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Collaborative Research Centre "Processes of Spatialization under the Global Condition" enters second funding phase

Scientists of the Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography involved with geographical issues

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Teacher shortage: IfL map shows upcoming wave of retirement in East Germany

More than half of the approximately 95,000 teachers at general schools in eastern Germany were over 50 years old in the 2018/2019 school year.  The range extends from 57 percent in Saxony to 65 percent in Saxony-Anhalt.…

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Dates and events

Workshop "Conjunctural Geographies of Post­socialist and Postcolonial Conditions: Theory Thirty Years after 1989"

  • Supported by: Leibniz ScienceCampus "Eastern Europe – Global Area" (EEGA)
  • Hosted by: Leibniz…

Globalising Eastern Europe – New Perspectives on Transregional Entanglements

British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies (BASEES) Regional Conference in…

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IfL in brief

IfL involved in research project on Wismut heritage

The states of Saxony and Thuringia have assigned the Saxon Academy of Sciences in Leipzig the task of exploring and developing multidisciplinary research into the Wismut heritage and documenting contemporary witnesses. The project started on November 1 in cooperation with the IfL and the Humboldt University of Berlin.

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