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Dr Rebecca Budde


Academic Coordinator MA Childhood Studies and Children's Rights, Fachhochschule Potsdam, independent researcher, Germany



Dr. Rebecca Budde studied comparative cultural and social studies at Europa Universität Frankfurt (Oder), Germany. Together with researchers from several European Universities, she developed and established the MA Childhood Studies and Children's Rights ( at Freie Universität Berlin, which is now offered at the University of Applied Sciences in Potsdam, Germany. To make students' work more visible and promote the young researchers, she is editing the book series Childhood Studies and Children's Rights, where excellent student work is published. She has been involved in several international projects, mainly in the area of curriculum development. She is a steering committee member of the International Children's Rights European Academic Network (CREAN) and is currently establishing a children's rights laboratory, an initiative of international researchers and activists in children's rights.



Antonella Invernizzi, Manfred Liebel, Brian Milne, Rebecca Budde (Eds.) (2017): Children Out of Place. In Memory of Judith Ennew. Switzerland: Springer

Rebecca Budde (2018): Qualification of Children’s Rights Experts in Academia- a Qualitative Impact Assessment.

Rebecca Budde & Urszula Markowska-Manista (2020): Children’s Rights Studies Between Research and Activism- Honouring the Work of Manfred Liebel. Wiesbaden:Springer Rebecca Budde (2005): Mexican and Central American L.A. Garment Workers- Globalized Industries and their Economic Constraints. Münster: LIT


Evaluation and impact assessment of human rights related study programs, lately with a focus on assessing impact of digital vs. face-face learning.
Current research interests: children's rights in times of pandemics, questions of climate and generational justice.
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