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History / Archeology - Religions - 09.09.2020
Paul de Lagarde (1827-1891) - scholar and anti-Semite
Paul de Lagarde (1827-1891) - scholar and anti-Semite
Research team from Göttingen and Potsdam examines the intellectual legacy of the Göttingen Orientalist Who was Paul de Lagarde?

Religions - 30.03.2020
"Every pilgrim cries at some point - for joy"
Prof. Traugott Roser from the Faculty of Protestant Theology spent four and a half weeks hiking across Northern Spain on the “Camino Francés?, following the old pilgrim's route of St. James.

Religions - History / Archeology - 04.12.2019
On show - and specially conserved
On show - and specially conserved
The walls, the floor, the ceiling - everything is black. The light is dimmed to such an extent that visitors' eyes first have to become accustomed to it when they enter the room.

Religions - Philosophy - 12.06.2019

Religions - Social Sciences - 02.04.2019
An Excellent Research Environment for International Scholars: On the Way to the Top
An Excellent Research Environment for International Scholars: On the Way to the Top
The number of female students is on the increase worldwide, yet in academia women rarely reach the top of the career ladder.

Religions - Music - 01.04.2019
"I can reach young Muslims in Germany and other countries"
It is sometimes enough to drive one to despair. For twenty years, Islam scholar Thomas Bauer has been working hard to create a nuanced image of Islamic culture, writing books and articles, giving interviews, and speaking with politicians.

Law - Religions - 21.03.2019
"I would never otherwise have asked how important religion is in law."
Anyone entering the office of law scholar Nils Jansen can see at a glance: hard work is done here. The director of the Department of Legal History at the University of Münster has books, journals, and a notebook spread around his desk in a semicircle and stacked up in piles.

Religions - History / Archeology - 15.03.2019
"I want to show Jewish culture in all its richness"
Katrin Kogman-Appel, holder of a Humboldt Professorship of Jewish Studies, researches at the "Religion and Politics" Cluster of Excellence What would a scholarly network with a focus on “Religion and Politics?

Religions - 27.02.2019
"Spirituality is the common factor in any dialogue between religions"
In a new book, Prof. Ahmad Milad Karimi describes how dialogue between Christianity and Islam is possible - Read his guest commentary here For Islam, Christianity is not an alien religion.

Religions - 18.07.2018
"The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Nag Hammadi Codices"
International Conference from July 20 to 22 in Berlin on Ancient Jewish and Early Christian Writing No 194/2018 from Jul 18, 2018 An international conference in Berlin between July 20 and 22, 2018, w

Religions - Art and Design - 18.01.2018

Religions - History / Archeology - 12.01.2018

Religions - 10.10.2017

Linguistics / Literature - Religions - 11.07.2017

Event - Religions - 19.05.2017

Religions - 28.04.2017
Gender, Knowledge, and Sufism: An Islamic Feminist Approach
Public Lecture by Professor Sa'diyya Shaikh from University of Cape Town on May 2, 2017, at Freie Universität Berlin ‘ 099/2017 from Apr 28, 2017 On May 2, 2017, religious studies scholar Sa'di

Religions - History / Archeology - 30.03.2017
Leading Talmud Scholar in Dahlem
Daniel Boyarin Wins Alexander von Humboldt Research Award for Stay at Freie Universität / Public Lecture on June 12, 2017 ‘ 061/2017 from Mar 30, 2017 The American Jewish studies scholar and pr

Religions - History / Archeology - 09.03.2017

Religions - 16.08.2016
280 from Aug 16, 2016 Freigeist Fellowship for Dr. Timothy Nunan Volkswagen Foundation Grants 10 Million Euros for Outstanding Junior Researchers
Volkswagen Foundation Grants 10 Million Euros for Outstanding Junior Researchers ‘ 280/2016 from Aug 16, 2016 The historian Dr. Timothy Nunan is receiving 660,000 euros as a Freigeist Fe

Art and Design - Religions - 10.08.2016
The Political and Religious Role of Musical Traditions
How did the concept of a "musical past" develop between the late Middle Ages and Early Modern Age? This question is the focus of a European research team that includes music scholars from Heidelberg University.

Religions - History / Archeology - 10.06.2016
No 202 from Jun 10, 2016 Diaspora - Daniel Boyarin to Hold Lecture at Freie Universität Professor of Culture of the Talmud at UC Berkeley Will Address the Topic of Diaspora on June 22 at 6 p.m. as Part of the Lecture Series on Migration
Professor of Culture of the Talmud at UC Berkeley Will Address the Topic of Diaspora on June 22 at 6 p.m. as Part of the Lecture Series on Migration No 202/2016 from Jun 10, 2016 Daniel

Event - Religions - 02.05.2016

Linguistics / Literature - Religions - 21.04.2016
The Long Ninth Century in Arabic-Islamic Knowledge and Culture
Third Annual Lecture Series at Berlin Graduate School Muslim Cultures and Societies (BGSMCS) to Start April 26 - Organized and Moderated by Arabic Studies Scholar Beatrice Gründler The Long Ninth Cen

Religions - Politics - 18.03.2016
An appeal to the world for peace
An appeal to the world for peace
High-ranking representatives of Christianity and Islam used a conference on religion at the University of Münster to issue a strongly worded appeal for peace, directed at countries and religious communities all over the world.

Religions - Economics / Business - 15.02.2016
"In Münster I learnt about the priesthood"
Prof. Leo O'Donovan, priest and former rector of Georgetown University in Washington DC, about the time he spent as a student in Münster and about Pope Francis It was at the invitation of the C

History / Archeology - Religions - 23.10.2015
Dan Diner to Receive Honorary Doctorate from Freie Universität on November 12
Historian Diner Recognized for Studies on the Epistemic Significance of Jewish Life Worlds for Understanding Modernity The historian Dan Diner is being granted an honorary doctorate from Freie Universität Berlin.

Religions - Social Sciences - 19.08.2015
Catholics advocate the recognition of different realities of life
At first, it was only meant to be a small contribution to an initiative started by Pope Francis to conduct a survey entitled "Ask the Faithful!" But then the reaction to the questionnaire (www.

Religions - History / Archeology - 01.06.2015
Jewish Studies between Modern Theories of Knowledge and Jewish Intellectual Tradition
International Workshop on Jewish Intellectual History at Freie Universität June 2 to 4, 2015 A workshop at Freie Universität Berlin from June 2 to June 4, 2015, will examine new approaches in the scholarly study of Jewish intellectual history.

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