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"Attacks on free science are attacks on our democratic society"

They are the target of "hate speech" in social media, find themselves in tendentious press articles or have to defend themselves against the manipulation of their Wikipedia portraits: Scientists of all disciplines who critically deal with the Corona…

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International conference examines religious phenomena in urban space

Under the title "Blurring Boundaries: Diffusing and Creating Urban Religion beyond Urban Space", the Kolleg Research Group (KFG) "Religion and Urbanity: Mutual Formations" at the University of Erfurt invites you to an international conference from 23…

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"Gotha Manuscript Talks" series continues

The Gotha Research Library of the University of Erfurt is continuing its online discussion series "Gotha Manuscript Talks" with four new dates in autumn and cordially invites all interested parties to attend.

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Discussion event: "I want to be happy NOW!

The Max-Weber-Kolleg of the University of Erfurt and the Catholic Forum in the State of Thuringia cordially invite all interested parties to an event on Monday, 25 October, dealing with modern life design and religious hope. It is entitled "I want to…

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"Forgotten Bauhaus Women. Fates of life in the 1930s and 1940s"

Under the title "Vergessene Bauhaus-Frauen. Lebensschicksale in den 1930er- und 1940er-Jahren" (Forgotten Bauhaus Women. Fates of Life in the 1930s and 1940s), the University of Erfurt and the Klassik Stiftung Weimar are presenting a joint exhibition…

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Welcome, Professor Riegner!

"The fact that I can do exactly the kind of research and teaching that is important to me here is what attracted me to Erfurt," says Michael Rieger. He is the new face of the Junior Professorship for International Administrative Law and International…

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New study examines "Querdenken" movement

Tilman Klawier (University of Hohenheim) and Fabian Prochazka (communication scientist at the University of Erfurt) have presented a new study entitled "Who understands the 'lateral thinkers'? It is the result of a representative survey conducted as…

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"The age of the so-called mainstream parties is coming to an end".

Germany has voted. However, it is still unclear who will move into the chancellor's office. The struggle for power continues. In our research blog "WortMelder" we spoke with Prof. Dr. André Brodocz, Professor of Political Theory at the FFaculty of…

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