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Ruperto Carola No. 21 (2023): Anfang & Ende

The 21st issue of the research magazine RUPERTO CAROLA is about the beginning of life to its end, it is about reproductive and palliative medicine, disappearing glaciers, the end of languages, chronic pain, initials in medieval manuscripts or the life and death of galaxies and much more.


Christian Alexander Neumann (Ed.): Old Age before Modernity. Case Studies and Methodological Perspectives, 500 BC ‒ 1700 AD

On old age and ageing: Case Studies from Gerontological and Humanistic Perspectives offers new insights into the topic of ageing research.

Vecchiaia e invecchiamento: Case Studies from Gerontological and Humanistic Perspectives offre nuovi spunti di riflessione sul tema della ricerca sull'invecchiamento.


Francesco Panarelli, Kristjan Toomaspoeg, Georg Vogeler und Kordula Wolf (Eds.): Von Aachen bis Akkon: Grenzüberschreitungen im Mittelalter. Festschrift für Hubert Houben zum 70. Geburtstag

Spatial, cultural and legal - the authors of the ninth volume of the Online-Schriften des DHI Rom. Neue Reihe deal with selected cases of the transgression of borders in the Middle Ages.

Gli autori del nono volume della serie Pubblicazioni online del DHI Roma. Nuova serie affrontano casi selezionati di trasgressione dei confini spaziali, culturali e legali nel Medioevo.



Friedrich Carl Kaiser: Carl Stamitz (1745–1801): Biographische Beiträge – Das symphonische Werk – Thematischer Katalog der Orchesterwerke, herausgegeben von Johannes Knüchel

Friedrich Carl Kaiser's dissertation, submitted in 1962, is the only monograph to deal systematically with the life and work of the court musician Carl Stamitz (1745-1801). Until now, it was only available in the form of deposit copies, which were distributed among a few libraries and differed from one another. The present edition now offers a reliable reading edition.


Steve Pagel: Die Wurzeln der Kontaktlinguistik: Zur Entstehung des Sprachkontaktparadigmas in der Sprachwissenschaft unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der Rolle der Romanistik

From Plato to contact linguistics, Steve Pagel tells the story of the study of language contact and shows how critical historiographical studies can help advance current debates.


Peter König und Oliver Schlaudt (Hrsg.): Kosmos: Vom Umgang mit der Welt zwischen Ausdruck und Ordnung

What are the prerequisites of cosmological thinking? How do cosmologies inscribe themselves in the intellectual, theoretical, political, ethical and practical contexts of their time? What perspectives do they open up for the future? The authors answer these questions in several case studies ranging from prehistory to present-day Earth system science.


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Heidelberg Academy of Sciences and Humanities – the state academy of Baden-Württemberg

The Heidelberg Academy of Sciences and Humanities publishes the latest scientific and academic findings from its exceptional research projects through Heidelberg University Publishing. As a state academy, it uses the open access model to ensure scientists and scholars have free access to the latest research insights. The scope of its publications extends from musicology to cultural and social sciences.