Events

"Off abroad": Faculty of Arts and Humanities and the PLAZ – Professional School of Education organise info week

On four consecutive days, interested students will receive information about various opportunities to go abroad during and after their studies.

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Lecture series "Constructions of anti-Semitism in fictional and factual (con)texts"

On Monday, 22 April, Prof. Dr Michael Hofmann will open the lecture series with the lecture "Between legitimate criticism of Israel and 'left-wing anti-Semitism'. Jean Améry in the context of the 1960s and 1970s".

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"Option Promotion" theme day

Do I fulfil the requirements for a doctorate? How can I finance a doctorate? How long does the doctoral process take? Questions upon questions - and the biggest of all: To do a doctorate yes or no?

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Silo talks "Sammellust und Bilderflut" with three artists

The series will kick off with an "Artist Talk" on Tuesday, 23 April, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Paderborn Kunstverein.

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On Tuesday, 16 April, the arthouse cinema "Lichtblick", a student initiative of Paderborn University, will be showing the film "Power of Utopia - Living with Le Corbusier in Chandigarh" at 8.30 pm in Paderborn's Pollux cinema (Westernstraße 34).

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Lecture series "Music - Religion - Gender"

On Wednesday, 24 April, Dr Martin Loeser from the University of Greifswald will give a lecture on "Religion, gallantry and gender in the early Enlightenment using the example of Reinhard Keiser's sacred music"

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Lecture series on the history of commercialisation in football

On Wednesday, 24 April, Prof. Dr Jürgen Mittag from the German Sport University Cologne will give a lecture on the topic "From 'unloved latecomer' to 'mega event'. The development of the UEFA EURO as a global sporting event".

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Sustainability lecture "UPB for Future"

On Thursday, 25 April, Dr Ying Pan from the University of Paderborn will speak about "Green Energy"

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Paderborn students perform "the shape of things"

Neil LaBute's subtle satire deals with topics such as truthfulness and beauty mania

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Fields Medallist Alessio Figalli is the keynote speaker at the Weierstrass Lecture 2024

The multi-award-winning mathematician Prof. Dr Alessio Figalli will give the keynote lecture at this year's Weierstrass Lecture at Paderborn University on Friday 26 April.

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"Lost in Music": Rock musical at Paderborn University

Premiere of the music department on April 27

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Paderborn students perform "the shape of things"

Neil LaBute's subtle satire deals with topics such as truthfulness and beauty mania

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"Lost in Music": Rock musical at Paderborn University

This in-house production by Paderborn University's music department is about Richard "Richie" Schmidt, who is in his forties and wants to put on another big show, preferably a rock musical, a few years after his successful cover band split up in a total dispute.

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Lecture series "Constructions of anti-Semitism in fictional and factual (con)texts"

On Monday 29 April, the Institute of German and Comparative Literature will continue the series with a reading by the author Doron Rabinovici.

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Day of action against racism

The Central Equal Opportunities Officer, the Diversity Officer, the Vice Dean for Sustainability, Equality and Diversity of the Faculty of Cultural Studies, the Managing Director of the Centre for Gender Studies and the Foreign Students' Representation (ASV) and the AStA invite you to a day of action against racism.

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On Tuesday, 30 April, the arthouse cinema "Lichtblick", a student initiative of Paderborn University, will be showing the film "Wings of Desire" by director Wim Wenders at 8.30 pm in the Paderborn Pollux cinema (Westernstraße 34).

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Sustainability lecture "UPB for Future"

On Thursday, 2 May, Michel Scholtysik from the Heinz Nixdorf Institute at Paderborn University will give a lecture on "Sustainable transformation in industry: the role of the circular economy as a driver of change"

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Paderborn Maths Circle for pupils: New online meetings in the summer term

Interested parties can once again take part in interactive workshops on three Saturdays

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"Lost in Music": Rock musical at Paderborn University

This in-house production by Paderborn University's music department is about Richard "Richie" Schmidt, who is in his forties and wants to put on another big show, preferably a rock musical, a few years after his successful cover band split up in a total dispute.

