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Update on the supervision of bachelor/master thesis [more]

The opening event of the research project "WohL – Worthy places for un-used spaces!” took place in Hebertshausen. [more]

The Corona Pandemic in Special Living Arrangements for People with Disabilities. Snapshots and Future Planning on Equality and Participation in Health Care in 2020 [more]

Summer School on urban sociological perspective [more]

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]

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