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Welcome to the website of the Collaborative Research Centre TRR 294 "Structural Change of Property"!

The Collaborative Research Centre pursues the goal of investigating the fundamental structural change of property that could be observed at the latest since 1989.  The Collaborative Research Centre contains a total of 24 subprojects at five locations in Germany: Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena (Sprecher*innenhochschule), Universität Erfurt, Freie Universität BerlinCarl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg, Technische Universität Darmstadt.

While private property has gained in importance worldwide since 1989 under conditions of increasing concentration and deregulation, the resulting property system has proved to be both crisis-prone and highly controversial in the face of new economic, political and technological challenges. It isn´t challenged only by the global financial and economic crises, but also by political conflicts over the appropriation, distribution and containment of private property, as well as by the dynamics of the knowledge and bio-economies, which are linked to alternative concepts of common property, shared use and free access to resources.


Call for Papers

Topic: "Nomad Properties. Political Anthropologies of Nomadism from the 18th Century until Today"; Deadline: February 12th 2022

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Call for Papers

Workshop: "Transformations of Property in Post-Socialist Eastern Europe."; Submission deadline: 28 February 2022

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Academic piracy. Researchers and students sometimes take illicit paths to access scientific texts

A new blogpost by Georg Fischer is online.

Hartmut Rosa in the podcast Wortmelder of the University of Erfurt

On the sociological aspects of the "sharing economy": what impact do property and sharing have on the 'good life'?

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How the transition to Open Access is changing scientific publishing

A new blogpost by Deputy speaker Tilman Reitz is online.


Joint end-of-semester event

Because of the current Covid situation the end-of-semester meeting on February 11 will unfortunately take place online from.

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SFB-INTERN: SFB-Colloquium

with Helen Gibson (chair: Moana Packo) and Maria Dell’Isola (chair: Sofia Bianchi Mancini).

Transfer Forum: Konflikte um nachhaltige Mobilität – Perspektiven aus Klimabewegung, Gewerkschaft und Betrieb

Transferveranstaltung zu Konflikten und Allianzen zu nachhaltiger Mobilität. Organisiert von Teilprojekt B05.

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