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The Committee participates in the implementation and evaluation of the ZBI. In addition, the Committee provides recommendations for further development and proposes innovative ideas for improvement in programs and services. It is an important contribution to the scientific support and quality assurance of our work.
The Advisory Committee members are:
Dr. Nevim Çil
Working Group of the Federal Government Commissioner for Migration, Refugees and Integration, Federal Chancellery
Dr. Nevim Çil studied religious studies, ethnology and political science and holds a doctorate in political science. After some intermediate stations, among others as a post-doc in the sub-project "Relationship Cultures" of the Collaborative Research Centre "Representations of a Changing Social Order," she changed to the Diversity Office staff unit of the Hamburg judicial authority.
Since 2012 she has been a member of the working group of the Federal Government Commissioner for Migration, Refugees and Integration, Federal Chancellery.
Prof. Dr. Naika Foroutan
Director of the Berlin Institute on Integration and Migration Research (BMI), Humboldt-Universität Berlin
Director of Deutsches Zentrum für Integrations- und Migrationsforschung (DeZIM)
Naika Foroutan is Professor of Social Sciences at the Humboldt-University in Berlin. She specializes in integration and migration research with a particular focus on countries of immigration, their shifting identities as well as their prevalent attitudes towards minorities. She has been appointed Director of the Berlin Institute on Integration and Migration Research (BIM) – a research institute based at Humboldt University aimed at providing empirical analysis for migration and integration debates in Europe.
Call: +49 30 2093 46255
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Kultur-, Sozial- und Bildungswissenschaftliche Fakultät
Institut für Sozialwissenschaften
Unter den Linden 6
Prof. Dr. Eckhardt Fuchs
Director of the Georg-Eckert-Institute - Institute für International Textbook Research & Chair for History of Education/Comparative Education at the Technical University Braunschweig
Eckhardt Fuchs took over as Director of the Georg Eckert Institute in October 2015. He joined the Institute in 2007 as research director and had been deputy director since June 2009. Eckhardt Fuchs holds the Chair for History of Education/Comparative Education at the Technical University Braunschweig.
He studied from 1983 to 1988 at the University of Leipzig and completed his PhD in 1992. He has worked as a historian at numerous academic institutions, such as the Historical Commission in Berlin, the John F. Kennedy Institute of the Free University of Berlin, the German Historical Institute in Washington and the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin.
His research interests include the global history of modern education, international education policies, curriculum and textbook development, world history and the history of science and historiography.
From 2001 until 2007, Eckhardt Fuchs worked as an academic assistant at the University of Mannheim (Chair of Educational Sciences I) , where he qualified as a university lecturer in 2004. He has been awarded scholarships by a variety of organisations. He is co-editor of the journal “Comparativ”, and a member of numerous academic societies. He was president of the International Standing Conference for History Education (ISCHE) from 2012 - 2015.
Call:+49 531 590 9950
Georg-Eckert-Institut für internationale Schulbuchforschung
Celler Straße 3
Prof. emeritus Dr. Marianne Krüger-Potratz
Rat für Migration e. V.
Marianne Krüger-Potratz was Professor of Intercultural Education at the University of Münster until 2010. She studied romance studies, slavic studies and pedagogy and earned her doctorate and habilitation in Comparative Educational Science on topics relating to the theory and history of the Soviet/Russian education system.
From the mid-1970s, she began teaching and later researching on questions of intercultural education. The question of dealing with national, ethnic and linguistic-cultural diversity has played an important role in the history of schools and pedagogy from the very beginning.
At the beginning of the 1980s, in cooperation with colleagues from other disciplines, she established the postgraduate course "German as a Second Language/Intercultural Education" at the University of Münster and the "Arbeitsstelle Interkulturelle Pädagogik", both of which she headed until 2009/10. Within the framework of EU-funded (development) projects, she has founded the "Centre for European Education" together with scientists from ten Western and South-Eastern European universities, currently based in Zagreb.
She was and is a member of magazine editorial offices, currently a member of the "DDS - Die Deutsche Schule. Journal for Educational Science, Educational Policy and Pedagogical Practice". She has been and continues to be active in various professional organisations, including a member of the board of the German Society for Educational Science (DGfE) and the Education Committee of the German UNESCO Commission. She continues to be involved in several scientific and science policy (expert) advisory councils and committees and is a member of the "Rat für Migration".
Prof. Dr. Rudolf Leiprecht
Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg, Institute for Pedagogy
Rudolf Leiprecht was born 1955 in Bad Waldsee. He grew up bilingual (Dutch/German) in Rotterdam and Stuttgart. He holds a diploma in social pedagogy at the University of Tübingen.
Leiprecht has years of practical experience in home care education, youth work, family support and debt counselling. He earned his PhD in 1990 with an empirical study on racism among young people in Germany (University of Tübingen). Between 1990 and 2001, he was as a visiting researcher at the Free University (Vrije Universiteit) until 1994, then at the he founded the research center Stichting BeeldVorming & Onderzoek Internationaal in Amsterdam. He lectured in Cologne, Kassel, Hamburg, Tübingen and Münster.
Leiprecht worked in the areas of concept development, organisation and management of model projects for international youth encounters and measures for intercultural teacher training. He was involved in the production of several films in the fields of racism prevention, intercultural pedagogy, socio-educational youth research and international youth work.
He earned his habilitation at the Faculty of Education at the University of Cologne in spring 2001 with a comparative study on racism among young people in Germany and the Netherlands. Since October 2001, he worked first as a university lecturer at the Carl von Ossietzky University. Since November 2006, he is a Professor of Social Pedagogy with a focus on Diversity Education. From April 2003 to the end of February 2005 he was the Dean of Studies, then BA-MA representative and capacity representative of the Faculty of Education and Educational Science. From April 2005 to April 2009 he executed as Director of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Education and Communication in Migration Processes (IBKM). From October 2009 to April 2011 Leiprecht was the Director of the Institute of Education, then Deputy Director until 2013.
