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Mar. 02, 2023, 09:00 AM - Mar. 03, 2023, 01:00 PM

Kick Off "NEXT - Law between Normativity and Reality"

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With the call "Next - Law between Normativity and Reality", the Volkswagen Foundation supports collaborative legal science projects characterized by an inclusion of questions which specifically deal with the relationship between normativity and reality. The call recently ended with the funding of 14 collaborative projects. 

With the call "Next - Law between Normativity and Reality", the Volkswagen Foundation supports collaborative legal science projects characterized by an inclusion of questions which specifically deal with the relationship between normativity and reality. The call recently ended with the funding of 14 collaborative projects. 

With this kick-off event, the Foundation would like to invite the grantees to Hanover to network, discuss their research projects, and jointly address the challenges of linking research on law and reality. 

Background

The call for proposals "NEXT - Law between Normativity und Reality" is part of the funding framework "NEXT", with which the Volkswagen Foundation aims to address topics and research approaches that, on the one hand, exhibit a high degree of knowledge potential and future relevance, but, on the other hand, are currently not or not sufficiently pursued scientifically. The funding framework is the overarching umbrella for various calls on different thematic areas which are all intended to stimulate the scientific landscape and to direct the focus to what could be "next” as the title of the framework indicates. 

Interview "NEXT"

In this interview, Hanna Denecke, leader of the "Exploration" funding team, and Tobias Schönwitz, funding officer for the NEXT program, explain how we are paving the way for new topics and research methods under the NEXT funding framework.

Interview

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Where do the Volkswagen Foundation events take place?

The events take place at the Xplanatorium Herrenhausen Palace, Herrenhäuser Straße 5, 30419 Hanover. Access by public transport: Üstra lines 4 and 5, stop 'Herrenhäuser Gärten'

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The Xplanatorium Herrenhausen is barrier-free.

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Are the academic events recorded or broadcast live (streaming)?

As a rule, academic events are not recorded or broadcast live (streaming) in order to enable the participants to talk about research results that have not yet been published and to obtain corresponding feedback.

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At Volkswagen Foundation events held at the Xplanatorium Herrenhausen, you are welcome to use our cloakroom free of charge.

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