Media & Press
The MPIWG in the Media
MPIWG alumnus Han F. Vermeulen’s Before Boas—The Genesis of Ethnography and Ethnology in the German Enlightenment, awarded “Book of the Year 2016” and praised by Horst Bredekamp; Süddeutsche Zeitung.
In the context of the centenary of the General Theory of Relativity, the MPIWG received wide attention in the media. Read More
Phone: (+4930) 22667-242
Fax: (+4930) 22667-238
Christian Schwägerl is the new journalist in residence at the MPIWG. Go to Press Release (January 31, 2017)
MPIWG Research Scholar Pietro Daniel Omodeo Awarded ERC Consolidator Grant. Go to Press Release (January 25, 2017)
Presentation of the publication platform of Excellence Cluster Topoi. Go to Press Release (April 11, 2016)
A “Journalist-in-Residence”-fellowship will be awarded by the Excellence Cluster Topoi. Go to Press Release (February 24, 2016)
In a new public lecture series researchers present research topics from the Exzellenzcluster Topoi in Berlin museums. Go to Press Release (January 20, 2016)
It is with great sadness that we inform you of the untimely death of our friend and colleague Giuseppe Castagnetti on 7 January 2016. Obituary by Jürgen Renn
Andreas Bernard is the new journalist in residence at the MPIWG. Go to Press Release (August 24, 2015)
Press Release of the Hebrew University on the joint publications by Jürgen Renn and Hanoch Gutfreund on the 100th anniversary of Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity, July 16, 2015.
The Berliner Antike-Kolleg organizes the second Summer School on Archeology of Music to be held on August 14–15, 2015.
TOPOI organizes an international conference on “Antike Identitäten und moderne Identifikationen” to be held on June 15, 2015.
The research program Die Geschichte der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft (The history of the Max Planck Society) has been launched, February 6, 2015.
International conference in Berlin, organized by Topoi on the spread of technical innovations in the 4th and 3rd millenium BC (press release in German), November 21, 2014.
Jürgen Renn, director at the MPIWG, was awarded the “Francis Bacon Prize” 2014 of the California Institute for Technology and the Francis Bacon Foundation (press release in German) November 21, 2014.
The MPIWG collaborates with Oklahoma University on new publishing platform “Edition Open Sources” and announces new postdoc-fellowships, August 13, 2014.
The Berliner Antike-Kolleg offers new services for research of classical and ancient studies (in German), June 26, 2014.
Berliner Antike-Kolleg at the newly constructed Archäologisches Zentrum, Press Release (in German), March 14, 2014.
Jürgen Renn has received theCommunitas-Preis by the Max Planck Society, Press Release (in German) February 20, 2014.
Archive containing the MPIWG’s press releases from 2008 through 2013