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Demetrios Award 2020

Gerhard Steinmann, Stephan Seiler, María Fernanda Sandoval, Roland Mertelsmann

Languages: German

DOI: 10.17160/josha.7.2.662

The JOSHA Team is very pleased to share information with you about our Demetrios Prize 2020. The International Academy of Sciences, Humanities, and Arts (IASHA e.V.), with the support of the BioThera-Roland Mertelsmann Foundation, will award three prizes of 500 euros for the categories BACHELOR, MASTER and DOCTOR THESIS. Our editors will make the selection and the theses of the winners will be published in JOSHA and can be referenced with their DOI number! The “Journal of Science, Humanities, and Arts – JOSHA” has been initiated to create a novel internet platform to access the broad diversity of important discoveries and creativity in the fields of Science, Humanities, and Arts. At JOSHA we believe, that "Knowledge that is not communicated is wasted knowledge".


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Die Änderung von Chefarztverträgen - The Change of Chief Physician Contracts

Frank Wertheimer

Languages: German

DOI: 10.17160/josha.7.2.655

Due to their integration into a state planning and financing system, which is subject to frequent changes, hospitals require a high degree of flexibility to be able to provide cost-effective health care in the long term. This forces recurrent organizational changes in the organization, which can also have an impact on the activities of the chief physicians working there. Such changes can result, for example, from the progressive shift from inpatient to outpatient services, mergers entail other organizational concepts and can have consequences concerning the place of work. Furthermore, chief physicians may have to give up beds when centers are formed. Government regulations for minimum quantities can force reductions in services, and a new medical concept decided on by the hospital management can also lead to a change in the allocation of service provision. Previously published in: OdW BB 2019, 1076, https://ordnungderwissenschaft.de/


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Paul Schempps Streit mit dem Oberkirchenrat

Manfred Löwisch

Languages: German

DOI: 10.17160/josha.7.2.654

The article describes the canonical fight between pugnacious Protestant pastor Paul Schempp and the bishop of the Protestant regional church in Stuttgart. Paul Schempp, who was born on January 4th, 1900, was dismissed from his position as a teacher of religion at the beginning of the Nazi era after having declared that, one now had to pay attention that the gospel of the Kingdom of God would not suddenly become a gospel of the Third Reich. He then became a priest in Iptingen in Württemberg from 1933 to 1942. His dispute with the bishop concerned, on the one hand, the internal church constitution. He rejected the forced collection of church taxes as unevangelical. On the other hand, he vehemently opposed, in word and writing, the arrangement of his regional church with the Nazi government. In particular, he strictly rejected the planned oath of allegiance to Adolf Hitler. Thereby He also sharply attacked the bishop personally. In 1942, he eventually left the Protestant regional church.


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Der Mensch ist der Mikrobe egal - Man does not care about the microbe

Eduard Kaeser

Languages: German

DOI: 10.17160/josha.7.2.647

"Humans don't care about microbes - we would do well to see illness more as an ecological problem".Eduard Kaeser is a physicist and graduated philosopher born in 1948 in Bern, Switzerland. Thematically, his writing revolves around two centres of gravity: the possibility of anthropology - a humanly possible life - in a world of devices; and the possibility of a liveable universalism in a multiculturally fragmented world (book publication planned: Über interkulturelle Zivilisiertheit). He works as a teacher, freelance publicist, and jazz musician. 2018 has been published by Schwabe-Verlag: "Trojan horses of our time. Critical Essays on Digitalization".


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Learning by Research – A First Résumé. Forschendes Lernen - eine erste Bilanz

Harald A. Mieg

Languages: German

DOI: 10.17160/josha.7.2.640

Today, many decisions in politics and economy rely on statistics, scientific reports and market research. However, how reliable are those results of research? This issue, we are able to assess best if we have performed research ourselves. On this note, learning by research should revolutionize academic teaching: Learning by self-contained and independent research. This principle, not only students and graduates but also universities have to arrange for. This article offers an overview of the concept and implementation of learning by research. Kontakt: harald.mieg@hu-berlin.de; Foto: Henrik Hagedorn


