The Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Photographie (German Photography Society, DGPh) have joined forces to promote academic exchange in the field of photography. As part of their collaboration, the "DGPh History of Photography Research Award", originally established in 1978, will be replaced by two separate awards for research and for innovative publications, awarded every two years. Thinking Photography. DGPh Research Award Young researchers' innovative power and creativity have a significant impact on how photography is perceived and reflected upon. The "Thinking Photography. DGPh Research Award" is awarded for approaches in the humanities, cultural or social sciences which make an