Category: News

Call for Proposals 2021-2023

The Lichtenberg-Kolleg is Göttingen’s Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Named after one of the most important and versatile representatives of the Göttingen Enlightenment, Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, the […]

Corona Virus Update

For the time being the academic activities of the Lichtenberg-Kolleg in the Sternwarte remain suspended — but of course the new platform e-lichtenbergkolleg is always open for exchange and debate. Throughout April […]

#WirbleibenZuhause

#WirbleibenZuhause – We Stay At Home – And Why It Is Important! For updates and official information/guidelines please regularly visit the websites (in German and English) of the Federal Ministry of Health […]

Covid-19

Just all other institutes of higher education and academic research the Lichtenberg-Kolleg had to close its doors– we did so on Thursday 12 March. We are all working from home and we […]

Workshop: Virtue and Sociability

Lichtenberg-Kolleg, Georg-August-University Venue: Historic Observatory/Historische Sternwarte, Geismar Landstraße 11, 37083 Göttingen27-28 February 2020 Friendship is a basic feature of ethics and social life, and our workshop will investigate friendship in a historical perspective. We […]

Workshop: Rembrandt – Lasting Impressions

Lichtenberg-Kolleg, Georg-August-University Tuesday 10 December/Wednesday 11 December 2019 Venue: Historic Observatory/Historische Sternwarte Geismar Landstraße 11 Tuesday, 10 December 10:00-10:15     Welcome and Introduction (Martin van Gelderen, Ivan Gaskell) 10:15-11:15     Ivan Gaskell (Bard Graduate […]

Welcome

We are delighted to warmly welcome our newly arrived fellows: Francesa Antonini, Amandine Barb, Bill Bell, Justin Broackes, Caroline de Lima e Silva, Philip Gorski, Shiru Lim, Lars Magnusson, Martina Mampieri, Dirk […]