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New publication: "Society Theory" by Hartmut Rosa and Jörg Oberthür

Modern societies are characterised by permanent change and conflict-laden dynamics. Social processes with diverse intended and unintended consequences cause a high degree of complexity of social phenomena. Against this background, the question of the…

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Prof. Dr. Benedikt Kranemann remains Vice-President

Prof. Dr. Benedikt Kranemann remains Vice-President for Research and Graduate Studies at the University of Erfurt.

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Balthasar Fischer Prize for Dr. Samuel-Kim Schwope

This year the German Liturgical Institute in Trier is awarding the Balthasar Fischer Prize worth 3000 euros for the promotion of liturgical research to Dr. Samuel-Kim Schwope for his dissertation on liturgical celebrations for the sending out and…

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About the "Latin American coverage of the German press"

Springer has just published a new book by Dr. des. Regina Cazzamatta about the Latin American reports in the German press. It examines the structure and conditions under which this reporting is produced and is based on the dissertation that…

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Exhibition: "Karten Wissen Meer. Globalisierung vom Wasser aus"

"Karten Wissen Meer. Globalisierung vom Wasser aus" is the title of an exhibition that will open on Friday, July 17th in the Haus der Wissenschaft (Sandstr. 4/5, 28195 Bremen). The University of Erfurt is also participating as part of the BMBF…

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Dalberg Prize 2020 for transdisciplinary junior research announced

The Academy of Non-Profit Sciences in Erfurt, in conjunction with the state's universities and colleges, is offering the Dalberg Prize 2020 for transdisciplinary young researchers.

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New publication: "Amt - Macht - Liturgie"

That religious rituals can certainly be a means of power is undisputed in ritual research. The fact that Christian liturgy and the question of power in the church are also connected is less in view so far, but it is becoming a topic in the context of…

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Karl Morgenstern - the forgotten "inventor" of the "Bildungsroman"

German studies has invented so many terms that you can easily fill entire encyclopaedias with them, but only one single, very simple term from the early days of the subject is used today all over the world as a common foreign word as a matter of…

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