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German Federal Elections 2021: Leadership and Party Politics in Focus

As part of the 'Management and Leadership' Module convened by Prof. Dr. Heike Grimm Senior Civil Servant of the Federal Government of Germany, Mr. Simon Vaut joined the Brandt School Students in a Guest-Talk on the upcoming federal elections.

 

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Brandt School Alumni Conference: Enhancing the Power of our Community

On June 15 and 16, 2021, the Brandt School held its Alumni Conference. Over the two days, more than 200 people attended the event and participated in its exciting and multifaceted activities.

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Capturing Social Processes: Trajectory-Based Qualitative Comparative Analysis

In their virtual Brandt School guest talk on June 23, 2021, Prof. Lasse Gerrits of the Erasmus University Rotterdam and Dr. Sofia Pagliarin of the University of Bamberg presented 'Trajectory-Based Qualitative Comparative Analysis (TJ-QCA)' as an…

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Three empowering projects win Commitment Awards 2021

The Commitment Awards 2021 for outstanding social and sustainable project ideas all over the world went to three empowering projects in Ecuador, Pakistan and Brazil on June 17, 2021.

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First Issue of New Brandt School Newsletter Released

The Brandt School has just released the first issue of its "brand(t) new" newsletter. Subscribe now to get the next issue directly into your inbox!

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The Social Impact Campus is flourishing!

Since 2019 the EXIST project by Prof. Heike Grimm aims at implementing a social and international start-up campus at the University of Erfurt and already records two successful EXIST start-up scholarship teams: ‘Coachingspace’ and the ‘MINTy Girls’. …

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The Use of Qualitative Comparative Analysis in International Sanctions Research

GIGA Senior Research Fellow Dr. Julia Grauvogel held a guest lecture about “The Internal Opposition Effect of International Sanctions: Insights from a Qualitative Comparative Analysis”, based on a forthcoming book chapter in the Research Handbook on…

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Promoting Women‘s Labour Force Participation

Senior Brandt Fellow Carmen Niethammer led the discussion for this week's Espresso Talks series. She focused on the importance of women's participation in the modern labour force and its beneficial implications for economic and social growth in…

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