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  • Verwobene Kulturen. Transkulturelle Dynamiken in indigenen Textilien in Mexiko (Natalia Hernanz García); Betreuung: Anna Meiser
  • "Es ist nicht ungefährlich, als Frau zu leben." Digitale Praxen von True Crime-Gemeinschaften in Verbindung mit individuellen Lebenserfahrungen (Laura Heidemann); Betreuung: Judith Schlehe
  • Man kann sich auch ohne Sprache Verstehen. Transkulturell geprägte Kommunikationsformen von geflüchteten Frauen und Hebammen (Carmen Scheuerle de Britto); Betreuung: Ingo Rohrer
  • "Wissen Verflüssigen." Digitalisierungspraxen im Museum Natur und Mensch in Freiburg im Hinblick auf Human-Computer-Interaktion (Yvonne Finzler); Betreuung: Philipp Schröder



  • "Die Kulturen sollen sich kennenlernen." Ein interkultureller Garten als Ort der Begegnung zwischen Alltag und Event (Aglaja Blankenhorn); Betreuung: Judith Schlehe
  • "We are in the middle of the Ocean." Negotiating livelihoods in the aftermath of hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas. (Fabienne Hansen); Betreuung: Thomas Hüsken
  • Multispezies Care. Praktiken und Beziehungen der Fürsorge im Nationalpark Schwarzwald (Deutschland) und im Taman Nasional Gunung Merapi (Indonesien) (Wiebke Hebermehl); Betreuung: Judith Schlehe
  • Der Geschmack der Gegenwart. Innere Erlebnisräume von Meditation als Heilungsritual (Marieluis Fritz); Betreuung: Ingo Rohrer
  • "Wenn man alleine ist, erreicht man ja nichts”. Zu Vergemeinschaftung in Bürgerinitiativen im Naturschutz in Freiburg und Stuttgart (Jana Raus); Betreuung: Philipp Schröder
  • "Integrationsarbeit bringt mich an meine Grenzen." Zur Aushandlung von beruflichen Identitäten von Integrationsmanager*innen in Baden-Württemberg (Julia Jusa); Betreuung: Philipp Schröder



  • But the mainstruggle is unemployment. Bedeutungsebenen von Arbeit im Kontext mehrheitlicher Arbeitslosigkeit am Beispiel der Gemeinschaft von Nelspoort, Südafrika (Marianne Grzondziel); Betreuung: Gregor Dobler
  • Waste banks in Java, Indonesia. Structures, practices, perceptions at two field sites (Lena Keller-Bischoff); Betreuung: Judith Schlehe
  • Codex Vitae – Von Drachen, duende und Reisetagebüchern – Ein individuelles Lebensprojekt als Zusammenspiel von Bewusstsein, Imagination und Wille in Moravia, Costa Rica (Sophia Bokop); Betreuung: Ingo Rohrer
  • "Selbst der beste Vater kann die Mutter nicht ersetzen": Vorstellungen und Praxen von Vaterschaft und Männlichkeit alleinerziehender Väter in Woronesch, Russland (Melanie Volk); Betreuung: Philipp Schröder
  • Gelebtes Buen Vivir? Agrarökologische Praktiken in La Esperanza / Ecuador: Eine ethnologische Untersuchung und praktische Übertragung auf Bildung für nachhaltige Entwicklung (Jonas Bauschert); Betreuung: Anna Meiser                            



Social Sciences, Global Studies Programme


  • Sharing Experiences of Migration: Migrant-volunteer Interaction in the single man camp of Lipa (Clara Zaffino); Betreuung: Judith Schlehe
  • "At least we belong to our religion": Negotiations of young Muslim women`s religious identities in Freiburg, Germany (Minna Kilumet); Betreuung: Judith Schlehe
  • Misinformation in the Midwest: A Select Study of Midwestern American Students` Perspectives on Information Disorders (Kaitlyn Conway); Betreuung: Judith Schlehe



  • The Perception of Syrian Refugees in Germany towards the German Culture of Marriage (Nasser Alqaddi)
  • Exploring the Chances and Challenges of a Postcolonial Implementation of Education for Sustainable Development (Sarah Prisca Miehle-Honecker); Betreuung: Anna Meiser
  • Sensing Digital Intimacy with Migrants. Experiences and Practices in Civic Engagement during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Germany (Victoria Bartetzko); Betreuung: Judith Schlehe
  • "Sweet Harassment and Perception of Safety. An Analysis of Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany" (Gloria Grasso); Betreuung: Judith Schlehe



