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Professor Philipp Ther has been honoured with the Wittgenstein Award

05. July 2019 - 10:42

We are pleased to announce that Philipp Ther, Professor of History of Central and Eastern Europe at the University of Vienna, has been honoured with the Wittgenstein Award by the Austrian Science Fund. The prize is an endowment of 1.5 million euro and is equivalent to the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibnitz Prize of the German Research Foundation. The prize money will be used, inter alia, for further development of the Research Cluster for the Study of East Central Europe and the History of…

European Commission funds research network with 300.000 €

A transnational application of history? A Jean Monnet network is researching what it requires

09. February 2017 - 09:00

Many societal factors determine how history unfolds and is processed. In addition to professional historians at universities, extracurricular learning centres, memorial sites, museums and non-governmental organisations also contribute to establishing historical meaning. Over the next three years the international team constituting the Jean Monnet Network for Applied Contemporary European History of the Historical Institute at Friedrich Schiller University Jena will pursue these questions through…

Prof. Dr. Włodzimierz Borodziej Inducted into the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences

Prof. Dr. Włodzimierz Borodziej was officially sworn into the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences on 11 June 2016.

11. June 2016 - 12:01

Prof. Dr. Włodzimierz Borodziej was officially sworn into the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences on 11 June 2016. Borodziej, who is Co-Director of the Imre Kertész Kolleg Jena - 'Eastern Europe in the Twentieth Century: Comparative Historical Experience' at the Friedrich Schiller University in Jena and Professor of History at the University of Warsaw, was nominated to membership in the Humanities Class. 

The Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences appoints members who have distinguished…

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