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HEAROES: For one special evening on November 18, 2018, the Freiburg Wind Orchestra will bring heroes from literature, cinema, opera and history boldly and musically to life. Our SFB 948 experts will set the scene, introducing the main themes and heroic background stories.
Compendium Heroicum Launch: Heroism research goes public! The SFB 948, in collaboration with the Free University of Berlin’s Open Encyclopedia System (OES), has developed a digital platform that enables the fast and dynamic exchange of research results. Join us for the Compendium Heroicum launch party in the Peterhofkeller on November 9, 2018.
Samstag-Uni 2018 Saturday School: Learn about the Thirty Years’ War from multiple perspectives this summer semester in a weekly Saturday course called “Der Dreißigjährige Krieg: Interdisziplinäre Perspektiven”. Runs from April 21 to July 14, 2018.
KINO-REVOLUTION: Helden, Feinde und Satire im frühen sowjetischen Film Cinema Revolution: The 2017 Russian Cultural Days bring you a week of early Soviet cinema full of heroes, foes and satire, with live musical accompaniment. From October 27 to November 7, 2017.
Freiburg China-Gespräche: The theme for 2017 is “Heroes in China and Abroad”. The SFB 948, the China Forum Freiburg and the Department of Chinese Studies at the University of Freiburg have joined forces on this lecture series that draws comparisons between historic and contemporary Chinese heroic figures and heroes from other parts of the world.
Logo Kolleg Morphomata Morphomata Lectures Cologne: On July 11, 2016, Prof. Ralf von den Hoff gave a lecture at the Morphomata International Center for Advanced Studies about the roles that heroes and heroization processes have played in societies from antiquity to the modern day.
Poster_Science_Jam_5.png Science Jam No. 5: The SFB 948 partnered with the Bernstein Center Freiburg and the BrainLinks-BrainTools Cluster of Excellence to bring you the fifth Science Jam on March 18, 2015. The theme was heroes in science and music.
Plakat_en_travesti.png En Travesti: On February 27, 2015, the SFB 948 hosted a lecture-recital entitled “En Travesti: The Woman as Man in Early 19th-Century Opera”.
Poster_BG_2014.png School Partnership: A group of Year 12 students from the Berthold-Gymnasium got to take a seminar class organized by the SFB 948 called “Krieg und Frieden” (War and Peace). The final session took place on July 25, 2014, featuring student presentations.
Filmreihe_Plakat.jpg Screening Series: In the 2014 Summer Semester, the SFB 948 organized a film screening series titled "Der Erste Weltkrieg im Film" (The First World War in Film).

A video exhibit of short films from the popular ARTE program "Karambolage" on heroic figures and myths in Germany and France. More information

 superhelden_20140602.jpg A lecture event organized together with the Carl-Schurz-Haus / German-American Institute Freiburg. More information