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The Philosopher Wilhelm Windelband, leading figure of Neo-Kantism and from 1903 until 1915 professor at Heidelberg University, is regarded as an outspoken critic of psychology. Horst Gundlach investigates how he really viewed the new science of psychology in his comprehensive study "Wihelm Windelband und die Psychologie". This study also includes Windelband's notebooks, which were discovered in 2016, and are now published for the first time.
New release in the series Lecture Notes: Numerik 2
The third part of the lecture cycle "Numerische Mathematik" by Professor Rolf Rannacher is devoted to numerical methods for solving partial differential equations. Again theoretical mathematical as well as practical aspects are considered. To facilitate self-study the book includes both theoretical and practical exercises, together with solutions.
New: The Transformative Power of the Copy, ed. by Corinna Forberg and Philipp W. Stockhammer
The Transformative Power of the Copy examines the "copy" and the practice of copying from a transcultural perspective. It is the second volume in the series "Heidelberg Studies on Transculturality" by the Cluster of Excellence "Asia and Europe in a global context".
Woman and Man is the thematic focus of the current issue of Ruperto Carola
The current issue of the research journal is dedicated to one of the great topics of humanity: man and woman. It sheds light on different aspects of the topic; the fundamental categories and self-image of women and men as well as the expectations and challenges that define each and every one of us.
New release in the series Lecture Notes: Numerik I
In this second part of the lecture cycle "Numerische Mathematik" Professor Rolf Rannacher deals with numerical methods for solving ordinary differential equations. Again theoretical as well as practical aspects are considered. To facilitate self-study the book includes both theoretical and practical exercises, together with solutions.
Newly published: Studium Generale – Issue Anders altern
Aging the other way (Anders altern) – was the motto of the lectures of the Studium Generale to which the Heidelberg University invited in the summer semester 2015. Scientists looked at various aspects of aging from the perspective of their respective disciplines from dealing with aging and elderly people in Asia to ethical considerations of age to presentations of the subject in contemporary literature.
heiUP starts Lecture Notes
The new series Lecture Notes is aimed at students interested in exploring a specific topic in great depth. Lecture Notes provide a didactic account of essential fundamentals in a specific scientific field, while at the same time addressing and describing current topics of active research and controversy within the field.
Newly published: Numerik 0 by Rolf Rannacher
Numerik 0 opens the new heiUP-series Lecture Notes. Rolf Rannacher, Prof. em. for numerical mathematics at Heidelberg University is the author of the first volume. It deals with fundamental concepts of numeric methods for solving basic problems of analysis and linear algebra.
Von Open Access bis Open Research Data: Infrastrukturen für offene Wissenschaft an der Universität Heidelberg
Talk by Jochen Apel and Maria Effinger (UB Heidelberg), Tuesday 16th March, 3 pm, Uni Heidelberg, Neue Universität, HS 14, 2. OG on occasion of the E-Science-Days
Freshly published: The new edition of Online – Heidelberg Journal of Religions on the Internet
Topics of this issue are (inter alia): a case study of conflicts on Facebook, the importance of Web 2.0 for female jihadists, and the use of religious terms on Wikipedia.
Latest Edition of "Ruperto Carola" is Now Online
STOP & GO, the new edition of the journal Ruperto Carola is dedicated to the transition from standstill to movement, from insistence to change. 22 scholars and scientists of Heidelberg University show how manifold the connections are in wich these two states "stop" and "go" - standstill and movement - work.
New heiUP journal: Studium Generale by Heidelberg University
We are very pleased to announce that Studium Generale will henceforward be published by Heidelberg University Publishing. The journal compiling speeches from the the lecture series of the same name by Heidelberg University looks back at a long tradition. The first issue on the subject of "light"was published on 26th October 2016.
Series of events Open Access at noon: Publishing with the Heidelberg University
On occasion of the open acces week, 24-30 October 2016, the University Library invites you in your lunch break to inform you about the various publishing options Heidelberg University offers. Start: 1 pm in the manuscript reading room (round chamber) of the library.
