Excellence. Rhetorics and Politics of Appreciation, 1900 | 2000

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

    Duration of Project: 04/2020 - 09/2022

    Financer: Volkswagen-Stiftung (VW)

    In today’s academic contexts, multiple ideas of excellence, elitism, brilliance, and outstanding qualities circulate more than ever. The omnipresent speech of “Elite, Prestigious and Excellent Universities,” “Excellence Initiatives, Clusters and Str ...

  • RTG 2483/1: Dynamic Integration – Law in-between Harmonisation and Plurality in Europe (DynamInt)

    Ruffert, Matthias, Prof. Dr. (Public Law / Public Law and European Law)

    Duration of Project: 10/2019 - 03/2024

    Financer: DFG: Graduiertenkollegs

    The traditional paradigm of an ever-closer Union in all areas faces heightened trends of disintegration and robust challenges. European Law requires a new equilibrium between harmonisation and plurality that will make processes of integration more dy ...

  • RTG 2458: The Dynamics of Demography, Democratic Processes and Public Policy (DYNAMICS)

    Klüver, Heike, Prof. Dr. (Comparative Political Behaviour)

    Duration of Project: 09/2019 - 02/2024

    Financer: Privat/ Mittelgeber Berlin

    Western societies are challenged by massive demographic changes. Migration, population aging as well as changing family patterns are reconfiguring the lines of conflict. First, they contribute to changing societal needs and problem pressures in polic ...

  • RTG 2458/1: The Dynamics of Demography, Democratic Processes and Public Policy (DYNAMICS)

    Klüver, Heike, Prof. Dr. (Comparative Political Behaviour)

    Duration of Project: 09/2019 - 02/2024

    Financer: DFG: Graduiertenkollegs

    Western societies are challenged by massive demographic changes. Migration, population aging as well as changing family patterns are reconfiguring the lines of conflict. First, they contribute to changing societal needs and problem pressures in polic ...

  • RTG 2386/1: Extrospection: External Access to Higher Cognitive Processes.

    Pauen, Michael, Prof. Dr. (Philosophy of Spirit)

    Duration of Project: 10/2018 - 03/2023

    Financer: DFG: Graduiertenkollegs

    Higher cognitive processes like emotions, perception, belief formation or mind-reading are of essential importance in philosophy, psychology, neuroscience, and psychiatry. It is quite controversial, though, to what extent these processes and particul ...

  • RTG 2248/1: Global Intellectual History – Transfers, Circulation of Ideas, Historical Actors (18th-20th century)

    Eckert, Andreas, Prof. Dr. phil. (African History)

    Duration of Project: 04/2017 - 09/2021

    Financer: DFG: Graduiertenkollegs

    One of the aims of a global history of the modern world (18th-20th century) is to explain processes of intellectual entanglement, and the transregional and cross-cultural transfer of concepts and ideas. While in the realms of the international politi ...

  • RTG 2190/2: The Literary and Epistemic History of Small Forms

    Matala de Mazza, Ethel, Prof. Dr. (Modern German Literature (Literature of the 18th to the Present))

    Duration of Project: 10/2021 - 03/2026

    Financer: DFG: Graduiertenkollegs

    Small forms are no newcomers among textual types and genres, but in the effort to cope with and exploit advancing media-technological reticulation and mobility they have acquired new prominence – as well as new urgency for research in the philosophy ...

  • RTG 2190/1: The Literary and Epistemic History of Small Forms

    Vogl, Joseph, Prof. Dr. phil. (Modern German Literature / Literature and Cultural Studies / Media)

    Duration of Project: 04/2017 - 12/2021

    Financer: DFG: Graduiertenkollegs

    Small forms are no newcomers among textual types and genres, but in the effort to cope with and exploit advancing media-technological reticulation and mobility they have acquired new prominence – as well as new urgency for research in the philosophy ...

  • RTG 2130/1: Minor Cosmopolitanisms

    Römhild, Regina, Prof. Dr. (European Ethnology IV)

    Duration of Project: 10/2016 - 12/2021

    The RTG Minor Cosmopolitanisms works to establish new ways of studying and understanding the cosmopolitan project beyond its Eurocentric legacies. It attempts to overcome a divide between ‘major’ sociological and philosophical readings of cosmopolita ...

  • RTG 1939/2: Philosophy, Science and the Sciences: The Dialogue Among Different Forms and Models of Knowledge in Ancient Greek, Roman and Arabic Thought

    Beere, Jonathan, Prof. Dr. (Philosophy in Antiquity and History of Knowledge)

    Duration of Project: 04/2019 - 09/2023

    Financer: DFG: Graduiertenkollegs

    This Research Training Group focuses on the dialogue between different forms and models of knowledge in ancient Greek, Roman and Arabic philosophy and science. Special attention is given to the interface between philosophy and the special sciences, i ...

