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Religions - Economics / Business - 30.07.2018

Religions - 18.07.2018
"The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Nag Hammadi Codices"
International Conference from July 20 to 22 in Berlin on Ancient Jewish and Early Christian Writing No 194/2018 from Jul 18, 2018 An international conference in Berlin between July 20 and 22, 2018, w

Social Sciences - Religions - 09.07.2018
The Only Way Forward on Immigration is Through Our Stories
I recently spent two days in Laredo with a group eager to learn more about what is happening on our southern border.

Religions - Social Sciences - 28.06.2018
Separating Kids at Border Belies Our Christian Values
GOP leaders seem to be looking the other way as children are separated from their asylum-seeking parents at the U.S.-Mexico border - Mitch McConnell, Jeff Sessions, Mike Pence and, until recently, Pa

Politics - Religions - 25.06.2018

Religions - Life Sciences - 21.06.2018
How a neuroscientist balances science and faith
William Newsome is a world-class neurobiologist and a Christian man of faith. He spoke to Stanford News about how he became a scientist and the tensions, real and imagined, between science and religion.

Religions - History / Archeology - 20.06.2018

Religions - History / Archeology - 16.06.2018
Text of the 2018 Stanford Baccalaureate address by Elizabeth Alexander
Poet Elizabeth Alexander delivers the Baccalaureate address,  "In the Noise and Whip of the Whirlwind.

Administration - Religions - 07.06.2018

History / Archeology - Religions - 18.05.2018
Seventeenth Century Scottish soldiers reburied in Durham
Seventeenth Century Scottish soldiers reburied in Durham
The remains of Seventeenth Century Scottish soldiers, discovered during construction work at the University's Palace Green Library in 2013, have been reburied in Durham City.

Physics - Religions - 27.04.2018
3Q: Alan Lightman on science, religion, and our yearning for absolute knowledge
3Q: Alan Lightman on science, religion, and our yearning for absolute knowledge
A few years ago MIT scholar Alan Lightman was lying in a boat off the coast of Maine, staring at the stars, when he felt as if he were "becoming a part of something far larger than himself." This moment, which he calls a "transcendent experience," gave him a greater appreciation for the allure of the ethereal and the permanent.

Religions - Administration - 25.04.2018
Stanford scholar talks about the crisis in Syria - and how to resolve it
Removing President Bashar al-Assad, establishing effective governance structures and ensuring freedom for the Syrian people are critical for peace in Syria, says Stanford Professor Russell Berman.

Religions - History / Archeology - 17.04.2018
What To Do About Blacks Leaving White Churches
In America, it is easy to forget. At a political moment when black evangelicals leaving white controlled churches is headline news, it is important to remember this.

Religions - History / Archeology - 22.02.2018
Billy Graham’s missed opportunities
As one of world Christianity's most admired leaders, the Rev. Billy Graham, who died on Wednesday at 99, had extraordinary opportunities to affect the character of the Christian religion and to pronounce on its implications for personal conduct.

Religions - Linguistics / Literature - 16.02.2018
Give the devil his due
Give the devil his due
In new book, UCLA professor says poor translations led to mischaracterization of Satan as embodiment of evil Jessica Wolf Modern Judeo-Christian rhetoric and imagery purports that Satan is an evil opponent to all that is good and godly — a literal opponent of God.

Health - Religions - 24.01.2018

Religions - History / Archeology - 18.01.2018
International Conference
International Conference "An End to Antisemitism" in February 2018
"An End to Antisemitism!" University of Vienna in cooperation with the European Jewish Congress, New York University and Tel Aviv University Not only research on antisemitism, but also the prevention

Religions - Administration - 15.01.2018

Religions - 18.12.2017
How Christmas traditions evolved around the world
Professor Carole Cusack from the Department of Studies in Religion explores the distinct variations of Christmas, including the Dutch Sinterklaaas and the European Krampus.

Health - Religions - 13.12.2017
YCCI Cultural Ambassadors program seeks diversity in clinical trials
Engaging a diverse community in clinical research trials has long been a challenge for investigators: while African Americans represent 12 percent of the U.S. population, they make up only five percent of clinical trial participants.

History / Archeology - Religions - 04.12.2017
Pop-up mints and coins made from prayers
Pop-up mints and coins made from prayers
In the tumultuous upheaval of the English Civil War, Royalist castles under siege used 'pop-up' mints to make coins to pay their soldiers.

