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Jan 29 2016

2016 Humboldt Kolleg – Time-travel discounts


Updates, News, and Registration Extension: •      2016 Humboldt Kolleg – Programme (updated 2016 01 25) •       Registration Form, to Anshuman (,         now extended to Feb.29, 2016   •       Holiday Inn Booking Form, to Holiday Inn •       Air Canada Discount, ask Chung-Wai for Promotion Code    …

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Jan 15 2016

Call for Nominations, Konrad Adenauer Research Award


The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and the Royal Society of Canada are pleased to announce a call for nominations for the Konrad Adenauer Research Award 2016. The Award is conferred annually and recognises the entire academic record to date of an internationally renowned Canadian researcher in the Humanities or Social Sciences. Nominations for the award …

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Dec 29 2015

Happy New Year 2016


and a few rare snowflakes from British Columbia.

Nov 20 2015

Member Activities III


Here are the newest additions announced by Anshuman Khare: 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: •       Publisher:  Springer US, 233 Spring Street, New York NY 10013, …

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Oct 16 2015

missed news from 2014: Prof. Henry Mantsch

Ottawa 25 Sept 2014 Mit Joachim Gauck und Daniela Schadt

German Bundespresident Joachim Gauck conferred physicist Prof. Dr. Henry Mantsch, A.v. Humboldt fellow from 1966/67, the Bundesverdienstkreuz for building scientific bridges between Canada and Germany during his state visit to Canada last year. Prof. Mantsch, who had worked with the Nobel Laureat Prof. Herzberg at the National Research Centre in Ottawa in the field of …

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Sep 23 2015

Harald Bauder – Konrad Adenauer Award Winner


The Royal Society of Canada (RSC) has announced this year’s Konrad Adenauer Award Winner: Harald Bauder from Ryerson University who is also a Humboldt Fellow. The Konrad Adenauer Research Award, established in 1989, is conferred annually by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in cooperation with the Royal Society of Canada. It recognizes the entire academic …

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Jul 22 2015

Member Activities II


Frank W. Stahnisch has recently assumed role of an Editor-in-Chief with the international “Journal of the History of the Neurosciences”: . In this capacity he hopes to encourage more interdisciplinary exchanges with the history of psychiatry, public mental health, and the classics and humanities communities, in accordance with their group’s ongoing research and that of colleagues, who have worked on …

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Jun 20 2015

Member Activities I


Some members of our AvH Association of Canada are rather active. You might not have given it the proper attention – please look up books and articles in our Archive section. Here are the newest additions announced by Anshuman Khare: Phantom ex machina – Digital disruption’s role in business model transformation         •    …

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Jun 18 2015

Pre-Announcement Humboldt Kolleg: May 5 – 8, 2016 on “TIME”


Please reserve the time in order to join us for the next Humboldt Kolleg on ‘Time’ in 2016.  Details of the Kolleg and Call for Abstracts to follow, preliminary agenda click here: 2016 HUMBOLDT KOLLEG: TIME LOCATION: Toronto, ON DATES: May 5 – 8, 2016    

Mar 17 2015

a new book by Hoffmann and Stahnisch


  Hoffmann, Thomas and Stahnisch, Frank W. (eds). Kurt Goldstein – Der Aufbau des Organismus. Einfuehrung in die Biologie unter besonderer Beruecksichtigung der Erfahrungen am kranken Menschen. Munich – Paderborn: Fink Verlag, 2014. 462 pp.. Der Aufbau des Organismus ist das Hauptwerk des deutsch-amerikanischen Neurologen und Psychiaters Kurt Goldstein (1878-1965). Erstmals seit 1934 erscheint es nun in einer neuen deutschsprachigen Ausgabe. …

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