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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…

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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,…

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Workshop: Jews and Jewish Religion in Western Postwar Fiction Film

International conference at the Lichtenberg-Kolleg, Georg August Universität Göttingen in partnership with the Göttingen Academy of Sciences and Humanities, the Leo Baeck Institute London, and…

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Exhibition: Lichtenberg’s Human Figurations

12 April to 30 June 2018, Historic Observatory Focusing on the work of the Kolleg’s namesake Georg Christoph Lichtenberg (1742-1799) and his colleague Johann Friedrich Blumenbach…

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Freedom with & without Europe

Freedom with and without Europe: Indian and European Ways of Thinking   Lichtenberg-Kolleg Göttingen Institute of Advanced Study 14th-15th December 2017 Venue: Historische Sternwarte, Geismar…

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Enlightenment Man

Enlightenment Man – Workshop in Honour of Hans Erich Bödeker   30 November 2017   Part 1: Theory and Methodology   10.00 – 11.00 Tony…

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Open Day 2016

What a wonderful Open Day! We would like to warmly thank the over 700 visitors who have joined us today for our exhibition ‘Sturm der…

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Exhibition Opening

Impressions from the vernissage of  ‘Sturm der Bilder’. Our new exhibition on Dutch and Flemish graphic art from the 16th century will run until 11…

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Collecting & the Knowledge of Objects

The Lichtenberg-Kolleg and the Zentrale Kustodie (office for collection development) are hosting a summer school for PhD students interested in the material culture of knowledge….

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Open Day 2015

The third edition of the Lichtenberg Kolleg’s Open Day surpassed the tremendous success that this event has seen in the past years. More than 3’000…

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