Two Minutes Of Scholarship

In these clips, Fellows of the Wissenschaftskolleg explain what excites them about their research and why they devote a large part of their lives to a specific subject or question.

 

Two Minutes Of Scholarship

Klaus Zuberbühler

Klaus Zuberbühler

... speaks about how the language of primates is investigated, how great the joy over unexpected results can be, and what the difference between man and the great apes actually is.
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Two Minutes of Scolarship

Claus Pias

Two Minutes of Scholarship

is happy about the changes new technology might trigger in our thinking and is even more happy about the scholar's privilege to seek new beginnings.
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Two Minutes of Scolarship

Charlotte Klonk

Two Minutes of Scholarship

tells us about her first encounters with the phenomenon of art, her work on the non-portrait, and her interest in collective habits of seeing.
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Two Minutes of Scolarship

Maria Luisa Catoni

Two Minutes of Scholarship

... talks about differences between ancient cultures and today's ones as well as about the bliss of not having to choose between two disciplines.
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Two Minutes of Scolarship

Manfred D. Laubichler

Two Minutes of Scholarship

talks about what sparked his enthusiasm for biology, about various interpretations of theories, and about creative madness as a useful presupposition in the natural sciences.
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Two Minutes of Scolarship

Martin Puchner

Two Minutes of Scholarship

explains the interdepency of philosophy and the theater as well as the current state of the humanities.
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Two Minutes of Scolarship

Arndt Twickel

Two Minutes of Scholarship

raves about the diversity within the field of biology and about his fascination with interdisciplinary work.
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