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History / Archeology - 23.02.2024
Encyclopaedia on National Socialist Genocide of Sinti and Roma in Europe

Religions - History / Archeology - 15.02.2024
Historian David Nirenberg receives the Leopold Lucas Prize
Historian David Nirenberg receives the Leopold Lucas Prize

History / Archeology - Politics - 14.02.2024
ERC Consolidator Grant Awarded to Historian at Freie Universität Berlin

History / Archeology - 09.02.2024
New life for the Hans Albers Villa
New life for the Hans Albers Villa

Event - History / Archeology - 09.02.2024
Photography Exhibition in the Völkerkundemuseum: REFLECTIONS of the ARCHIVE
Photography Exhibition in the Völkerkundemuseum: REFLECTIONS of the ARCHIVE

History / Archeology - Health - 05.02.2024
Love and Hate in Ancient Times
Love and Hate in Ancient Times
Magical texts from Egypt in Coptic script and language are the focus of a research project at the University of Würzburg. They are now being presented for the first time in a 600-page book. A team of scholars spent five years studying them: "magical" texts from Egypt that were written on papyrus, parchment, paper and shards of clay - so-called ostraca - and date from the period between the fourth and twelfth centuries AD.

Event - History / Archeology - 26.01.2024
Portraits of Caesar, Cleopatra, and company
Portraits of Caesar, Cleopatra, and company

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 25.01.2024
Holding Ancient Societies Together
Holding Ancient Societies Together
How did local people get organized in the ancient world? This is the subject of a new research project at the University of Würzburg involving Theology, Philology and History. Did the citizens of Rome know associations? Did inhabitants of Jerusalem set up grassroots movements? Did the regular patrons of an Athenian pub discuss the latest political decision-making? The question how neighborhood people formed groups in order to assert themselves and to pursue shared interests is difficult to answer two thousand years later.

Environment - History / Archeology - 17.01.2024
New Centre for ’Modern and Contemporary Studies’ at JMU
The Faculty of Arts and the Humanities at JMU is becoming even more interdisciplinary: The new centre for "Modern and Contemporary Studies" provides new opportunities for collaborative research and teaching. The aim of the new centre is to strengthen cross-faculty collaboration in the humanities and social sciences.

History / Archeology - Event - 16.01.2024
Archaeological Discovery of Global Significance Scoops Prize
Archaeological Discovery of Global Significance Scoops Prize

History / Archeology - 12.01.2024
Private Endowment: Reproductions of Historical Manuscripts
Private Endowment: Reproductions of Historical Manuscripts

History / Archeology - 08.01.2024
Families will change dramatically
Families will change dramatically
The number of relatives that an individual has is expected to decrease by more than 35 percent in the near future.

History / Archeology - Health - 02.01.2024
Mummies under the magnifying glass
Mummies under the magnifying glass
Researchers at Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany have carried out the first comprehensive analysis of some 20 mummy fragments from collections in the University's archives and have presented their findings in "Annals of the History and Philosophy of Biology".

History / Archeology - 22.12.2023
University of Bonn expresses sympathy to partner university in Prague
University of Bonn expresses sympathy to partner university in Prague

History / Archeology - Event - 07.12.2023
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize 2024 goes to the Freiburg-based historian Jörn Leonhard
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize 2024 goes to the Freiburg-based historian Jörn Leonhard

History / Archeology - Politics - 30.11.2023
On the occasion of the death of Henry Kissinger
On the occasion of the death of Henry Kissinger

History / Archeology - Event - 29.11.2023
Art Historian Valeska von Rosen Receives Martin Warnke Medal
Art Historian Valeska von Rosen Receives Martin Warnke Medal

History / Archeology - 29.11.2023
The end of the fluorescent lamp

History / Archeology - 21.11.2023
’The Poetic Heaven’ - A history of romanticism

History / Archeology - 07.11.2023
New Project: Deciphering Stenographic Notes in Historical Documents
Scholars want to decipher a Virgil commentary and develop a digital transcription tool A digital tool is planned to assist in deciphering stenographic notes in historical documents.

Pedagogy - History / Archeology - 03.11.2023
The first female professor at a German university
The first female professor at a German university

History / Archeology - Event - 02.11.2023
Award for Monica Juneja: Transculturality Established as a Method
Award for Monica Juneja: Transculturality Established as a Method

Linguistics / Literature - History / Archeology - 18.10.2023
’Signs of the Future. East-West: Dialogues and Points of View’: a series of events focusing on Kazakhstan and Eastern Europe

History / Archeology - Politics - 13.10.2023
Events for Everyone: The University of Freiburg’s new Studium generale and Colloquium politicum programmes

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 10.10.2023
Cranial traumas show dramatic increase as the first cities were being built
Cranial traumas show dramatic increase as the first cities were being built
The development of the earliest cities in Mesopotamia and the Middle East led to a substantial increase in violence between inhabitants.

