DFG/ANR-Projekt: (New) Political Representative Claims:

A Global View (France, Germany, Brazil, India, China)

French-German Joint Cooperation Project funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the French National Research Agency (ANR).

Duration: May 2016 - April 2019

Principal Investigators:

Prof. Dr. Brigitte Geissel, Goethe University Frank­furt

Prof. Dr. Tho­mas Hebe­rer, University of Duisburg-Essen

Prof. Yves Sin­to­mer, Centre de Recher­ches Socio­lo­gi­ques et Poli­ti­ques de Paris (CRESPPA)

Sté­pha­nie Tawa Lama-Rewal, Centre d’Etudes de l’Inde et de l’Asie du Sud (CNRS-EHESS) Paris

Project Description

The CLAIMS project applied new concepts and methods to investigate and understand the variety of representative claims emerging around the world in global perspective. It addressed the pressing problem of how (new) representative claims can be conceptualized and comprehended within political systems based on electoral or party representation. We focused on representative claims by means of discourse analysis. For more information


Project websites of the other principle investigators

Duisburg Claim page https://www.uni-due.de/oapol/?page_id=2151&lang=en

CRESPPA CLAIMS page http://ceias.ehess.fr/index.php?3973

Administration Office of Prof. Geißel

Melina Cali - Office Manager

Room 3.G 009

Hauspostfach 23
Theodor-W.-Adorno-Platz 6
D-60323 Frankfurt am Main

Phone: +49 69 798-36515
Email: cali@soz.uni-frankfurt.de