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2015


Reihe 5Des einen Held ist des anderen Dämon | September 2015
Prof. Dr. Barbara Korte, head of projects C3 and C4, was interviewed for the first issue of Reihe 5, the Stuttgart State Theatre's magazine. The title of the interview translates to “One Man’s Hero Is Another Man’s Demon”. The issue is titled “Sie fliegen hoch. Und fallen tief. Ein Heft über Helden” (They Fly High, They Fall Hard: A Magazine About Heroes).

Deutschlandfunk Kultur, Wie sieht ein Held der Arbeit heute aus? | August 31, 2015
Prof. Dr. Ulrich Bröckling, head of Project B7, gave an interview on Deutschlandfunk Kultur's radio show Kompressor about the Soviet labour hero Alexei Stakhanov and what a hero of labour looks like today. 

SWR2, Raus aus der Krise – Die Rückkehr der Helden | June 7, 2015
The Sunday morning programme SWR2 Matinee looks at the comeback of heroes in German popular culture, with contributions from several scholars in the field. Among them is an interview with Prof. Dr. Ralf von den Hoff, speaker of the SFB 948 and head of Project B1, titled "Wer sind die Helden von heute?" (Who Are Today’s Heroes?).

Wissenschaftsmanagement, “Heldinnen und Helden allerorten!” | January/February 2015
In issue 1/2015, the magazine Wissenschaftsmanagement – Zeitschrift für Innovation published an article and a brief interview with Andreas Friedrich, former academic coordinator of the SFB 948, about the centre’s research activities and how the findings are disseminated.

WDR 5, “Helden” | April 10, 2015
Prof. Dr. Ulrich Bröckling, head of Project B7, and Prof. Dr. Ralf von den Hoff, speaker of the SFB 948 and head of Project B1, were interviewed for a 20-minute feature on WDR 5 radio’s Neugier genügt about why Edward Snowden, Batman and the 9/11 firefighters are all labelled heroes by entirely different groups.

hr2-kultur, “Die Rückkehr des Heroischen” | January 22, 2015
Prof. Dr. Andreas Gelz, head of Project A5, gave an interview on hr2-kultur's Der Tag about the (post-)heroic age in connection with the Paris terrorist attacks of January 2015. The segment was called ‘Unglücklich das Land, das keine Helden hat? Die Rückkehr des Heroischen (‘Unhappy Is the Land that Breeds No Hero?’ The Revival of Heroism). The interview begins at minute 22:00.