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Presentation at the Conference of German Association of Sociology

Under the theme "Classes, classifications, classifications", Philipp Kadelke will speak on the topic of rented living and class


Ready, set, go: DFG-funded reserach project starts

This month we are taking the first steps in our research project on private small-scale landlords in Germany


The tenancy as a relationship of fragility?

Presentation by Philipp Kadelke at the conference "Fragile Dwellings" @ Technische Hochschule Nürnberg

Titelbild der Konferenz

Article in easy_social_sciences (GESIS) published

Who are the beneficiaries of rent payments? Social positions of landlords in Germany

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Dissertation successfully defended

It's done! Philipp Kadelke graduates with honours at the chair

Betreuerin und Promovend feiern mit Kuchen

It's always the fault of the others

Review from Philipp Kadelke published: "Klimarassismus - Der Kampf der Rechten gegen die ökologische Wende"

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Nicole Burzan is a new DFG review board member

Icon: "Gefördert durch DFG Deutsche Forschungsgesellschaft"

"ThyssenLesezeit" funding approved.

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Visit to the Observatório da Energia Eólica

Miriam Schad speaks at the Universidade Federal do Ceará, Fortaleza/Brazil

Photo of the group on the beach in front of many wind turbines

Climate protection as a matter of indivial resposibility?

Article published on the relationship between poverty and environmental attitudes

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Polarized worlds - Contributions from the chair

Conference transcript from the German Association of Sociology 2022 released


VW-Symposium "Perspectives on Social Inequality and Wealth" in Hanover

Project presentation at the interdisciplinary symposium of the Volkswagen Foundation on October 4 and 5 in Hanover, Germany

Das Bild zeigt die Kontur eines Diamanten mit einem Punktnetz für soziale Beziehungen. Daneben befindet sich der Name des Projekts

Private landlords in Germany: Social situations, positioning, and courses of action

Third-party funding: The German Research Foundation support our reserach project

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New publication in the project "Wealth" published and presentation announcement

New publication by Nicole Burzan and Berthold Vogel published by Soziopolis and presentation announcement from the "Wealth" project

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Landlords and Tenants: A matter of class?

Article published in Critical Housing Analysis

Grafik Critical Housing Analysis. Häuserfront von unten in den Himmel fotografiert mit Grafiküberblendungen am oberen Rand und Titeltext

Feminist perspectives on fatherhood: Benjamin Neumann as panelist

The event series on the successful handbook goes into the next round on 11.05.23

Cover des Handbuchs Feministische Perspektiven auf Elternschaft


Maya Halatcheva-Trapp new in the chair

Portrait photo of Maya Halatcheva-Trapp

Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic

Findings on social ties of middle-class families are published

Covergrafik der Ausgabe 1/23 der Zeitschrift Soziale Welt

Global Inequalities and Energy Transition

Workshop participation at the University of Utrecht (Netherlands)

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TU Dortmund awards Rudolf Chaudoire Prize

Award for two outstanding postdocs

Preisträger und Preisträgerin mit Rektor Prof. Bayer, Prof. Elvany und Dr. Fischer

Climate cultures and inequality

Book contribution published in Routledge series


Buchcover Climate cultures in Europe and north America