Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity

Research publications

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Research publications 2018

Democracy in decline in Africa

September 19, 2018

Opinion: Elections in African states are manipulated, the opposition suppressed, demonstrations violently dissolved. Europe and the USA ignore this far too often, says political scientist Elena Gadjanova. [more]

Research publications 2017

Kenya's 2017 election and its aftermath

August 16, 2017

After a fraught election, Kenya is teetering on the brink of a crisis which threatens to escalate. How could this happen? Is there any hope for reconciliation? An analysis by Elena Gadjanova of the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity in Göttingen. [more]

Research publications 2015

New social diversity in global cities

April 02, 2015

Comparatively conceiving, observing and visualising diversification in public urban spaces [more]

Research publications 2012

Spirituality on the way to globalisation

August 20, 2012

Spirituality and secular ideas have developed alongside one another in Europe and the US [more]

Research publications 2011

Health in India - Healing with Amulets and Antibiotics

September 23, 2011

Traditional and modern healing methods exist in India in parallel. Both approaches can supplement each other [more]

There is hardly any mention of migration background

August 23, 2011

Origin and nationality hardly make a difference in the daily work of Youth Welfare Offices

Research publications 2010

Frankfurt - Networking cultural diversity

August 10, 2010

The city of Frankfurt is a cultural melting pot. Scientists examine how people with over 170 different nationalities live together and integrate themselves into society. [more]


The legend of good cop / bad cop

July 07, 2010

Max Planck researchers study police work in South Africa [more]

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