Colloquium 2019-2020

Programme Colloquium Lichtenberg-Kolleg, Winter Term 2019/2020
Wednesdays, 4.15 – 5.45 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) – Green Hall, Historic Observatory



  • 23rd October 2019
    Fellows:
    Short introduction to their individual research project

  • 30th October 2019,
    Introduction to Research Groups:
    Enlightenment (Martin Gierl), Human Rights (Matthias Koenig), Jewish Studies (Daniel Wildmann), Intellectual History (Martin van Gelderen)

  • 6th November 2019
    Andreas Busch (Institute for Political Science, Goettingen University):
    University Governance: Germany and Great Britain in comparison


  • 13th November 2019
    Matthias Koenig (Institute of Sociology, Goettingen University):
    The German academic world

  • 20th November 2019
    Bill Bell (School of English, Communication and Philosophy, Cardiff University):
    “The Secret of England’s Greatness.” The strange reception of a painting

  • 27th November 2019
    Marie Luisa Allemeyer (Centre of Collection Development, Goettingen University):
    Forum Wissen: Goettingen's future museum

  • 4th December 2019
    Lars Magnusson (Department of Economic History, Uppsala University), Martin van Gelderen (Lichtenberg-Kolleg):
    Institutes of Advanced Study: Philosophy and Practice

  • 8th January 2020
    Birgit Erdle (Lichtenberg-Kolleg):
    Broken universalism. Siegfried Kracauer's political thought

  • 15th January 2020
    Thomas Maissen (German Historical Institute Paris):
    tba

  • 22nd January 2020
    Dirk Moses (Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Sydney)
    Genocide: A New begriffsgeschichtliche Approach

  • 29th January 2020
    Richard Fisher:
    Publishing Strategies in the English-speaking world