  • RG 391/4: Problems of Representation in the Reign of Louis XIV. André Felibien Versus Thomas Hobbes

    Bredekamp, Horst, Prof. Dr. phil. (Research Groups)

    Duration of Project: 04/2006 - 03/2007

    Financer: DFG: Forschergruppen

    Repräsentation ist trotz aller historischen Veränderungen ihrer Formen und ihrer theoretischen Begründungen ein markanter Bestandteil des kommunikativen Gefüges und dessen Hierarchisierung geblieben. Die Aufklärung konnte den Begriff zwar einer kriti ...

  • RG 391/3: Problems of Representation in the Reign of Louis XIV. André Felibien Versus Thomas Hobbes

    Bredekamp, Horst, Prof. Dr. phil. (Research Groups)

    Duration of Project: 04/2004 - 03/2006

    Financer: DFG: Forschergruppen

    Repräsentation ist trotz aller historischen Veränderungen ihrer Formen und ihrer theoretischen Begründungen ein markanter Bestandteil des kommunikativen Gefüges und dessen Hierarchisierung geblieben. Die Aufklärung konnte den Begriff zwar einer kriti ...

  • RG 391/1: Problems of Representation in the Reign of Louis XIV. André Felibien Versus Thomas Hobbes

    Bredekamp, Horst, Prof. Dr. phil. (Research Groups (DFG))

    Duration of Project: 03/2001 - 03/2003

    Financer: DFG: Forschergruppen

    Das Projekt bezieht sich auf die Begründung der modernen Staatstheorie durch Thomas Hobbes (1651) und die folgenden beiden Jahrzehnte einer kontroversen Debatte über die Darstellung des Souveräns. Im Zentrum steht der Konflikt zwischen einer mathemat ...

  • RG 2936: Climate Change and Health in Sub-Saharan Africa (SP 09)

    Grethe, Harald, Prof. Dr. (International Agricultural Trade and Development)

    Duration of Project: 03/2020 - 08/2024

    Computable general equilibrium models (CGEs) are used to gain an understanding of economy-wide implications of exogenous shocks to national economies such as climate, policy or world market price change. Climate change impacts on health through a var ...

  • RG 2537/1: Noncanonical Constituent Linearisation in German Across Heritage Speakers (SP P06)

    Wiese, Heike, Prof. Dr. (German linguistics: Language acquisition and language development in multilingual context)

    Duration of Project: 04/2018 - 09/2021

    Financer: DFG: Forschergruppen

    P06 is part of the Research Unit “Emerging Grammars in Language Contact Situations: A Comparative Approach” (FOR 2537). P6 will comparatively investigate the status of noncanonical linearisations in German across across a range of settings, targeting ...

  • RG 2537/1: Nominal Morphosyntax and Word Order in Heritage Greek Across Majority Languages (SP 01)

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

    Duration of Project: 06/2018 - 08/2021

    Financer: DFG: Forschergruppen

    In this project we investigate the extent to which the varieties of heritage Greek in Germany and in the U.S. show novel grammatical patterns in the domain of nominal morphosyntax and word order. Specifically, we will investigate: (i) nominal morphos ...

  • RG 2537/1: Emerging Grammars in Language-Contact Situations: A Comparative View (RUEG) – Coordination and Transfer (SP Z)

    Wiese, Heike, Prof. Dr. (German linguistics: Language acquisition and language development in multilingual context)

    Duration of Project: 04/2018 - 06/2023

    Financer: DFG: Forschergruppen

    RUEG Z is part of the Research Unit “Emerging Grammars in Language Contact Situations: A Comparative Approach” (FOR 2537). The coordination project Z is the central executive that ensures the successful cooperation of projects and researchers at conc ...

  • RG 2537/1: Emerging Grammars: A Cross-Linguistic Corpus of Comparative Data in Heritage and Majority Language Use (SP Pd)

    Wiese, Heike, Prof. Dr. (German linguistics: Language acquisition and language development in multilingual context)

    Duration of Project: 04/2018 - 06/2021

    Financer: DFG: Forschergruppen

    Pd is part of the Research Unit “Emerging Grammars in Language Contact Situations: A Comparative Approach” (FOR 2537). Pd is the key project providing the unified environment that is necessary for the development of a joint empirical basis in RUEG: a ...

