Jean-Paul Couasnon passed away on 8 November at the age of 80. As a great friend of the "franco allemand", he showed exceptional commitment to Franco-German relations from an early age, particularly to the twinning of the cities of Le Mans and Paderborn.
Musicals, operas, operettas or revues - more than 1,400 amateur music theatres (AMT) provide entertainment with their performances in the German-speaking cultural area. In a new database on AMT, interested parties can now find all the information they need at a glance.
With the filling of the last Vice-Dean's office in the Faculty Council on 18 October, the new Dean's Office of the Faculty of Cultural Studies is complete for the term 2023 to 2027 and has taken up its official duties.
Every year, about 7,500 titles appear on the German-language children's and youth book market. The German Youth Literature Award offers help with orientation. Prof. Dr. Iris Kruse, Institute for German and Comparative Literature at the University of Paderborn, is the chairperson of the jury of critics who awarded outstanding works of children's and young people's literature at the Frankfurt Book Fair on 20 October. The prize, which is endowed…
Fakultät für Kulturwissenschaften,
Zentrum für deutschsprachige Gegenwartsliteratur (ZdG),
Institut für Germanistik und Vergleichende Literaturwissenschaft
In November, the Institute for German and Comparative Literature and the Centre for Contemporary German Literature at Paderborn University cordially invite all interested parties to further literary readings by well-known authors.
For its research on global artificial cooling and its cultural conditions and effects, a team of researchers, in which the Paderborn University is also involved, has received a "Synergy Grant" of around 9.9 million euros from the European Research Council (ERC).
On Saturday, 4 November, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., the 30th annual conference of the Institute of History at Paderborn University will be held on the topic of "Fremd(e) - Faszination, Ablehnung, Anverwandlung".