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Prof. Dr. Horst Bredekamp, HU Berlin

Fake News, Fake Views? In einer Ringvorlesung haben Wissenschaftler*innen der Universität Passau und Gäste, darunter Prof. Dr. Horst Bredekamp, aktuelle und historische Bildphänomene zum Thema Mensch und Staat im Bild ausgelotet.

Jelena Mitrović is interim Junior Professor of Computational Rhetoric and NLP at the University of Passau.

From Serbia to Passau, from junior researcher to interim Junior Professor of Computational Rhetoric and NLP: Jelena Mitrović combines the ancient art of Rhetoric with Artificial Intelligence.

Digitalisat im Uni-Museum: Ausschnitt aus der Säkularisationsliste von 1803

Take a trip back in time and visit the history of the University of Passau or read historical newspapers: The Chair of Digital Humanities makes history accessible online using modern technology.

International Guests

A PICAIS research fellow is studying digital developments in transitional democracies in Southeast Asia. In this interview, she reveals what she values about Passau.

Prof. Dr. Florian Töpfl im Gespräch mit der ukrainischen Gastforscherin Dr. Olena Melnykova-Kurhanova. Foto: Universität Passau/Studio Weichselbaumer

Dr Olena Melnykova-Kurhanova, a PICAIS fellow at the University of Passau, has set out to establish whether her hometown in Ukraine had access to information other than Russian propaganda during the three-month siege.

The hole in the building of the regional administration in the city of Mykolaiv is symbolic of the heavy fighting currently taking place at the front lines in the south of the country.

Alina Kasinska fled from the heavily bombarded city of Mykolaiv. Thanks to funding from the VolkswagenStiftung, together with Olha Komelina and scholars from Passau and the USA, she will study the war's impacts upon natural reserves. With video

Knowledge Transfer

Symbolbild für Mobilität im ländlichen Raum. Autolichter auf einer ländlichen Straße, umgeben von Wald.

In collaboration with business partners, researchers at the University of Passau are developing ways to improve mobility in rural regions and expand e-vehicle charging infrastructure.

The conference room at the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Arts.

The conference “Vectors of Data Disclosure” at the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities underlined the necessity of an interdisciplinary analysis of the personal disclosure decision – and gave the project team much food for thought.

Lviv, Stadt im Westen der Ukraine, nahe der polnischen Grenze. Foto: Adobe Stock

While the sirens are wailing outside in Lviv, Ukraine, Oleksandr Rudyak is sitting indoors, attending an online meeting to discuss his master's thesis with Professor Andreas König. And they both have an idea.

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