Religions - 13.11.2017
American and British English - it's all rather fascinating
American and British English - it’s all rather fascinating
It's pretty clear gradable adverbs - words like rather, quite and really - are on the decline on both sides of the Atlantic together with fixed phrases - such as 'more or less', 'two or three' and 'for the most part'.

Politics - Religions - 09.11.2017
Why some Muslim clerics become jihadists
Why some Muslim clerics become jihadists
What turns people into radical jihadist clerics' A new book by an MIT political scientist offers a new answer: thwarted career ambitions.

Linguistics / Literature - Religions - 06.11.2017
Analysing new John Donne manuscript
King's academic analyses newly discovered John Donne manuscript A handwritten manuscript of a satirical social commentary on Jacobean England by the young John Donne has been found buried amongst hundreds of fragments of documents in a tin trunk at Westminster Abbey.

Astronomy / Space Science - Religions - 30.10.2017
Oldest recorded solar eclipse helps date the Egyptian pharaohs
Oldest recorded solar eclipse helps date the Egyptian pharaohs
Researchers have pinpointed the date of what could be the oldest solar eclipse yet recorded.

Religions - History / Archeology - 24.10.2017
Animating objects: what material culture can tell us about domestic devotions
Animating objects: what material culture can tell us about domestic devotions
Rustic figurines of a resigned-looking Virgin clutching her child may have no obvious literary or artistic merit to us today.

Religions - Career - 23.10.2017
24 October: The Job Fair with Added Value!
24 October: The Job Fair with Added Value!
Even the most successful career begins with the first step. To ensure that this entry is successful, the "Salzburger Nachrichten" has organized the 11th Career Forum of Salzburg.

Religions - 23.10.2017
How to ensure volunteers fill the holiday hunger gap
How to ensure volunteers fill the holiday hunger gap
With up to 3.2 million children facing the prospect of not having enough food to eat during half term, new research has highlighted the importance of volunteers in filling the 'holiday hunger' gap. Stephanie Denning, a researcher at the University of Bristol, joined forces with the charity MakeLunch to understand how Christian church groups are responding to the growing problem, and how best to ensure volunteers remain engaged.

Religions - Linguistics / Literature - 20.10.2017
10 November: Transcultural Polemics: Migration Literature as World Literature?
10 November: Transcultural Polemics: Migration Literature as World Literature?
Workshop includes lectures and readings with Tomer Gardi and Barbi Markovic: Friday, 10 November, 14-20h / Kunstquartier, Wissenschaft & Kunst, Bergstr.

Religions - Event - 20.10.2017
3 - 5 November: AAAS Conference 2017
3 - 5 November: AAAS Conference 2017
To celebrate 70 years of American studies in Salzburg, the Austrian American Association for American Studies and the University of Salzburg will host the conference "Where Are You Going?

Religions - Politics - 20.10.2017
Expect GOP Support for Trump’s Contraception Rollback
As anticipated, President Donald Trump recently used his executive authority to reverse measures implemented as part of the Affordable Care Act that mandate coverage of contraception in most insuranc

Career - Religions - 18.10.2017
24 October: 8th alumniFORUM: Tips from Successful Founders
24 October: 8th alumniFORUM: Tips from Successful Founders
Graduates provide tips for the successful implementation of their business ideas for students in the Salzburger Nachrichten career forum.

Philosophy - Religions - 17.10.2017
Christian Perspectives on Death and Dying
End-of-life decision-making is becoming more complex with advances in medical technologies - and many of us will die without the ability to make those decisions for ourselves at the time.

Religions - 17.10.2017
Gift from Joyce Z. Greenberg, AB’52, supports Jewish Studies at UChicago
A gift from Joyce Z. Greenberg, AB'52, will support the expansion of Jewish Studies at the University of Chicago through the newly named Joyce Z. and Jacob Greenberg Center for Jewish Studies.

Career - Religions - 17.10.2017
18 October: Expert Day and Lecture: Diversity | Variety - Training Orientation & Professional Choice
18 October: Expert Day and Lecture: Diversity | Variety - Training Orientation & Professional Choice
The decision for a profession or training marks a point of direction in life. In most cases, this is preceded by a long process.

Law - Religions - 17.10.2017
New Hate Crime Act is needed to address vast 'justice gap', says major Sussex study
New Hate Crime Act is needed to address vast ’justice gap’, says major Sussex study
New Hate Crime Act is needed to address vast 'justice gap', says major Sussex study The law on hate crime needs to change, say academics at the University of Sussex, following the publication of a 24-month empirical study. Only four percent of an estimated 110,000 hate crime offences reported to the police result in a conviction and a declared 'sentence uplift' under hate crime legislation.