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"Lost in Music": Rock musical at Paderborn University

This in-house production by Paderborn University's music department is about Richard "Richie" Schmidt, who is in his forties and wants to put on another big show, preferably a rock musical, a few years after his successful cover band split up in a total dispute.

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Workshop: "Movement and learning – how do I organise my school day in a movement-oriented way?"

Movement has a special potential for learning. However, linking movement and learning in a beneficial way is still a major challenge.

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Lecture series "Constructions of anti-Semitism in fictional and factual (con)texts"

On Monday, 6 May, Tillmann Heise will give a lecture entitled "'A Polyphony of Horror'. The diversity of voices and forms of anti-Semitism in Weimar Republic newsletters".

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On Tuesday, 7 May, the arthouse cinema "Lichtblick", a student initiative of Paderborn University, will be showing the 1974 film " In Danger and Deep Distress, the Middleway Spells Certain Death" at 8.30 pm in Paderborn's Pollux cinema (Westernstraße 34).

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"New Voices Talk Series" in the summer term

On Wednesday, 8 May, Dr Giulia Guidara from the Central Committee for Historical Studies Rome will give a lecture entitled "From Body to Soul: Mental Disorders in Hildegard von Bingen's 'Cause et cure'".

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Lecture series "Music - Religion - Gender"

On Wednesday, 8 May, Dr Jessica Roda from Washington will be giving a lecture in English on "For Women and Girls Only. Reshaping Jewish Orthodoxy through the Arts in the Digital Age".

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"ZeKK live" - 45 minutes with Prof Dr Mirjam Zadoff

In the "ZeKK live" event format organised by the Centre for Comparative Theology and Cultural Studies (ZeKK) at Paderborn University, professorial ZeKK members interview guests from public life on issues relating to religion and society.

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Lecture series "Constructions of anti-Semitism in fictional and factual (con)texts"

On Monday, 13 May, Prof. Dr Lothar van Laak will speak about enlightenment as work on stereotypes in Lessing's "The Jews" and "Nathan the Wise".

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On Tuesday, 14 May, the arthouse cinema "Lichtblick", a student initiative of Paderborn University, will be showing the film "Medianeras" by director Gustavo Taretto at 8.30 pm in Paderborn's Pollux cinema (Westernstraße 34).

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"Belgium in the EU": 8th Belgium Day on 15 May

The Belgium Centre (BELZ) at Paderborn University is celebrating its eighth Belgium Day on Wednesday, 15 May with discussion panels, a museum case competition, a raffle and a concert in Paderborn Cathedral.

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Padel tennis and streetball enrich Paderborn sports campus: opening event on 15 May

Guests will gain an insight into the wide range of sports on offer, from rugby and lacrosse to Argentine dancing and Zumba, and will also be able to try their hand at various disciplines.

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Lecture series "Anthropology of digitalisation - opportunities and challenges of artificial intelligence for Christian and Islamic theology"

The lecture series opens on Wednesday with Prof. Dr Benedikt Schmidt from the Humboldt University of Berlin, who will speak on "Digitalisation and theological ethics as sym- or antibiotics for a good life"

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Lecture series on the history of commercialisation in football

On Wednesday, 15 May, Prof. Dr. Christian Kleinschmidt from the Philipps University of Marburg will give a lecture on "Medialisation - Professionalisation - Commercialisation. Adidas and German professional football 1954-2000".

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"International Coffee Break"

Expand your international network, exchange ideas spontaneously and informally or use a coffee break to talk to international colleagues

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Sustainability lecture "UPB for Future"

On Thursday, 16 May, Dr Alexander Dübbert, research assistant in German and general linguistics at the University of Paderborn, will give a lecture on the topic "'Fridays/Parents/Omas/... for Future'. Analysing constructions of sustainability from a linguistic perspective"

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Paderborn students perform "the shape of things"

Neil LaBute's subtle satire deals with topics such as truthfulness and beauty mania

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Three women sit at a table with tablets, laptops and pens. They laugh and talk to each other.

