The Centre for the History of Women Philosophers and Scientists
Announces the first Ulrike Detmers
Elisabeth of Bohemia and Herford Prize
The prize of €3,000 is awarded for outstanding work on the philosopher Princess Elisabeth of Bohemia, Abbess of Herford (1618-1680).
Prof. Dr. Ruth Hagengruber, Director of the Centre for the History of Women Philosophers and Scientists, Paderborn University, Germany
Prof. Sarah Hutton, Honorary Visiting Professor, University of York, UK
Prof. Dr. Dominik Perler, Distinguished German Professor in the History of Philosophy, Humboldt-University, Berlin, Germany
Prof. Dr. Ulrike Detmers, Donor, Gütersloh, Germany
The winner will be announced during the conference ‘Elisabeth of Bohemia (1618-1689): Life and Legacy’ celebrating the fourth centenary of her birth. The conference is sponsored by the Fritz Thyssen Stiftung with the support of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Philosophie, the DFG Arbeitsgruppe, ‘Frauen in der Geschichte der Philosophie’ and the Centre for the History of Women Philosophers and Scientists, University of Paderborn.
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