We are delighted to announce the programme of our research seminar for the summer term. Our weekly sessions will resume on 21 April. Guest are warmly welcome. Please email us to register: lichtenbergkolleg@zvw.uni-goettingen.de

Appointment: Wednesdays, 4:15-5:45 p.m. (unless otherwise noted)
online

21 April 2021 – Alexandre Mendes Cunha

“Influences and Convergences in the Dissemination of Cameralist Ideas in Portugal: Enlightened Reformism and Police Science.”

28 April 2021 – Jenne O´Brien

“Making the Manifold: Bernhard Riemann’s Mathematical Reading”

5 May 2021 – Kelly Whitmer

“Useful Science, Object Pedagogies and the Power of Youth in Early Modern Central Europe”

12 May 2021 – Martin van Gelderen

“In the Footsteps of Panofsky or in the Spirit of Hegel? German and Dutch Debates on Rembrandt and the Jews”

19 May 2021 – David Meola

“Preliminary Thoughts on Jewish liberals during the Vormaerz”

26 May 2021 – Anthony La Vopa

“Specialization run amok: the case of Denis Diderot”

2 June 2021 – Mark Hutchinson

“Diabolical Liberties in Early Modern England and Ireland: A Conceptual History”

9 June 2021-  Ivan Gaskell

“Museum Values and ‘the very form of matter’”

16 June 2021 – Daniel Wildmann

“To be or not to be – Lubitsch, Humour and Nazis”

23 June 2021 – Till van Rahden

“Democracy as a Way of Life”