Members and affiliates

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Second members


Faculty of Agricultural Sciences

Discipline: Agribusiness Management
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Discipline: Agricultural economist
Key areas of work: Organization of value chains in agribusiness. Strategic management in the agricultural and food industry. Personnel management in the agricultural and food industry. Quality management and certification for agricultural products and foodstuffs. Risk management in agriculture. Industry focus: among others dairy industry, meat industry, bioenergy.

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Faculty of Humanities

Discipline: Cultural Anthropology/European Ethnology
Key areas of work: Migration and Border Regime Research, Trauma Research, Anthropology of Emotions, Anthropology of Policy
Research regions: ---

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Discipline: Intercultural German Studies
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Discipline: Cultural Anthropology/European Ethnology
Key areas of work: Humanitarianism
Research regions: Balkan, Eastern Europe, Germany

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Discipline: Intercultural German Studies
Key areas of work: Intercultural research and cultural science xenology: connections between science/ migration/ languages, international science communication and interculturality in literature(science)

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Discipline: Intercultural German Studies
Key areas of work: Relationships between internalisation, migration, language(s), language policy and language mediation; literature/film and interculturality/migration

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Discipline: History
Key areas of work: Global migrant cities; Housing as identity building for migrants; Travelling objects; Theoretical question
Research regions: Europe, North America, Asia

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Discipline: Cultural Anthropology/European Ethnology
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Discipline: Intercultural German Studies
Key areas of work: Interkulturelle Sprach- und Literaturdidaktik

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Discipline: English Literature and Cultural Studies
Key areas of work: Postcolonial literature and theory, transcultural literature and theory, global literature
Research regions: Europe, in particular UK; Nigeria; India; North America

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Discipline: Sociology, Cultural Anthropology
Key areas of work:: Refugee hospitality and border politics, anthropology of borderland and illegality; gender, displacement and home
Research regions: Turkey, Turkish-Syrian border region, Germany

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Faculty of Geosciences and Geography

Discipline: Human geography
Key areas of work: Social geography of sustainable resource use
Research regions: Germany, Indonesia

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Faculty of Law

Discipline: Law
Key areas of work: German and European asylum and residence Law; migration and residence law; refugee law
Research regions: Germany, Europe

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Discipline: Law
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Faculty of Social Sciences

Discipline: Social History
Key areas of work: Migration and history of work
Research regions: Global History, Modern Indian History

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Discipline: Sociology, Social and Cultural Anthropology
Key areas of work: Borders, border zones, border regimes; flight; transnational migration; labour migration; postcolonial contexts; Global South; biographical research; ethnography; interpretative methods
Research regions: Spain / North Africa; Israel; Germany

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Discipline: Sociology
Key areas of work: Labor and migration
Research regions: Germany, Lower Saxony

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Discipline: Ethnology
Key areas of work: Religion, diaspora, the relationship of religion to alternative forms of social organization and stratification in migration contexts. Religion and media.
Research regions: Indian Ocean, in particular Mauritius and India.

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Discipline: Ethnology
Key areas of work: Mobility of students and scholars with a focus on the country of origin India; mobility regime
Research regions: Germany, especially Göttingen

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Discipline: Ethnology
Key areas of work: Academic Coordination & Communication; Mobilities, Tourism and Urban-Rural (Labour) Migration
Research regions:Southeast Asia, esp. Thailand
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Discipline: cultural sociologist
Key areas of work: migration sociology, quantitative methods, transnationalisation processes

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Discipline: Social and Cultural Anthropology
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Discipline: Political Science, International Relations
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Discipline: Euroculture
Key areas of work: Identity, Belonging and Participation in Europe; Europe in a Global Context
Research regions: Europe, North America, Middle East
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Discipline: Sociology of Work
Key areas of work: Corporate integration of refugees; migration & informal/precarious work
Research regions: Germany, India

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Discipline: Ethnology
Key areas of work: Materiality of Escape and Migration, Representation of Migration
Research regions: Friedland, Deutschland

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Discipline: Religious Studies, Sociology
Key areas of work: Religious migrant organisations; change of religion in the context of migration; religious and cultural contacts
Research regions: Germany: Rhine-Ruhr metropolitan region; Lower Saxony

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Discipline: Ethnologie
Key areas of work: Material culture, home-making, flight, postmigration; phenomenology, everyday spaces, gender; urban ethnology
Research regions: Europe

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Discipline: Sociology
Key areas of work: Integration debates, comparative research on experiences of discrimination and stigmatisation, discrimination and emotions (perceived membership), qualitative methods
Research regions: Germany

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Discipline: Sociology
Key areas of work: Qualitative method, biographical and generational research, migration, ethnicity, socio-political conflicts, collective violence, collective dream processing
Research regions: Brazil, Israel, Palestine, Jordan, Florida, Ghana, Uganda, Spain, United Kingdom

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Discipline: Sociology
Key areas of work: Integration, education, training, work, legal status, integration policy
Research regions: Germany

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Discipline: Sociology
Key areas of work: Refugees; belonging; migration in the context of ethno-political conflicts; interpretative methods in migration research
Research regions: Syria; Israel/Palestine; Border region: Spain/Morocco; Germany

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Faculty of Theology

Discipline: Ecumenical Theology and Oriental Church and Mission History
Key areas of work: South-South migration, causes of flight in the Orient for members of Christian ethnic groups of the Orient (Armenians, Arameans, Assyrians, Chaldeans, Rum-Orthodoxes etc.), migration literature (also German-speaking migrants of the various ethnic groups)
Research regions: Christian people of the Middle East, especially in Ethiopia, Egypt, Syria, Turkey, Iraq, Armenia, Georgia, Iran, India, Sudan, Eritrea, Jordan, Lebanon, Armenia, Iran, Syria

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Faculty of Economics

Discipline: Economics; Development Economics
Key areas of work: Impact of migration on income distribution and poverty
Research regions: Central America

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Discipline: Chair of Human Resources Management and Asian Business
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Discipline: Development economics
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Discipline: Economics
Key areas of work: Causes and effects of migration
Research regions: esp. Central and South America

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Discipline: Economics, CeMIS
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Discipline: Economics
Key areas of work: Research on the voluntary migratory flows to Latin America, especially in the nineteenth century. Study of short- and long-run consequences of immigration on local receiving societies, from an economic and social point of view.
Research regions: Immigration to Latin America and from mostly Europe and Asia

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Student members

Discipline: Social and Cultural Anthropology
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Discipline: Cultural Anthropology/European Ethnology
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Discipline: Cultural Anthropology/European Ethnology
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Affiliates

Discipline: Sociology, Political Science
Key areas of work: German and European asylum and residence law; migration and refugee law
Research regions: Germany, Europe

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Discipline: Development economics
Key areas of work: Interaction of economic issues and migration
Research regions: insbesondere Afrika und Lateinamerika

Discipline: Human Geography
Key areas of work: Transnational mobility, (im)mobilities, border regimes and rights to mobility, care and intergenerational relations, and home and home-making practices.
Research regions: Europe and Brazil