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Press archive

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IfL researcher takes on NAWA Chair at the University of Warsaw

Professor Francis Harvey of the Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography will collaborate with historians at the University of Warsaw in developing…

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New view of old maps – digital methods visualise complex history

The interdisciplinary joint project DigiKAR has started its work in Leipzig, Mainz, Paris and Regensburg

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IfL Director receives international award

Sebastian Lentz, Director of the Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography and Professor of Regional Geography at the University of Leipzig, has been…

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Joint project on new forms of work in rural areas started

How can the model of collaborative workspaces contribute to regional development in structurally weak regions? This is what a group of researchers at…

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Left behind regions? IfL study examines local democracy in small and medium-sized towns

The willingness of local decision-makers to engage in participatory processes and the availability of resources are crucial for the participation of…

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International study reveals the effects of COVID-19 on the experience of public transport

A team of European researchers working on a project about public transport as public space have recently completed a study on the perception and use…

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Sebastian Lentz re-elected as Leibniz Vice-President

At its General Assembly on 26 November in Berlin, the Leibniz Association re-elected the Director of the Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography to…

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Changing mobility cultures

A new research project at the IfL deals with mobility reforms and conflicts. It is headed by the mobility researcher and Eastern Europe expert…

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Citizen-Science project of the IfL awarded as an official project of the "UN Decade on Biodiversity"

The project "Experiencing biodiversity. How natural science benefits from interactive web maps" by the Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography,…

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Central German Leibniz ScienceCampus enters second round

By signing a new cooperation agreement, the research institutions involved in the Leibniz ScienceCampus "Eastern Europe – Global Area" (EEGA) have…

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