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Can active citizens' initiatives improve environmental policy? How can the adaptation of people in India and Germany to the effects of climate change be compared? Which environmental problem should the participating universities give top priority to? These and similar questions are the focus of the…

The book contains a set of very different analytical and practical perspectives on education for sustainable development (ESD). Among other issues, it addresses topics linked to urban mobility, critical theory and ESD, museums and ESD, or university governance towards sustainable development. The…

Floods have affected 2.3 billion people worldwide in the last 20 years, and are associated with a wide range of negative health outcomes. Climate change is projected to increase the number of people exposed to floods due to more variable precipitation and rising sea levels. This systematic review…

In a recent publication, Varieties of neoliberalism: courts, competition paradigms and the Atlantic divide in antitrust, Dr. Chase Foster uses comparative case studies of antitrust policy in Europe and the United States to explore the role of courts in developing the policy paradigms used by…

Dr. Cindy Cheng und Luca Messerschmidt vom Lehrstuhl für Internationale Beziehungen (Prof. Tim Büthe) sprechen mit der Süddeutschen Zeitung darüber, wie das CoronaNet Research Project (https://www.coronanet-project.org), die weltweit größte Datenbank zur COVID-19-Regierungspolitik, entstanden ist…

In their paper Conceptualizing and Measuring Citizens’ Preferences for Democracy Markus B. Siewert together with Pascal König (TU Kaiserslautern / Harvard University) and Kathrin Ackermann (Heidelberg University) provide a systematic review of 30 years of research on citizen attitudes towards…

Prof. Katrin Paula, together with Prof. Sabine Carey (University of Mannheim) and Prof. Neil Mitchell (UCL) published a new article “The Life, Death and Diversity of Pro-Government Militias: The Fully Revised Pro-Government Militias Database Version 2.0.” in Research & Politics 9(1). The data are…

Die HfP-Professor*innen Amy Pond, Timm Betz und Tim Büthe werden vom 20. bis 22. Juni 2022 die erste Drei-Länder-Tagung Internationale Politische Ökonomie am Akademiezentrum der TUM in Raitenhaslach ausrichten. Interessenten, die auf der Konferenz, die unter der gemeinsamen Schirmherrschaft der…

Der European Research Council fördert Timm Betz mit einem ERC Starting Grant für sein Project "Politics, Institutions, and Production Networks." Die renommierten ERC Grants fördern innovative Forschungsprojekte für einen Zeitraum von bis zu fünf Jahren mit einer Summe von bis zu 1,5 Millionen Euro.

The Chair for International Relations (Prof. Dr. Tim Büthe) invites applications for research internships for three and a half months, full time (or seven months part time). The research internships count for the 18 ECTS internship requirement for the HfP M.Sc. degree.  Interns will contribute to…