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Monday, 26. August 2019 10:00 Uhr Tuesday, 27. August 2019 19:00 Uhr

The Participatory Future of Democracy

Workshop from 26. til 27. August 2019

A democratic system is an ever-shifting constellation of actors, practices and institutions. Currently the elite-driven model of representative democracy is challenged by declining attachment to political parties and citizens’ demands for more...

Monday, 26. August 2019 18:00 Uhr
Öffentlicher Abendvortrag

Archaea – how a forgotten domain illuminates the dark ages in life’s evolution

Öffentlicher Abendvortrag von Dr. Anja Spang (Royal NIOZ, the Netherlands Institute for Sea Research) im Rahmen der Vortragsreihe „Molekulare Grundlagen des Lebens“

Archaea represent a major prokaryotic domain of life besides Bacteria but were recognized as such only about 40 years ago. Cultivation-independent approaches have recently  allowed the reconstruction of genomes of uncultivated microorganisms and...

Thursday, 29. August 2019 Saturday, 31. August 2019
Internationale Fachtagung

Cultural Icons. On the precence of literature, art an science in everyday and mass culture

Internationale Fachtagung unter wissenschaftlicher Leitung von Dr. Paula Wojcik (Jena)

Cultural icons refer to a larger cultural context, be it a nation, highbrow culture, or subculture. They provide a symbol of identification and are the distinguishing mark for (fan) communities. Even if this purpose is more secular today, those who...

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