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Press Releases in 2000

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    30 June 2000
  • 10th Heidelberg South Asia Symposium: "Fundamentalism in South Asia"
    Friday, 7 July 2000—South Asia Institute of Heidelberg University hopes to contribute to stepping up cooperation between Germany and South Asia—Is 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 years—Rector 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 students—Professor John Agnew lectures on 26 and 27 June—Joint 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 Beirut—Rector 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 June—Important milestone for ""— 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 SFB—for Sonderforschungsbereich—is 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 June—Research 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 2000—Focus on the comical in literature—Author 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 East—Heidelberg's Rector Prof. Dr. Jürgen Siebke attended in honour of Michael DeBakey, the nestor of modern-day cardiovascular surgery






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