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Markschies, Christoph, Prof. Dr. Dres. h. c. (Ecclesiastical History Specializing in Early History / Patristics)
Duration of Project: 04/2005 - 01/2008
Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe
The project at hand investigates the history of Christianity within the province Arabia as part of the history of late antique religion. Beginning with the examination of the religious geography we look into continuities, transformations and t ...
Kempter, Richard, Prof. Dr. (Computational Neuroscience)
Duration of Project: 03/2018 - 06/2021
Financer: BMBF
This research project uses direct human brain recordings to characterize the neuronal signals that represent aspects of individual episodic memories. A key question is understanding how the brain supports tasks such as “Where did I leave my keys this ...
Schirrmacher, Arne, PD Dr. (History of Science Specializing in History of Education and Organisation of Knowledge in the 19th and 20th Century)
Duration of Project: 12/2010 - 11/2014
Financer: DFG: Eigene Stelle (Sachbeihilfe)
While students and socialization in student institutions have been considered by social, political, gender and cultural history since long, in the history of science the questions about scientific socialization and learning of epistemic forms of acti ...
Schirrmacher, Arne, PD Dr. (History of Science Specializing in History of Education and Organisation of Knowledge in the 19th and 20th Century)
Duration of Project: 12/2012 - 11/2015
Financer: DFG: Eigene Stelle (Sachbeihilfe)
While students and socialization within student institutions is part of the discourse of social, political, gender and cultural history since long, history of science has neglected the question of scientific socialization and learning of epistemic pr ...
Hagedorn, Conrad, Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. (Resource Economics)
Duration of Project: 01/2003 - 12/2004
Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe
This research project aims at investigating households livelihood strategies in marginal areas of Ethiopia. The basic hypothesis of this research is based on the assumption that the problems of natural resource degradation and poverty in rural Ethio ...
Hagedorn, Conrad, Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. (Resource Economics)
Duration of Project: 01/2003 - 12/2004
Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe
This research project aims at investigating households livelihood strategies in marginal areas of Ethiopia. The basic hypothesis of this research is based on the assumption that the problems of natural resource degradation and poverty in rural Ethio ...
Stanat, Petra, Prof. Dr. (Berlin Institut for empirical Integration and Migration Research)
Duration of Project: 03/2016 - 10/2021
Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe
With the proposed continuation of our interdisciplinary project, we aim at further clarifying the role of immigrants first and second language proficiency and language use for their social integration, making use of the advanced analytical potential ...
Stanat, Petra, Prof. Dr. (Educational Psychology (Learning, Instruction and Evaluation))
Duration of Project: 04/2012 - 02/2016
Financer: DFG - Schwerpunktprogramme
The interdisciplinary project investigates the role of immigrants’ language proficiency for their social integration in the receiving country. Emanating from a general resource perspective, language proficiency is seen as a crucial resource for socia ...
Hetz, Stefan, Dr. rer. nat. (Animal Physiology/Systems Neurobiology and Neural Computation)
Duration of Project: 06/2012 - 09/2013
Financer: Privat/ Mittelgeber alte Bundesländer
Hummer werden im Handel in unstrukturieten Aquarien gehalten. In diesem Projekt werden, aufbauend auf den Ergebnissen eines vorhergehenden Projekts, die Auswirkungen von Beschattung und Verstecken auf Bewegungsmuster und Aufenthaltspräferenz von Humm ...
Hanisch, Markus, Prof. Dr. (Cooperative Sciences (S))
Duration of Project: 07/2008 - 06/2013
Financer: BMBF
Konsumentenvereinigungen dienen der Organisation der Nachfrageseite auf anderenfalls durch Marktmacht geprägten Anbietermärkten für Verbrauchs- und Konsumgüter. Konsumgenossenschaften bergen deshalb, über ihr Potential Preise zu senken, Chancen für d ...
Müller, Peter, Dr. rer. nat. (Molecular Biophysics)
Duration of Project: 10/2004 - 01/2008
Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe
Cholesterol is an essential component of biological membranes. Besides its role to stabilize membrane structure, cholesterol plays also a functional role in various membrane processes. The transbilayer movement of cholesterol between both halves of t ...
Müller, Peter, Dr. rer. nat. (Molecular Biophysics)
Duration of Project: 04/2007 - 04/2010
Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe
Cholesterol is an essential component of biological membranes. Besides its role in supporting membrane structure, this lipid is also functionally involved in various membrane-based physiological processes. An important step of the cellular cholestero ...
