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Rainer Merkel receives scholarship for literary research at the Gotha Research Library

A scholarship for literary research has now been awarded for the first time at the Gotha Research Library of the University of Erfurt. The first scholarship holder is the Berlin-based writer Rainer Merkel, whose high literary quality convinced the…

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Professor Gábor Gángó researches Baron von Boineburg in Padua

Prof. Dr. Gábor Gángó, associated fellow of the Max Weber Kolleg at the University of Erfurt and member of the Research Centre for Early Modern Natural Law of the Gotha Research Centre and the Max Weber Kolleg is going to the University of Padua for…

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New collaborative project investigates measures to ensure academic success

The Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) is funding a new joint project with a total of 703,000 euros, in which the University of Erfurt is also participating. It is investigating "Scalable Behavioural Economic Measures to Ensure…

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Welcome, Fabian Prochazka!

We are happy to welcome a new face at the University of Erfurt. May we introduce? Fabian Prochazka - Junior Professor of communication studies with a focus on interpersonal communication in the context of digitalisation at the Faculty of Philosophy.

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New publication: "Biographies of the Reformation"

A new book by Martin Christ, Junior Fellow at the Max Weber College of the University of Erfurt, has now been published by Oxford University Press in the series "Studies in German History". It is entitled "Biographies of the Reformation: Religious…

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Invitation to the digital Meister Eckart reading circle

The Meister Eckhart Research Centre at the Max-Weber-Kolleg of the University invites all interested parties to a new Eckart reading circle. The digital event will take place for the first time on Wednesday, May 12, and then every two weeks…

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Online Workshop on Oriental Manuscripts and Digital Humanities

The international online workshop "Manuscripts Meet Digital Humanities: Present Approaches from Digitisation and Cataloguing up to Online Presentation and Textrecognition" will take place at the Gotha Research Library of the University of Erfurt from…

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Gotha Research Library presents a digital exhibition on the "Hilaria evangelica"

The Gotha Research Library of the University of Erfurt invites all interested people to the online presentation of the digital exhibition "Hilaria Evangelica" on Wednesday, 12 May. Dr Daniel Gehrt (Gotha Research Library) and Dr Thomas A. Seidel…

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