Knowledge, Spaces, and Media Religion, Society, and World Relations Max-Weber-Kolleg

SFB TRR294 "Strukturwandel des Eigentums"

The Sonderforschungsbereich aims to (re)gain a comprehensive socio-theoretical perspective on property and to investigate an assumed structural change of property in the present. The aim is to a) re-explore historical and conceptual foundations of the Western property system, b) empirically investigate current conflicts over private property, and c) analyse alternatives to (private) property.

01/2021 - 12/2024

Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) :
10 000 000 Euro


The Collaborative Research Centre consists of 24 subprojects at five locations in Germany: Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena (Sprecher*innenhochschule), Universität Erfurt, Freie Universität BerlinCarl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg, Technische Universität Darmstadt. The funding from the DFG comprises approx. 10 million euros in total for all locations.

The named team are the sub-project leaders in Erfurt.

Further Information about the Sub-Project Areas and the Collaborative Research Centre you'll find at the  Project website