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Collaborative Research Centre 948 "Heroes – Heroizations – Heroisms"

Gruppenfoto 2017

The Collaborative Research Centre SFB 948 “Heroes – Heroizations – Heroisms: Transformations and Conjunctures from Antiquity to the Modern Day” studies the heroic from a transdisciplinary, cultural, historical and social perspective. The SFB is particularly interested in the social orders that heroic figures stabilize and simultaneously call into question, and examines why and how heroines and heroes have so persistently served as figures upon which communities can focus their self-understanding. The research centre is currently in its third funding period, running from July 2020 to June 2024. The first funding period started in July 2012.