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March 2, 2020

Barbara Stelzl-Marx, Director of Research in the CHIBOW network, has been named Austrian "Scientist of the Year“ in 2020. The award has been granted this year for the 27th time by the Austrian Club of Education and Science Journalists. It honours the research of Barbara Stelzl-Marx as head of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Research on Consequences of War in Graz and Professor at the Karl-Franz...

March 22, 2018

In February 2018, Lukas Schretter spent three weeks conducting research at the University of Birmingham. He studied the history of unmarried motherhood in Great Britain in the 20th century, examined the efforts of the British non-governmental organisation “The National Council for the Unmarried Mother and her Child” to support mothers of “Besatzungskinder” (“Occupation Children”) after World War I...

March 22, 2018

Children fathered by Allied soldiers and growing up with single mothers in Austria and Germany, commonly referred to as „Besatzungskinder“ (Occupation Children), often experienced adverse socioeconomic conditions in childhood and adolescence. Against this background, the University of Leipzig – in cooperation with the University of Greifswald and the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Research on Cons...

August 2, 2017

In July 2017, Early Stage Researcher Lukas Schretter finished a four-week-secondment at the BBC Studios in London. The BBC Studios is the BBC‘s main TV production division, which launched as an independent operating company in April 2017. Placed in the Documentary Unit, Lukas contributed research findings and gained insight into operational processes of documentary development.

    

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June 19, 2017

During his secondment in northern Uganda in April 2017, Early Stage Researcher Lukas Schretter worked with the recently established NGO "Empowerment Action for Community Health" (EACH Uganda). Lukas had the opportunity to interview the team of EACH Uganda and participated in their programs and activities, such as a community meeting in the Barlonyo village near Lira town. He also met former abduct...

June 19, 2017

End of April 2017, ESR Lukas Schretter finished his secondment at CHIBOW’s partner organisation "Facilitation for Peace and Development" (FAPAD) in Lira in northern Uganda. Founded in 2000 by three Ugandan natives, FAPAD launched operations in 2004 in response to the extreme violation of property rights of women and children in the Lango region, amidst other challenges brought about by the war bet...

April 18, 2017

Prior to his secondment at CHIBOW’s partner organisation Facilitation for Peace and Development (FAPAD) in Lira in Northern Uganda, ESR Lukas Schretter presented in a seminar on research methods at the Faculty of Social Sciences at Uganda Christian University (UCU), hosted by Allen Kiconco. UCU is a private university in Mukono with an additional campus in the Mengo district of Uganda’s capital Ka...

October 13, 2016

ESRs Lisa Haberkern, Boniface Ojok, Oskars Gruziņš, Amra Delic, Michal Korhel, Christian Pipal, Saskia Mitreuter, Kanako Kuramitsu, Nastassia Sersté, Eva Käuper and Lukas Schretter participated in the first CHIBOW Interview Analysis Workshop, which took place at the German Historical Institute in Warsaw on 26 September 2016. The workshop was organised by ESR Jakub Gałęziowski, who currently is on...

October 13, 2016

In early September 2016, ESR Lukas had the opportunity to present his research project on British children fathered by British soldiers in post-war Austria at the Ural Federal University in Ekaterinburg, Russia.

On September 5, 2016, Lukas participated in the international conference "Historical Memory in Europe and Russia", organized by the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Research on Consequences o...

August 22, 2016

Early Stage Researchers Lisa Haberkern, Jakub Gałęziowski, Kanako Kuramitsu, Oskars Gruziņš, Eva Käuper, and Lukas Schretter met in Salzburg on 12 July 2016 in order to plan Interview Analysis Workshops taking place within the network „Children Born of War. Past, Present, and Future.“

The Interview Analysis Workshops are designed to follow-up on the network‘s Advanced Training Courses, which took p...

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