The Research Institute for Social Cohesion is investigating racism in German public institutions on behalf of the Federal Ministry of the Interior in a project titled “Rassismus als Gefährdung des gesellschaftlichen Zusammenhalts im Kontext ausgewählter gesellschaftlich-institutioneller Bereiche”. We discussed the goals of this research with Matthias Middell (University of Leipzig), spokesperson of the FGZ and co-principal investigator of this study.
By William S. Sax. Following the rapid spread of social distancing to slow the spread of the Corona virus, Hindu nationalists developed the thesis that the rest of the world was merely adopting practices developed thousands of years ago by “Hindu civilization.”
‘No Jews, Dogs, or Consumptives’: Comparing Anti-Jewish Discrimination in Late-Nineteenth-Century Germany and the United States
[This article is part of the Open Peer Review-Publication series “Nineteenth-Century Anti-Semitism in International Perspective”] von Richard E. Fraenkel <1> In the late nineteenth century, prominent voices warned of the danger posed by a ‘flood’ of Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe. Political and religious figures described a mysterious conspiracy directed by international Jewish financiers aimed at world domination. Jews found…
Table Topics: Facing Various Axes of Oppression – Individual, Political and Legal Approaches to „Intersectionality“ (Andrea D. Bührmann)
Crucial to the rise and propagation of diversity as a relevant notion for the social sciences were the activities of various social movements, above all, the civil rights movement, the women’s and lesbian movement and also the labour movement . … Weiterlesen →
Dina Mansour-Ille, currently a reserach fellow with the Orient-Institute Beirut (OIB), holds a PhD in “Politics, Human Rights and Sustainability” with a specialization in political economy and human rights from…
Research Project (to be discussed at the Winter Academy) by Divya Kannan. Divya Kannan is currently pursuing her PhD in Modern Indian History at the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Her study seeks to examine the history of education and discourses on poverty in the late 19th and 20th century Kerala, particularly amongst so-called lower caste groups. The history of education in India is relatively a new field of research compared to its counterparts in sociology and psychology. Although, there have […]