Islamic Diversity Adds to Social Cohesion in Post-Immigration Europe

The alleged ghosts haunting Post-Immigration Europe are varied, yet somehow related to Islam. For numerous reasons, Islam is perceived and described as an obstacle to social cohesion in Europe. However, these notions presume a relation between Islam and politics that does not reflect the faith of the majority of Muslims …

#Konfliktverständnis. Zur Integration visueller Kultur

Während sich die Sozialwissenschaft zumeist auf verbale Kommunikation konzentriert, weisen die vorläufigen Ergebnisse unserer aktuellen Forschung auf die Bedeutung von Bildern hin. Visuelle Elemente eröffnen analytische Zugänge zum Feld und Arbeitsmomente für die Konflikttransformation. Der Beitrag plädiert für eine systematische Hinwendung zum Visuellen in konfliktintensiven Kontexten.

The Common European Asylum System – Time for a reboot?

Even though recognizing the principle of non-refoulement and the need for a joint approach in order to guarantee high human rights standards of refugees’ protection, the Common European Asylum System (CEAS) was conceptualized as a migration control instrument, based on the principles of solidarity and mutual trust. Yet, the proclaimed …

About Serious Fouls and Fair Play – Human Rights in and through Sports

The time to leave the implementation of non-discrimination to sovereign states on a global scale seems to be over. Shifts in factual power towards non-state actors call for a more inclusive understanding of engagement in human rights policies. In this article, the international sporting scene serves as an example to …