New publication “Conversion Studies put to the test”
On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of BICC on 10 April 2014, the Center organised the expert workshop “Conversion Studies put to the test—Base conversion in Germany and Western Europe”. BICC Knowledge Note 1/2015 documents the contributions to and discussions of the workshop (in German).
25 representatives from ministries and the State Chancellery of the State of North-Rhine Westphalia (NRW), from research and practice as well as civil society pursued the questions whether conversion has lost significance in the course of time or whether the meaning of ‘conversion’ has changed. By analysing practical examples, the participants tried to take stock of the current situation in particular in the federal state of NRW and had a look at examples of base conversion in the European context. The aim of the workshop was to identify future-oriented questions of Conversion Studies