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Portrait photographs of Professor Jan Krämer and Dr Daniel Schnurr

Researchers advise against non-discrimination obligations for big online platforms

Researchers from Passau and Namur, Belgium, have investigated discriminatory practices of online platforms such as sponsored search results and paid prominence. The research was commissioned by Brussels-based think tank CERRE....

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Research Profile 2016-18 published

The School of Business, Economics and Information Systems has published its annual Research Profile for the years 2016-18. The report highlights the main research activities, achievements and publications.

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Dr Paul Alibert (Attaché for Science and University Co-operation for Bavaria and Baden-Württemberg), author Professor Ursula Reutner, French Consul General Pierre Lanapats, Director of Institut Français, Thomas Vautravers (source: Institut Français, Munich)

Chair of Romance Languages and Cultures publishes first handbook on the distribution of the French language around the globe

The handbook, titled Manuel des francophonies, is the result of the first comprehensive survey of the linguistic situation in French-speaking countries according to a uniform set of criteria and following a systematic structure....

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Coal barges come down the Mahakam river in Samarinda East Kalimantan. Photo by Kemal Yufri Greenpeace

Mining, Power and Gender in Indonesia

How does the mining industry affect indigenous groups, gender-specific power constellations and the environment? Passau's anthropologist Dr Kristina Großmann is researching these issues in Indonesia.

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Parent-child corner

Parent-Child Corner Opening Celebration in the Refectory

There will be a small celebration for the opening of the parent-child corner in the refectory's winter garden on 14 December at 2:30 p.m. Any parent students or staff and their children, or anyone interested is welcome to join...

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