Research news

New online discussion series "Gotha Manuscript Talks"

The Gotha Research Library of the University of Erfurt is launching the new online discussion series "Gotha Manuscript Talks" on Wednesday, 10 March, at 5 pm. It is aimed at all those interested in oriental manuscripts.

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Further funding for the project "Jacopo Stradas Magnum ac Novum Opus"

The German Research Foundation (DFG) will support the project "Jacopo Stradas Magnum ac Novum Opus: A 16th Century Numismatic Corpus", based at the Gotha Research Centre at the University of Erfurt, for a further twelve months with a total of 213,000…

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Virtual reconstruction of the Great Synagogue offers exciting insights into history

In the theme year "Nine Centuries of Jewish Life in Thuringia", an innovative project brings the time of the awakening 150 years ago to life: the virtual reconstruction of the Great Synagogue. The University of Erfurt is also involved.

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University of Erfurt awards initialisation scholarships

In order to promote young researchers, the University of Erfurt is offering initialisation scholarships to support postdocs in preparing their own applications for external funding. Applications can be submitted until 31 March 2021.

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New service for members of staff: scanning of documents

To support digital teaching, the University Library will offer a free scanning service for employees of the University of Erfurt from 1 March 2021.

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New conference publication on abuse in the Catholic Church

Myriam Wijlens, Professor of Canon Law at the Faculty of Catholic Theology of the University of Erfurt, has organised a seminar for the Pontifical Commission for Child Protection in Rome in 2019 entitled "Promoting and Protecting the Dignity of…

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New publication: Mathematics for Reading Plato

A new book by Kai Brodersen, Professor of Ancient Culture at the University of Erfurt, has been published by wbg in Darmstadt under the title "Theon of Smyrna: Mathematics for Reading Plato".

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DAAD funds research project on intercultural German studies for another year

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is supporting the research project "Intercultural German Studies: Impulses for Research and Teaching on Words and Texts" at the University of Erfurt for another year. For this, it has now granted the head…

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