Since 17 October 2019, Lebanon has both felt paralyzed and restless at the same time. Following the announcement of new taxes with relation to telecommunications services, people spontaneously took to the streets to protest.
Digital and Media Literacy (DML) is gaining more and more importance as one of the main competencies in our society. Organizations, political stakeholders and schools have recognized both the potential of digital and media literacy as well as the threats if DML is not implemented in curricula. However, while there …
Die autokratische Politik in Ungarn und ihr Verständnis von (illiberaler) Demokratie und Rechtsstaatlichkeit wurzelt in den Friedensverträgen von Paris. Der Zivilisationsbruch des Ersten Weltkrieges führte in der Staatsrechtslehre zur Ablehnung der monarchischen Herrschaftslegitimation und zur allgemeinen Anerkennung des nationalen und des demokratischen Selbstbestimmungsprinzips. In seiner demokratischen Formulierung beruht dieses Prinzip …
Protests in Hong Kong, now in their fourth month, continue to follow a trend of steady escalation. Originally triggered by the local government’s introduction of an “extradition law” that would have cleared the way for Hong Kong citizens to be tried by mainland
Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN) is a non-governmental organization which is connected with a variety of global partners and is financed by distinct international donors.
Kosovo is facing a special situation with persistent struggles. Therefore, we will take a closer look on the country 20 years after the
Twenty years after the war in Kosovo, there is now a whole generation of youngsters who have little or no memory of the war or had not even been born at the time of conflict. This generation, making Kosovo the country with
In seiner Studie „Was und wie denken PEGIDA-Demonstranten?“ (Patzelt 2015) unternimmt der Dresdner Politikwissenschaftler
In der akademischen Welt herrscht ein enormer Publikationsdruck für ProfessorInnen und angehendeWissenschaftlerInnen (Bartkowski 2018; von Lutterotti 2018;
“I am the same as people who are fleeing war. Those who are afraid of dying — that’s me, too “, said Ioane Teitiota, as he spoke of his decision to seek asylum. He failed to prove in court that he qualified as a “climate refugee” due to the fact …