- Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities
- Göttingen Academy of Sciences
- Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities
- Saxonian Academy of Sciences in Leipzig
- Heidelberg Academy of Sciences and Humanities
- Academy of Sciences and Literature, Mainz
- North Rhine-Westphalian Academy of Sciences, Humanities and the Arts
- Academy of Sciences and Humanities in Hamburg
New edition of „Stores of Knowledge for the Future” reissued
Buddhist stone carvings, Quran research, works by the polymath Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, the German Dictionary by the Grimm borthers, Richard Strauss' works, medieval glass painting or the German Dictonary of Jurisprudence – this is just a fraction of the areas that are being investigated by the German academies of science’s Academies’ Programme. The information brochure is available in English and German and can be ordered from the Berln office of the Union of German Academies of Sciences and Humanities.
Günter Stock new president of ALLEA (All European Academies)
For the coming years, Prof. Dr. Günter Stock will be heading „All European Academies“ (ALLEA). ALLEA is a collaborative body of 53 European academies of science representing 40 European states. The representatives of the ALLEA member academies elected the physiologist Prof. Dr. Günter Stock, president of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Science and president of the Union of German Academies of Sciences and Humanities, as their new president during the ALLEA general assembly in Rome on 12 April 2012.
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Academies Day 2012: "Recht und Willkür" on 18 June 2012
The Academies Day on 18 June 2012 in Hannover addressed the topic of „Law and Arbitrariness”. There were lectures and discussions among renowned scholars as well as presentations of research programmes conducted by the academies. There was also a festive soiree addressing the topic of „Humanitarian Intervention to protect Human Rights?“. Legal scholars argued for and against humanitarian intervention and discussed their views with the audience.
DGIA Foundation and Union of German Academies continue successful even series "Humanities in Dialogue" more
The Max Weber Foundation, Deutsche Geisteswissenschaftliche Institute im Ausland (DGIA), and the Union of German Academies of Sciences and Humanities will continue their successful series of collaborative events „Humanities in Dialogue“. For almost 20 years, „Humanities in Dialogue“ has been promoting interdisciplinary exchange between research, culture, and society. The debates convey a tangible sense of what the humanities can contribute to a society looking for meaning and orientation. The events are held under the auspices of Prof. Dr. Annette Schavan, federal minister of education and research, and in cooperation with radio Deutschlandfunk.
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