University of Erfurt

North American History

North American History

Workshop: "Eigen-Sinn reloaded"

The Historcial Seminar of the University of Erfurt is pleased to invite to the workshop "Eigen-Sinn reloaded. Auseinandersetzung mit dem Denken Alf Lütdkes" on January 30 and 31, 2020.

Program

The workshop will take place at the Kleine Synagoge Erfurt (An der Stadtmünze 4, 99084 Erfurt) with kind support of the University of Erfurt research groups "Erfurt Spatio-Temporal Studies" and "Voluntarism".

For further infromation please contact philfak.histsem@uni-erfurt.de.

Junior Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center

APPLY NOW FOR 2020!

There are two open spaces for Junior Scholars in 2020 at the Woodrow Wilson International Center in Washington D.C. 

For informationen on the Wilson Center and the Junior Scholar Program see here. For information on possible financial support please contact the International Office.

Deadline for the application to the Junior Scholarship Programm is January 1st, 2020.  

New Exchange Program with Temple University in Philadelphia

APPLY NOW FOR 2020!

For students interested in studying abroad there is a new opportunity to spend one semester in the United States. 

Master students of the MA History with a focus on modern times can apply for the Exchange Programm with Temple University in Philadelphia.

Please contact the International Office for information about the application and further questions.

The deadline for application is December 2nd, 2019.

Dr. Vera Kallenberg honored with the Arno Lustiger Price 2019

The Chair of North American History congratulates Dr. Vera Kallenberg for her monograph "Jüdinnen und Juden in der Frankfurter Strafjustiz 1780-1814. Die Nicht-Einheit der jüdischen Geschichte" (Göttingen: Wallstein Verlag 2018. https://bit.ly/2KQG6Gm) being honored with the Arno Lustiger Price 2019 for academic excellence in the field of german-jewish history by the Stiftung Polytechnische Gesellschaft, Frankfurt am Main, as part of the Rosl und Paul Arnsberg Price. The award ceremony will take place on December 12th, 2019 in the Deutsches Architekturmuseum in Frankfurt am Main.

New research project supported by the Fritz Thyssen Foundation on "Photography and Counterhegemonic Subject Positions in the Philippine-American War (1899-1902)".

The Chair of North American History thanks the Fritz Thyssen Foundation for supporting Dr. Silvan Niedermeier's research project "Returning the Colonial Gaze. Photography and Counterhegemonic Subject Positions in the Philippine-American War (1899-1902)".

The 24 months long project will begin in April 2020.

New DFG-sponsored Research Project: "Armed Self-Defense in Recent America: Intersectional Perspectives"

The department is delighted by the support of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (German Research Foundation) for the research project "Armed Self-Defense in Recent America: Intersectional Perspectives". The cooperation with Prof. Barbara Lüthi (Köln University) and Prof. Simon Wendt (Goethe University, Frankfurt/Main).

The research project will start in October 2018.

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