Upcoming Events

19 - 21 Aug 2020

Online

The presentation of legal systems in popular cultural discourses has been largely restricted to Europe and North America and has influenced what people generally believe about law and legal institutions. This workshop moves away from this established regional focus by specifically engaging Middle Eastern legal frameworks and their respective (local) media representation from within.


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31 Aug 2020

Application Deadline

The InnovationH Competition seeks solutions to help people with mobility issues to have an easier life. Mobility allows people to live at home, travel outside, and navigate their own life without waiting for the help or transportation of others. To be mobile means to be independent.


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31 Aug 2020

Application Deadline

The Call for Papers for the international AGYA Conference ‘The Standing and Understanding of Scholars in Society: Arab and German Experiences’ is now open. Contributors are invited to submit their abstract (max. 200 words) on one or several of the listed topics until 31 August 2020. The conference aims at bringing together scholars from various disciplines who are interested in understanding the societal role of academic scholars in the Arab world and in Germany.


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31 Aug 2020

Application Deadline

The edited volume shall include a multi-disciplinary collection of articles that tackle questions with regard to the general situation of public health and the overall crisis preparedness in Arab and European countries; actual impacts of COVID-19 on governance, and societal responses to the pandemic as well as regional implications of the COVID-19 pandemic.


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31 Aug 2020

Application Deadline

The Call for Participation for the Online Trainings Course ‘Materials for Energy’ is now open. Interested students are invited to submit their applications until 31 August 2020. The training aims at bringing together Arab and German students of various disciplines who are interested in understanding of innovative and sustainable materials for energy technologies.


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14 - 16 Dec 2020

Berlin, Germany

Scholars’ efforts to provide scientific advice for evidence-based crisis management throughout the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 have sparked public debates on the role of researchers in political decision-making and the society as a whole. How does research influence political decision-making? What role are societies ascribing to researchers? How are researchers communicating their findings to the public?


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