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An informal meet-up of Montreal area Humboldt alumni on October 18th

DAAD Alumni, current scholarship and grant holders and friends of DAAD Canada in Montreal are invited to attend an informal meet-up on Wednesday, October 18th from 7:00 – 9:00 pm at L’amère à boire (2049 Rue Saint-Denis). Come meet your fellow alumni for some socializing and networking. The first round of drinks is on DAAD and light refreshments will be provided. Hope to see you there! To join us, …

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Report about the recent Kolleg

Here is a 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)   ‘TIME‘ Kolleg Report as prepared by Prof. C-W Chow, HAC President and Kolleg Organizer The Kolleg focused on the theme …

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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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Humboldtcanada trauert um Heinrich Pfeiffer

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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24.12.2016

This year no Feuerzangebowle, but something Canadian:

“time” and “timing”

(click on image to access the full presentation)

editing and writing by Dorothy Porter & Frank W. Stahnisch

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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it’s time for 2016 HUMBOLDT KOLLEG

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

invitation to early career scholars

 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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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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