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Data to Knowledge: The E-Science Days 2019

In almost all sciences, research data is digitally archived with the help of modern information systems. The participants of the E-Science Days 2019 asked themselves how the enormous collective knowledge of our time must be documented and structured so that it can be put to good use.


Now online: Opera - Southwest

On the occasion of the 70th birthday of Silke Leopold, head of the research centre "History of Southwest German Court Music" at the Heidelberg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, the anniversary publication highlights selected aspects of court opera in the German southwest of the 18th and early 19th centuries.


Dirty Skirts: Body Politics and Coming-of-Age in Feminist Fiction of the Caribbean Diaspora

In her study Wiebke Beushausen examines coming of age novels by authors with Caribbean roots. Their works deal critically with the relationship between body, subject and society. This book shows how feminist, political writing gives visibility to marginalized bodies, identities and stories. The bodies described in the novels fulfil a social, cultural and historical function, thus imagining and documenting the political discourses of our time.


Aegidus Romanus. About the lordship (ca. 1277-1279)

The Fürstenspiegel De regimine principum by Aegidius Romanus was not only the most widely distributed work of its genre in the late Middle Ages, but also one of the most widely read secular writings of all. It was translated into almost all the vernacular languages of Western Christendom. Dr. Volker Hartmann is the first to publish it in a modern bilingual edition.


Just come out: Book about Minorities and Work in the 19th and 20th Century

There are few topics that divide opinions in social contexts so much as "minorities" and "work". The current interdisciplinary anthology focuses on this complex history of relationships and explores processes of minority inclusion and exclusion in the history of work throughout the 19th and 20th century.


New on heiBOOKS: La grand et la parfit overaigne de geomancie

The Flemish clergyman Wilhelm von Moerbeke is one of the most important authors of medieval geomancy. "La grand et la parfit overaigne de geomancie", the 14th century translation of his Latin geomantic treatise, probably written in 1269, is the subject of this critical text edition and lexical analysis by Theresa Ruperti Repilado.



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