The WAVE network (Women Against Violence Europe) for the first time held a Summer School for young researchers in the tradition of anti-violence research. In cooperation with University of Bielefeld and the University of Vienna, the WAVE network organized this meeting of young scholars to present and discuss the State of the Art of actual research focussing on gender-based violence
In two Clusters, (1) Violence, Migration and (new) wars treating ; (2) Violence, Gender and Construction, 20 young researches from Austria, Germany and Spain presented their actual studies. In public sessions the international experts Birgit Sauer, Birgit Haller, Monika Schröttle and Carol Hagemann-White gave an insight in their recent work. Due to the positive response and high quality of scientific discussion, the organisers Prof.Dr. Birgit Sauer (University of Vienna), Dr. Monika Schroettle ( University of Bielefeld) and the WAVE-network aim to continue this friutful exchanges.