Our offers

The TRA Present Pasts sees its function as coordination platform for debates and academic exchange. It provides start-up funding for research projects, provides support to early-career researchers and establishes fora for academic exchange. Scholars of the University of Bonn and its cooperating institutions are invited to network within the Transdisciplinary Research Area.

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Offers for Our Members

  • Collaboration platform
  • Start-up funding for collaborative research projects
  • Network meetings, workshops, etc. on the profile areas of communication and heritage
  • Newsletter on current funding calls, events, network meetings, etc.
  • Consulting for TRA funding applications
  • Advice for externally funded projects (DFG/EU/BMBF): The TRA management is available to members for initial advice, administrative support and referral to the contact persons in the research department!
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Our Funding

The TRA Present Pasts funds projects and initiatives at all intersections of the TRA profile. Applications for funding can be submitted at any time. The TRA Present Pasts Steering Committee meets several times a year and decides on funding applications. The award is also dependent on the annual availability of funds, which is done through the Excellence Funds of the University of Bonn. All important information about the structure and legal basis can be found in the statute of the TRA Present Pasts.

An application can be submitted...

  • Any member of the TRA Present Pasts with a PhD
  • Doctoral students who are members of the TRA Present Pasts may submit a joint application with a PhD member of the TRA
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Current Events

  • 01-06/2023 Online Lecture Series "Caricatures and Satire in a Global Perspective" (Dr. Veruschka Wagner, Prof. Dr. Anna Kollatz (Heidelberg University))
  • Summer Semester 2023 Hybrid Lecture Series "Digitalization of Memory Practices and Heritage in Global Perspectives" (Prof. Dr. Carla Jaimes Betancourt, Prof. Dr. Sophie Elpers, Prof. Dr. Lewis Doney, Prof. Dr. Maximilian Mayer, Frederik Schmitz M.A.), together with CASSIS (Research group "Infrastructures of China's Modernity")
  • 18.04.2023 Guest Talk by Dr. Tanguy Rolland (Université de Bourgogne) (Title: "Use of digital tools for the acquisition and processing of field data, case applied to Mongolia"), together with BCDH
  • 04/20-04/22/2023 International Conference "Dezentrale Globalität. Die lateinische Textkultur nach dem Ende des Römischen Reichs" (Gernot Michael Müller), together with University of Zurich

Your Contact Person for all Questions Concerning the TRA Present Pasts

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Dr. Kim Alings

Poppelsdorfer Allee 24

53115 Bonn

+49 151 464 767 44

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