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Jan 05 2017

Dr. Heinrich Pfeiffer – Kondolenzbuch / Book of Condolence

Liebe Präsidentinnen und Präsidenten der Humboldt-Alumnivereinigungen, mit großer Betroffenheit und Anteilnahme nimmt die Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung Abschied von ihrem langjährigen Generalsekretär Dr. Heinrich Pfeiffer, der am 22. Dezember 2016 im Alter von 89 Jahren unerwartet aus einem erfüllten Leben genommen wurde. In den letzten Tagen erhielten wir bereits viele Beileidsbekundungen aus aller Welt, die von …

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Jan 03 2017

Humboldtcanada trauert um Heinrich Pfeiffer

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Mit großer Betroffenheit und Anteilnahme nimmt die Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung Abschied von ihrem langjährigen Generalsekretär Dr. Drs. hc. mult. Heinrich Pfeiffer, der am 22. Dezember 2016 im Alter von 89 Jahren unerwartet aus einem erfüllten Leben genommen wurde. Dr. Heinrich Pfeiffer war seit 1956 zunächst Geschäftsführer und später bis zu seinem Ausscheiden 1995 Generalsekretär der …

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Dec 24 2016

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This year no Feuerzangebowle, but something Canadian:

Dec 03 2016

soon there will be a report about the recent Kolleg …

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Here is the first set of slides by Dr. E.A. Evans, UBC. You can either look at the PDF file:Evans Humboldt Kolleg 05 07 2016 (PDF) or download the PPT file: Evans Humboldt Kolleg 05 07 2016 (PPT) More posting will follow, as well as the President’s Report (see below)

Dec 02 2016

updates by Dr. Anshuman Khare

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Phantom ex machina – Digital disruption’s role in business model transformation •       Editors: Anshuman Khare, Rod Scahtz and Brian Stewart •       Date of Publication: October 2016 (anticipated) •       Book’s companion website: http://phantomexmachina.com/  •       Publisher:  Springer US, 233 Spring Street, New York NY 10013, USA.             Managing in …

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Sep 01 2016

“time” and “timing”

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(click on image to access the full presentation)

May 11 2016

editing and writing by Dorothy Porter & Frank W. Stahnisch

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Western Humanities Alliance Special Issue with an edited volume by Dorothy Porter & Frank W. Stahnisch, eds.: Boundary Work and Trading Zones in the History of Medicine and Medical Humanities. Salt Lake City, UT: University of Utah Press 2015 (396pp.) Editor’s Note Our annual special issue with the Western Humanities Alliance. This year’s theme is “Trading …

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May 03 2016

it’s time for 2016 HUMBOLDT KOLLEG

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to view or print Final 2016 Kolleg Programme & Abstract Book: TIME (click here)          

Mar 21 2016

invitation to early career scholars

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 March 2016 Dear Post-Doctoral Trainees, Clinician Scientist Trainees and Early Career Researchers, The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation offers research fellowships and research awards to outstandingly qualified researchers to conduct research in Germany.  The selection committees comprise academics from all fields of specialisation and they make independent decisions, based solely on the applicant’s academic record. The …

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Mar 03 2016

Stephen Clarkson

It is with sadness that we report that Stephen Clarkson, a well-know political scientist at the University of Toronto, has died in Freiburg, Germany while on a research trip. He was 78. You may know that he was the winner of Alexander Humboldt Foundation’s Konrad Adenauer Research Award in 2013. The Award, managed by the …

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