Lecture: 17 June 2015, 4.15pm The eighteenth century is commonly described as the “Age of Enlightenment” or the “Age of Reason”. While the meaning and significance of “enlightenment” has been widely discussed […]
Reappraising the Anne Frank Diaries: Contexts and Receptions Initiated by Fritz Bauer Institute, Frankfurt University Lichtenberg-Kolleg, Göttingen University Workshop 2 – Wednesday 24 – Thursday 25 June 2015 Preliminary Program – […]
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 visitors flocked to our home in Göttingen’s […]
A warm thank you goes to all the people who have made this event possible — and to all our guests tonight! We are very much looking forward to welcoming you for […]
Tomorrow is the vernissage of our new exhibition “Lichtenberg Lacht” exploring the intersections between Enlightenment and Satire. Here is the trailer of the show.
From May 13th to 31st the Lichtenberg-Kolleg will proudly host an art exhibition showcasing the recent works of 18 engaged artists reunited in their creativity and visual satire by the life, work […]
Approaches to the Laokoon on its 250th anniversary (1766-2016) Göttingen and Wolfenbüttel, 8–10 April 2015 This interdisciplinary workshop takes its cue from the 250th anniversary of Gotthold Ephraim Lessing’s Laokoon, oder über […]
The Lichtenberg-Kolleg, the Göttingen Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences, invites applications for up to 12 Early Career Fellowships Opening its doors in 1737 Göttingen quickly established itself […]
The Lichtenberg-Kolleg, its team and fellows wish you happy holidays and a great start of the new year 2015.
Workshop: „The Nature of Man: Norms and Deviations in the 18th Century” Lichtenberg-Kolleg, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen 12th to 14th November 2014 Note: The keynote lectures are public events and no registration is […]