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German Chancellor Fellowship

German Chancellor Fellowship

Prospective leaders from Brazil, China, India, Russia and the USA may apply for a German Chancellor Fellowship until 15.9.2015.



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Publications by Humboldtians

Péter Maitz (Hrsg.): Historische Sprachwissenschaft: Erkenntnisinteressen, Grundlagenprobleme, Desiderate Péter Maitz (ed.): Historische Sprach­wissen­schaft: Erkenntnis­interessen, Grundlagen­probleme, Desiderate.
Berlin: De Gruyter, 2012

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