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Prof. Elisabeth Wacker was a guest on ARD alpha on the 25th September 2019. The professor of sociology of diversity spoke about the rights and the current state of persons with disabilities in the show "alpha-demokratie". In addition, new ways and recommendations towards an... [more]

Prof. Elisabeth Wacker held the closing key note at the 1st Congress of Participation Research at the Humboldt-University Berlin, taking place from the 26th - 27th September 2019. She clarified in her talk titled "participation research as transformation research" to over 250... [more]

This year's summer workshop of the Chair of Sociology of Diversity and the Max-Planck-fellow group "Dis[cover]ability & Indicators for Inclusion" takes place from the 18th - 20th September 2019 in cooperation with the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Campus Brixen-Bressanone.... [more]

This summer term, several students (Bachelor in Health Science) had the opportunity to complete an internship 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]

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