Houben, Vincentius, Prof. Dr. phil. (History of Southeast Asia)
Duration of Project: 10/2010 - 09/2013
Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe
Gegenstand des Forschungsvorhabens ist die Frage nach der Bedeutung ritueller Praxis für die Reproduktion ethnischer Kategorien in der thailändischen Provinz Buriram. Im Rahmen eines interdisziplinären Ansatzes, der ethnologische und historische Frag ...
Pohlreich, Erol, Dr. (Criminal Law / Criminal Procedural Law / European Criminal Law and Modern Law History)
Duration of Project: 11/2014 - 05/2017
Financer: DFG: Eigene Stelle (Sachbeihilfe)
The project head plans to examine the constitutional requirements that result from the right to be heard in criminal proceedings on the basis of three problems that each cover one aspect of this fundamental right. Starting from these problems, he aim ...
Kardorff, Ernst, von Prof. Dr. phil. (Sociology of Rehabilitation / Professional Rehabilitation / Rehabilitation Law)
Duration of Project: 07/1998 - 10/2000
Financer: BMBF
Scientific aim: to analyse stress-, coping and capacity profiles, to document the social integration, behaviour of help-search and demand of help of the relatives of cancer patients.
Methods: With the help of qualitative methods (interviews, case st ...
Spalek, Katharina, Prof. Dr. (Cluster Languages of Emotion)
Duration of Project: 12/2009 - 05/2011
Financer: DFG-Exzellenzinitiative: Cluster
Public opinion is divided on the value of puns, some love them while others just think they're silly. In the context of this pilot project I test a specific hypothesis about the origin of these individual differences.

Puns work through homonymy: T ...
Bruch, Rüdiger, vom Prof. Dr. phil. (History of Science Specializing in History of Education and Organisation of Knowledge in the 19th and 20th Century)
Duration of Project: 09/2004 - 11/2004
Financer: DFG: Sonstiges
As part of a sturctural history of the Reich Research Council it is planed to analyse: 1. its role as monitoring system in regard to the politics of science, 2. its function as part of the military research and 3. its importance within the national s ...
Bruch, Rüdiger, vom Prof. Dr. phil. (History of Science Specializing in History of Education and Organisation of Knowledge in the 19th and 20th Century)
Duration of Project: 09/2003 - 08/2004
Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe
As part of a sturctural history of the Reich Research Council it is planed to analyse: 1. its role as monitoring system in regard to the politics of science, 2. its function as part of the military research and 3. its importance within the national s ...
Wenzel, Horst, Prof. Dr. phil. (Early German Literature / Literature of the High Middle Ages)
Duration of Project: 10/2004 - 03/2005
Financer: DFG: Sonstiges
Medieval historiography requires the eyewitness (cf. Isidore of Seville: audire et videre), and for the early vernacular the eye witness is also guarantee and assurance of an authentic or fabricated historical narrative (Troy novels, Nibelungenlied). ...
Hagedorn, Conrad, Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. (Resource Economics)
Duration of Project: 12/2001 - 07/2005
Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe
The housing market is - primarily in Eastern Germany currently in radical change connected to environmental factors e.g. the loss of economical and social function in many towns and deficits of regional labour markets. The problems of housing co-op ...
Niewöhner, Jörg, Prof. Dr. (European Ethnology of Urban Areas and Cultures)
Duration of Project: 06/2010 - 04/2016
Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe
The focus of the project is on detailed ethnographic observation of medical classificatory practices in order to track their impact on the understanding of illness in medical institutions as well as on patients’ experiences of illness. The aim is to ...
Linscheid, Michael, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. (Analytical Chemistry and Environmental Chemistry)
Duration of Project: 11/2001 - 12/2004
Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe
Der enzymatische Abbau bakterieller Lipoploysaccharide von verschiedenen E. coli Spezies durch Vertreter des Genus Bdellovibrio soll untersucht werden. Um die speziellen Abbauwege der LPS zu beschreiben, setzen wir zur Strukturaufklärung der Metaboli ...
Kiderlen, Moritz, Dr. (Classical Archaeology)
Duration of Project: 01/2011 - 12/2013
Financer: DFG: Eigene Stelle (Sachbeihilfe)
Bronze tripods were particularly suitable as a means of formulating social status since they were one of the most prestigious types of movable items. Offerings of bronze tripods occur by no means in all (Proto-)Geometric sanctuaries but only in a few ...
