News of the Max-Weber-Kolleg

Give science a stage: Take part in the Erfurt Science Slam 2021!

After it had to be cancelled in 2020 due to Corona, there will be a new edition of the Erfurt Science Slam, the popular science lecture competition of the University of Erfurt. On 3 November, it's "Science on stage" again in the theatre "Die…

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Research to listen to: University of Erfurt launches "WortMelder" research podcast

With the episode "Quo Vadis, Catholic Church? The crisis and the way out of it", the University of Erfurt has launched its new academic podcast "WortMelder". Julia Knop, Professor of Dogmatics at the Faculty of Catholic Theology, talks about the deep…

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New Publication: "Critical Theory and New Materialisms"

A new publication by Hartmut Rosa, Christoph Henning and Arthur Bueno entitled "Critical Theory and New Materialisms" has just been published by Routledge. It is based on a conference on this topic in Erfurt.

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New collaborative research centre in Erfurt and Jena is dedicated to questions of ownership

The Friedrich Schiller University Jena will host the opening conference of the new Collaborative Research Centre/Transregio (SFB) 294 "Structural Change of Property" on 8/9 July. The SFB started work at the universities of Jena and Erfurt at the…

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New publication: "Andere Klarheit. Versuch über die Verklärung in Kunst, Religion und Philosophie"

Wallstein Verlag has just published a new book by Markus Kleinert entitled "Andere Klarheit" (Other Clarity). It is - as the subtitle promises - an attempt at transfiguration in art, religion and philosophy. The book is also Kleinert's habilitation…

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Exhibition opening: India. Life around water

Water opens up many living spaces in India: spiritual purification, social interaction, travel and everyday household management. Interested people can experience these different spaces in the photo exhibition "INDIA. Life on the Water" in the…

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New publication: "Owning Land, Being Women"

Under the title "Owning Land, Being Women. Inheritance and Subjecthood in India." De Gruyter has now published the dissertation of Amrita Mondal, who is researching the property rights of Indian women at the Max-Weber-Kollege of the University of…

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PhD Award 2021 for Magdalena Gercke

Magdalena Gercke has been awarded the University of Erfurt's 2021 PhD Award for her work on "Career-related orientation patterns of student teachers with regard to school inclusion".

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