Arts & Humanities

Arts & Humanities

Echoes Across Siberia: What Indigenous Languages Can Teach Us About the Past

Northern Asia holds more than just breathtaking landscapes. It cradles a tapestry of cultures and languages dating back millennia, offering important clues to the region’s deep past. Preserving the vanishing voices of indigenous communities has never seemed more urgent.

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Zwischen Apokalypse und Wachstumsillusion: Warum wir neue Hoffnung brauchen

In der ökologischen Krise zeigen sich allzu deutlich die Grenzen des auf Wachstum basierenden Wohlstands. Doch während die politische Linke in Verzweiflung und die Rechte in blindem Optimismus verharrt, wächst in der Zivilgesellschaft eine neue demokratische Hoffnung.

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AI Literature: Will ChatGPT Be the Author of Your Next Favourite Novel?

The rise of large language models has generated an online boom in AI-written literature across genres as diverse as bedtime stories for children, sci-fi novellas, autobiographies, and romance novels. But if we can generate entire volumes with nothing but a prompt or two, how will books be conceived in the future? And what impact will ChatGPT have on our notion of literature?

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Unfit Art History: Queering the Study of Art

As labels tend to oscillate between overestimation and meaninglessness, the notion of a Queer Art History requires double caution: As a discipline it may either risk domesticating a radical movement through institutionalization, or be derided as ‘unscholarly’ activism. While the latter objection may even confirm the effectiveness of queer initiatives, the former requires a constant questioning of the objectives being pursued. Charting the path forward for Queer Art History means facing these issues head on.

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