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For Me, Humboldt Today Means ...

Focus For Me, Humboldt Today Means ... Anja Karliczek, Hans Christian Pape, Ranga Yogeshwar, Heiko Maas and Carolina Doran talk about their personal Humboldt. From left to right: Anja Karliczek, Hans-

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For Me, Humboldt Today Means ...

International Climate Protection Fellows 2012/2013

International Climate Protection Fellows 2012/2013 International Climate Protection Fellowship: Information about the fellowship and on how to apply &nbsp Richard Arthur Degree : Master of Science | F

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Humboldt’s Groove

Interview Humboldt’s Groove Alexander von Humboldt providing the inspiration for hip hop music? Is that even possible? Absolutely – „Humboldt’s Groove“ is the name of the track by Cuban rapper El Temb

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Humboldt’s Groove

“The sensual Humboldt is yet to be discovered”

Interview “The sensual Humboldt is yet to be discovered” In his biography, historian Andreas W. Daum puts Alexander von Humboldt’s life in the context of a revolutionary age marked by major upheaval.

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“The sensual Humboldt is yet to be discovered”

At the easternmost point of his life

The last expedition At the easternmost point of his life At an age where most scientists would have settled for the odd conference, Alexander von Humboldt was still seeking adventure. In 1829 he set o

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At the easternmost point of his life

A testimony to a restless spirit

Interview A testimony to a restless spirit Andrea Wulf has written numerous books, including “The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt’s New World” which became a bestseller in 2015. Her latest

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A testimony to a restless spirit

“Humboldt had this ruthlessness towards himself”

Interview “Humboldt had this ruthlessness towards himself” Researcher, globetrotter, networker and discoverer – Alexander von Humboldt was a real high-flyer. But who was Alexander, the private person?

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“Humboldt had this ruthlessness towards himself”

Humboldt’s Travels

Expedition Humboldt’s Travels Alexander von Humboldt left the shores of Europe for the first time in 1799. His country of embarkation was Spain and his destination the ‘New World’. Insights into Humbo

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Humboldt’s Travels

If Humboldt were on Twitter today

Quotes If Humboldt were on Twitter today He liked to formulate succinct sentences and deliver punch lines. He took a stand against slavery, colonialism and environmental destruction. What stance would

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If Humboldt were on Twitter today

“Everybody’s star”

Interview “Everybody’s star” Whether as a discoverer, Romantic, Atlanticist, climate prophet or working class hero: there isn’t just one Humboldt, but lots of them. Historian of science, Nicolaas A. R

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“Everybody’s star”