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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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Publications about refugees’ experiences of violence

In the context of the project Flucht: Forschung und Transfer. Flüchtlingsforschung in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland (lead by IMIS, University of Osnabrück and BICC in Bonn), a discussion of current research findings as well as a policy brief have been published about refugees’ experiences of violence. Both papers are in German and accessible online in…

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Special Issue on Gender and Forced Migration published

The special issue on Forced Migration – Asylum – Gender was published in the German journal Gender which I co-edited together with Karin Scherschel and Carola Bauschke-Urban. In addition to the introduction, I was also involved in an article with Hannah Schmidt. All articles are in German and can be accessed online.…

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Blog post about the Global Compact on Refugees

A piece about the Global Compact on Refugees was published on the FlüchtlingsforschungsBlog. The post is only available in German.    

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Presentation about Forced Migration, Conflict, Violence in Erfurt

During the conference “Peace and Conflict Studies: Perspectives from the Global South” which takes place at  the Willy Brandt School of Public Policy, University of Erfurt, 03-04 May 2018, I will give a presentation about “Forced Migration, Conflict, Violence: Gender-sensitive reading of Developments in Sub-Sahara Africa”. The conference is organized…

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Project extension ‘Global Refugee Protection and Local Refugee Engagement’

The project ‘Global Refugee Protection and Local Refugee Engagement. Scope and Limits of the Agency of Refugee-led Community-based NGOs’, funded by the Gerda Henkel Foundation, can be extended for one year and will come to an end in mid-2019.

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Workshop der AK Wissenschaft und Praxis der AFK

Only available in German:   Das diesjährige Kolloquium der Arbeitsgemeinschaft Friedens- und Konfliktforschung e.V. widmet sich zum 50. Jubiläum dem Thema “Frieden – Konflikt – Wissenschaft. Reflexionen zu Forschung und Praxis”, 12.-14. April 2018 in Berlin. Für den Arbeitskreis Wissenschaft und Praxis werde ich zusammen mit Dr. Cordula Dittmer einen Workshop…

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Appointment: Junior Professor for Global Governance and Humanitarian Action, IFHV

After some inspiring years at the Center for Conflict Studies, Marburg University, I have been appointed Junior Professor for Global Governance and Humanitarian Action at the Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict (IFHV) at Ruhr University Bochum. On February 1 2018, I will start my work in Bochum and look forward…

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