Hardtwig, Wolfgang, Prof. Dr. phil. (Early Modern History Specializing in the 19th Century)
Duration of Project: 06/2005 - 06/2008
Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe
The project investigates the interaction between professional historians, amateurs and a broader reading public in the second half of the 19th century in Germany. It asks to what extent the development of the German historical science was influenced ...
Schütz, Erhard, Prof. Dr. phil. (Modern German Literature / Literature of the 18th to 20th Century)
Duration of Project: 11/2004 - 01/2008
Financer: Fritz Thyssen Stiftung

The project aims at investigating of the literary history and poetics of the popular German-language non-fiction book in the 20th century, as well as the development of a university curriculum for non-fiction writing strategies.

I. The projec ...

Goschler, Constantin, Dr. (Contemporary History)
Duration of Project: 04/2002 - 11/2003
Financer: Fritz Thyssen Stiftung
Die Wiedergutmachung nationalsozialistischen Unrechts rückte in den vergangenen Jahren verstärkt in die Aufmerksamkeit der Öffentlichkeit wie der Zeitgeschichte. Dafür waren vor allem die in den neunziger Jahren vorgebrachten Entschädigungsforderunge ...
Meyer, Roland, Prof. Dr. (West Slavic Languages)
Duration of Project: 01/2016 - 02/2022
Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe
The project investigates the synchronic and short-term diachronic syntax of Datives (DAT) in Pol[ish] as compared to Ice[landic] and Ru[ssian], and its implications for general linguistic theory. DAT Case is a particularly revealing phenomenon at the ...
Nagel, Uwe Jens, Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. (Agricultural Consulting and Communication Studies)
Duration of Project: 01/2001 - 12/2003
Entwicklung eines theoretischen Konzeptes für den Phase out (früher: Übergabe) Prozess, Identifikation und Test von partizipativen Instrumenten (Fallstudien in Afrika), Klärung ob und unter welchen Umständen eine partizipative Methodik für den Phase ...
Baberowski, Jörg, Prof. Dr. (History of Eastern Europe)
Duration of Project: 10/2003 - 09/2006
Financer: Fritz Thyssen Stiftung
Der Stellenwert und die Bedeutungen sexueller Gewalt wandelten sich seit Mitte des neunzehnten Jahrhunderts. Zum einen trugen die seit den 1860er Jahren entstehenden, ausgesprochen populären Boulevardzeitungen durch ihre ausführliche Berichterstattun ...
Nagel, Uwe Jens, Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. (Agricultural Consulting and Communication Studies)
Duration of Project: 01/1995 - 10/2002
Die Zusammenarbeit von Bauern, Beratern, Forschern und ihren Organisationen zur Entwicklung des ländlichen Raumes befindet sich in Brasilien in einer Krise. Es fehlen Entscheidungen und überzeugende Vorschläge seitens der Regierung für die Zukunft de ...
Schmid, Stephan G., Prof. Dr. phil. (Classical Archaeology)
Duration of Project: 08/2015 - 06/2022
Financer: Sonstige Stiftungen
Ostia is the first colony and the main harbour of Rome, approximately 30 km west of the capital of the Roman Empire. Ostia was an antique ‘metropolis’ with four- and five-storey high multiple dwellings. Thanks to large-scale excavations until 1941, O ...
Friedrich, Manuela, Dr. rer. nat. (Cognitive Psychology)
Duration of Project: 01/2019 - 12/2021
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 ...
Markschies, Christoph, Prof. Dr. Dres. h. c. (Cluster Topoi - The Formation and Transformation of Space and Knowledge in Anvient Civilization)
Duration of Project: 11/2007 - 10/2012
Financer: DFG-Exzellenzinitiative: Cluster
Public space, such as temples, forums, and village squares, played a vital role in ancient civilizations, and mirrored the structures of social and political organization. Within this context, the early history of the expansion of Christianity can be ...
Kempter, Richard, Prof. Dr. (Computational Neuroscience)
Duration of Project: 06/2010 - 06/2017
Financer: BMBF
The hippocampus is engaged in remembering information that can be described in a declarative manner, and work on the function of the hippocampus has led to the development of current concepts about the organization of memory systems in the brain. Bec ...
Kirchhof, Astrid Mignon, Dr. (Modern and Contemporary History)
Duration of Project: 08/2014 - 07/2015
Financer: Volkswagen-Stiftung (VW)
As well as establishing government nature conservation organizations in support of civic nature conservation efforts, the GDR took its first legislative, political and scientific measures in the nature conservation area much earlier than the Federal ...
