Colloquium 2020-2021

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic our research seminar takes place on the Kolleg’s digital platform (Wednesdays, 4.15-5.45 pm)

  • 8th January 2020
    Birgit Erdle:
    Broken universalism. Siegfried Kracauer’s political thought
  • 15th January 2020
    Thomas Maissen:
    Britannia and her sisters in the 17th and 18th century. Political representation and iconography
  • 22nd January 2020
    Dirk Moses:
    Postwar Memory, Postcolonial Conflict, and the Construction of ‘Genocide’
  • 29th January 2020
    Richard Fisher:
    Publishing Strategies in the English-speaking world
  • 4th November 2020
    Jyotirmaya Sharma:
    Melancholy as a Political Act
  • 11th November 2020
    Georgios Varouxakis:
    Ex Germaniae lux: How did the idea of ‘the West’ reach America?
  • 18th November 2020
    Deniz Kılınçoğlu:
    Learning to Feel Like a Nation: Nationalism and Emotions in Turkish Classrooms
  • 25th November 2020
    Alex Jordan:
    Thomas Carlyle and Stoicism
  • 2nd December 2020
    Adam Storring:
    Enlightened War? The Military Ideas of King Frederick II of Prussia
  • 9th December 2020
    Shiru Lim:
    What’s so civil about civil society? Stage acting, artifice, and the aesthetics of civility
  • 16th December 2020
    Caroline de Lima e Silva:
    Gatekeepers of the realm: domestic judges’ strategies vis-à-vis the jurisprudence of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights
  • 13th January 2021
    Francesca Antonini:
    Between Weber and Mussolini: Caesarism and Charismatic Leadership in Robert Michels‘ Political Thought
  • 20th January 2021
    Sebastian Shirrmeister:
    The Art of Revenge. Writing towards Poetic Justice in Post-Shoah Jewish Literatures
  • 27th January 2021
    Amandine Barb:
    Governing Religious Diversity in a (Post)Secular Age: Teaching about Religion in American Public Schools
  • 3rd February 2021
    Weronika Romanik:
    Transformations of Memory in the Microperspective. The Hebrew editions of the Writings from the Underground Archive of Bialystok Ghetto
  • 10th February 2021
    Will Levine:
    Radical Kantianism and the Ideal of Emancipation in Modern Germany