Career as a scientist: "Make an Impact!" workshop

On 17 and 24 May 2024, the "Make an Impact!" workshop with speaker Julie Stearns will take place online via Zoom from 9 am to 1 pm.

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Paderborn students perform "the shape of things"

Neil LaBute's subtle satire deals with topics such as truthfulness and beauty mania

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On Tuesday, 21 May, the arthouse cinema "Lichtblick", a student initiative of Paderborn University, will be showing the film "Fallen Angels" by Hong Kong director Wong Kar-Wai from 1995 at 8.30 pm in the Paderborn Pollux cinema (Westernstraße 34).

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Lecture series "Music - Religion - Gender"

On Wednesday, 22 May, Prof. Dr Cornelia Bartsch from the Hamburg School of Music and Theatre will give a lecture on "What is man? - Music as an interreligious language in Fanny Hensel and Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy"

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Sustainability lecture "UPB for Future"

On Thursday, 23 May, PD Dr Raphaela Meyer zu Hörste-Bührer will speak on the topic "Theology for Future? Christian theological motives in the environmental discourse"

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On Thursday, 23 May, the arthouse cinema "Lichtblick" is hosting a film quiz at the Black Sheep (Ükern 28, 33098 Paderborn). Participants can expect film soundtracks, quotes, film scenes, props and lots of trivia.

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Three women sit at a table with tablets, laptops and pens. They laugh and talk to each other.

Career as a scientist: "Make an Impact!" workshop

On 17 and 24 May 2024, the "Make an Impact!" workshop with speaker Julie Stearns will take place online via Zoom from 9 am to 1 pm.

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Lecture series "Constructions of anti-Semitism in fictional and factual (con)texts"

On Monday, 27 May, Dr Larissa Jagdschian talks about anti-Semitic figures in German-language children's and youth literature after 1945.

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German Diversity Day

The Central Equal Opportunities Officer and the Consultant for Diversity at Paderborn University want to make visible and strengthen the commitment to a diverse university on the occasion of the nationwide Diversity Day on Tuesday, 28 May. All university members are cordially invited to the library foyer.

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Multifaith Prayer for Peace

Accompanied by music, the participants will listen to texts on the subject of peace from the Christian, Jewish and Muslim holy scriptures and sing songs.

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On Tuesday, 28 May, the arthouse cinema "Lichtblick", a student initiative of Paderborn University, will be showing the episodic film "Night on Earth" by Jim Jarmusch from 1991 at 8.30 pm in the Paderborn Pollux cinema (Westernstraße 34).

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"New Voices Talk Series" in the summer term

On Wednesday 29 May, Jana Schreiber from the Philipps-University of Marburg will speak about Anna Margaretha Wiedemann as a healing woman and her patients in early modern Frankfurt.

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Lecture series "Anthropology of digitalisation - opportunities and challenges of artificial intelligence for Christian and Islamic theology"

On Wednesday, 29 May, Prof. Dr Muna Tatari from the University of Paderborn will speak on the topic "On a first-name basis with AI? Impulses on the concept of person from the perspective of Islamic systematic theology"

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Lecture series on the history of commercialisation in football

On Wednesday, 29 May, sports journalist Christoph Biermann will speak on the topic "1992: When football became modern".

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Workshop: Hedwig Conrad-Martius. Phenomenology, ontology and metaphysics

The Center for the History of Women Philosophers and Scientists at Paderborn University invites all interested parties to a workshop on the German philosopher Hedwig Conrad-Martius on Friday, 31 May.

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On Sunday, 2 June, the long-distance runners will compete against each other on the historic trails of the Hellweg

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Lecture series "Constructions of anti-Semitism in fictional and factual (con)texts"

On Monday, 3 June, Prof. Dr Daniela Gretz will talk about the literary-fictional (re)construction of the myth of the Jewish world conspiracy.

