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Oct 15, 2018

Researching Islam around the World

In Germany too, Islamic life is undergoing constant change. This change is being explored at the Graduate School Muslim Cultures and Societies.

The Berlin Graduate School Muslim Cultures and Societies has been educating doctoral students for ten years.

Within the framework of a three-year doctoral program by Freie Universität Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, and the Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient, doctoral students deal with the diversity and changeability of Islamic societies and cultures. The training also includes a focus on topical issues.

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Neuroscience in Berlin – A Matter of Nerves

Dietmar Schmitz is the spokesperson for the NeuroCure Cluster of Excellence.

Ten years of the NeuroCure Cluster of Excellence

Dietmar Schmitz, spokesperson for the NeuroCure Cluster of Excellence, talks about interdisciplinary cooperation and the translation of scientific findings into new therapies.

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Researching Inequality Together

São Paulo is Brazil’s most important center of economic activity, finance, and culture. It is home to more than 12 million people from about 100 different ethnic groups.

A Merian research center founded in 2017 brings together European and Latin American research on coexistence in unequal societies.

A report on where things stand: Conferences in Berlin, Cologne, Mexico City, and São Paulo, multiple discussion papers, three postdoc positions, countless Skype sessions across seven time zones –

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