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Beethovens Werkstatt. Genetische Textkritik und Digitale Musikedition

By linking two new, reciprocally interrelated research approaches – Genetic Text Criticism and the Digital Edition – the highly complex dynamics of compositional processes in Beethoven’s oeuvre, for the investigation of which source tradition and indexing provide ideal conditions, are to be explored, documented, and reproduced in exemplary digital editions in a new way.

The aim of the project is…

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Biodiversität im Wandel

Patterns and interactions of plant diversity in disturbed and undisturbed ecosystems are analysed across scales from local field research to global information systems. On a continental to global scale, the main focus is on mapping diversity patterns and, above all, on analysing the relationship between geodiversity and plant biodiversity. Another central issue is the identification of hotspots…

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Deutsche Inschriften des Mittelalters und der Frühen Neuzeit

Medieval and early modern inscriptions crafted before 1650, in Latin and German language, situated in German-speaking areas are at the heart of this project. Inscriptions are significant and unique historical sources because they are often preserved in an authentic state and in their original setting. For the premodern era, script which was affixed to stone, wood, metal, glass as well as textiles…

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Dialektatlas Mittleres Westdeutschland

In light of the rapid decline of the dialectal linguistic competence especially in the north of the German language area it is the goal of the DMW, by means of a first systematic survey of current data, to document and analyse the still tangible stocks of the dialects or the manner of speaking with the maximal variation from standard of two generations of speakers in the Midwest of Germany.…

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Edition der Urkunden Ludwigs des Frommen

One of the urgent desiderata of German, French and Italian medieval studies has long been to close the tangible gap that still exists in the diploma series of the Monumenta Germaniae Historica for the Carolingian period: the critical edition of the diplomas of Louis the Pious. For a reliable assessment of the history of the Carolingian Empire between the death of Charlemagne and the Treaty of…

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Gesammelte Werke von Felix Hausdorff

Felix Hausdorff (1868 - 1942) is one of the outstanding mathematicians of the first half of the 20th century. He made fundamental contributions to topology, set theory, measure theory, functional analysis, the theory of Lie algebra and probability theory. Mathematical terms such as Hausdorff space, Hausdorff measure, Hausdorff dimension, Hausdorff metric, Hausdorff maximal principle, Hausdorff…

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Großräumige Klimaänderungen und ihre Bedeutung für die Umwelt

The aim of the research project, which is scheduled to run until 2018, is to record and understand the mechanisms of the Earth's climate system, its responses to external drives (increasing greenhouse gases, solar variability, volcanic eruptions, etc.) and their effects on the anthroposphere. The basis of the research tasks, which include diagnostics and a possible forecast of climate change, is…

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Grundlagen, Normen und Kriterien der ethischen Urteilsbildung in den Biowissenschaften

With the project “Grundlagen, Normen und Kriterien der ethischen Urteilsbildung in den Biowissenschaften – Referenzzentrum” the German Reference Centre for Ethics in the Life Sciences (DRZE) creates the scientific basis for a qualified bioethical discussion in a German, European, and International framework. For this purpose, the relevant interdisciplinary information, the social issues that have…

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Katalogisierung der Orientalischen Handschriften in Deutschland

The project “Katalogisierung der Orientalischen Handschriften in Deutschland (KOHD)” is a research project of the Academy of Sciences in Göttingen. It is funded in the context of the Academies’ Programme by the Joint Science Conference by means of the federal union and the federal states. The creation of a Union Catalogue of Oriental Manuscripts in German Collections was suggested in 1957 by…

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Kulte im Kult

The research project “Kulte im Kult” aims to analyse a specific type of Greek sanctuaries on two levels. These so called extraurban sanctuaries, that are situated outside the ancient cities, normally consist of a main sanctuary and additional smaller cult areas. On the one hand, it is aimed to reconstruct and analyse the sacral structures of these sanctuaries and their functions in the project. On…

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Patristik: Patristica Slavica

Until 1995, the Bonn office site created the "Bibliographia Patristica", thus fulfilling an elementary task of providing information for patristics. It offers a comprehensive documentation and a systematic itemisation of the international literature on all areas of patristics and its neighboring research areas.

From 1996 onwards, the office site devoted itself exclusively to the reception and…

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Rationalität im Lichte experimenteller Wirtschaftsforschung

In 2006, the research project "Rationality in the Light of Experimental Economic Research" was incorporated into the research programme of the North Rhine-Westphalian Academy of Sciences as a new long-term project. It is the first economic science project within the framework of the long-term humanities research programme of the Union of German Academies of Sciences and Humanities.

The research…

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Reallexikon für Antike und Christentum

The Encyclopaedia for the Antiquity and Christianity (RAC) is a fundamental instrument for researching Late Antiquity. In interdisciplinary investigations, the “examination of Christianity with Antiquity” is investigated, which means the multifaceted examination process of Christian, Jewish, as well as pagan Antiquity and the accompanying transformations into late antique culture up to the 7th…

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Textdatenbank und Wörterbuch des Klassischen Maya

The project “Textdatenbank und Wörterbuch des Klassischen Maya (TWKM)” is funded with 5,42 Million Euros and is set to run for 15 years. It is located at the institute for Archaeology and Cultural Anthropology of the University Bonn. The project manager is Professor Dr. Nikolai Grube, who is an internationally renowned expert in the field of Maya research and a member of the North…

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