Research Network "Cultures of Compromise"



International Conference of the association "Cultures of Compromise"

In three keynote lectures and twelve presentations, the phenomenon of compromise will be examined from theoretical and a historical perspektive.

Program details and further information about registration can be found here.

Courses and Colloquium

More Information about our courses can be found here.

More Information about our colloquium can be found here.



May, 2023Articel "Cultures of Compromise in Britain and Germany after 1945" published

The German Historical Institute London published "The Genius of Parliament: Cultures of Compromise in Britain and Germany after 1945" - Bulletin GHIL, vol. 45 (2023), no. 1, 3-38 - by Prof. Dr. Constantin Goschler.

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June, 2022Radio Interview

During the opening event, our team member Stefanie Segieth interviewed personal investigators and scientists for CampusFM Radio at the University of Duisburg-Essen.

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June, 2022: Opening Event

On June 2, 2022 at 6 p.m., the interdisciplinary research network "Cultures of Compromise" invites you to its festive kick-off event at the Glaspavillon.

In addition to greetings from the university administrations of the participating University of Duisburg-Essen, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster and Ruhr-Universität Bochum as well as the Ministry of Culture and Science of North Rhine-Westphalia, Veronique Zanetti will give a lecture.


Colloquium and Courses in the Summer Term 2022

The research association organizes an accompanying colloquium during the course of the project. In addition to theoretical basics, the colloquium also provides insights into current research projects. We are looking forward to interesting lectures and exciting discussions.

You can find more information about our upcoming events here.


March, 2022: Interview with Prof. Dr. Ulrich Willems

Prof. Dr. Ulrich Willems of the Westfälische-Wilhelms-Universität-Münster, spoke with Liane Unteregger of the magazine sprich! about compromises. Under the guiding question of what makes a good compromise and where it reaches its limits, Ulrich Willems explains that compromises are perceived very differently depending on culture and era.

The entire interview is available free of charge.