  • Youth Engagement for Social Justice: Adolescents Situating their Community Volunteerism in Global Activism (Allison Duncan)
  • The Role of YouTube Politics in the Current Political Polarisation of South Korea (Hangyu Lee)
  • The Socioeconomics of Education in Guyana (Luke Kucinski)
  • Cultural Connections and Culinary Tourism: Examining Food Experts’ Perceptions in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam (Loretta Nga Le)
  • Intercultural dynamics within the Global Studies Programme group as a basis for understanding broader transcultural communication problems (Andrea Macchioni)
  • How Chinese International Students Encounter Images and Perceptions of China. The Case of Chinese Students at the University of Freiburg, Germany (Zhongxuan Wu)
  • Biafra Secessionist Movement in Nigeria: Causes, Demands, Local and International Responses (Christian Ogamba)



  • Developing sustainable forest management in Russia: Reviewing fairytale imagery and perceptions as part of a new complex knowledge approach (Nurgul Nursagatova)
  • 'Don’t just rope, be a hERo': Violence, Gatekeeping, and Identity in Online Incel Forums (Megan Kelly)
  • New Social Movements in Chihuahua - Urban Hacks for Social Change (Gabriela Sisniega)
  • How do Transcultural Experiences Interrelate with Academic Mobility? The Case of Non-European PhD Students in Freiburg, Germany (Javier Alberto Cedeno Barreiro)
  • Cosmopolitanism and the Arts. An Exploratory Inquiry Towards a Disrupted Self and Other in Augustijn (Martin Reichardt)
  • Perceptions of cooperation in a transnational network: A case study on the “Managing Global Governance Academy” (Merlin Leander Flaig)
  • Language evolves from encounters:
    Historical and cultural meanings of the Spanish language in Mexico (Santiago Herrán Ynurrigar)
  • Redefining the Role of Women and Girls as Victims of Human Trafficking;
    An Analysis on the Different Narratives of Empowerment among Female Survivors of Human Trafficking and the „Daughters Rising“ NGO in Chiang Mai Thailand (Gabriela Romero)



  • The International Response to the Boko Haram Humanitarian Crisis in the Northeast of Nigeria: Aid Workers’ Perceptions (Adewale Ayodeji Adetiba)
  • Students, Interrupted. Academic Isolation in the Rebel-Controlled Donetsk City (Tamar Shvelidze)
  • Indigenous Women and the Institution of Power in Mexico - The Relation of the State, the Healthcare System and Indigenous Women in a Mestizo Society (Luz Emilia Ochoa Ruiz Godoy); Betreuung: Anna Meiser
  • Cultural Differences in the United Arab Emirates: A Study on the Egyptian Middle Class in Dubai (Linda de Wit)
  • Social Capital and Gender Disparity Among Syrian Refugees in Germany: Impacts from Society, Culture and Refugee Aid Organizations (Alisha Nadine Merkle)



  • Commodifying Citizenship: Ethics of Jus Pecuniae in the Implementation of Malta’s Citizenship-by-Investment Program (Noé Carrete Cárdenas)
  • Standards for Sustainability. A Critical Analysis of the Indonesian Certification System and the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (Suzanne van Huijgevoort)
  • Experiences of liminality? A study of volunteers in transcultural spaces within ‘Open Art Shelter’ project, Berlin (Juliia Eremianova)



  • The Relationship between Family Structure and Girl Child Street Hawking in Rural Nigeria. (Rabiu Umar Malumfashi)
  • The Challenge of Diversity in Higher Education. Lessons from Universities under Affirmative Action in India and Brazil. (Laura Berardi)
  • Another Economy for Another World. The Solidarity Economy and its Practice in Brazil. (Matteo Tarasco)



  • From Bangkok to Brooklyn: The Role of Authenticity in Thai Gastrodiplomacy and Thai Cuisine in New York City. (Barbara Fang)
  • Strategies of Power and Resistance in an After-Care Shelter in Romania. (Lorena Enea)
  • Comparative Analysis of Social Political Movements - Between local practice and global discourse. (Benedict Poetz)
  • African refugees in Israel. (Deborah Schmitz)
  • Ebola — a global crisis? The media’s role in shaping public discourse and the impact on perceptions of the Other. (Antonia Lilie)



