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

jeweils 18:30 Uhr im Hörsaal des Forum Scientiarum

15.11.2017: Eröffnung

Prof. Dr. Lars T. Angenent (Biotechnology, USA)
Titel: "Carbon Recovery in a Society That is Powered by Renewable Electricity"


The lecture will be followed up by a reception.


Dr. Natasha Korotkova (General and Applied Linguistics, USA)

"Subjective Language"


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

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



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

"Optimal State for Computations in the Brain"


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

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



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

“Neutralizing Human Transbodies  for Hepatitis C Virus Infection”


Dr. Fraser McNair (Medieval History, University of Cambridge, UK)

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


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