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30.11.2020

Marek Konopka, Angelika Wöllstein und Ekkehard Felder (Eds.): Bausteine einer Korpusgrammatik des Deutschen

A descriptive, consistently corpus-based academic grammar of German, aimed at a professional linguistic audience, does not yet exist. The scientists at the Leipniz Institute for the German Language are therefore working on individual components of such a grammar and publishing them in the new publication series "Bausteine einer Korpusgrammatik des Deutschen". In the spirit of open science, components of the scientific process are freely accessible and usable.

27.11.2020

Stefan Dietrich & Margareta Pavaloi: Die von Portheim-Stiftung in Heidelberg. 100 Jahre für Wissenschaft und Kunst

The von Portheim Foundation and its Ethnological Museum look back on an eventful history. One hundred years after the foundation was established by Victor and Leontine Goldschmidt, Margarete Pavaloi, director of the museum, and the ethnologist Stefan Dietrich provide insights into the history of the foundation from its first successful years, through its plundering by the Nazis, to its new beginning after the war. 

27.11.2020

Amedeo Osti Guerrazzi (Ed.): Le udienze di Mussolini durante la Repubblica Sociale Italiana, 1943–1945

The calendar of Mussolini’s audiences given towards the end of fascism are held at the Central State Archives. This volume of the Online-Schriften des DHI Rom makes it accessible for scientific research and reconstructs the content of the conversations. Now online in its second, extended and revised edition.

12.11.2020

Ute Günkel-Maschek: Minoische Bild-Räume. Neue Untersuchungen zu den Wandbildern des spätbronzezeitlichen Palastes von Knossos

The works of art on the walls of the Palace of Knossos are fascinating witnesses to the late Bronze Age life in this imposing complex. In detailed case studies, Ute Günkel-Maschek reconstructs and analyses the pictorial spaces of three important palace areas and provides insights into the rituals, ideas and people once associated with them.

16.10.2020

Julia Heinemann: Verwandtsein und Herrschen. Die Königinmutter Catherine de Médicis und ihre Kinder in Briefen, 1560–1589

Pendant près de trente ans, Catherine de Médicis a été une figure politique centrale de la monarchie française. Son autorité reposait sur sa position de reine mère. Julia Heinemann examine ce que la parenté signifiait pour Catherine de Médicis et ses descendants. Les lettres que s’écrivaient la mère et les enfants révèlent la parenté comme un répertoire flexible de la pensée et de l'action politiques.

15.10.2020

Marie Luise Gotheins „Geschichte der Gartenkunst“. Das Bild des Gartens als Text

Karin Seeber's study of the intellectual and aesthetic concepts of Marie Luise Gothein's "History of Garden Art" from 1914 shows how fundamentally historiography is influenced by the challenges of the time. The volumes reflect man's confrontation with his environment. The book is published as an enhanced book. In a short interview Karin Seeber answers three questions about this special format.

 

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