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On Tuesday, 4 June, the arthouse cinema "Lichtblick", a student initiative of Paderborn University, will be showing the film "The Big Sleep" at 8.30 pm in the Paderborn Pollux cinema (Westernstraße 34).

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Lecture series "Music - Religion - Gender"

On Wednesday, 5 June, Prof. Dr Anke Charton from the University of Vienna will give a lecture on "Between Paul and Cecilia: Faith, song and gender difference"

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Lecture series "Anthropology of digitalisation - opportunities and challenges of artificial intelligence for Christian and Islamic theology"

On 5 June, there will be an interfaith panel discussion with Dr Anne Weber (Research Institute for Philosophy Hanover), Prof. Dr Benedikt Göcke (Ruhr University Bochum), Prof. Dr Idris Nassery (University of Paderborn) and Rabbi Dovid Gernetz (Kahal Adass Yisroel Berlin) at the Liborianum education and conference centre in Paderborn

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"ZeKK live" - 45 minutes with Prof Dr Dina El-Omari

In the "ZeKK live" event format organised by the Centre for Comparative Theology and Cultural Studies (ZeKK) at Paderborn University, professorial ZeKK members interview guests from public life on issues relating to religion and society.

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Paderborn Maths Circle for pupils: New online meetings in the summer term

Interested parties can once again take part in interactive workshops on three Saturdays

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Lecture series "Constructions of anti-Semitism in fictional and factual (con)texts"

On Monday, 10 June, Prof. Dr. Iris Kruse and Dr. Julian Kanning will speak about the intrusion of institutionalised anti-Semitism into children's worlds of experience in Holocaust (picture) books.

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On Tuesday, 11 June, the arthouse cinema "Lichtblick", a student initiative of Paderborn University, will be showing the film "Breakfast at Tiffany's" at 8.30 pm in Paderborn's Pollux cinema (Westernstraße 34).

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Lecture series "Anthropology of digitalisation - opportunities and challenges of artificial intelligence for Christian and Islamic theology"

On Wednesday, 12 June, Lukas Brand from the Rhineland-Palatinate Technical University of Kaiserslautern-Landau will speak on the topic "Alexa, pray for me! - AI and robotics in religious practice from a Christian theological perspective"

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Lecture series on the history of commercialisation in football

On Wednesday, 12 June, author Dietrich Schulze-Marmeling will give the lecture "Money doesn't score goals. Unless you have a lot of it".

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"International Coffee Break"

Expand your international network, exchange ideas spontaneously and informally or use a coffee break to talk to international colleagues

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Sustainability lecture "UPB for Future"

On Thursday, 13 June, Prof. Dr Eva Böhm, Professor of Business Administration, in particular Marketing and Value Creation at Paderborn University, will speak on the topic "Better Marketing for a Better World! - How marketing can contribute to social and ecological sustainability"

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Paderborn students perform "the shape of things"

Neil LaBute's subtle satire deals with topics such as truthfulness and beauty mania

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Paderborn students perform "the shape of things"

Neil LaBute's subtle satire deals with topics such as truthfulness and beauty mania

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Lecture series "Constructions of anti-Semitism in fictional and factual (con)texts"

On Monday, 17 June, Prof. Dr Britt-Marie Schuster, Christopher Georgi and Sarah Schröder will speak on the topic "From Press Judaism to the East Coast Press: Categorisation in modern anti-Semitism".

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On Tuesday, 18 June, the arthouse cinema "Lichtblick", a student initiative of Paderborn University, will be showing the film "Tokyo Godfathers" from 2003 at 8.30 pm in the Paderborn Pollux cinema (Westernstraße 34).

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"New Voices Talk Series" in the summer term

On Wednesday 19 June, Dr Justin Begley from the University of Basel and Dr Benjamin Goldberg from the University of South Florida will talk about Margaret Cavendish and the medical establishment.

