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Announcements


May

New E-Journal Issue: "Faszinosum Antiheld"

Faszinosum Antiheld, Issue 3.1 (2015) of the SFB 948 e-journal helden. heroes. héros., has been published.

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New E-Journal Issue: "Faszinosum Antiheld"

April

WDR 5 Feature on Heroes with SFB 948 Experts

On April 10, 2015, the German radio station WDR 5 aired a 20-minute feature on the topic of heroes as part of its series "Neugier genügt". Prof. Dr. Ulrich Bröckling, leader of Project B7, and Prof. Dr. Ralf von den Hoff, speaker of the SFB 948 and leader of Project B1, were interviewed about why Edward Snowden, Batman, and the firefighters from September 11th are labeled as hero(in)es by entirely different groups. The interview is in German.

WDR 5 Feature on Heroes with SFB 948 Experts

November

2014 NDR Kultur Non-Fiction Prize for Prof. Dr. Jörn Leonhard

Prof. Dr. Jörn Leonhard, leader of projects A1 and B5, received the 2014 NDR Kultur Sachbuchpreis (non-fiction prize) for his book Die Büchse der Pandora: Geschichte des Ersten Weltkriegs.

2014 NDR Kultur Non-Fiction Prize for Prof. Dr. Jörn Leonhard

October

Prof. Dr. A. Bihrer’s Project Proposal Approved

Prof. Dr. Andreas Bihrer (Kiel University), former leader of Project A3, has had his proposal approved by the DFG Research Grant program for the project "Heilige Heroen – Heroische Heilige: Interdependenzen, Verflechtungen und Transformationen von Leitbilddiskursen im skandinavischen Früh- und Hochmittelalter". His research activity will be conducted in close collaboration with the SFB 948, especially Project A3.

Prof. Dr. A. Bihrer’s Project Proposal Approved