TV Images and Political Cultures in Russia, 1960-2010

This workshop on February 3, 2017 examined some of the historical, medial and poetological aspects of Russian television culture since the 1960s. The workshop was organised by Maria Zhukova, Bridge Fellow at the Zukunftskolleg associated with the Department of Literature, with support of the chair of Slavonic Literature.

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The Intelligence of the Bees

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Randolf Menzel, Senior Fellow of the Zukunftskolleg and Professor at the Institute of Neurobiology at Free University of Berlin, gave a public lecture in the BildungsTURM in the City of Konstanz on November 2, 2016. Full video of the lecture is available here.

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Kudiyattam: The Last Living Sanskrit Theater in the World

Half an hour for a single movement – unbelievable in our fast moving society. But in Kerala, on the south-west coast of India, this is normal, at least in Kudiyattam, the last representative in the world of living Sanskrit theater. David Shulman offered an introduction to this classical art, including filmed segments of performances, at the Zukunftskolleg Lecture on July 15, 2015

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