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,In the second project phase (2017-2020) the CRC 1015 „Otium. Boundaries, Chronotopes, Practices” comprises disciplines from six faculties as well as the University IT services and the University Library. Additionally, the CRC 1015 is initiating the Mußeum – a museum of Muße (otium) and literature in Baden-Baden.

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Research Programme

Places of Otium

New Subproject P4

Exhibition Russia in Europe. Europe in Russia

In the CRC 1015, cultures of otium are systematically analysed from literary, historical, and sociological perspectives.

A new website of the CRC invites you to discover places of otium.

Machiavellian Otium: Strategies of Retreat in Niccolò Machiavelli’s Letters from 1512 to 1527 (Prof. Judith Frömmer) Collaborative project between the city Baden-Baden and the University of Freiburg (22.9.2018 to 7.4.2019)