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Thore Sören Bischoff
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Thore Sören Bischoff visits Bremen as a guest researcher

From February 3 to 7, 2020, Thore Sören Bischof will visit the working group "Innovation and Structural Change" in the Faculty of Business Studies and Economics. During this time, he will work with Ann Hipp on an empirical paper analyzing the influence of informal institutions on innovation. This...

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"The GDR - Perspectives of their Research 30 Years after the Peaceful Revolution" - Meeting of the Research Projects in Leipzig

On 11th and 12th December 2019, the 14 research projects financed under the BMBF's "GDR Research" funding line met in Leipzig to presented their work and exchange information on activities in the field of transfer and the promotion of young researchers. Four representatives of the "Mod-Block-DDR"...

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Michael Rochlitz together with his two colleagues Rebecca Maurer and Olga Masyutina
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Inaugural lecture by Michael Rochlitz

On December 5, Michael Rochlitz, Professor of Economics, especially Institutional Change, gave his inaugural lecture at the Faculty of Business Studies and Economics of the University of Bremen. He gave a broad overview of his current research on the relationship between political institutions and...

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Jarina Kühn
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Jarina Kühn takes part in the Qualiservice user workshop

On 14 and 15 November 2019, Jarina Kühn attended a user workshop of Qualiservice. Qualiservice is an accredited research data centre for qualitative social science research data in the SOCIUM (Research Centre for Inequality and Social Policy) of the University of Bremen, supported by the DFG (German...

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Jarina Kühn und Dr. Anna M. Steinkamp
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Presentation by Anna Steinkamp and Jarina Kühn on entrepreneurial habitus in the workshop "East German Crisis Experiences and their Consequences" at Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

On 8 and 9 November 2019, the workshop "East German Crisis Experiences and their Consequences" took place in Göttingen. To mark the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, scientists from various disciplines presented a range of topics on the effects of transformation: life satisfaction and...

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Ann Hipp has participated in the conference on resilience and transformation research at HTWK Leipzig

From 06 to 07 November 2019, an international conference of the Regional Studies Association took place in Leipzig. Ann Hipp has participated in the conference by presenting current research results from the Mod-Block-DDR project. The Regional Studies Association hosted a workshop about „Future...

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Jutta Günther im Studio bei Buten und Binnen
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30 Years of the Fall of the Wall - Jutta Günther as studio guest at "buten un binnen"

On the occasion of the event "30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall" the Bremen regional TV magazine "buten un binnen" dealt with the question of the social and economic integration of East and West Germany. Jutta Günther was invited as a studio guest and answered the questions of the...

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"30 Years since the Fall of the Berlin Wall" - Mod-Block-DDR Project Coordinator Anna Schwarz in Public Panel Discussion (20.11.2019)

On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and in view of current attempts to politically take over the "Wende", the panel discussion at the Viadrina Center "B/ORDERS IN MOTION" reminds us of the future drafts of that time and balances the consequences of the opening of...

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Jutta Günther at the hearing of the Expert Commission on Research and Innovation about the East German innovation system

On 9 October 2019, in preparation for its next annual report (2020), the Expert Commission on Research and Innovation conducted a hearing of experts on the East German innovation system and the technological performance of the New Länder 30 years after German re-unification. The hearing also focused...

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International ICSID workshop: “Quality of Governance and the Legacy of Socialism”

On October 25-26, 2019 the international ICSID workshop about “Quality of Governance and the Legacy of Socialism” jointly organised by the University of Bremen and Higher School of Economics Moscow (HSE) will take place in Bremen for the first time.

The working groups of Michael Rochlitz and Jutta...

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Press release

Hurdles to modernization in the science and economy of the former GDR and their consequences in the transition to the Federal Republic of Germany: This is the topic of a collaborative research group led by Professor Jutta Günther in the Faculty of Business Studies and Economics.

A coup for Jutta Günther, Professor of Economics, Innovation and Structural Economics at the University of Bremen: Her proposal for a research project that seeks to close the gaps in our knowledge about the former GDR has been approved at federal level. The German Ministry of Education and Research is funding the project with three million euro over the first four years. Jutta Günther works closely together with the Research Center for East European Studies at the University of Bremen as well as the Technical University Berlin, the Friedrich Schiller University Jena and the European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder).


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