News from the Research Group
Gehen oder Bleiben?
Never staying in one place for long - this has always been the daily life of the Wodaabe, a traditionally nomadic population group in Niger. But since the 1980s, more and more of them have been settling in cities to work.
In his dissertation project, which is printed in the new Max Planck Forschung (3/2022), Florian Köhler observed how the lives of the Wodaabe have changed.
You can find out more about this project in the detektor.fm podcast. (in German)
26 September - 27 September 2022
Michael Fürstenberg presented at the 7th Max Planck Symposium for Alumni and Early Career Researchers 2022 at Harnack Haus in Berlin.
Wie lernen Terroristen voneinander?
Christchurch, Halle, Hanau: What distinguishes these attacks from other right-wing terrorist crimes such as the NSU terrorist group's series of murders, among others, is networking - which today often takes place in Internet forums and online communities. Michael Fürstenberg knows how the perpetrators collectively learn from each other online. (in German)
Igor Matviyets spricht mit Michael Fürstenberg über Terrorismus
2 May 2021
A talk about the attack on the Halle synagogue and new developments in right-wing terrorism (in German)
"Woran arbeiten Sie gerade, Carolin Görzig?" Radio interview Deutschlandfunk Kultur
Interview with Carolin Görzig, by Nicole Dittmer
Radio interview with Michael Fürstenberg on the terror attacks in Halle
Interview with Michael Fürstenberg, by Bernadette Hirschfelder
Jung & Naiv: Episode 407
Carolin Görzig talks to Tilo Jung about her terrorism research:
What is terrorism anyway? Is there state terrorism? How do we differentiate between terrorists? What do right-wing extremists and jihadists have in common?
(interview in German)
"Wie lernen Terroristen", Research at the Max Planck Institute
MDR Sachsen / MDR Info
Interview with Carolin Görzig, by Theo M. Lies