Colloquia Lichtenberg-Kolleg, Winter Term 2019/2020

The Fellow colloquium takes place Wednesdays, 4.15-5.45 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) in the Green Hall of the Historic Observatory. Guest are very welcome.

  • 23rd October 2019
    Short introduction to their individual research project
  • 30th October 2019,
    Introduction to Research Groups:
    Enlightenment (Martin Gierl), Human Rights (Matthias Koenig), Jewish Studies (Daniel Wildmann), Intellectual History (Martin van Gelderen)
  • 6th November 2019
    Andreas Busch (Institute for Political Science, Goettingen University):
    University Governance: Germany and Great Britain in comparison
  • 13th November 2019
    Matthias Koenig (Institute of Sociology, Goettingen University):
    The German academic world
  • 20th November 2019
    Bill Bell (School of English, Communication and Philosophy, Cardiff University):
    “The Secret of England’s Greatness.” The strange reception of a painting
  • 27th November 2019
    Marie Luisa Allemeyer (Centre of Collection Development, Goettingen University):
    Forum Wissen: Goettingen’s future museum
  • 4th December 2019
    Lars Magnusson (Department of Economic History, Uppsala University), Martin van Gelderen (Lichtenberg-Kolleg):
    Institutes of Advanced Study: Philosophy and Practice
  • 8th January 2020
    Birgit Erdle (Lichtenberg-Kolleg):
    Broken universalism. Siegfried Kracauer’s political thought
  • 15th January 2020
    Thomas Maissen (German Historical Institute Paris):
    Britannia and her sisters in the 17th and 18th century. Political representation and iconography
  • 22nd January 2020
    Dirk Moses (Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Sydney)
    Postwar Memory, Postcolonial Conflict, and the Construction of ‘Genocide’
  • 29th January 2020
    Richard Fisher:
    Publishing Strategies in the English-speaking world

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