Public institutions and civil society organisations

The focus here is on the state at different levels, social and legal categorizations and meso-level organisations. Do organisations and political institutions reflect diversity or established privileges? Are they open or closed to change?






Belonging on a continuum: legal status journeys and social membership

Diversity, contestation and migration in education

Linguistic diversities: interrogating the complex multiplicity of the social and political life of language

“Modernization” of Shia Islam

The new guards: re-bordering the Southeast Mediterranean in an age of migration

Organizing African identities in Germany: movements, migrations, and public positioning in the diaspora


Political institutions and the challenge of diversity

ZOMiDi · Civil society organizations and the challenges of migration and diversity: agents of change



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