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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.

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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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Survey an Analysis of Basic Research in SSH conducted at the European Academies of Sciences an Humanities (SASSH)
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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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