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New reserach project funded by DSF

I am delighted that the German Foundation for Peace Research (Deutsche Stiftung Friedensforschung) has approved my research project entitled Women, Forced Migration – and Peace? Peacebuilding practices of women in refugee camps. A summary of the project is available on the webpage of the DSF. At the moment, the Research Fellow…

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Edited Volume ‘Gender, Violence, Refugees’ available in Paperback

The volume ‚Gender, Violence, Refugees‘ edited by Susanne Buckley-Zistel und me has recently been published in paperback.   Table of Content: Introduction. Gender, Violence, Refugees. An Introduction – Susanne Buckley-Zistel and Ulrike Krause   SECTION I: CONCEPTUALISING GENDER, VIOLENCE, REFUGEES Chapter 1. UNHCR Policy on Refugee Women: A 25-Year Retrospective –…

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New Blogpost on Women Refugees

On the occation of the International Women’s Day, a blog post was published about women refugees by Hannah Schmidt and myself.   “Flucht, Frauen und Handlungsmacht” published in FluchtforschungsBlog: Abstract: Zum heutigen Weltfrauentag möchten wir den Blick auf die Lage geflüchteter Frauen in Aufnahmeländern legen. Zweifelsohne sind sie weltweit häufig…

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Publication about exchange between research and practice

In the German journal Wissenschaft und Frieden, a paper was recently published about the exchange between research and practice which I co-authored with Cordula Dittmer and Christiane Fröhlich. The paper is in German and entitled “Wissenschaft und Praxis. Transdisziplinarität in der Friedens- und Konfliktforschung“.   Abstract Friedens- und Konfliktforschung changiert seit…

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Series of Blog Posts published about the Research Project ‘Global Refugee Protection and Local Refugee Engagement’

In the ‘Wissensschaftsportal der Gerda Henkel Stiftung L.I.S.A.’, a new series of posts are published about research project ‘Global Refugee Protection and Local Refugee Engagement. Scope and Limits of the Agency of Refugee-led Community-based NGOs’. The project is funded by the Gerda Henkel Foundation.   Posts published in the series:…

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Appointment: Junior Professor for Forced Migration and Refugee Studies, Osnabrück

I am delighted to have been appointed Junior Professor for Forced Migration and Refugee Studies at the Institute for Migration Research and Intercultural Studies (IMIS) and the Institute for Social Science, University of Osnabrück. On January 1st, 2019, I will take up the professorship and am looking forward to the new tasks and…

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New Blog post on the Global Compact on Refugees

A post was published on the Fluchtforschungsblog in which Dana Schmalz and I discuss the Global Compact on Refugees. The post is accessible in German here .   Nicht mächtig, aber zukunftsträchtig: Zum Potenzial des globalen Flüchtlingspakts Der globale Flüchtlingspakt (Global Compact on Refugees) soll den Flüchtlingsschutz weltweit verbessern. Doch was…

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New article about resilience

An article was published about resilience of refugees and in refugee protection in the IMIS-Beiträge. Hannah Schmidt an I explore discourses and reflect on critical consequences. The article – as well as the IMIS-Beiträge – are available open access – in  German.   The article is part of the research…

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New blog post

A new post was published on the German FluchtforschungsBlog in which Christiane Fröhlich and I address the question of “forced migration studies” or “refugee studies”.   The post ist available in German.   Abstract: Handelt es sich eher um ‚Flüchtlings-‘ oder um ‚Fluchtforschung‘? Dieser Frage gehen wir angeregt durch die Umbenennung…

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New Blog Post: Global Trends

A new piece was published on FlüchtlingsforschungsBlog about the global trends which I wrote together with Marcus Engler.   Access the paper: Globale Trends: Wachsende Herausforderungen für den globalen Flüchtlingsschutz

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