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12.06.2012Dominic Akyel

Dominic Akyel Awarded Doctorate

Dominic Akyel was awarded his doctorate from the University of Cologne on April 23, 2012. In his dissertation, "The Economization of the Sacred: The Transformation of the Death Care Industry in Germany," he examines the conditions and reasons for market transformation and demonstrates, how a previously heavily regulated branch of the economy has developed into a dynamic and international market. Akyel was a doctoral student at the MPIfG's IMPRS-SPCE from June 2008 to August 2011. He is currently a research fellow at the MPIfG and Academic Coordinator of the IMPRS-SPCE.
 

 
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