CRiSS – Contemporary Research in Social Sciences – Sommersemester 2018

Contemporary Research in Social Sciences (CRiSS) is a recurring lecture series organised by the Faculty 02: Social Sciences, Media and Sports of Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz.
Members from all of the faculty's disciplines – Communication Studies, Educational Science, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, and Sports Science – present their current research projects and provide an insight into their re­search activities.

The lectures are held in English to also enable an international exchange – with international students as well as visiting researchers.

Lecture Series:
Contemporary Research in Social Sciences CRiSS

Alle Vorträge finden in R 01-731, Georg-Forster-Gebäude, J.-Welder-Weg 12, statt.

Felicitas Flade, M.Sc.
(Psychology, JGU Mainz)
The Path to the Dark Side? The Relation­ship between Conspiracy Beliefs, Emotions and Prejudice after Terrorist Attacks
Mittwoch, 18. April 2018, 18:00 Uhr

Dipl.-Päd. Christian Toth
(Educational Science, JGU Mainz)
MOOCs – The Future or Just Another Dream of Digital Learning?
Mittwoch, 25. April 2018, 18:00 Uhr

Dr. Nils Steiner
(Political Science, JGU Mainz)
Economically Left, Culturally Right –
How Left-Authoritarian Policy Preferences Influence Political Satisfaction and Voting Behavior

Mittwoch, 2. Mai 2018, 18:00 Uhr

Dr. Christine E. Meltzer
(Communication Science, JGU Mainz)
Nora Theorin, M.A.
(Journalism, Media and Communication, University of Gothenburg, Sweden)
Freedom of Movement under Attack?
The Drivers of Public Opinion on EU Mobility and Migration

Mittwoch, 9. Mai 2018, 18:00 Uhr

Prof. Dr. Tim Bindel
(Sports Science, JGU Mainz)
Player, Worker, Body Lover – Adolescent Definitions of »Sport«
Mittwoch, 16. Mai 2018, 18:00 Uhr

Miriam Arnold, M.Sc. · Arian Kunzelmann, M.Sc. (Psychology, JGU Mainz)
How Not to Burn out – Resilience and Mental Health at the Workplace
Mittwoch, 23. Mai 2018, 18:00 Uhr

Dr. Fabian Steinberg (Sports Science, JGU Mainz)
Human Performance in Extreme Environments: from Weightlessness to Water Immersion
Mittwoch, 30. Mai 2018, 18:00 Uhr

Adrian Meier, M.A.
(Communication Science, JGU Mainz)
How to Become a Pro in Procrastination: Predictors and Consequences of Procrasti­nating with Media
Mittwoch, 6. Juni 2018, 18:00 Uhr

Friedrich Plank, M.A.
(Political Science, JGU Mainz)
Money for Nothing or Peace for Free? Evaluating the Africa-EU Partnership on Peace and Security
Mittwoch, 13. Juni 2018, 18:00 Uhr

Dr. Felix Wolter
(Sociology, JGU Mainz)
Studying Sex, Drugs, and Rock'n'Roll – Sensitive Questions in Survey-Interviews
Mittwoch, 20. Juni 2018, 18:00 Uhr

Laura Fuhrmann, M.Ed.
(Educational Science, JGU Mainz)
Exposed in Class – How Pupils Deal with Homework that Relates to their Private Life
Mittwoch, 27. Juni 2018, 18:00 Uhr

Annekathrin Stange, M.A.
(Sociology, JGU Mainz)
Researching Abortion Beyond the Idea of »Right« and »Wrong«. An Attempt
Mittwoch, 4. Juli 2018, 18:00 Uhr

JGU-students: Please register via JOGU-StINe.
International students (who do not have their JGU account yet): Please write an email to

Weitere Infos und Kontakt:
Dipl.-Biol. Esther Brendel · Dipl.-Sportwiss. Alena Kröhler · Barbara E. Müller, M.A., M.Sc.
LOB-Projekt am Fachbereich 02, Schwerpunkt Internationalisierung
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