The following projects related to CONCREDE have already been completed.

© Kolleg-Forschergruppe

Centre for Advanced Study in Bioethics

The Research College of the University of Münster investigated the basic principles norm foundation in bioethics, thus offering an important basis for our Initiative’s research on normative disagreements especially within the thematic field of ‘Relations with Nature’.

Participants: Th. Gutmann (chair), U. Willems (member)

Period: 2009-2019

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© City Scripts

Scripts for Postindustrial Urban Futures: American Models, Transatlantic Interventions

Together with the Universities of Bochum and Dortmund, researchers at the University of Duisburg-Essen investigated strategies and narrative scenarios deployed by cities influenced by old industries to forge successful paths into the future. Among the prominent concepts of city planning put to the test were sustainability and inclusion – concepts which address core challenges of current societies.

Participants: B. Buchenau (lead), J.M. Gurr (co-lead)

Period: 2018-2023

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© Jasmin Hettinger

Research Training Group GRK 1919: “Precaution, Prevision, Prediction: Managing Contingency”

Between 2013 and 2022, the Research Training Group based at UDE investigated dimensions of contingency management in a historical perspective. The handling of the uncertain future, a topic that can hardly be overestimated today, was researched from a comparative cultural and cross-epochal perspective.

Participants: U. Schneider (PI)

Period: 2013-2022

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