Schröter, Jens, Prof. Dr. (New Testament Studies, Exegesis and New Testament Theology)
Duration of Project: 02/2015 - 05/2016
Financer: Fritz Thyssen Stiftung
Nag Hammadi Writings
Hardtwig, Wolfgang, Prof. Dr. phil. (Early Modern History Specializing in the 19th Century)
Duration of Project: 10/2001 - 09/2004
This dissertation examines the identification of German and Austrian Jews with German Culture in the inter-war time. The study explores the shaping influence of a classical enlightened cultural ideal on the identity-debates of German and Austrian Jew ...
Jähnert, Gabriele, Dr. (Centre for Transdisciplinary Gender Studies)
Duration of Project: 06/2013 - 10/2013
Financer: Sonstige internationale öffentliche Mittelgeber
Benesh, Daniel, Dr. (Molecular Parasitology)
Duration of Project: 05/2019 - 04/2022
Financer: DFG: Eigene Stelle (Sachbeihilfe)
Many parasites have complex life cycles in which they infect multiple hosts in succession before reproducing. These life cycles are perplexing, because they seem risky. As the number of consecutive hosts in a life cycle increases, so does the risk of ...
Mey, Wolfram, Dr. (Entomology)
Duration of Project: 04/2008 - 03/2009
Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe
Das Kaokoveld im Nordwesten Namibias ist geographisch der nördlichste Ausläufer der Western Escarpment Mountains, die sich von Kapstadt über Namibia bis nach Süd-Angola erstrecken. Die Gegend ist abgelegen und nur mit 4 x 4 Geländewagen zu erkunden. ...
Duration of Project: 08/2014 - 07/2017
Financer: Volkswagen-Stiftung (VW)
Narrative intervention in conflict resolution is rarely an object of social psychological studies. Only recently have scholars of conflict resolution turned to analyse the role of narratives for conflict resolution thus giving birth to narrative appr ...
Nickel, Hildegard-Maria, Prof. Dr. sc. phil. (Sociology of Labour and Gender Studies)
Duration of Project: 02/2009 - 02/2012
Financer: BMBF
Basic research on professional careers of highly skilled migrant women in science and technology, focussing on migrant women who immigrated without prior work permit.
Klotzsch, Enrico, Prof. Dr. (Experimental Biophysics)
Duration of Project: 01/2019 - 06/2021
Financer: Volkswagen-Stiftung (VW)
We will use live-cell and super-resolution microscopy combined with automated image processing to determine the impact of large numbers of FUS variants on the sub-cellular distribution, nuclear re-localisation and aggregate formation at a single cell ...
Steinsdorff, Silvia, von Prof. Dr. (Ernst Fraenkel Professorship in Comparative Studies of Democracy)
Duration of Project: 06/2011 - 08/2014
Financer: BMBF
Even though one can speak of a recent boom of scientific work on Constitutional Courts in established democracies as well as in democratizing countries, comparative research on the institutional setting, the political impact and especially on the int ...
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.
Schilling, Heinz, Prof. i. R. Dr. Dr. hc. (European History of the Early Modern History)
Duration of Project: 01/2001 - 12/2006
Financer: Sonstige Stiftungen
Investigation of Reformed educational thought and schools in Early Modern Europe; comparative analysis of Reformed education and schools with their Catholic and Lutheran equivalents
Gründl, Helmut, Prof. Dr. (Business Administration)
Duration of Project: 05/2005 - 01/2008
Financer: Privat/ Mittelgeber Berlin
According to theoretical models and a few empirical analyses, the insurer's insolvency risk has a great impact on the willingness to pay for insurance contracts and consequently on the premium income and the return of insurance companies. Hence, it s ...
Schade, Christian D., Prof. Dr. (Entrepreneurial and Behavioral Decision Making)
Duration of Project: 05/2005 - 04/2008
Financer: Privat/ Mittelgeber Berlin
According to theoretical models and a few empirical analyses, the insurer's insolvency risk has a great impact on the willingness to pay for insurance contracts and consequently on the premium income and the return of insurance companies. Hence, it s ...
Rolfs, Martin, Prof. Dr. (General Psychology - Active Perception and Cognition)
Duration of Project: 05/2016 - 04/2019
Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe
The versatility of human behavior 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 ...
Ohl, Sven, Dr. (Junior Research Groups)
Duration of Project: 05/2016 - 09/2019
Financer: DFG: Eigene Stelle (Sachbeihilfe)
The versatility of human behavior 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 ...
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