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Virtual Guest Lectures Series during the Spring Break

During the semester break in April 2020, the Brandt School initiated two virtual lecturing series to engage with students who were mostly locked in their dormitories or stuck in their home countries, struggling with the Covid-19 crisis.

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Christchild: Brandt School Students Produce Short Film with Ado Hasanović

“Christchild” is the debut short film for a group of students from the Willy Brandt School of Public Policy.

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University of Erfurt receives EXIST grant for start-up project

Shortly before the end 2019, the University of Erfurt received great news about an upcoming project– the University was awarded 775,000 Euros in federal grants, funding activities through 2023.

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Will Jones: Refugees and Municipalities. Rethinking the Distribution Process.

In 2015, the German Interior Minister, Thomas de Maizière, told press that “[asylum seekers] cannot choose the states where they are seeking protection.” This statement, focused on what ‘cannot’ be done, catalyzed a critical reconception of the…

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Heisenberg research funding for Junior Professor Solveig Richter

Prof. Dr. Solveig Richter, Assistant Professor of International Conflict Management at the Willy Brandt School of Public Policy at the University of Erfurt, has been accepted into the Heisenberg Programme of the German Research Foundation (DFG) and…

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