  • RG 2409/1: Conflict of Norms – Conflict of Laws – Conflict of Systems? On the Conditions of Normative Conflict in International Law (SP 06)

    Möllers, Christoph, Prof. Dr. (Public Law especially Constitution Law and Legal Philosophy)

    Duration of Project: 06/2017 - 03/2021

    Financer: DFG: Forschergruppen

    The project investigates how independent third-party actors construct normative conflicts in the concrete setting of international dispute resolution. The guiding intuition is that there is no necessity in understanding a certain coincidence of norms ...

  • RG 2265/1: Mobilising Law Through/As Collectivation? Anti-Discrimination and Equality Law As Institionalized and Political Praxis (SP E)

    Binder, Beate, Prof. Dr. (Gender Studies and European Ethnology)

    Duration of Project: 01/2018 - 06/2021

    Financer: DFG: Forschergruppen

    “Enabling dis/ability”, “diversify sexualities”, “normalize ethnic diversity” – under these headings, this subproject uses three ethnographic case studies – from the perspective of socio-cultural anthropology – to study the implementation and mobiliz ...

  • RG 2265/1: Focusing Collectivity. Gender, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity as Social Group(s) within European Asylum Law (SP A)

    Baer, Susanne, Prof. Dr. (Public Law and Gender Studies)

    Duration of Project: 04/2018 - 06/2021

    Financer: DFG: Forschergruppen
    Subproject within the research group “Law – Gender – Collectivity: Processes of Standardization, Categorization and Generating Solidarity”.

    Eventually European jurisprudence has recognized gender, sexual orientation and gender identity to constitu ...
  • RG 2265/1: Coordination Fund: Research Group Law – Gender – Collectivity: Processes of Standardization, Categorization and Generating Solidarity (SP 0)

    Binder, Beate, Prof. Dr. (Gender Studies and European Ethnology)

    Duration of Project: 04/2018 - 08/2021

    Financer: DFG: Forschergruppen
    Coordination of the research group.
    Among the most contentious issues of western democracies are questions about belonging and participation. Law plays a central role here – either as a reference point for the formulation of claims, or as a goal for ...
  • RG 1539/2: EU-Professionalism: A Sociological Study of the Professionalization of EU Expertise (SP 05)

    Mau, Steffen, Prof. Dr. (Macro Sociology)

    Duration of Project: 10/2015 - 09/2019

    Financer: DFG: Forschergruppen

    Subproject 5 focuses on the emergence and consolidation of new areas of employment and activity as linked to the process of European integration and on the institutionalization and professionalization of EU-expertise, in short the rise of the so-call ...

  • RG 1120: Sexual Modernism and Madness. The Figure of the (Meaningful) Madwoman in Berlin Urban Bohème 1890-1933

    Binder, Beate, Prof. Dr. (Gender Studies and European Ethnology)

    Duration of Project: 02/2009 - 12/2013

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    The project researches the connection between the ‘Discovery of Sexuality’ as a scholarly and social field and a historically specific psychopathologization of femininity. In hegemonic discourses on modernism, femininity is allegorized and sexualized ...

  • RG 1120/2: Cultures of Madness

    Binder, Beate, Prof. Dr. (Research Groups)

    Duration of Project: 10/2014 - 09/2015

    Financer: DFG: Forschergruppen

    The goal of this Research Unit is a contribution to the history of madness as a field of modern urbanity. Madness, as it is approached in this project, includes cultural figurations, topographies and typologies of modern alterity. These open up the p ...

  • Revis(ualis)ing Intersectionality

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

    Duration of Project: 01/2019 - 06/2022

    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 ...

  • Resistance As the Ground of the Experience of Reality

    Schloßberger, Matthias, Dr. (Philosophy in Practice Specializing in Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy)

    Duration of Project: 03/2018 - 02/2021

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    Epistemology is often understood as an attempt to justify knowledge. But this attempt refers us back to a problem which precedes all questions of justification. Before knowledge can be justified, the object of knowledge needs to be experienced (be kn ...

  • Research priorities from the perspective of autistic adults

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

    Duration of Project: 05/2019 - 12/2021

    Financer: Sonstige Stiftungen

    The Autism Research Cooperation (AFK) is an association of autistic people and autism scientists from the Humboldt University in Berlin. The aim of the AFK is for the first time to jointly research questions that are relevant from the perspective of ...

  • Research platform „Literary field GDR“: authors, works, networks Pilot study: The students of the Institute of Literature „Johannes R. Becher“ Leipzig

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

    Duration of Project: 10/2019 - 09/2022

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    The project heuristically draws upon research on GDR literature viewed from the perspective of Bourdieu’s notion of literary field and, perspectively, aims at a complete coverage of this field. For this purpose, it is necessary to 1.) collect data fo ...

