"City Histories" is a continuing series of public lectures which is being organised in cooperation with the Fugger and Welser Museum (Äußeres Pfaffengäßchen 23, Augsburg) and is intended for the wider, non-academic public. This series offers the citizens of Augsburg the opportunity to gain interesting insights into the research in the fields of humanities, cultural and social sciences conducted at the University of Augsburg. The series focuses on historical issues in particular.