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Wer sich für die vielschichtige und komplexe Thematik der sozialwissenschaftlichen Nachhaltigkeitsforschung interessiert, kann ab dem Wintersemester 2021/22 am Institut für Politikwissenschaft und Soziologie die entsprechenden wissenschaftlichen Qualifikationen im Masterstudium „Sozialwissenschaftliche Nachhaltigkeitsforschung“ erwerben.


"Fiscal Citizenship", the new three-year, £1.3m project, funded jointly by the SSHRC, Canada, DFG Germany and the ESRC, UK, commenced on 1 March 2021. The project is led by Professor Lynne Oats (Main Investigator and Principal Investigator UK), University of Exeter together with Dr Kim-Lee Tuxhorn, University of Calgary (Principal Investigator Canada) and Professor Dirk Kieswetter, University of Würzburg (Principal Investigator Germany). Prof. Dr. Hans-Joachim Lauth is involved with a subproject.