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From left to right: Professor Michael Grimm, Tunisian Women's Minister Naziha Laabidi and Executive Director of the Centre of Arab Women for Training in Research Dr Soukaina Bouraoui at the workshop in Tunis.

Tunisia: Weak economy weakens women's standing

Tunisia is regarded as a trailblazer when it comes to women's rights in the Islamic world. However, a weak economy exacerbates traditional gender role thinking, as a study conducted by the Chair of Development Economics shows.

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Group photograph taken at the presentation event.

Gender equality in Tunisia: weak economy weakens women's standing

Tunisia is regarded as a trailblazer when it comes to women's rights in the Islamic world. However, a weak economy exacerbates traditional gender role thinking, as a team of researchers from the University of Passau found in a...

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DFG-Projekt Webarchive -  Wie lässt sich das Internet archivieren?

Archiving the internet for future generations

As part of a DFG project a team from the University of Passau is developing methods to systematically archive websites, online reports, social-media discussions and comments.

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THE Young University Ranking: University of Passau in the top 30

Following its successful participation in the Times Higher Education Ranking 2018, the University has attained a further outstanding result in the THE's Young University Ranking 2018, which compares universities established less...

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From left to right: Hector Francisco Dama, Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business; Professor Romina Cavalli, Pro-Rector for Teaching; Professor Ursula Reutner; Professor Carlos Ignacio Salvadores de Arzuaga, Rector of Universidad del Salvador; Dr Luciana Tondello, Pro-Rector for Research; Claudio Blanchard, Programme Director. All photos (c) Universidad del Salvador.

Professor Ursula Reutner receives honorary doctorate from Universidad del Salvador

Upon nomination by its Faculty of Economics and Business, Professor Ursula Reutner (Chair of Romance Languages and Cultures) was awarded the coveted doctorate honoris causa of Universidad del Salvador (USAL) in Buenos Aires,...

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