Programme Colloquium Lichtenberg-Kolleg, Winter Term 2018/2019

Wednesdays, 4.15 – 5.45 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) – Green Hall, Historic Observatory

7th November 2018, 6:15 p.m. Public Lecture: Stéphane van Damme (EUI Florence): “Things that talk badly: Collecting Scandalous Antiquities in the Late Eighteenth-Century French Asia”

14th November 2018 Iryna Mykhailova: “Writing History in Exile: German Scholars of Renaissance in the United States”

21st November 2018 Sonia Gollance: “’One of the Most Dangerous Attractions for the Senses’: the Modern Jewish Literature and the Taboo of Mixed-Sex Dancing”

28th November 2018 Laura Nicolì: “Lumières on Hume: the “Natural History of Religion” and the French. Comparing Enlightenments”

5th December 2018 Defne Över: “Political Justice and Redefinition of Turkish National Identity”

12th December 2018, 6:15 p.m. Public Lecture: Emilio Mazza (Libera Università di Lingue e Comunicazione IULM, Milano) “Something else too abominable to be nam’d”. David Hume and Greek love”

9th January 2019 Nahed Samour: “Re-conceptualizing the idea of danger in German police law

16th January 2019 Rachel Koroloff: “Collecting Europe: Russian botanical networks in Western Europe in the second half of the 18th century”

23rd January 2019 Joanna Wharton: “Maria Edgeworth and the optical telegraph: literature, patronage and empire”

30th January 2019 Madeleine Elfenbein: “Namık Kemal and the Ottomanist Historical Imagination”

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