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Prof. Dieter Gorny fills fourth "Paderborn Pop Lectureship"

The fourth "Paderborn Pop Lectureship" will be held in the winter semester 2023/24 by media manager and Grimme award winner Prof. Dieter Gorny.

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Paderborn University mourns Jean-Paul Couasnon (1943 to 2023) and honours his achievements

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.

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Photo (Thorsten Hübner): More than 1,400 amateur music theatres are listed in the database, which was developed by researchers, music and theatre educators and students at Paderborn University.

Paderborn music theatre experts develop new database on amateur music theatre in German-speaking countries

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.

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On World Science Day: "Science communication is becoming a more challenging task for researchers"

Interview with Prof Dr Katharina Rohlfing and Prof Dr Britta Wrede

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Transitions in the subject area of philosophy

Change in the Department of Philosophy at the Faculty of Cultural Studies.

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New Dean's Office of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities as of WS 2023/24

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.

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Paderborn professor chairs the jury of critics for the German Youth Literature Prize

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…

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"German Literature of the Present": Well-known authors continue reading series at Paderborn University in November

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.

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Photo (Paderborn University, Heinz Nixdorf Institute): Jun.-Prof. Dr. Suzana Alpsancar receives an ERC "Synergy Grant" for her research.

Avoiding the impending cold crisis: International research team receives ERC grant of 9.9 million euros

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).

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Flanders in focus: Paderborn junior professor researches the history of the region in its European and global interconnectedness

Flanders, the Dutch-speaking part of the country in the north of Belgium, is an important economic, cultural, political and knowledge hub in the centre of Europe.

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Museum case of the Paderborn University on the work of Léon Spilliaert and George Minne in the Clemens Sels Museum in Neuss

On Sunday, 22 October, the exhibition "Daring Visions - George Minne and Léon Spilliaert. From Symbolism to Expressionism." Also included are six museum suitcases from Paderborn university.

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"Fremd(e) - Faszination, Ablehnung, Anverwandlung": Annual Conference of the Institute of History at Paderborn University

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".

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Working conditions in science and higher education: researchers shed light on conditions of knowledge production in new publication

The numerous contributions in the volume examine the relations of knowledge production from theoretical, historical, political and empirical perspectives.

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Artistic seminar "Urban Circus: The second chance of evening dress" presents fashion video at Pollux

On 18 October at 8 pm, a video will be presented at the Pollux cinema in Paderborn that was created as part of an artistic seminar for fashion textile design students at Paderborn university.

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Paderborn female scientists awarded for doctoral projects

Paderborn University regularly recognises the top research of its academics. The Presidential Board has now awarded two young researchers a scholarship for their outstanding doctoral projects.

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