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Corona als Riss. Perspektiven für Kirche, Politik und Ökonomie

The corona pandemic has changed our everyday life, politics and economy in a way that was previously unimaginable. What was previously taken for granted no longer applies – cracks have appeared in the continuity of our worldview and way of life. How can we react to the pandemic and the problems and dilemmas it causes? How can we embrace the emerging opportunities? The authors of „Corona als Riss“ develop perspectives for the time with and after Corona.


„Rezessive“ Information in Sprache. Ein probabilistisches Informationsmodell als Grundlage informationslinguistischer und systemlinguistischer Ansätze

Eike U. Decker embarks on a search for the recessive, the unnoticed, information in language. He presents a linguistic model based on information and system-theoretical analyses, on the basis of which language can be represented and new language technology developed.


The "Kalendrier la Royne" by Wilhelm von Saint-Cloud

A calendar structures time and makes it plannable. And it is a testimony to its time of origin. The Kalendrier la Royne by the Parisian astronomer William of Saint-Cloud from 1296 impressively illustrates both the state of knowledge of astronomy and computistics of its time and the shift of medieval science from a clerical culture to a lay culture.


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.


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