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Participatory development of new concepts for re-purposing vacant or seldom-used housing in the Dachau district [more]

Please see the recent announcement to our students regarding changes to teaching in the summer semester in the wake of COVID-19. [more]

The Sociology of Diversity Chair has been enriched by ongoing research and collaborative projects based at the research station in Malindi, a coastal town in Kenya. Kenya is undergoing many changes in terms of economics, population dynamics and infrastructural demands. This makes... [more]

The edited volume “Health in Diversity – Diversity in Health: (Forced) Migration, Social Diversification and Health in a Changing World”, edited by Dr. Katharina Crepaz, Prof. Ulrich Becker and Prof. Elisabeth Wacker, has recently been published with Springer VS. The book collects... [more]

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]

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