"Religion and Politics" – Cluster of Excellence at the WWU Münster
The Cluster of Excellence “Religion and Politics in Pre-Modern and Modern Cultures” was founded in 2007 at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster. Some 200 academics from more than 20 disciplines in the humanities and social sciences and from around 14 countries deal with the relationship of religion and politics across epochs and cultures. It is nationally the largest research association of its kind and of the 43 Clusters of Excellence in Germany, it is the only one to deal with religion. full story
The cultural scientist Prof. Dr. Thomas Bauer talks about religion in the 19th-century German Lied. His talk was part of the interdisciplinary lecture series "Music and Religion" at the Cluster of Excellence “Religion and Politics”. The video is in German language.