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Student Reports: One Year at the SDAC Time is flying by! Already, we are coming close to the end of the summer semester 2020 and with it, the third year since students started their studies at the SDAC. We are celebrating three wonderful generations of students from various disciplinary and interna...

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SDAC Lecture on July 2nd This week we are excited to welcome Prof. Salma Waheedi from Haward Law school for a talk about the Shari’a and Women’s Rights Advocacy in the Muslim World. The lecture takes place this Thursday, 02.07.2020, and, as usual, guests are very welcome. Please register...

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SDAC Lecture on June 25th The SDAC is excited to welcome another guest lecturer this week. Dr. Alicia Izharuddin (Harvard Divinity) will speak on "After the Hijab: Sartorial Decision-Making and Liminal Embodiment".    

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The SDAC is happy to announce that our research fellow and coordinator, Anna Schneider, has received one of FAU's very own doctoral scholarships (FFL) as part of "the programme to realize equal opportunities for women in research and teaching" by supporting outstanding female doctoral candidates in ...

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SDAC Lectures on June 4th The SDAC is excited to welcome two guest lecturers this week. Dr. Gunnar Stange (University of Vienna) will speak on "Internal Displacement and Livelihood Recovery: Three Case Studies from Southeast Asia" and Prof. Andrew Harding (University of Singapure) will hold a tal...

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As required by the program, SDAC students of the second cohort spent the winter semester 19/20 at the European Centre for Chinese Studies (ECCS) at Peking University. While they are back from China and busy with their Master Theses, we asked them to write recaps on their experiences in Beijing. We...

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SDAC Lecture Series Summer 2020 Our Guest Lecture Series program for summer 2020 is out! Academics from across the world representing various disciplines will discuss cutting-edge research related to the socio-culturally oriented study of decision-making with our SDAC students. SDAC Lecture progr...

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Call for student applications for fall 2020/21 We receive applications for the start of the SDAC class 2020/21 until July 15th. We recommend that especially non-EU-citizens apply until 31 March 2020. Teaching starts in mid-October. Early applications are encouraged, especially for international stu...

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As part of the SDAC Lecture-Series Dr. Linda Huber, who is a scholar at Stefan Zweig University for Education in Salzburg (Austria), delivered a presentation on intercultural communicative competence on January 24, 2020. The concept of intercultural communication relates to the effectiveness of cogn...