Year: 2020

As 2020 comes to an end, the Dean's Office sends the best wishes to you and yours: Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Thank you for your support throughout this year with all its challenges. The Dean's Office is closed from 24 December 2020 to and including 6 January 2021.

Category: All News

Just before the first Advent rolls around, the two Christian university congregations KHG and ESG are launching their ecumenical Christmas tree campaign. From 25 November, Christmas trees decorated with colourful ‘wish cards’ will be waiting on campus in the Regensburger Straße between the seminar and auditorium buildings, as well as at other FAU locations in Nuremberg.

Category: International, Study

At the start of the new semester, the Faculty of Philosophy and the Faculty of Theology would like to welcome all new colleagues and wish them a successful start! Prof. Dr. Ursula Roth is briefly introduced here as the new professor: Prof. Dr. Ursula Roth has held the Chair of Practical Theology ...

Category: Research, Study

Our winter term is digital and sooner or later you will have to hold a presentation or do group work on Zoom! So you better be prepared and Dr. Iris Wunder, the faculty’s e-learning coordinator, will help you in being so. Take part in the new event "Let’s talk Phil-Studis" on Thursday, 12 November f...

Category: Events, International, Study

At the congress of the German Society for Sociology (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Soziologie, DGS), Prof. Dr. Silke Steets received the René König Textbook Prize 2020 of the DGS for the volume "Theoretische Positionen der Stadtsoziologie” (Theoretical Positions in Urban Sociology), which she co-authored with Lars Meier and Lars Frers. The prize honours the best textbook and consists of 500 Euros. Congratulations!

Category: Research

The Global Sentimentality Project examines how the sentimental unfolds its power as an aesthetic narrative strategy, as a practice of crisis management, and as a technology of political mobilization. Our understanding of the sentimental revises the stigmatization of the term in popular parlance and extends its meaning beyond a set of literary texts. This virtual lecture series brings together scholars from around the globe in a series of talks accessible via Zoom.

Category: International, Research, Study