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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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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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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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Happy New Year 2016

and a few rare snowflakes from British Columbia.

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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missed news from 2014: Prof. Henry Mantsch

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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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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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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