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Georg Forster Research Award

Internationally renowned academics of all disciplines from transition and developing countries can be nominated until 15 January 2015. The award amount totals 60,000 EUR.



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The Foundation maintains a network of more than 26,000 Humboldtians from all disciplines in over 140 countries worldwide. Search the Humboldt Network according to name, discipline, keyword and publication.

Publications by Humboldtians

Nour Sckell, Soraya (Hrsg.) | Ehrhardt, Damien (Hrsg.): La fascination de la planète. L'éthique de la diversité Soraya Nour Sckell Damien Ehrhardt (eds.): La fascination de la planète. L'éthique de la diversité
Berlin: Duncker & Humblot, 2012

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