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Claudia Diehl appointed

Sociologist Professor Claudia Diehl, professor of microsociology at the University of Konstanz and co-speaker of the Cluster of Excellence “The Politics of Inequality” appointed to the Standing Research Commission of the Conference of the German Ministers of Education – she will advise the Standing Conference in questions of migration and integration research

COVID-19 and Inequality

How does the pandemic change our society? Social scientists from Konstanz investigate this question in the first issue of their new research magazine In_equality.

Education Systems and Political Inequality

Susanne Garritzmann, researcher at the Cluster, defended her dissertation entitled “Education Systems and Political Inequality – How Educational Institutions Shape Turnout Gaps” in February this year.

Minerva Fellowship for Or Cohen Raviv

Or Cohen Raviv, Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Cluster of Excellence “The Politics of Inequality”, has been awarded a Minerva Fellowship for 12 months.

WSI Senior Fellowship for Marius R. Busemeyer

The University of Konstanz political scientist and Speaker of the Cluster of Excellence "The Politics of Inequality" was chosen for a senior fellowship at the Institute of Economic and Social Research (WSI) for a duration of three years, starting on 01 April 2021.

Mehr Infektionen bei Rückkehr in Präsenzarbeit

Konstanzer Homeoffice-Langzeitstudie betont die Gefahren einer verfrühten Rückkehr in volle Präsenzarbeit in Unternehmen, die auch mobiles Arbeiten oder Homeoffice ermöglichen könnten

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