Fostering of two collaborative research centres with Halle’s involvement
Great news for the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU). Two collaborative research centres, which Halle is involved in, will be continue to be funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) for another four years. The funding is in the millions of euros. This means that research can continue on the successful projects “Social Developments after Structural Change” and “Difference and Integration” in collaboration with the Friedrich Schiller University Jena and the University of Leipzig.
May 22th, 2008
International students discuss new ways of fighting poverty
From 21 to 23 May 2008, a Young Leaders Seminar is taking place in Lutherstadt Wittenberg on the topic of “Businesses as agents of development – perspectives of a market-based fight against poverty”. Here it will be discussed how companies in developing countries can contribute to reducing global poverty. International students from various departments will concern themselves with this issue for three days in Wittenberg. The workshop format was co-developed by the Chair in Economic Ethics at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg.
May 14th, 2008
Two competence centres for innovation come to Halle
A great success for the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) and the scientific location of Halle: Two International Competence Centres for Innovation will locate to Halle’s Weinberg campus simultaneously. The Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) approved both the materials science project “SiLi-nano”, a joint initiative of the MLU, the Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials and the Max Planck Institute for Microstructure Physics and the life science project “HALOmem”. In the next five years, 6.25 million euros in funding will be available for both centres. April 25th, 2008
Delegation from Jordan at Martin Luther University to sign contract
A delegation from the Tafila Technical University in Jordan will be visiting the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) from 28 April to 1 May 2008. The occasion of the visit is the signing of a contract for scientific and cultural collaboration between the engineering departments of both universities. The delegation will be led by Professor Sultan Abu-Orabi, President of Tafila Technical University (TTU), the Jordanian Chemical Society and the Arab Union of Chemists.
April 25th, 2008
Sensational find in Halle: organ composition by Bach discovered
Musicologists at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg have discovered an organ composition by Johann Sebastian Bach. Up to now, only the first five bars of the work, which was a variation on the old choral melody “Wo Gott der Herr nicht bei uns halt”, were known. A copy of the composition was found among the papers of Wilhelm Rust, a former choirmaster and organist at St. Thomas’ Church in Leipzig, and is on hand at the University and State Library of Saxony-Anhalt (ULB) in Halle. The ULB purchased his papers a few weeks ago.
April 15th, 2008
Academic perceptions of the Orient
New publication by the Centre for Oriental Studies of the Martin Luther University
9th International Hamann Colloquium at the Martin Luther University …
… hosted by the Interdisciplinary Centre for Research into the European Enlightenment (IZEA)
2nd Summer School of the Martin Luther University in South Korea …
… held in collaboration with the Hanbat National University in Daejeon between 20 and 30 September 2006
Halle in China
Summer School on “Economic and Foreign Trade Law of the European Union" held by Economic Law Department and Transnational Economic Law Research Center (TELC)
England’s Poet Laureat reads in Halle …
… on Monday 18 September at the Francke Foundations Halle
36th German Meeting of Legal History Scholars at the Martin Luther University
Legal Historians and scholars of related disciplines meet in Halle for the first time
International Seminar “NUMDIFF-11” at Martin Luther University
Experts from Europe and overseas discuss research problems in science and technology