Humboldt-Lecture 2013, Prof. Dr. Greg Crane, "Germany and the Humanities in the 21st Century"

The University of Göttingen and the Regional Group Göttingen/Kassel of the ‘Deutsche Gesellschaft der Humboldtianer’ kindly invite you to the “Humboldt-Lecture 2013” which from now on will take place once every year. The Humboldt-Lecture will be presented by scientists who have been awarded an Alexander von Humboldt-Professorship.

The “Humboldt-Lecture 2013” will be given by Prof. Dr. Gregory Ralph Crane from the University of Leipzig:

Germany and the Humanities in the 21st Century

The Digital Humanities have emerged as a popular topic -- in part because researchers have begun to do interesting work applying digital technology to traditional tasks of teaching and research but also in large measure because there is a deep curiosity as to how the humanities will adapt to what is already a digital age. The grand challenge that faces this generation of humanists is not how to do better what they were doing in the twentieth century but to rethink the fundamental goals of the humanities in the light of new challenges and possibilities within a digital space. In this context, Germany occupies a position that is unique and potentially of immense, perhaps decisive, importance.

Wednesday, 23rd of October 2013, 6.30 pm
Alfred Hessel Saal, Paulinerkirche Papendiek 14, 37073 Göttingen

If you would like to attend, please fill out the following form and return it before October 17, 2013:
Invitation and Registration Form