Current call for a research network, „Historical Narratives in Europe between Conflict and Dialog“


At present, nationalistic historical narratives are spreading in Europe. With this call for proposals the Foundation would like to support a project that points out ways of defusing the conflict potential of contested historical perspectives and to initiate open dialog regarding antagonistic narratives. As part of the Ladenburg Reserach Network, the scientists conduct research in an interdisciplinary network.

Over the next few years, the Daimler and Benz Foundation will be supporting a Research Network and will be providing a sum of up to 500,000 euros per year (for a maximum term of three years). Under the leadership of a scientific coordinator who assumes the function of spokesperson within the Network, the research topic is jointly investigated by several working groups at different scientific institutions in Germany and abroad. The members of a Research Network act with a high degree of freedom, autonomously determine the course of their research program, and come together for regular meetings on the Foundation’s premises.

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