Obituary for Meinhard Schuster

We mourn the death of Meinhard Schuster (1930-2021).

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Meinhard Schuster was closely associated with the Frobenius Institute for decades. On March 12, 2021, an obituary by Karl-Heinz Kohl appeared in the Feuilleton under the headline "Er war Columbus" an obituary by Karl-Heinz Kohl appeared in the feuilleton of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung:


As a researcher, he experienced first encounters twice: On the death of the ethnologist Meinhard Schuster

Call for applications: Masterclass with Prof. Dr. Karl-Heinz Kohl

Masterclass Bird David 2020 CfP webProf. Dr. Karl-Heinz Kohl (Mainz) is our guest of this year's Ad.E.Jensen Memorial Lecture 2021

A Masterclass with Prof. Dr. Karl-Heinz Kohl on "Ethnology and Counterculture" (July 02 - 03, 2021, Frankfurt a.M.) is part of the event. Applications are open to advanced Master's students, PhD students until April 15, 2021.

Call for Applications

The lectures will be held in German.

Further information on dates, topic and program of the Ad.E.Jensen Memorial Lecture 2021 can be found here.

Understanding "being human"

The magazine "GoetheSpektrum" of the Goethe University Frankfurt reports about the Frobenius Institute and its profile. The article appears in a series in which the affiliated research and cultural institutes of the university are introduced. 

Advance notice 2021: new publications with editors from the Frobenius Institute

RessourcenKulturen Band13 CoverThe Frobenius Institute is significantly involved in the Collaborative Research Center "Resource Cultures: Socio-Cultural Dynamics in the Use of Resources" (SFB 1070) at the University of Tübingen. This is also reflected in the latest publications that will appear in 2021 and in which members of the Frobenius Institute are involved as co-editors and authors.