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Lecture series "Music - Religion - Gender"

On Wednesday, 19 June, Prof. Dr Gundela Bobeth from the Robert Schumann Hochschule Düsseldorf will speak on the topic "Volo Jesum, amo Christum: Religious Intensity in Text and Music by Isabella Leonarda (1620 -1704)"

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Lecture series "Anthropology of digitalisation - opportunities and challenges of artificial intelligence for Christian and Islamic theology"

On Wednesday, 19 June, Dr Hureyre Kam from the University of Innsbrück will speak on the topic "From human to super-human: sketches of an anthropology of transhumanism from an Islamic-theological perspective"

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Sustainability lecture "UPB for Future"

On Thursday, 20 June, Dr Martin Schmitt, research associate and lecturer at the Institute of History at Paderborn University, will give a lecture on the topic of "Digitalisation and the environment - an intertwined digital history of the present in the face of climate change"

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On Thursday, 20 June, the arthouse cinema "Lichtblick" is hosting a film quiz at the Black Sheep (Ükern 28, 33098 Paderborn). Participants can expect film soundtracks, quotes, film scenes, props and lots of trivia.

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Lecture series "Constructions of anti-Semitism in fictional and factual (con)texts"

On Monday, 24 June , Dr phil. Andrea Graumann will give a lecture on "USrael, Itrael and Israhell - critical and anti-Jewish speech about Israel".

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Teaching Day 2024: "Breaking down barriers, enabling access"

Teaching Day at Paderborn University will take place for the twelfth time in 2024. On Tuesday, June 25, starting at 10 a.m., lecturers from all faculties will exchange ideas with each other and with students and seek new impulses for teaching.

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On Tuesday, 25 June, the arthouse cinema "Lichtblick", a student initiative of Paderborn University, will be showing the 2017 animated film "Tehran Taboo" at 8.30 pm in Paderborn's Pollux cinema (Westernstraße 34).

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Lecture on the topic "University structures and criticism of racism"

Prof. Dr Katajun Aminpur, Commissioner for Criticism of Racism at the University of Cologne, will give a lecture on Wednesday 26 June at 4.30 pm on the topic of "University structures and criticism of racism".

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"New Voices Talk Series" in the summer term

On Wednesday 26 June, Madeleine Sheahan from Yale University will give a lecture entitled 'Seasonality and Slaughter: Sourcing Animal-Ingredients in Seventeenth-Century Household Medicine'.

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Lecture series on the history of commercialisation in football

On Wednesday 26 June, Prof. Dr Kay Schiller from the University of Durham will speak on the topic "World Cup '74: When football became modern".

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Sustainability lecture "UPB for Future"

On Thursday, 27 June, Pro. Dr Anette Buyken, Public Health Nutrition at the University of Paderborn, on the topic "Does meat have a future?"

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Graduation Ceremony 2024 of the Faculty of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Mathematics

On Friday, 28 June, the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Mathematics will bid farewell to this year's graduates with a ceremony in the Audimax.

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Lecture series "Constructions of anti-Semitism in fictional and factual (con)texts"

On Monday, 1 July, Dr Stephanie Willeke will speak about anti-Semitic othering in contemporary German-language literature.

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On Tuesday, 2 July, the arthouse cinema "Lichtblick", a student initiative of Paderborn University, will be showing the 1968 film "Bullitt" at 8.30 pm in the Paderborn Pollux cinema (Westernstraße 34).

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Lecture series "Music - Religion - Gender"

On Wednesday, 3 July, Dr Sarah Schauberger will give a lecture on the topic "Guitar Gods. On the gender mythology of the electric guitar".

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"ZeKK live" - 45 minutes with Hadija Haruna-Oelker

In the "ZeKK live" event format organised by the Centre for Comparative Theology and Cultural Studies (ZeKK) at Paderborn University, professorial ZeKK members interview guests from public life on issues relating to religion and society.

