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Benedikt Schulz (Deutschlandfunk) – ‘Sparopfer Lichtenberg-Kolleg’

Über das geplante Aus für das Lichtenberg-Kolleg, the Göttingen Institute for Advanced Study berichtet Benedikt Schulz im heutigen Deutschlandfunk Campus & Karriere. Der Bericht kann…

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Covid-19

Germany is entering a new period of ‘hard lockdown’ on Wednesday 16 December, and so the Lichtenberg-Kolleg is closing its doors once again. We are…

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Thomas Thiel (FAZ) – ‘Schmuckstück der Aufklärung – Göttingen will das Lichtenberg-Kolleg schliessen’

Schmuckstück der Aufklärung Göttingen will das Lichtenberg-Kolleg schließen Der Histo­ri­ker Samuel Moyn hat die Menschen­rechts­idee einmal als mini­ma­lis­ti­sche Utopie bezeich­net, die aus den Ruinen der…

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Open Letter of Protest

OPEN LETTER TO THE PRESIDENT AND THE PRESIDENTIAL BOARD OF THE GEORG-AUGUST UNIVERSITY, GÖTTINGEN, GERMANY December 9, 2020 Dear President Jahn and members of the…

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Sebastian Schirrmeister on Reading Elie Wiesel in Yiddish

In his famous preface to Elie Wiesel’s seminal Shoah memoir La Nuit (1958), the novelist and Nobel laureate François Mauriac offers an enthusiastic and disturbingly Catholic…

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Martin van Gelderen on Jaap Meijer & the 1st Review of the Diaries of Anne Frank

Top Hats, Low Standards. It is the telling title of the collection of essays published in 1969 by Jaap Meijer (1912-1993), an outstanding historian of Jewish…

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Colloquium 2020-2021

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic our research seminar takes place on the Kolleg’s digital platform (Wednesdays, 4.15-5.45 pm) 8th January 2020Birgit Erdle:Broken universalism. Siegfried…

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Research Groups & Senior Fellows: Call for Proposals

The Lichtenberg-Kolleg is Göttingen’s Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Named after one of the most important and versatile representatives of…

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Daniel Wildmann on Feelings about Jews: Morality and Emotions in German Film, 1914-2014

Dear Friends, As you know, I am working on a project entitled Feelings about Jews: Morality and Emotions in German Film, 1914-2014. I am currently…

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Corona Virus Warning App

The Corona warning app can now be downloaded from Google Play and the App Store. Details here. Stay safe. Look after each other.

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