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30 June 2000
- 10th Heidelberg South Asia Symposium: "Fundamentalism in South Asia"
Friday, 7 July 2000South Asia Institute of Heidelberg University hopes to contribute to stepping up cooperation between Germany and South AsiaIs the relationship between politics and religion in South Asia really so different?
26 June 2000
- Alfred Krupp Research Prize for Heidelberg Chemist
Prof. Bernhard Breit
1 million marks in research monies spread over 5 yearsRector Prof. Dr. Jürgen Siebke: "Further recognition of oustanding work in the field of stereoselective catalysis"
23 June 2000
- Does Globalisation Make Nation States Obsolete?
The Hettner Lecture: world-class scholars provide inspiration for gifted studentsProfessor John Agnew lectures on 26 and 27 JuneJoint organisers: Institute of Geography of the University of Heidelberg and the Klaus Tschira Foundation
20 June 2000
- University of Heidelberg's Manfred Lautenschläger House Officially Opened
Honorary senator Manfred Lautenschläger hopes that his donation will be "a contribution to a more modern form of tax legislation for Germany"Rector Prof. Dr. Jürgen Siebke expresses the gratitude of the University: "A patron in the best and most profound sense of the term"
16 June 2000
- "Heidelberg Alumni International" Starts Continuing-Education Programme for Lebanese Doctors
First German-Lebanese conference on occupational and environmental medicine in Byblos and BeirutRector Prof.Dr. Jürgen Siebke at the opening: "Good example of the life-long learning so important in the medical field in particular"
15 June 2000
- Doctors Go Virtual
First-ever German "virtual medical faculty" to be established on
17 JuneImportant milestone for "Alumni.med.Live" Project organised by the University of Heidelberg and funded by the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation
13 June 2000
- How the Nervous System Takes Shape
Prof. Klaus Unsicker is the official spokesman of a new German Research Council-funded Long-Term Collaborative Research Project (in the following the German abbreviation SFBfor Sonderforschungsbereichis used for convenience) at the University of Heidelberg. In an interview with Michael Schwarz he talks about the objectives of the Heidelberg research team.
13 June 2000
- University of Heidelberg Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Centre (IZN) officially opened
Opening ceremony on 16 JuneResearch topics range from questions of molecular organisation and the development of the nervous system to the synchronisation of nerve networks and the question of how complex brain functions come about and what can disrupt them
7 June 2000
- Heidelberg Author in Residence 2000: Eckard Henscheid
From 7 to 30 June 2000Focus on the comical in literatureAuthor will give lectures, talk about his work and initiate students in the art of writing "supplement style"
6 June 2000
- University of Heidelberg Enhances its Presence in the Middle East
International surgical congress in the Lebanon assembling top-ranking medical experts from the US, Germany and the
Middle EastHeidelberg's Rector Prof. Dr. Jürgen Siebke attended in honour of Michael DeBakey, the nestor of modern-day cardiovascular surgery
29 February 2000
- Was Homo heidelbergensis a dab hand with spears and slings? At what range could he hit an elephant?
Invitation to the media: Spear-throwing demonstration on 10 March 2000 (4 p.m.) at the place where Homo heidelbergensis was found, the Grafenrain sandpit in Mauer, near Heidelberg Part of colloquium "Early Humans in Central Europe Chronology, Culture, Environment"
18 February 2000
- The University of Heidelberg at CeBIT 2000
Six projects from the Kirchhoff Institute of Physics on show at booth B35, hall 16 Front-edge application-oriented research From sight simulation for the blind to the pipeline selector chip Also featuring CD-ROM: physicist are sought-after all-rounders
16 February 2000
- Leimer Foundation Research Prize for Professor Dr. Dieter Nohlen
Award from the University of Augsburg in recognition of Heidelberg political scientist's outstanding research work on Spain and Latin America Prize money DM 10,000
11 February 2000
- Hans-Georg Gadamer 100 years old
Today is the 100th birthday of Hans-Georg Gadamer, the University of Heidelberg's most renowned living scholar and one of the most important philosophers of the 20th century. The following text is an abridged version of an appreciation by Prof. Dr. Dieter Borchmeyer of Heidelberg University's Department of Germanic Studies.
9 February 2000
- Dresdner Bank Donates Precious Historical Documents to the University of Heidelberg
Executive director Heinz-Jörg Platzek presented two letters from the 17th and early 18th century to Rector Prof. Dr. Jürgen Siebke for the University Library On view from 28 April to 28 October 2000
4 February 2000
- Hans-Georg Gadamer, the University of Heidelberg's most renowned living scholar, will be 100 years old on 11 February 2000
University, Academy of Sciences and Department of Philosophy are organising a festive ceremony and colloquium in his honour
4 February 2000
- University of Heidelberg Honours Outstanding Sporting Achievements
Vice-rector Prof. Dr. Jochen Tröger awarded prizes to champions from Heidelberg's joint University and College of Education squad at the German Higher-Education ChampionshipsHeidelberg traditionally one of the most successful university teams
- New: "Ruperto Online"University of Heidelberg's First Electronic Magazine
Magazine foregrounds interesting material tucked away on the University's 40,000-plus internet pages and highlights latest additionsWeb magazine preceded by complete reconstruction of the University's Internet presence in December 1999
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