What is solidarity and what does it have to do with research? What does solidarity-based research look like and what can it achieve? A discussion impulse with aspects on research ethics, on the relationship between science and responsibility as well as on the concrete implementation.
At present, many processes of change can be observed in society. What would it be like if change were to be professionally accompanied in a targeted and holistic way and the discipline was called societal development?
Walls, barbed wire, seas – borders are diverse, determine nations and destinies. But borders also manifest themselves in our minds in the form of reference frames and thus determine our solidarity. Europe’s reaction to the Ukrainian situation highlights again: our solidarities are selective.
The human rights organization JUMEN wants to combat violence against women in Germany through strategic litigation. What they want to achieve and why a case from Mexico serves as a model.
Almost a year ago, Turkey withdrew from the Istanbul Convention following a decree by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. The article is a follow-up to a previous post. It focuses on feminist struggles in Turkey.
The tensed situation in Ukraine recently shed light to a phenomenon that is rarely in the headline of mainstream media – internationally unrecognized de-facto-states in the post-socialist space dependent on Russian patronage.
The beginning of 2022 has been turbulent for the previously peaceful and stable Republic of Kazakhstan, marked by unprecedented violent unrest.
The Kurds are often referred to as the largest stateless people in the world. Kurdistan is their historic homeland within the current borders of Syria, Iraq, Iran and Afghanistan – where they are isolated, discriminated and fought against.
Covid-19 shows that in the global social system we are interconnected as well as interdependent on a physical and social level and thus vulnerable. Peace education shows the potential for conflict and peace associated with this.
The non-professoral teaching staff of the Center for Conflict Studies answers to the Blogpost of ReVerBi.