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The BIM-Newsletter regularly informs about research activities, events and publications of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Human Rights.

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Newsletter June 2020: SARS-CoV2 & Human Rights

Newsletter Juni 2020: SARS-CoV2 & Human Rights

The efforts to tackle SARS-CoV-2 affect our everyday lives and raise various human rights issues. The experts of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights (BIM) are contributing their expertise to the public debate and have been answering several media inquiries during the past weeks. For our non-German speaking readers we recommend the article "Expelled from Humanity: Reflections on M.N. and Others v. Belgium" by BIM researcher Adel-Naim Reyhani.

Learn more in our newsletter, June 2020.

Newsletter Mai 2020: Reden Sie mit! Was macht Corona mit unserer psychischen Gesundheit?

How do the corona virus and the related measures impact the mental health of our society and each individual? Which population groups are particularly affected and what responses are needed? To generate knowledge on these questions, the Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft has launched the initiative „Reden Sie mit! Was macht Corona mit unserer psychischen Gesundheit?“ (Let's talk!  What does Corona do to our mental health?). The first phase (May 5 to 22) will focus on education and corona.

Newsletter April 2020: Human Rights in times of crisis

Newsletter April 2020: Menschenrechte in der Krise

The current situation is demanding for each and every one of us, not just in terms of our discipline and patience, but also of our readiness to accept restrictions of our fundamental rights and personal liberty. Read the statement by our Scientific Director Michael Lysander Fremuth. BIM experts also dealt with the topic of asylum and the situation in Austrian prisons during the pandemic.

Learn more in our newsletter, April 2020.

Newsletter December 2019: Happy Holidays!

Newsletter Dezember 2019: Feiertagspost!

The year 2019 brought big changes to BIM: With Michael Lysander Fremuth and Patricia Mussi-Mailer, we have had a new management team since spring, and the past months have been marked by interesting conversations, mutual learning, as well as new ideas and projects. At the end of the year, we successfully completed the external evaluation of our Institute.

Learn more in our newsletter, December 2019.