Department of Sociology

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Hilde Domin Training Programme in Konstanz

Starting 22 March, the University of Konstanz will provide a four-year training programme for scholarship recipients in the Hilde Domin Training Programme. The goal is to provide continuing education for students in exile.

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New Book by Judith Beyer:

This is the first anthropological monograph of Muslim and Hindu lives in contemporary Myanmar. In it, Judith Beyer introduces the concept of “we-formation” as a fundamental yet underexplored capacity of humans to relate to one another outside of and apart from demarcated ethno-religious lines and corporate groups. We-formation complements the established sociological concept of community, which suggests shared origins, beliefs, values, and belonging. Community is not only a key term in academic…

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