DIALOGBRÜCKEN.

Die Kommune ist der Ort, an dem die ambitionierten Ausbauziele der Bundesregierung für das deutsche Stromnetz umgesetzt werden müssen. Hier werden aber auch Interessengegensätze unmittelbar sichtbar und mitunter eskalieren diese…

BioökonomieREVIER

The coal phase-out has been politically decided: open-cast mining and coal-fired power generation in the Rhenish lignite area will be abandoned. This will be followed by structural change accompanied by…

“Move Your Hood!”

The sustainable mobility transition in Germany is not making any progress. It requires a radical change of attitudes and mentalities as well as social practices and behavior patterns. The transformation…

DEMOENERGY

The exit from nuclear power and the further development of power generation from renewable resources result in the need for optimisation and expansion of electric power lines under enormous time…

Application of Methods and Processes for Participatory Citizen Participation in Ecologically Relevant Investment Decisions

PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE IS NO ENGLISH TRANSLATION OF THE PROJECT AVAILABLE. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CHECK OUT THE GERMAN TRANSLATION.

Food Substitutes

Eggs from algae, burgers made from insects and sausages from lupin seeds: new and increasingly unconventional foodstuffs are appearing on the market. They are indicative of a strong interest for…

Dissertation Project

Dissertation Project at the Institute of Cultural Anthropology and European Ethnology at Goethe University Frankfurt. Doctoral Canditate: Britta Acksel Supervisor: Prof. Gisela Welz (Goethe-Universität Frankfurt). Second Supervisor: Prof. Jörg Niewöhner (Humboldt-Universität Berlin) Funded…

Participedia

Participedia harnesses the power of collaboration to respond to a recent global phenomenon: the rapid development of experiments in new forms of participatory politics and governance around the world. We…

LogMySelf

The growing digitalization of vital parts of life changes the relationship between humans and their bodies. This fundamental change can be observed by lifelogging. It can be summarized by diverse…

EnerDigit

Renewable energy is predominantly volatile. Wind turbines are unable to deliver energy without wind. Photo-voltaic systems depend on sunlight. In order to compensate emerging over- and under-capacities, an intelligent interconnection…

EnerChange

The German Energiewende is generally described in abstract and impersonal terms: emission reduction, efficiency, resilience and so on are little help to engage laypersons in goals and processes of the…

EnerAct

The Energy Turn involves a fundamental transformation of the energy grid. In the project EnerAct, concepts are created for the realization of the Energy Turn in the cities, regions and…

BioDisKo

The joint project „BioDisKo” focusses for instance on the future-orientated field of “bio-based circular economy” including development, trial and reviewing of early, target group orientated, participative and communicative approaches and…