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  • 12 Feb 2013
    Ethno-Territorial Conflict and Co-existence in the Caucasus, Central Asia and Fereydan

    12:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Babak Rezvani studied ethno-territorial conflicts and peaceful coexistence between ethnic groups in (post-) Soviet Central Asia, the Caucasus and Fereydan (in Iran), all of which are ethnically, linguistically and ...

  • 8 Feb 2013
    Mothers, Medicine and Morality in Rural Mali

    14:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    How to understand the simultaneity of parental love and care with a lack of taking action when a child is ill? This question inspired Lianne Holten to conduct the ethnographic study presented in this book.

  • 8 Feb 2013
    Theming of residential space and architecture

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Sabine Meier studied theming of residential space and architecture. Meier argues that themed residential space and architecture meet the desire of fractions of the middle class to live in small-scale environments ...

  • 19 Dec 2012
    Is Left/Right Still the ‘Super Glue’? The Role of Left/Right Ideology and Issues in Electoral Politics in Western and East Central Europe

    14:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Agnieszka Walczak will defende her thesis on left/right ideology and voting behaviour.

  • 19 Dec 2012
    Symbolic Markers and Institutional Innovation in Transforming Urban Spaces

    10:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Sebastian Dembski studied three cases of planning strategies in urban regions across Europe to analyse the use of symbolic markers in urban planning and metropolitan identity.

  • 17 Dec 2012
    Deafness among the Negev Bedouin: an Interdisciplinary Dialogue on Deafness, Marginality and Context

    14:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Shifra Kisch analyses the social consequences of deafness and the sociolinguistic context of signing among the Negev Bedouin, the native Arab inhabitants of the southern arid region of present-day Israel.

  • 14 Dec 2012
    Elias Canetti as guiding author

    14:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Bart Hageraats studied the life and work of the Bulgarian-Swiss author Elias Canetti (1905-1994). His research focus is on topics relating to mass, Verwandlung, Chinese texts and philosophy.

  • 23 Nov 2012
    The red gold rush. The impact of governance styles on value chains and the well-being of lobster fishers in the wider Caribbean

    11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Iris Monnereau analysed the relationship between the development of lobster fisheries and the well-being of lobster fishers and the contextual conditions that facilitate this. Iris Monnereau investigated this state ...

  • 9 Nov 2012
    Gender, Sex, and Institutions: The Making of Transgender Care in the United States

    12:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Transgender care is a critical area in U.S. medicine that is conditioned by health insurance structures, healthcare reforms, and contrasting socio-medical ideologies of gender, sex, and the self, which give rise to ...

  • 27 Sep 2012
    Fighting over forest. Interactive governance of conflicts over forest and tree resources in Ghana’s high forest zone

    14:00 - 14:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Mercy Derkyi investigated conflicts over forests and trees under eight different forest governance regimes.Derkyi calls for more attention to conflict management in tropical forest governance.

  • 4 Sep 2012
    Education systems lead to better educational performance among sceond generation Turks

    12:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Philipp Schnell conducted research into what causes disparities in the educational mobility of second generation Turks in five cities in Sweden, France and Austria: Stockholm, Paris, Straatsburg, Vienna and Linz

  • 4 Sep 2012
    Educational mobility of second-generation Turks in cross-national perspective

    12:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    In his dissertation Philip Schnell asks what causes variations in the educational mobility of secondgeneration Turks across Sweden, France and Austria? SchnelI takes a multitude of factors into consideration in ...