  • Environmental Justice in South-East Asia (Mathilde Sgotto)
  • Sowing the Seeds of False Modernity: The proliferation of genetically modified seeds in India. (Nicole Vital)
  • The Land Confiscation Problem in Burma (Mabel Yuen)
  • Motivation for creating social enterprise: Case studies from Bangkok, Thailand (Iava Lace)
  • Cacao Farmers and Indigenous Peasants: Land, Farming and Identity in Southern Belize (Arturo Esquivel Carrillo)
  • Telesur, in the attempt of being a regional public media (Tomás Agustín González Ginestet)



  • The Social Dilemma of Female Genital Mutilation: in search of institutional tools for preventing FGM with special mention of the Italian case (Bianca Laterza)
  • "We know how to be beautiful": Expressions of Transgender Women in Thailand (Stine Sørli)
  • Global Geeks: A Theoretical Exploration of Fandom’s Potential as Transnational Identity (Andrés Valenzuela)



  • Logging being and belonging online: A study of South African and Indina women's personal narratives of gender violence. (Emily Garcia)
  • Dynamics of the Male Sex Work Industry: Sexuality and Stigma in the Sex Industry for Gay Tourists in Bangkok, Thailand (Sergio Garcia de Diego)
  • Waste Machine: The Political Economy of Solid Waste Management in Kathmandu, Nepal. (Keiko Henke)
  • Life and Development of an Educator:  An attempt to self-reflection and analysis for the creation of a new educational approach. (Adelberto Parenti)
  • Globalization and Education. (Angelina Robitschko)
  • Solar Electrification at the BoP: Bridging the Local and the Global. (Jordi Scholten)
  • Intercultural Gardens: Analyzing the Impact of Urban Gardening on Integration and Community Development. (Jacqueline Smith)
  • The Dynamics of Labour Migration in Thailand: The role and responsibility of buyers from Thai manufacturing. (Lisen Wirén)



  • Challenges of poverty alleviation in the context of West-African Tourism. (Anita Abel)
  • Sustaining Development by Working with Government and Other Organizations: A Case Study of a Local NGO in Tanzania (Hyun Jung Park)
  • Promoting Less Meat consumption for Environmental Sustainability: The Case of “Donderdag Veggiedag” of Ghent, Belgium (Yuko Tamura)


  • The Politics of Social Inclusion: NGOs and Participatory Development (Ida Ferdinandi)


  • The Transnational Identities of Peruvian Migrants. A comparative and multi-sited approach to the construction of identity and com-munity among Peruvian domestic workers in Santiago de Chile and Milan, Italy (Anna Skornia)
  • Escape Routes of Refugees to Europe. Understanding the Destination Choice of Asylum Seekers from West Africa (Birke Siebenbürger)


  • The Impact of Neoliberal Globalization on Women's Rights: a case study of Argentina. Perceptions of women and experts in the Greater Buenos Aires area (Andrea Müller)
  • Women and HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa. An analysis of national and local responses to the feminization of the HIV epidemic in South Africa and Uganda using online publications (Stephanie Mehrle)


  • Law as an Instrument of Social Change in India. The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act (Judith Büsch)
  • A gendered perspective on women reporting on crisis situations (Karuna Nain)


  • Friendship Formations of Expatriates in Asia. Focus on European Expatriates in Shanghai and New Delhi (Alexandra Schmider)
  • Skilled Migration from Developing Countries: Individuals’ Practices Redefined at the Core of the Notion of Development. The Case of Chinese Skilled Migrants (Anne-Christine Roisin)
  • Young Peoples’ Perceptions of their Country’s Development: The Experience of German, Chinese, and Bulgarian Students (Olga Yoncheva)


  • Questioning Ubuntu Philosophy and the Humanistic Management Approach in the South African Workplace (Christian Burgemeister)
  • Social Networking as the Key Organising Strategy of Self-Employed Women's Organisations: The Case of SEWA and SEWU (María Fernanda Alvarez Padilla)
  • Discursive Constructions of Causes of Child Labour in India, with Reference to the Carpet Industry in Uttar Pradesh (Dakhina Mitra)
  • Intercultural Communication in International Study Programs: A Case Study of the Global Study Programme (Ling Ma)
  • Women in the Informal Economy Home as Place of Work: Proposals for the Protection and Regulation of Home-based Workers - International Lessons for South Africa (Samira Bayat)