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Prof. Dr. Philipp Gassert
Mannheim Professor of History Recommends Changing the Name of Andrew-Jackson-Straße Due to Forced Migration of Native Americans
In an expert opinion, Professor Philipp Gassert of the University of Mannheim recommends changing the name of the street in the Franklin district in Mannheim. Jackson, the seventh President of the United States, was responsible for the forced migration of Native Americans.
Dollarisation Does Not Go Hand In Hand With Heightened Financial Market Risks, Study Says
Financial Dollarisation in emerging market economies does not necessarily lead to more vulnerability in the respective financial system, according to a recently published study with the participation of the University of Mannheim. “The common view that financial dollarisation is a source of ...
Understanding Social Change
“RISS”, a new research group funded by the German Research Foundation, will receive three million euros to investigate social and political stability in our society. The project is co-led by Dr. Richard Traunmüller , Professor of Political Science at the University of Mannheim.
Understanding Social Change
“RISS”, a new research group funded by the German Research Foundation, will receive three million euros to investigate social and political stability in our society. The project is co-led by Dr. Richard Traunmüller , Professor of Political Science at the University of Mannheim.
University of Mannheim Secures High Funding for Extending Digital Teaching
Following a call for applications by Stiftung Innovation in der Hochschullehre (foundation for innovation in higher education teaching), the University of Mannheim will receive more than three million euros in total for two projects.
Professor Janeba Contributes to Leopoldina Statement on Economic Consequences of the Pandemic
Dr. Eckhard Janeba, Professor of Economics at the University of Mannheim, co-authored the expert opinion on the economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic, published by the German National Academy of Sciences, Leopoldina. For the statement, he analyzed Germany’s public finances, public ...
Smart Cohorting in Schools as Protection Measure Against Covid-19
In order to curb the spread of Covid-19 in school classrooms, sociologists from the University of Mannheim and Columbia University recommend dividing the class by taking the friendship networks into account.
Federal and State Governments Invest Eight-Figure Sum in Development of National Platform to Analyze Big Data in the Economic and Social Sciences
Over the next five years, the University of Mannheim will lead a consortium that develops and builds a national cloud-based platform for using artificial intelligence, machine learning and complex analytical methods in the field of economic and social sciences. This platform will enable researchers ...
Universities ask G7 leaders to prioritize future generations
The U7+ Alliance today issued a statement asking G7 leaders to take into account the interests of future generations as the world recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic and seeks to mitigate the effects of climate change.
New President of the University of Mannheim Earns Second-Highest Score in the Survey on “Rector/President of the Year”
At the German academics gala (“Gala der Deutschen Wissenschaft”) that took place on 31 May, the German Association of University Professors and Lecturers (DHV) awarded this distinction for the 13th time.