News of the University of Erfurt

Gotha Research Library

Interesting new acquisitions

The Gotha Research Library of the University of Erfurt has acquired new manuscripts, including a letter from Friedrich Gerstäcker (1816–1872), who was mainly a travel writer and travel companion of the Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha and a permanent…

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Gotha Research Library

Online Workshop "Transcribing - Encoding - Annotating"

The Gotha Research Library of the University of Erfurt (FBG), in cooperation with Editionsportal Thüringen, is organizing an online workshop from November 26 to 27, 2020, dedicated to new technologies and methodologies for historical sources in crowd…

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Gotha Research Library

"Climate in historical perspective" – further lectures in autumn

The lecture series "Climate in Historical Perspective", organized by the Gotha Collection and Research Network, will be continued in autumn with two further lectures.

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Gotha Research Library

Letters from emigrants are digitalized

The digitization of the so-called Alte Sammlung der Deutschen Auswandererbriefsammlung (DABS), which is kept in the Gotha Research Library of the University of Erfurt, has now been started with financial support from the Rhineland-Palatinate Research…

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Gotha Research Library

Pilot project on school wall maps of the Perthes Collection Gotha started

The pilot project DISPLAY for the digitization of large-format objects has been launched at the Thüringische Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Jena with funding from the Thuringian State Chancellery. Project partner is the Gotha Research Library of…

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Max-Weber-Kolleg

Barbara Theriault's "Die Bodenständigen" is Germany's most beautiful regional book

"Die Bodenständigen. Erkundungen aus der nüchternen Mitte der Gesellschaft" - the book by Barbara Theriault, which was published in the edition überland" in 2020, is "Germany's most beautiful regional book 2020".

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Faculty of Philosophy

New insights into the "West Windows"

The actors in the research project "What is Western about the West?" at the University of Erfurt use "West Windows", a format with which they regularly publish small articles that provide insights into their research topic.

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Faculty of Philosophy

Project Forum 2020: Everything different, but exciting as usual

Once a year, the communication scientists at the University of Erfurt celebrate their graduation year. At the so-called Project Forum. This is when the students present to a large audience what they have researched and worked on in the last year of…

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