Current project-leading perspectives
Collecting, preserving, indexing and communicating
Visual history and art history
Reflection and design of digital change
Space – City – Environment
Political orders – conflict – security
The Herder Institute is committed as a member of the Leibniz Association to engage in equal opportunity and implement the research-oriented standards on gender equality by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft through 2013.
The previously chosen path in 2010 was honored with the award of the Total E-Quality Award.
“TOTAL E-QUALITY Germany e.V. has set itself the goal of establishing equal opportunities for women and men at work and firmly anchor. The focus is on the advancement of women in leadership positions. In addition to the reconciliation of work and family is to achieve equal opportunities in recruitment and development, to promote cooperative behavior in the workplace and to the consideration of equal opportunities in the corporate principles.
TOTAL E-QUALITY stands for Total Quality Management (TQM), supplemented by the gender component (Equality).
For exemplary action towards an aligned equal opportunity personnel management of the association awards the TOTAL E-QUALITY award. It certifies its carrier / its wearer a successful and sustained commitment to equal opportunities for women and men at work. “(http:///www.total-e-quality.de/, visited on 13.8.2013)
Since 2015 Dr. Jürgen Warmbrunn is representative for equal opportunity in the Herder Institutes board.
Equal Opportunities Officer:
Dr. Anna-Lena Körfer
Vice Equal Opportunities Officer:
Dr. Ksenia Stanicka-Brzezicka
Examples of previously implemented measures
The Herder Institute
- has made an agreement with the State of Hesse to promote equal opportunities in the implementation of the Framework Agreement Implementation Agreement for promotion of research on equality of women and men in the joint research funding (AvGlei)
- applies the research oriented gender equality standards of the DFG
- has a gender concept with timeline, responsible and controlling system, which is updated annually and updated
- selects every four years, an equality officer who is actively involved in the Institute’s policy
- shall, during the award of scholarships and professional development to gender balance
- support the school children holiday care of its employees financially
- offers at events such as conferences and seminars on request childcare
- respect to family-friendly session times
- supports its employees in individual solutions for reconciling work and family life. It is a modern concept of the family based on the addition of child care includes the care of unmarried partners and partners and family members.
- cooperates with the Dual Career Service of the University of Marburg
- has a parent-child room for employees and users as well as for child care at events
By providing Open Access to academic publications, we make research findings more visible to more people and this helps to accelerate the process of innovation. The Herder Institute for Historical Research on East Central Europe promotes Open Access and has adopted an Open Access Policy.
At the Herder Institute for Historical Research on East Central Europe, our research staff have the opportunity to offer their publications on an open source basis via our in-house Publication Server and using the open source software OPUS. These tools also give them the option of verifying any of their existing Open Access publications.