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The Convivencia Research Group at the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology contributes to the historical, legal and artistic debates around and around convivencia by testing and building understandings of coexistence in the light of ethnographic accounts of how societies manage difference.  more
Founded in 2008, the International Max Planck Research School on Retaliation, Mediation and Punishment (REMEP) is a research and teaching network. REMEP provides unique multi- and interdisciplinary training and research opportunities for university graduates who wish to work towards a doctoral degree in the fields of law and social sciences.  more
The Department 'Integration and Conflict' participates in the Max Planck International Research Network on Aging (MaxNetAging) which is a virtual institute for the advancement of research on the causes, patterns, processes, and consequences of aging. It is part of the broad activities carried out by the Max Planck Society in this field. more
The Department ‘Integration and Conflict’ at the MPI for Social Anthropology (Prof. Günther Schlee) and the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Zurich (Prof. Peter Finke) launch a new “Centre for Anthropological Studies on Central Asia” more
Research at the department aims at worldwide comparisons - an overview more
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