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Introduced: Sophia Hoffmann

She is the new face of "International Politics and Conflict Research" at the University of Erfurt: Professor Sophia Hoffmann. On 1 October, the 42-year-old begins her work at the university - more precisely at the Faculty of Economics, Law and Social…

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"Mit Schwert und Degen": Gotha Research Library invites you to a digital exhibition

From 22 September, the digital exhibition "Mit Schwert und Degen" (With Sword and Sword) at the Gotha Research Library of the University of Erfurt will focus on duels in historical fencing books. Curated by Dr Daniel Gehrt, it invites visitors to get…

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"What does freedom mean today?"

The discussion series "What does freedom mean today?", which started last year at the Gotha Research Library of the University of Erfurt, will be continued this year.

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Save the Date: "Gotha Library Talks" to be continued

The "Gotha Library Talks" series of the Gotha Research Library of the University of Erfurt will be continued online on 3 November 2021 with the presentation "Ovid in the 14th century - an illustrated magnificent manuscript of the Visconti" by…

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Save the Date: Gotha Research Centre lecture programme

In the winter semester 2021/22, the lecture programme of the Gotha Research Centre at the University of Erfurt will again include both classroom and online events.

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"Gotha Manuscript Talks" series continues

The "Gotha Manuscript Talks" series moderated by Dr Feras Krimsti at the Gotha Research Library of the University of Erfurt will be continued in autumn with four new events.

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New blog provides insights into the Perthes Collection

As part of the project "Cartographies of Africa and Asia (1800-1945). A Digitisation Project for the Perthes Collection Gotha", the blog "Mapping Africa and Asia" has been launched.

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New publication: "Spätmoderne in der Krise – Was leistet die Gesellschaftstheorie?"

Under the title "Spätmoderne in der Krise - Was leistet die Gesellschaftstheorie?" (Late Modernity in Crisis - What Does Social Theory Achieve?) a new book by Hartmut Rosa and Andreas Reckwitz will be published by Suhrkamp/Insel in October.

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