Tillmann Lohse is a German author, editor, academic, and scholar of Medieval History. In 2003 he was honoured with the "Goslarer Geschichtspreis" for his research on the Salian emperor Henry III.In 2009 he obtained his doctoral degree from Humboldt-University of Berlin. His dissertation dealt with the collegiate church SS. Simon and Jude in Goslar whose manuscripts and files have been stored in various German and Austrian archives since its secularization at the beginning of the 19th century. From these sources Lohse edited a 12th-century urbarium, a 13th-century chronicle and a 15th-century ordinal, all of which were once composed by members of the chapter. Besides pious endowments Lohse's research focusses mainly on the history of migrations, especially the ones of missionaries, and mercenaries, as well as on digital diplomatics. During the spring term of 2017 Lohse was guest professor at Goethe University Frankfurt, since fall 2017 he teaches as an associate professor at Humboldt. In 2021 he was awarded a prize for promoting democracy by Stendal district administrator Patrick Puhlmann.
Goslar is a historic town in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is the administrative centre of the district of Goslar and is located on the northwestern slopes of the Harz mountain range. The Old Town of Goslar and the Mines of Rammelsberg are UNESCO World Heritage Sites for their millenium-long testimony to the history of ore mining and their political importance for the Holy Roman Empire and Hanseatic League. Each year Goslar awards the Kaiserring to an international artist, called the "Nobel Prize" of the art world.
Goethe University Frankfurt is a university located in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. It was founded in 1914 as a citizens' university, which means it was founded and funded by the wealthy and active liberal citizenry of Frankfurt. The original name in German was Universität Frankfurt am Main. In 1932, the university's name was extended in honour of one of the most famous native sons of Frankfurt, the poet, philosopher and writer/dramatist Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. The university currently has around 45,000 students, distributed across four major campuses within the city.
German studies is the field of humanities that researches, documents and disseminates German language and literature in both its historic and present forms. Academic departments of German studies often include classes on German culture, German history, and German politics in addition to the language and literature component. Common German names for the field are Germanistik, Deutsche Philologie, and Deutsche Sprachwissenschaft und Literaturwissenschaft. In English, the terms Germanistics or Germanics are sometimes used, but the subject is more often referred to as German studies, German language and literature, or German philology.
The Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize, in short Leibniz Prize, is awarded by the German Research Foundation to "exceptional scientists and academics for their outstanding achievements in the field of research". Since 1986, up to ten prizes are awarded annually to individuals or research groups working at a research institution in Germany or at a German research institution abroad. It is considered the most important research award in Germany.
Claudia Schmölders, also Claudia Henn-Schmölders is a German cultural scholar, author, and translator.
Rolf van Dick is a German social psychologist.
Manfred Osten is a German poet, author, lawyer, former diplomat and cultural historian.
Stefan Lehmann is a German classical archaeologist.
The Frankfurt University Library is the library for the Goethe University of Frankfurt, Germany.
Bad Harzburg railway station serves the spa town of Bad Harzburg in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is the southern terminus of the Brunswick–Bad Harzburg railway, one of the oldest lines in Germany, and the eastern terminus of a branch line to nearby Oker station. Regional rail services are operated by Deutsche Bahn AG and Erixx GmbH.
St. Nicholas Cathedral, Stendal is a brick Gothic church on the edge of the Old City of Stendal, in the Altmark of Saxony-Anhalt (Sachsen-Anhalt), Germany. The church, now affiliated with the Protestant (Lutheran) Evangelical Church in Germany, is famous for its large complement of late-medieval stained-glass windows.
Caroline von Humboldt, née Carolina Friederica von Dacheröden, was a German salonnière and art historian.
Michael Borgolte is a German Historian. Besides the history of medieval endowments he studies mainly the Comparative history of Europe and the Global history of the Middle Ages.
Börsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels is a trade association of the German publishing industry, based in Frankfurt. It was founded in Frankfurt in 1948, and merged in 1991 with a similar Leipzig organisation. It organises the annual Frankfurt Book Fair, where the peace prize Friedenspreis des Deutschen Buchhandels has been awarded from 1950.
Ewald Grothe is a German historian. Since 2009 he has been an extraordinary professor at the Bergische Universität Wuppertal and since 2011 he has been head of the Archive of Liberalism of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom in Gummersbach.
Ordinary Organizations: Why Normal Men Carried Out the Holocaust is a book by German sociologist Stefan Kühl. It was originally published in German, as Ganz normale Organisationen. Zur Soziologie des Holocaust, in 2014. It was translated into English by Jessica Spengler in 2016.
Hans Wilhelm Wildermann was a German stage designer, painter and sculptor.
Fawzi Boubia, born in 1948 in Khemisset, is a Moroccan intellectual.
Liliane Weissberg is an American literary scholar and cultural historian specializing in German-Jewish studies and German and American literature. She is currently the Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor in Arts and Sciences and Professor of German and Comparative Literature at the University of Pennsylvania. She received, among others, a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Humboldt Research Award for her research on German-Jewish literature and culture and the Berlin Prize of the American Academy in Berlin, and holds an honorary degree from the University of Graz.
Germany–Venezuela relations have a long tradition and were officially established in 1871. During Nicolás Maduro's tenure, relations have deteriorated and in 2019 Venezuela declared the German Ambassador Daniel Kriener a persona non grata; however, he was able to return to the country soon after. Close relations with Venezuela continue to be maintained by parts of the German left and the political party Die Linke.