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Sustainability lecture "UPB for Future"

On Thursday, 4 July, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Alexander Schlüter, Professor in the Sustainable Materials, Processes and Products profile area at Paderborn University, will speak on the topic of "Energy transition(s) - myths and facts"

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Lecture series "Constructions of anti-Semitism in fictional and factual (con)texts"

On Monday, 8 July, Prof. Dr Norbert Otto Eke will give a lecture on "Jewishness after the Holocaust. Configurations of the Other".

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On Tuesday, 9 July, the arthouse cinema "Lichtblick", a student initiative of Paderborn University, will be showing the film "Koyaanisqatsi - The Prophecy" from 1968 at 8.30 pm in Paderborn's Pollux cinema (Westernstraße 34).

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"New Voices Talk Series" in the summer term

On Wednesday 10 July, Dr Amalia Cerrito from the University of Trento will give a lecture entitled "Female seeds, powers and bodies: Albert the Great and the vegetal sexuality".

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Lecture series "Anthropology of digitalisation - opportunities and challenges of artificial intelligence for Christian and Islamic theology"

On Wednesday, 10 July, Prof. Dr Idris Nassery from the University of Paderborn will speak on the topic "Al-ahkām al-hamsa meets artificial intelligence: or why a new Islamic legal architecture of responsibility is needed"

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Lecture series on the history of commercialisation in football

On Wednesday 10 July, Prof. Dr Noyan Dinckal from the University of Siegen will speak on the topic "A 'machine for handling the masses'. Unrest, egalitarianism and social distinction in the stadium".

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"International Coffee Break"

Expand your international network, exchange ideas spontaneously and informally or use a coffee break to talk to international colleagues

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Sustainability lecture "UPB for Future"

On Thursday. 11 July, Prof. Dr Philip Yang, Sustainable Human Resource Management and Leadership at Paderborn University, will speak on the topic of "The role of diversity in corporate management for the sustainability of companies"

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Lecture series "Anthropology of digitalisation - opportunities and challenges of artificial intelligence for Christian and Islamic theology"

On Wednesday, 17 July, there will be a film screening entitled "The End of Humanity" followed by a discussion with co-producer Dr Oliver Dürr from the University of Fribourg and Dr Johannes Grössl from the University of Paderborn

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Sustainability lecture "UPB for Future"

On Thursday, 18 July, Prof. Dr Karina Kiepe, Prof. Dr Andrea Becher and Prof. Dr Sabine Fechner from Paderborn University will give a lecture on "Shaping the future - education for sustainable development in teacher training"

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"ZeKK live" - 45 minutes with Prof. Dr Doris Weßels

In the "ZeKK live" event format organised by the Centre for Comparative Theology and Cultural Studies (ZeKK) at Paderborn University, professorial ZeKK members interview guests from public life on issues relating to religion and society.

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"ZeKK live" - 45 minutes with Dr. h. c. Annette Kurschus

In the "ZeKK live" event format organised by the Centre for Comparative Theology and Cultural Studies (ZeKK) at Paderborn University, professorial ZeKK members interview guests from public life on issues relating to religion and society.

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13th Sociology of Conventions Workshop

The 13th Sociology of Conventions Workshop will take place at Paderborn University from 26 to 27 September

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"ZeKK live" - 45 minutes with Prof. Dr Klaus von Stosch

In the "ZeKK live" event format organised by the Centre for Comparative Theology and Cultural Studies (ZeKK) at Paderborn University, professorial ZeKK members interview guests from public life on issues relating to religion and society.

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Sustainable - Digital - Equitable. Future scenarios of work, education and careers: 23rd University Days "Vocational Education" 2025

Under the title: "Sustainable - Digital - Equitable. Future scenarios for work, education and careers", experts in vocational education and training will be discussing research findings and approaches to current topics in vocational education and training at Paderborn University from 17 to 19 March 2025.

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Annual Conference of the German Society for Health Economics e.V.

On Monday, March 24, 2025, and Tuesday, March 25, 2025, the annual conference of the German Society for Health Economics (dggö) will take place at Paderborn University.

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