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IfL in brief – archive

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Online courses on the history and present of Ukraine

The e-learning courses "Ukraine. History and Present of a European State" (German) are now available on the Copernico portal. The freely accessible web offer includes a version for pupils and an adult course.

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Citizen Soldiers

As a result of Russia's aggression against Ukraine, the number of people in Poland who associate patriotism with a willingness to defend their country militarily is growing, says Bettina Bruns from the IfL in an…

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On the tracks through Central Asia

Open call for an experimental mobile summer school which will happen on and off rails of the Central Asian region spanning Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan and take place from 19 August until 3 September 2023.…

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Mental health, a human right

On this subject, science journalist Nora Lessing talked to IfL director Sebastian Lentz and others.

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New source material for geography education research

The IfL has begun digitising its extensive collection of wall maps.

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CfP: War in Ukraine: Situating mobilities and migration in times of multiple crises

Call for special session at Neue Kulturgeographie 2023 conference sponsored by EEGA Research Area 1 “Mobilities and Migration Regimes in Eastern Europe under the Global Condition”

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CfP for a panel on Border In/securities at the BASEES Conference 2023

Invited are contributions focusing on conceptual questions, methodological issues and thematic inputs regarding border in/securities. Abstract submission deadline: 27 September 2022

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Call for contributions & Save the date: IfL research workshop #8

Spatially related research practice in challenging environments: Authoritarianism, conflicts and war

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Job vacancy: successor to Prof Dr Sebastian Lentz

The Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography (IfL) and the Faculty of Physics and Earth Sciences at Leipzig University are seeking from 1 April 2024 to fill the position of a Director (w/m/d) (successor to Prof Dr…

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Arrival Regions final movie "Home"

How does migration to another country affect a person's life? This is the subject of the documentary "Heimat", which was created as part of the "Arrival Regions" project.

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