Newly published in Heidelberg University Publishing / Campus Media: Die Alte Aula der Universität Heidelberg
Geschichte und Gestaltung des berühmten Festsaales der Heidelberger Universität bilden die Themen des von Heike Hawicks und Ingo Runde herausgegebenen Bandes Die Alte Aula der Universität Heidelberg. Mit zahlreichen farbigen Abbildungen ausgestattet, zeigt das Buch sehr anschaulich die Pracht des Raumes und seine wechselvolle Vergangenheit.
Newly published: Frankwalt Möhren's new edition of the cookbook Il libro de la cocina
Originating from the 2nd third of the 14th century the cookbook Il libro de la cocina contains about 200 recipes and presents the whole range of Old Italian cuisine. It is part of a cooking tradition which dates back to the oriental cultural area and which itself was already widely received in Europe. In this edition this is strongly proven by connecting the recipes with many oriental and European predecessors and successors. A complete and critical glossary makes the texts accessible; vernacular and Latin translations are also included.
New publication on the subject of art law: is edition limitation in photographic art binding?
In his dissertation Die limitierte Auflage (“The Limited Edition”), Heidelberg lawyer Felix M. Michl examines the legal issues concerning edition limitation in photographic art. He focuses particularly on whether such “promises of exclusivity” by artists, i.e. to limit the print run, are legally binding and can thus be claimed by a collector. This question has become especially relevant in recent times, with photography becoming one of the most popular and economically lucrative art forms over the last few decades. Individual prints can sell for millions, something that is difficult to imagine without edition limitation.
North & South is the main topic of the newly published issue of the research journal Ruperto Carola
In its newest edition the journal “Ruperto Carola” focuses on a highly topical subject – the relationship between NORTH & SOUTH. The articles by 20 Heidelberg University scholars deal with global issues and challenges such as the refugee crisis, climate change and the asymmetrical relations between the countries of the Global South and the Global North.
New release: Wir haben ja alle Deutschland nicht gekannt
by Wolfgang Kemp
Wir haben ja alle Deutschland nicht gekannt – The images and texts of Wolfgang Kemp’s new 500 page book are concerned with Germany during the Weimar Republic. After 1918 Germany had to find a new definition for its identity on a political and social level as well as to rediscover itself as a unity in terms of geography and culture. This process can be described as „Inner colonisation“. Scientists and artists began to compensate the many losses by tapping into the dimension of the „inner“ Germany - its unique cultural density - which in France would be called „la France profonde“. The pressure to be economical was converted into an economy of abundance of spiritual and material wealth.
New release: Passing Through Shanghai by Marie Sander
Passing Through Shangai examines how children experience international mobility. Focusing on a specific yet diverse group of expatriate youths in contemporary Shanghai. Marie Sander investigates expatriate teenagers’ everyday practices, their lives at international schools, their engagement with the city, their dreams and aspirations, as well as their questions of belonging Passing Through Shangai is the first issue of the series Heidelberg Studies on Transculturality, which is edited by the Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context”.
New issue of "online - Heidelberg Journal of Religions on the Internet"
The new special issue of online - Heidelberg Journal of Religions on the Internet 10 (2016) is - once more - dedicated to "Religion in Digital Games (RESPAWNED)". As the "gamers" among our readers will be very well aware of, respawn is a constant occurence in most videogames. However, while in-game it usually is rather annoying, this issue is the - very positive - result of some kind of respawn, namely the submission of many great papers by highly innovative authors doing research in the field of digital games and gaming. Enjoy!
Heidelberg University Publishing is a member of the Association of European Publishers (AEUP).
The AEUP is an organization of and for European university presses. Numerous well-known publishers as for example from Belgium, Finland, Great Britain, the Netherlands and Germany are represented in this association. We are pleased that, a few days ago, our application for admission has been accepted!