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This summer term, several students (Bachelor in Health Science) had the opportunity to complete an intership in Kenya while living at the TUM Field Station in Malindi. With this report, Lena Kramheller und Claudia Seidl give an insight into their experiences and lessons learned... [more]

The Federal Government publishes every four years a report on the circumstances of persons with impairments. Led by the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, this serves to fulfil the requirement of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities article 31 and... [more]

This year's ALTER Conference took place in Cologne from the 5th - 6th September with the focus topic "Histories, Practices and Policies of Disability. International, Comparative and Transdisciplinary Perspectives". Dr. Katharina Crepaz, Dr. Isabella Bertmann-Merz and Dr. Eva... [more]

International researchers from the critical health psychology field gathered from the 15th – 17th July at the 11th Biennial conference of the International Society of Critical Psychology in Slovakia to present their research. Diverse topics were discussed by scientists like Wendy... [more]

Dr Fabian Karsch has been part of an interdisciplinary expert team at the Academy for Political Education in Tutzing since November 2017. Supported by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, the project dealt with the chances and challenges of the application of Big Data... [more]

We have a rare and exciting opportunity for a research project (Master’s or Bachelor’s) coming up (possibly in conjunction with a research assistant position) at the Chair of Sociology of Diversity in collaboration with the Chair of Social Paediatrics. The project is taking place... [more]

Researchers from all over the world gathered from the 3rd -  5th July at the British Psychological Society’s “Qualitative Methods in Psychology” conference at Cardiff Metropolitan University. Icons in this area, like Svend Brinkmann, Sarah Riley, Brendan Gough or Paula Reavey... [more]

In her paper „Die bayerischen Landtagswahlen 2018  – Zwischen Kreuzpflicht und Grünen-Boom“, recently published in Politika – Südtiroler Jahrbuch für Politik 2019, Dr. Katharina Crepaz analyzes the outcome of the bavarian regional elections 2018 and presents an overview of winners... [more]

Dr. Katharina Crepaz was asked to write a contribution on persons with disabilities and the right to vote for EUreka!, the Eurac Research Institute for Comparative Federalism’s Blog on the EU and the EU elections. The article, titled „Political Participation as a Fundamental... [more]

This year, in celebration of the annual diversity day of the "Diversity Charta", the department organized the event "Diversity in studying and teaching". In collaboration with ProLehre, we offered a workshop for both students and teachers to reflect on the dimensions of diversity... [more]

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