Humboldt Lecture Series at Tübingen University

The Humboldt Lecture Series gives Humboldt fellows who spend some time at Tübingen University the opportunity to present their work to a broader faculty. It thereby provides a platform to discuss the research of some of the most excellent researchers from all over the world in an interdisciplinary context. Additionally, the Humboldt Lecture Series is meant to be a meeting point for all international scholars at Tübingen University.

The Humboldt Lectures are jointly organised by Welcome Center of Tübingen University and Forum Scientiarum.


The lecture series is supported by Alexander vom Humboldt Stiftung/Foundation


Winter 2017/18

1. Termin: 15.11.2017: Eröffnung

Festredner: Prof. Dr. Lars T. Angenent (Biotechnology, USA)
Titel: "Carbon recovery in a society that is powered by renewable electricity"


2. Termin: 13.12.2017

Redner 1: Dr. Natalia Korotkova (General and Applied Linguistics, USA)

Titel: "Subjective Language"

Redner 2: Prof. Dr. Charlotte Methuen (Theology and Religious Studies, University of Glasgow, Scotland)

Titel: "The Reformation and Brexit: History and UK's Position in Europe"

3. Termin: 10.01.2018

Redner 1: Dr. Anna Martius (Computational Neuroscience, Institute of Science and Technology Klosterneuburg, Austria)

Titel: "Optimal State for Computations in the Brain"

Redner 2: Prof. Dr. Izak Cornelius (Ancient Near Eastern Studies, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa)

Titel: “Stories in Stone. The Material Imagery of Ancient Western Asia with Sam’al as Case Study”

4. Termin: 07.02.2018

Redner 1: Dr. Surasak Jittavisuthikul (Immunology, Mahidol University Bangkok, Thailand)

Titel: “Human Transbodies to HCV NS3/4A Protease Inhibit Viral Replication and Restore Host Innate Immunity”

Redner 2: Dr. Fraiser McNair (Medieval History, University of Cambridge, UK)

Titel: “Two Sides of the Same Coin? West Frankish Conceptions of Royal and Episcopal Authority in a Post-Imperial Age, 898-1031”

Humboldt Lecture Series

Winter 2012/13

Winter 2013/14

Summer 2015

Winter 2015/16

Winter 2016/17



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