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Emmy Noether’s Long Struggle to Habilitate in Göttingen

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Seen from a long-term perspective, habilitation was a ritual of enormous significance for the German universities. As semi-autonomous institutions with close ties to church and state, these institutions maintained the right to confer academic titles but also to admit new members following age-old customs.

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Rowe, D.E., Koreuber, M. (2020). Emmy Noether’s Long Struggle to Habilitate in Göttingen. In: Proving It Her Way. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-62811-6_4

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