To mark the occasion of the World Day of Science for Peace and Development on 10 November, we asked peace and conflict researcher Professor Solveig Richter to give us some insight into her field of research, her assessment of what impact the escalation in the Middle East has on support for Ukraine…
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The United Nations acknowledges the humanitarian aid that many millions of people around the world depend on, for example as a result of natural disasters, war, and recently even the coronavirus pandemic, with an annual day of recognition on 19 August. Dr Steffi Marung’s research at Leipzig…
To strengthen its cutting-edge research, Leipzig University submitted three draft proposals yesterday (Wednesday, 31 May 2023) in the Clusters of Excellence funding line in the second competition phase of the Excellence Strategy of the German federal and state governments. The research projects…
Professor Solveig Richter, a political scientist at Leipzig University, has been appointed by the German government to the “Platform Wiederaufbau Ukraine”, an initiative to help rebuild the country that will begin its work with a kick-off event in Berlin on Monday (27 March).
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