All current projects

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A

Ageing in displacement: East Timorese diasporas in Indonesia (Victoria Kumala Sakti)

B

Becoming Jewish Berlin-style (Vanessa Rau)

Between accommodation and integration: comparing institutional arrangements for asylum-seekers (Susanne Becker, Simona Pagano, Miriam Schader, Steven Vertovec, Shahd Seethaler-Wari)

Between a rock and a hard place: Sinophobia and religious nationalist sentiments in Vietnam (Tam Ngo)

Bones of contention: technologies of identification and the politics of reconciliation in Vietnam (Tam Ngo)

C

The challenges of migration, integration, and exclusion (WiMi - Wissenschaftsinitiative Migration und Integration) (Susanne Becker, Annett Fleischer, Simona Pagano, Miriam Schader, Steven Vertovec, Shahd Seethaler-Wari, Magdalena Suerbaum)

Changing legal definitions of minority rights and nationhood in written constitutions (Matthias Koenig)

Chinese Christian community and network in Germany (Jie Kang)

CityDiv · Cities and the challenge of diversity: a study in Germany and France (Project leader: Karen Schönwälder • Researchers: Christine Lang, Lisa Szepan)

Civil society organizations and the politics of diversity in German and French cities (Christine Lang)

Christian tourism and its global connectedness (Jie Kang)

Commonwealth: lessons in living with difference (Farhan Samanani)

Constellations of empire: on Habsburg and Ottoman sites of memory (Jeremy Walton)

Constructing livelihoods: older Cameroonians in times of mobility (Nele Wolter) 

The copy generic (Scott MacLochlainn)

D

The DATARAMA: advancing immersive data visualization for the Social Sciences (Steven Vertovec, Alexei Matveev, Norbert Winnige, Jonathan Portelli, Tau Tavengwa)

Disciplinary history: Indian anthropology/sociology, nationalism, and religion (Irfan Ahmad)

Diversity assent in urban Germany · ProDiv (Karen Schönwälder, Lucas Drouhot and Steven Vertovec, in cooperation with Sören Petermann (Dortmund University))

Diversity in translation: community organizing and questions of the commons in the UK (Farhan Samanani)

Diversifying Vienna’s heritage through histories of migration and multispecies collaboration (Annika Kirbis)

E

Education and everyday politics: schools, the state and the uprising in Egypt (Hania Sobhy)

Entrepreneurial superdiversity and intersectionality (Sakura Yamamura)

Exhumining violent histories (Nicole Iturriaga)

F

G

Governing the monastic order. A comparative exploration of traditional sangha-laws in pre-modern Laos and their transformations under colonialism (with Gregory Kourilsky, École Française d‘Extrême-Orient, EFEO, Paris) (Patrice Ladwig)

H

I

Immigrant inclusion: structural, relational, and cultural dimensions across generations (Lucas Drouhot)

(Im)mobilities of transnational ageing care: negotiating separation, solidarity and conflict within Brazilian families (Dora Sampaio)

Imperial hauntings, expansionist desires: the politics of ‘Love and Peace’ in contemporary Turkey (Çiçek İlengiz)

In the place of all, black empire and Addis Ababa as cosmos (Sabine Mohamed)

International law and the politics of religious difference: a historical sociological account (Matthias Koenig)

Intersecting spaces of superdiversity (Sakura Yamamura)

Intersectional advocacy: civil society organizations in times of singularization & diversification (Sanja Bökle)

J

Judicial politics and the governance of religious diversity (Matthias Koenig, Lisa Harms)

K

L

‘Legality first’: moral practices and negotiation of moral values during migration in Germany (Mai Thi Thanh Nga)

Life cycle rituals and the booming economy. Ordinations, funerals, and ethical change in urban Lao Buddhism (subproject of the Max Planck Cambridge Centre for Ethics, Economy and Social Change) (Patrice Ladwig)

Lost in translation: negotiation of language and identity among Chinese immigrants in Berlin (Jingyang Yu)

M

Managing religious and linguistic diversity: a comparative study of North African schools (Hania Sobhy)

Memories of violence in Argentina (Nicole Iturriaga)

Memories of violence in Spain (Nicole Iturriaga)

Missionary movement of the Chinese Protestant House Church (Jie Kang)

Mother tongue: international negotiations over language and identity among Chinese immigrants in Berlin (Jingyang Yu)

Muslims and/in Indian democracy (Irfan Ahmad)

N

North-South by East-West (Peter van der Veer, Tam Ngo)

O

P

A parliament for non-citizens: inclusion and representation (Benjamin Boudou)

Political institutions and the challenge of diversity (Karen Schönwälder, Alex Street (now Caroll College, U.S.A.) and Michalis Moutselos (now University of Cyprus, Nikosia) • Former staff members: Cihan Sinanoglu, Daniel Volkert)

Post-imperial diversities – majority-minority relations in the transition from empires to nation-states (ImpDiv) (Matthias Koenig, Artem Galushko)

The production of diversity in municipal administrations: change and persistence of organizations in increasingly diverse societies (Christine Lang)

R

Re-envisioning citizenship: trends and determinants of the instrumental turn of citizenship (Mira Seyfettinoglu)

Refugees and religion (Peter van der Veer)

Religion-infused narratives of membership in an age of political populism (Ran Hirschl)

Religious nationalism in modern Gujarat: an entangled relationship between Hindutva and Gandhism (Eijiro Hazama)

(Re-)production and imagination of urban social space by Pentecostal immigrants in South Africa: a narrative ethnography (Tinashe Chimbidzikai)

Restricting immigration to foster migrant integration? A comparative study (Samuel D. Schmid)

Retiring from temporary lives: ageing migrant labor in Asia (Megha Amrith)

Rituals of evidence: media, faith, and death in the Philippines (Scott MacLochlainn)

The road ahead is paved with wireless networks: refugees, mobile technology, and adaptation in Germany (Jessica Rosenfeld)

S

Sidestepping secularism: performance and imagination in Buddhist temples in contemporary China (Yang Shen)

Smaller Gods: the divine lives of corporations in the Philippines (Scott MacLochlainn)

Socio-religious affinities, economic dominance: Chinese diasporic institutions and networks in Northeast Sumatra, c. 1920-present (Hui Kian Kwee, University of Toronto)

The sound of constitutional silence: urbanization, megacities, and the urban/rural divide (Ran Hirschl)

Spatial Statism (Ayelet Shachar and Ran Hirschl)

Super-diversity (Steven Vertovec)

T

Theravada Buddhism in Xishuangbanna and its connections in the Upper-Mekong Region (Zhen Ma)

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Unity in Diversity – from a mega-event motto to social change of diversity? (Sakura Yamamura)

Transnational spaces in the Global City Tokyo (Sakura Yamamura)

U

The unclaimed war: the social memory of the 1979 Sino-Vietnamese Border War in China and Vietnam (Tam Ngo)

V

W

Walls and passports – configuring immigration policy and citizenship policy (Samuel D. Schmid)

What might an anthropology of terrorism look like? (Irfan Ahmad)

Who belongs? National (but not international) judicialized mega-politics (Ran Hirschl)

Z

ZOMiDi · Civil society organizations and the challenges of migration and diversity: Agents of Change. Teilprojekt "Behinderung/sexuelle Minderheiten" (Karen Schönwälder, Vanessa Rau, Sanja Bökle, in cooperation with Helen Baykara-Krumme [now University Duisburg-Essen])

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