Social Sciences - History / Archeology - 04.10.2023
New perspectives on human-plant relationships
How do plants shape our daily lives? Starting in October, a two-semester lecture series at the University of Würzburg will address this question and provide insights into the new field of plant study in the cultural sciences.

History / Archeology - Research Management - 25.09.2023
Freie Universität Berlin Celebrates the Launch of New Interview Portal ’Oral-History.Digital’

Life Sciences - History / Archeology - 18.09.2023
Stefan Rohdewald on the situation in Ukraine: 'Trench warfare that could last for years'
Stefan Rohdewald on the situation in Ukraine: ’Trench warfare that could last for years’

History / Archeology - Research Management - 14.09.2023
Interviews with Eyewitnesses to Major Historical Events Soon Available Online to Researchers

Event - History / Archeology - 13.09.2023
Special Look at Manuscript Research
Special Look at Manuscript Research

History / Archeology - 07.09.2023
Secret Society(s) - Freemasons, Illuminati and Mysteries of Egypt in Gotha, 1774-1793

History / Archeology - 06.09.2023
Afterlives of Empire - Encounters in Art and Academia

History / Archeology - Career - 05.09.2023
Printers' widows in early modern Germany
Printers’ widows in early modern Germany

Health - History / Archeology - 01.09.2023
Funding for New Emphasis in Research on Global History of Disease

History / Archeology - 01.09.2023
International Research Project on Photographs of Deportations in Nazi Germany to Be Continued at Freie Universität Berlin
International Research Project on Photographs of Deportations in Nazi Germany to Be Continued at Freie Universität Berlin

History / Archeology - Politics - 30.08.2023
Arnold Paulssen and the Founding of the State of Thuringia in 1920

Health - History / Archeology - 17.08.2023
World Humanitarian Day on 19 August: How political is humanitarian aid?
World Humanitarian Day on 19 August: How political is humanitarian aid?

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 17.08.2023
The Sounds of War

History / Archeology - 10.08.2023
1933-1969: How Political Was Hamburg's Art Museum?
1933-1969: How Political Was Hamburg’s Art Museum?

History / Archeology - 17.07.2023
New website of Paderborn University
New website of Paderborn University

History / Archeology - 09.07.2023
A Magical Handbook for the Afterlife
A Magical Handbook for the Afterlife
The Egyptian Book of the Dead provides unique insights into the religious life of ancient Egypt. A new handbook presents the current state of research.

History / Archeology - Campus - 06.07.2023
History and Stories of the University of Freiburg
History and Stories of the University of Freiburg

History / Archeology - 03.07.2023
Valuable Book gives Rare Insight into Eroticism in the Ming Dynasty Period
Valuable Book gives Rare Insight into Eroticism in the Ming Dynasty Period
A valuable book is gifted to the University of Bonn, after 70 years The University of Bonn was recently gifted an extraordinary book, the donation of which had been promised 70 years ago by the since deceased Dutch ambassador and sinologist Robert van Gulik.

History / Archeology - Linguistics / Literature - 28.06.2023
New methods for ancient texts
Magical texts of the Ancient Near East, Egypt and neighbouring regions are the focus of a new research group at the University of Würzburg.

History / Archeology - 06.06.2023
Research from a Pan-European Perspective: Overcoming the Aggressor

Campus - History / Archeology - 05.06.2023
International Summer and Winter University FUBiS at Freie Universität Berlin Welcomes Students to the Lankwitz Campus

History / Archeology - Campus - 24.05.2023
Report on the Name of the University of Freiburg has been published
Report on the Name of the University of Freiburg has been published

History / Archeology - 18.05.2023
Codex Manesse Admitted to UNESCO World Documentary Heritage
Codex Manesse Admitted to UNESCO World Documentary Heritage

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 12.05.2023
2023 Konrad Adenauer Research Award Goes to European Queer History Expert Jennifer Evans
2023 Konrad Adenauer Research Award Goes to European Queer History Expert Jennifer Evans

History / Archeology - 11.05.2023
From Both Sides Now: the Story of an Egyptian Stele
From Both Sides Now: the Story of an Egyptian Stele
Limestone tablet decoded: double meaning combining official religion with personal piety How people cope with crises has always been a fruitful field of research for the sciences.
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