Year: 2018

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) has granted funding of 310,000 euros to finance the Cooperation between the Erlangen Institute of Political Science and the Department of Political Science at Duke University within the framework of the International Study and Training Partnership (ISAP) f...

The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) honors Prof. Dr. Heike Paul, chair of American Studies, with the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize 2018. The Leibniz Prize is the most significant research prize in Germany. In addition to her scientific achievements, the award also recognizes her high level of international visibility and her outstanding role as a transatlantic networker.

From 14.-16. In February 2018, an international conference on "Apocalyptic Otherness: 'They are Gog and Magog, gathered together for Battle'. Scyths, Arabs, or the US Army? "will take place. The conference hosts internationally top-level scholars and will deal with the biblical origins of the Gog-und-Magog motif and its further reception and development in the Occident.