Annette Gerstenberg, a professor of French and Italian linguistics, studies language in advanced age.
When it comes to studying the language of specific age groups, most scholars focus on the language used by young people. Annette Gerstenberg, a scholar of Romance linguistics at Freie Universität Berlin, is dedicated to a different generation: She studies language in advanced age.
What baobab trees tell us about the Earth’s climate is the subject of research for paleobiologist Frank Riedel and his team
They tell us about the past, and they hold important information for our future. The mighty baobab trees of tropical Africa can offer insight into how the climate has developed. Frank Riedel, a paleobiologist at the Department of Earth Sciences, studies the giant trees with a group of colleagues.
Islamic studies scholar Angelika Neuwirth awarded Dr. Leopold Lucas Prize by the University of Tübingen
Every year, the University of Tübingen awards its Dr. Leopold Lucas Prize in recognition of achievement in the fields of theology, intellectual history, historical research, and philosophy. The award, which comes with 50,000 euros in prize money, was endowed by consul general Franz D. Lucas in 1972 to mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of his father, the Jewish scholar and rabbi Dr. Leopold Lucas, who was murdered at the Theresienstadt concentration camp.