Conference

Enlightenment Man

Enlightenment Man – Workshop in Honour of Hans Erich Bödeker

 

30 November 2017

 

Part 1: Theory and Methodology

 

10.00 – 11.00 Tony La Vopa, The Process of the Political: Hans Bödeker’s Aufklärung

11.00 – 11.30 Break

11.30 – 12.30 Helge Jordheim, Hanging Out At the Borders of Language: HE Bödeker and the Futures of Conceptual History

12.30 – 14.00 Break

 

Part 2: Political Thought of the Enlightenment

 

14.00 – 15.00 Martin van Gelderen, The Methuselah Problem: From Biblical Time to a Historical Development

15.00 – 16.00 Adriana Luna-Fabritius, Visions of Sociability in Early-Modern Neapolitan Political Thought

16.00 – 16.30 Break

16.30 – 17.30 Ere Nokkala, Politicisation of the Swedish Enlightenment

 

1 December 2017

 

Part 3: Practices of the Enlightenment

10.00 – 11.00 Martin Gierl, Monks, Jews, Rats – Faked News and Patterns of Prejudice as Necessary Elements of Enlightenment

11.00 – 11.30 Break

11.30 – 12.30 Anne Saada, Behind the Enlightenment: Negotiating a Charter and Recruiting Professors for the University of Göttingen

12.30 – 14.00 Break

14.00 – 15.00 Patrice Veit, Das Konzert als Kulturgeschichte. Erinnerung an einem gemeinsamen Projekt

 

Part 4: Enlightenment Knowledge

 

15.00 – 16.00 Jonas Gerlings, Critique as a Process of Enlightenment

16.00 – 16.30 Break

 

16.30 – 17.30 Avi Lifschitz, The Shaping of Scientific Evidence as a Communication Process: Enlightenment Theologians and Natural Historians on Elephant Behaviour

Final comments Hans Erich Bödeker

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