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How Do Climate Change Related Natural Disasters Potentially Increase the Risk of Armed Conflicts?
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(Germany: Latest Thinking, 2017), 10 mins
There is an extensive discussion about the connections between climate change related disasters and armed conflicts like civil wars. JONATHAN DONGES explains in this video how the research team looked at this relationship in more detail. Their new approach connects natural disasters with large economic effects, po...
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(Germany: Latest Thinking, 2017), 10 mins
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How Has the Issue of Gender Been Negotiated in Tunisia’s Recent History?
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(Germany: Latest Thinking, 2017), 11 mins
Since Tunisia’s independence in 1956, the country has had a unique approach to the issue of gender compared to other Arabic countries as it pushed a public discourse on modernization and women’s rights. In this video, STEFFI HOBUß describes the approach of her researcher group to analyze how the issue of gend...
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(Germany: Latest Thinking, 2017), 11 mins
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How Were Refugees Protected in the Islamic Early Middle Ages?
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(Germany: Latest Thinking, 2017), 12 mins
The migration of refugees is not a problem of the twenty-first century. Historian JENNY RAHEL OESTERLE investigates the question of how people in need of protection were treated in the Middle Ages. Her particular focus in this video is the Arabian Peninsula in the early seventh century, specifically the Islamic co...
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(Germany: Latest Thinking, 2017), 12 mins
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What Science Will Be Remembered Centuries from Now, and Why?
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(Latest Thinking, 2017), 16 mins
Some sciences like geology, astronomy or demography require a time scale of observation and study of phenomena that last longer than a human life span – and even that of civilizations. These “Sciences of the Archives” rely on the contribution of scientists who store their data and knowledge for the generatio...
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(Latest Thinking, 2017), 16 mins
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