Call: +49 441 798 2040
Office: A 4-5-515
Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg
2 6111 Oldenburg
Prof. emeritus Dr. Ursula Neumann
University of Hamburg, DivER - Diversity in Education Research
"To consider diversity as normality, the diversity of languages, educational requirements and cultural expressions as a necessary condition of education - these are my main concerns in research and teaching".
Ursula Neumann, born in 1949, is a Professor emeritus at the Institute for International and Intercultural Comparative Education at the University of Hamburg. She is a member of the research group DiVER, Diversity in Education Research, and deputy director of the Academy of World Religions.
From 1999 to 2002 Ursula Neumann was the Representative of the Senate of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg for questions of migration policy. Since 2004 she has been Chairman of the "umdenken (rethink)" foundation at the Landesstiftung der Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung Hamburg. She is a member of the Expert Council of German Foundations for Integration and Migration, Berlin.
Her main areas of work and research are education and migration, integration and migration policy, intercultural education, educational situation of young refugees, immigration and asylum law, religion and inter-religious dialogue.
Call: +49-40 42838 2170
Fax: +49 40 42838 4298
Interkulturell und International Vergleichende Erziehungswissenschaft
Fakultät für Erziehungswissenschaft der Universität Hamburg
Prof. Dr. Annedore Prengel
Goethe University of Frankfurt
Annedore Prengel works as a Senior Professor at the Goethe University of Frankfurt in the project "Elementary Instruction that takes into Account Social Learning and Integration of Disabled Children".
Furthermore, she is a member of various advisory committees, for example at the Human Rights Center at the University of Potsdam and the „International Human Rights Forum“ (IHRF) in Luzern/Switzerland . She lectures at different universities (University of Kassel, Donau University Krems) and participates in working groups as „Chancengerechtigkeit durch Bildung“ (AK1) zum Nationalen Aktionsplan „Für ein kindergerechtes Deutschland 2005 – 2010“ (NAP) of the BMBF/Berlin.
Anfangsunterricht unter Berücksichtigung sozialen Lernens und Integration Behinderter
Im Bogen 15c
Prof. Dr. Ludger Pries
Ludger Pries was born 1953 in Füchtorf/North Rhine-Westphalia.
He studied social sciences at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum 1980-1985. Pries earned his doctorate (1989) and habilitation (1995) at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. He worked as a research assistant at the Dortmund Social Research Centre and Institute of Sociology/University of Erlangen-Nuremberg from 1985 until 1990, earned a DFG postdoctoral and postdoctoral fellowship 1990-1994.
He held an endowed chair Pierre Naville at the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Mexico City 1994-1996, a research professorship and professorships 1996-1999. He was a DFG research project leader 1999-2001, since 2001 he is a Professor at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum.
His main areas of research and activities are sociology of migration and transnationalisation research, sociology of work and organisation, resume research, international comparative social research with quantitative and qualitative methods.
Call: +49 234 32 25429
Office: GB 04/43
Lehrstuhl für Soziologie/Organisation, Migration, Mitbestimmung
Building GB 04/42
Lower Saxony Ministry of Education
Call: +49 511 120 7160
Fax: +49 511 120 99 7160
Politische Bildung, Gedenkstätten, Medienbildung, Bildung für nachhaltige Entwicklung, Mobilität
Prof. Dr. Hacı-Halil Uslucan
Center of Modern Turkish Studies and Integration Research at the University of Duisburg-Essen
Haci-Halil Uslucan studied psychology, philosophy and general and comparative literature at the Free University in Berlin. He completed a postgraduate course "Semiotics" at the Technical University Berlin.
Uslucan earned his habilitation in psychology 2006, since then he held substitute professorships for Educational Psychology and Motivational Psychology at the University of Potsdam and Helmut Schmidt University in Hamburg. He was also a visiting professor at the University of Vienna in 2009. Since August 2010 Uslucan is the Scientific Director of the Centre for Turkish Studies and Integration Research and Professor for Modern Turkish Studies and Integration Research at the University of Duisburg-Essen.
The main areas of his research are intellectual development in childhood, youth violence and youth development in a cultural and intercultural context, intercultural family and educational research, Islam and integration, health and migration.
Call: +49 201 183 4909
Fakultät für Geisteswissenschaften
Altendorfer Str. 5-9
Dr. Claudia Schneider
Anglia Ruskin University, Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Great Britain
Claudia completed her PhD (London School of Economics and Political Science, Sociology) in 2006 on German asylum policy and she has led and co-led several national and European research projects on migration and welfare since 2005, eg a longitudinal study on migration from the new European countries in the east of England (funded by the East of England Development Agency 2008-2011) and a project on migrants' needs as part of a wider European project (funded by Community Action Dacorum 2007).
In 2012 she co-convened with Professor Madeleine Arnot at Cambridge University/ Faculty of Education the BAICE (British Association for International and Comparative Education) 2012 conference on 'Education, Mobility and Migration'. Claudia is currently co-leading (with the Faculty of Education, Cambridge University) a research project on pupils who have English as an additional language (2013-2015; funded by the Bell Foundation). The project addresses social, linguistic and educational issues in the context of migrant children in schools.
She’s published a number of research reports and articles on migration which were submitted to the REF 2014. She's the supervisor of several national and international PhD students and she's leading the FHSCE Core Research Group of Social Inclusion for which she has organised several international workshops over the past years.