Science

World knowledge around 1700

The Francke Foundations have extensive collections of historical sources on the cultural history of the Early Modern Period in the context of Pietism and Early Enlightenment. We promote interdisciplinary and international exchange through scholarship programmes, workshops and international cooperation.

Collections

Here you will find an overview of the collections in the Archive and Library of the Francke Foundations. specialist information about the collections

Scholarships

Ein junger Wissenschaftler und eine junge Wissenschaftlerin beugen sich im Lesesaal konzentriert über eine historische Quelle.

Thanks to a generous fund by Dr. Liselotte Kirchner (Offenbach), the Francke Foundations are able to award research grants. Scholarship

Scientific Facilities

Study Centre August Germann Francke

Wie die Kulissen in einem barocken Theater ragen die Bücherregale der Historischen Bibliothek in den Saal.

The Study Centre is dedicated to the preservation, cataloguing and research of the holdings of the library and archives of the Francke Foundations. Details

Research Department

Participants of an international round table discussion in the Freylinghausen Hall

Teaching, research, promotion and networking: The Research Department provides scientific impetus for research into the long 18th century and beyond. Details

Publication’s department

Auf einem Büchertisch liegen eine Auswahl der Publikationen des Verlags der Franckeschen Stiftungen aus: Ausstellungskataloge, wissenschaftliche Schriften, Bildbände und Kinderbücher.

Exhibition catalogues, opulent illustrated books, exciting source texts and renowned research literature belong to the broad spectrum of the tradition-rich publishing house. Details

Forum Science

In der Kunst- und Naturalienkammer untersuchen Forscherinnen und Forscher aus Indien und Deutschland die Palmblatthandschriften aus den Beständen der Franckeschen Stiftungen.

Numerous scientific institutions on the campus of the Francke Foundations provide unique networking opportunities and intensive interdisciplinary cooperation. Details

Current Events

Science

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Thursday, 05/28/2020

Halle Lectures

With Prof. Dr. Jakob Vogel and Prof. Dr. Georg Bertram

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6:00 pmTalk
Sunday, 07/05/2020

Reading the Human Psyche: A History of Technologies.

International Doctoral and Postdoctoral Seminar

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10:00 amWorkshopHouse 37
Monday, 07/06/2020

Reading the Human Psyche: A History of Technologies.

International Doctoral and Postdoctoral Seminar

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10:00 amWorkshopHouse 37