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I. Quarter 2018

Meeting with KFU Rector Ilshat Gafurov

DFG Leibniz Lecture on “Networked Cybernetics” at GRIAT in Kazan

(05.03.2018) At the end of February, the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation), together with the German Russian Institute of Advanced Technologies (GRIAT), hosted a lecture by Leibniz Prize winner and Vice-President of the DFG, Professor Frank Allgöwer, at the Kazan National Research Technical University (KNRTU-KAI). In his lecture, entitled “Networked Cybernetics: From the Classical Feedback Loop to the New Cybernetics of the 21st Century,” Professor Allgöwer discussed the current technical challenges for intelligent, digitally networked systems with an audience of interested experts from academia, research and industry.

Exhibit from the ‘Rilke and Russia’ exhibition

Conference on ‘Cultural Transfer 1900: Rilke and Russia’ at the Russian State University for the Humanities (RGGU)

(15.02.18) At the beginning of February, the Russian State University for the Humanities (RGGU) in Moscow played host to an international conference on the topic of ‘Cultural Transfer 1900: Rilke and Russia’. The conference was organised by the Russian State Literary Museum in Moscow, the DFG International Research Training Group at RGGU Moscow (IRTG 1956) and the Institute of Russian-German Literary and Cultural Relations (IRDLK), also based at RGGU Moscow, in partnership with the German Embassy in Moscow, the Swiss Embassy in Moscow and the Tsvetaeva Centre for Russian Culture at the University of Freiburg (Zwetajewa-Zentrum).


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