  • Requiem - Die Römischen Papst- und Kardinalsgrabmäler der Frühen Neuzeit III

    Bredekamp, Horst, Prof. Dr. phil. (Early Modern and Modern Art History)

    Duration of Project: 04/2008 - 03/2010

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    Requiem ist ein interdisziplinäres Forschungsprojekt in Zusammenarbeit des kunstgeschichtlichen Seminars der HU und dem Historischen Institut der Universität Freiburg (Schweiz). Neben dem Aufbau einer digitalen Datenbank, die alle Päpste, Kardinäle u ...

  • Representing and Attending to the Temporal Structure of Visual Events in Working Memory

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

    Duration of Project: 01/2019 - 12/2021

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    Visual events can be characterized by their spatiotemporal structure, for instance by the points in space and time at which they occur, by their spatial distribution and temporal duration. The representation of temporal structure is, however, not nea ...

  • Renewal Heisenberg Professorship : Martin Rolfs

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

    Duration of Project: 10/2020 - 05/2023

  • Refugee Lives Matter? – Protecting the Human Rights of Migrants and Refugees Through International and Regional Obligations To Investigate Deaths.

    Zöllner, Sylvena, (Administration)

    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 - 12/2021

    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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Professional Development Training on Meaning-Focused Language Support in Elementary School Science Classes

    Stanat, Petra, Prof. Dr. (Educational Psychology (Learning, Instruction and Evaluation))

    Duration of Project: 01/2016 - 02/2020

    Financer: BMBF

    The aim of the project is to expand an implicit meaning-focused language promotion approach, which has already been tested during extra classes for children with a non-German native language, by adding elements of linguistic awareness (in terms of Sc ...

  • 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
  • PPP Frankreich 2019 Phase I "Behavioural Matter"

    Ribault, Patricia, Prof. Dr. (Image Knowledge Gestaltung. An Interdisciplinary Laboratory)

    Duration of Project: 01/2019 - 12/2020

    Financer: DAAD
    Built from the two projects Matters of Activity and Behavioral Objects, our research project
    Behavioral Matter intends to question the notion of behavior with regards to matter and
    materials, objects and techniques, and to create new processes, new ...
  • PPP: Europeanisation of Living Conditions

    Nowicka, Magdalena, Prof. Dr. (Head of Department / Secretary)

    Duration of Project: 10/2016 - 12/2018

    Financer: DAAD

    Throughout Europe, people's own migration history determines their socio-economic positioning. The positioning, but also the chances of advancement of migrants in Germany are worse than those of Germans without a migration background. Scholars see se ...

  • PP 2207: What Matters? Key Passages in Literary Works (SP)

    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

    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 ...

  • PP 2172: Curating Digital Images: Ethnographic Perspectives on the Affordances of Digital Images in Heritage and Museum Contexts

    Macdonald, Sharon, Prof. Dr. (Social Anthropology)

    Duration of Project: 12/2019 - 11/2022

    Financer: DFG - Schwerpunktprogramme

    The DFG-funded project “Curating Digital Images” is located within the frame of the DFG priority programme “Das digitale Bild” / “The Digital Image” and focusses on ethnographic research on practices of digital curation related to the field of museum ...

  • PP 2134/1: Functional Aspects of the Minimal Self – The Case of Schizophrenia

    Kaltwasser, Laura, Dr. (Employees)

    Duration of Project: 03/2019 - 02/2022

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    The overall goal of this project is to provide a thorough and fine-grained characterization of disturbances of the minimal or basic self in patients suffering from schizophrenia. Furthermore, the data from experiments in a cohort of patients will be ...

  • PP 1859: “Experiences and Expectations: Historical Foundations of Economic Behaviour”

    Nützenadel, Alexander, Prof. Dr. (Social and Economic History)

    Duration of Project: 02/2016 - 01/2022

    Economic decision-making takes place in a complex environment under considerable uncertainty. To reduce this uncertainty economic actors rely on expectations about the future development of key economic variables. The central purpose of this Priority ...

  • PP 1764/2: The German Labor Market in a Globalised World: Challenges through Trade, Technology, and Demographics

    Spitz-Oener, Alexandra, Prof. Dr. (Political Economics (Applied Microeconomics))

    Duration of Project: 10/2017 - 03/2021

    Financer: DFG - Schwerpunktprogramme

    The recent severe recession has led to a reassessment of labour market policies across many industrialised countries. Technological change and changes in the division of labour, trade liberalisation, increasing labour mobility, demographic changes, l ...

  • PP 1764/2: Female Employment Patterns, Fertility, Labor Market Reforms, and Firms: A Dynamic Treatment Approach

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

    Duration of Project: 10/2018 - 12/2022

    At a time of an aging society, low fertility, technology induced changes in the labour market, globalisation, and changing gender roles, female employment patterns and the combination of labour market and family work are of major interest both in res ...

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