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The Department of Sociology incorporates sociological research and teaching at the University of Vienna.

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Job offer: University Assistant (post doc) at the Department of Sociology

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Work area Prof. Yuri Kazepov: international urban sociology, comparative social policy. Reference number: 6916, Duration of employment: 3 years, Deadline: 11.10.2016.

The case of Giulio Regeni: a sad testimony of lacking scientific freedom

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Large-scale international public mobilisation and solidarity of the scientific community are needed to find out the truth behind the brutal murder of social scientist Giulio Regeni.

A. Amann and F. Kolland receive Austrian Decoration for Science and Art

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On 1 July 2016, Prof. emeritus Anton Amann and Prof. Franz Kolland have been awarded the Austrian Decoration for Science and Art.

The murder of Giulio Regeni – The Importance of Safeguarding Academic Freedom for a Better World

Kampagne für Giulio Regeni

What questions raises Giulio’s case and why its answers urgently require a strong formation of the whole scientific community. ISA Forum 2016 | Blog | 5.7.2016


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