Press ReleasesJuly - September 2021JulyAugust [12.08.2021] Research at the European Academy on “Religion and Change”. Annual conference of the “European Academy of Religion” (EuARe) comes to Germany for the first time in August – 900 researchers expected at the University of Münster – Cluster of Excellence represented with 15 panels: Political Islam, Religion and Emotion, Church under National Socialism, Religion and Sustainability – Participation for interested parties possible online or on site – Registrations until 27 August September [17.09.2021] Kiss of Judas, regicide, whistleblowing: traitors make history. Research on the history of treason from antiquity to the present – International conference at the Cluster of Excellence – “High treason has always been the ultimate political crime, but has barely been studied so far” – Treason and conspiracy theories are linked today – Podcast episode 9. [24.09.2021] Facial expressions decisive for first impressions that Germans have of refugees. According to new research, refugee status has less influence on initial impressions than attractiveness and facial expression – Degradation of devout Muslims especially among Germans with right-wing attitudes – Psychologists emphasize high social importance of direct contacts – “Do not relativize everyday discrimination against refugees”.