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Published in Volume 7, Issue 1 -

Landkarten des Ungewissen als Werkzeug in der angewandten Zukunftsforschung

Hans-Liudger Dienel, Christoph Henseler

Languages: German

DOI: 10.17160/josha.7.1.624

While uncertainty, incertitude, unknown and nescience is not only an accepted but favoured attitude within scientific debates, it is less allowed in science communication to and with society. In science communication, still affirmative messages are expected and thus delivered. The societal expectation against scientific messages obviously was and is transformed into an inner expectation of scientists against themselves. The paper - after giving an overview on the lively discussion about scientific uncertainty and nescience (landscapes of uncertainties) - presents a new tool for the communication of scientific uncertainties in "Maps of Uncertainties". These maps are a new inverse form of infographics, which shall allow a different communication of uncertainties and thus a different science-society-relation. The paper presents and discusses six exemplary maps.


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Hochöfen der Seele – Furnaces of the Soul

Jürgen Kanold

Languages: German

DOI: 10.17160/josha.6.11.613

Feuilleton Editor-in-Chief of Ulm’s “Südwest Presse”, Jürgen Kanold, writes about the remarkable exhibition “Alexander Kluge – die Macht der Musik” in Ulm. Together with Edgar Reitz, Alexander Kluge established the Department of Film at the “Hochschule für Gestaltung (HfG) Ulm”, the famous Ulm School of Design. The HfG was a college of design founded in 1953 by Inge Aicher-Scholl , Otl Aicher and Max Bill , the latter being first rector of the school and a former student at the Bauhaus. The current exhibition is supported by the KULTURSTIFTUNG DES BUNDES and resulted from a co-operation of KUNSTHALLE WEISHAUPT and MUSEUM ULM. The exhibition is open until 19th of April, 2020 on Tuesday to Sunday, 11 am to 5 pm, Thursday to 8 pm. (Article appeared in “Südwest Presse” on October 19th, 2019)


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Evaluationen im deutschen Wissenschaftssystem - Report on the Conference of the Association for the Promotion of German and International Science Law on 7 and 8 March 2019 in Berlin

Margrit Seckelmann

Languages: German

DOI: 10.17160/josha.6.10.609

The conference of the Association for the Promotion of German and International Science Law on 7 and 8 March 2019 in Berlin (on the first day in the rooms of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities) was devoted to these issues. It brought together academics from various disciplines and practitioners - in keeping with the conference organizer's programs. About the Author: The research interests of PD Dr. Margrit Seckelmann cover the fields of Public Law, Legal History, Legal Theory, Administrative Sciences and, namely, the regulation of new technologies. I approach these topics primarily from the perspective of constitutional law and particularly enjoy working in interdisciplinary projects, for example in the field of legal informatics or in collaboration with social sciences. Previously published in Ordnung der Wissenschaft 2019. ISSN 2197-9197


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Quality and Protection of Confidence - Qualität und Vertrauensschutz

Sigrun Löwisch

Languages: German

DOI: 10.17160/josha.6.10.608

For patients and psychotherapists, the passing of the Psychotherapists Act by the Bundestag and the Busdesrat is good news. The understanding between the coalition and the opposition in this matter, which has been controversial for almost 20 years, is also proof of the ability of Germany's much criticized politicians to act. It shows that it is also possible to drill thick boards if the Bundesrat enters into a fact-oriented discussion and the Länderkammer is not misused as a pure blockade instrument. Sigrün löwisch is a German politician of the CDU. She was a member of the German Bundestag from 1991 to 1998.


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Published in Volume 6, Issue 9 -

Digitaler Klang? - Digital sound?

Leander Hotaki

Languages: German

DOI: 10.17160/josha.6.9.598

Leander Hotaki is since 2010 the director of the German program called "Albert Konzerte" which is a program in charge of making possible to bring the greatest artist of the World to Freiburg and to make the most wonderful concerts in the south-west of Germany. In fact, he also promotes the work of the best students in the field of dramaturge or music in many universities in Germany and writes columns about different topics around music and musicians. This time he writes more deeply about an impressive digital music mediation on the net called "Idagio".