For the period January 2014 to July 2015 three specific research topics had been identified. For each topic a specific research team was set up, in close cooperation with Göttingen colleagues.
The Nature of Man in the European and Atlantic Enlightenment(s)
The interdisciplinary study of the Göttingen and European Enlightenment(s) within its wider Atlantic and Global Contexts will be the focus of this thematic group. (Read more...)
The Ethics of Living: Questions of Justice, Poverty, Life and Death in the Human and Natural Sciences
This research theme is designed to build and strengthen bridges between the natural and human sciences. (Read more...)
Religious Toleration in the Modern World: Theory and Practice
This research group will cooperate closely with the Herzog August Bibliothek in Wolfenbüttel. Both Wolfenbüttel and Göttingen have played remarkable roles in Europe's cultural and intellectual life. (Read more...)