New Professorships at the University of Salzburg


Since October 2013, Birgit Bütow has been a University Professor in the Department of Educational Science where she is responsible for the fields of Social Pedogogy, Counseling and Intervention. In the summer semester 2012, Stephan Kirste was appointed University Professor of Law and Social Philosophy in the Faculty of Law.

When Protective Networks Become A Trap


Researchers from the University of Salzburg have discovered important new details of the structure of "neutrophil extracellular traps", or NET. These special defense cells of our immune system form a network of DNA strands, which play an important role in chronic inflammatory diseases. The cell biologists have examined the incidence of NETs in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in close cooperation with the Salzburg University Department of Pneumo

Germany and the Memory of the Holocaust in the United States


In the first Marko Feingold Lecture Dr. Jacob Eder talks about his dissertation: "Holocaust Anxiety: The Federal Republic of Germany and the memory of the Holocaust in the United States." Date: 7 April, 2014. Tim: 18.00. Location: Edmundsburg, Europasaal, Mönchsberg 2 (Zugang Toscaninihof, Lift).

Salzburg Lecture with Armin Wolf


Salzburger Lectures: ZIB2 Moderator Dr. Armin Wolf speaks on the topic “Machen die Medien die Politik kaputt?”, which addresses the delicate relationship between critical journalism, media staging & Politics.

University of Salzburg: Fairness und Fairplay


In recent years, the concepts of fairness and fair play have experienced remarkable economy. They are becoming more common in both political and media discourse, as well as the on the subject of scholarly debate. In the Summer Semester 2014, a lecture series will be held on this theme.
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