21.07.2020
Violence, Age, and Gender (VAG)

Violence, Age, and Gender (VAG)

Ten Bremen University scholars from three departments (Law, Social Sciences, Pedagogy and Educational Sciences) and three institutes (bigas, artec, and SOCIUM) set up an interdisciplinary lab.

Research innovations need cooperation. The interdisciplinary lab, which was founded as part of the WoC (Worlds of Contradiction)will approach the topic of “Violence, Age and Gender” from a legal and social science perspective and bundle competencies. The aim is to merge national and international knowledge about the occurrence and causes of gender-specific violence and harassment in public, institutional, and private spheres in an interdisciplinary manner to derive further research questions and develop strategies to prevent violence. Read more ...

14.05.2020
Junior Research Group “The ‘Activating Welfare State’ – a Political and Social History of German Social Policy, 1979-2017” starts its work at SOCIUM

Junior Research Group “The ‘Activating Welfare State’ – a Political and Social History of German Social Policy, 1979-2017” starts its work at SOCIUM

The junior research group, which is headed by Nikolas Dörr, receives over half a million euros from the Federal Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs through the Interdisciplinary Social Policy Research Network (FIS).

Over the next three years, the interdisciplinary research group will work with national and international partners to analyze the origins and development of the “activating welfare state” Read more ...

06.04.2020
Multidisciplinary position paper on the SARS-CoV-2/Covid-19 Pandemic

Multidisciplinary position paper on the SARS-CoV-2/Covid-19 Pandemic

Improvement of the Databases | Strategic Development of Prevention Measures | Protection of Civil Rights

This position paper on Covid-19, authored by Hedwig François-Kettner, Prof. Dr. Matthias Schrappe, Dr. Matthias Gruhl, Prof. Dr. Franz Knieps, Prof. Dr. Holger Pfaff and Prof. Dr. Gerd Glaeske, deals with fundamental epidemiological and public-health issues, from which it draws recommendations for the further development of target-group-specific preventive measures. The paper also adopts a clear position on the question of constitutional democracy and civil rights. The authors are vigorously opposed to pitting fundamental rights and health against each other. Read more ...