Year: 2022

For the first time in 2 years, the SDAC program had an in-person Christmas party on the 20th of December! The party was organized by student representatives. Many students of the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th cohorts, and the teaching staff gathered to celebrate Christmas and get to know each other...

In the framework of the SDAC workshop series, the 6th cohort students joined the “Public Speaking” workshop on December 9th, 2022. Eric Molin, a professional presentation coach, generously reported on this workshop. On December 9th 2022, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germa...

For our next SDAC Guest Lecture Series, we welcome Alicia Izharuddin, a lecturer in Gender Studies at Monash University, Malaysia, and an incoming senior visiting fellow in Gender and Sexuality at the National University of Singapore. Her lecture topic is “Compulsory Hijab as Gendered State Violence...

Our next Guest Lecture features Dr. Annemarie Samuels as the speaker. She is an Associate Professor of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology at Leiden University, the Netherlands. Her topic is “HIV and Care in Aceh, Indonesia: Navigating (In)visibility and Gendered Inequality.” The lect...

Our next guest lecturer is Dr. Zhengli Huang, a Post-doctoral Researcher for Urban and Rural Planning at the University of Tongji, Shanghai. She will talk about "Chinese State Capital in Africa and its Bounded Improvisation." The lecture will be held online via zoom on Monday 5th, 6-8 pm (c.t.). ...

Next Monday, we welcome Prof. Dr. André J. Krischer, Professor of Early Modern History at the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg. His topic is “Decisions as Social Artefacts.” The lecture will be held online via zoom on Monday 28th, 6-8 pm (c.t.). For more details, see the poster below. Pleas...

In the framework of the SDAC Guest Lecture series, we will hold our first Career-/Practitioner Talk next Monday. We invite Dr. Anna Maria Gajda who is Vice President People & Enablement at LeanIX. She will talk about “Working in a Hyper Scaling Tech ScaleUp – What ‘Metaverse' and ‘Working from A...

There will be a lecture given by Henriette Hearn, an associated researcher of SDAC, on Tuesday, November 15th at 4:15 pm at the Institute of Sociology. She will talk about "From the U. S. Criminal Justice System to German Strafrecht: the Impact of Digitalization on Defense Attorneys and their Cli...

Next Monday, we welcome Dr. Phil. Liza Franke, an assistant professor in the field "Anthropology of Islam" at the University of Göttingen, as the speaker of our Guest Lecture Series. Her topic is “Fashioning the Muslim Self: Beauty, Identity and Religiosity in Globalised Contexts.” The lecture wi...