Lichtenberg-Kolleg - The Göttingen Institute for Advanced Study
Lichtenberg-Kolleg - The Göttingen Institute for Advanced Study

Lichtenberg-Kolleg - The Göttingen Institute for Advanced Study

Public lecture / Panel discussion

The Lichtenberg-Kolleg invites you to the following events:

Monday, 4th June 2018 6.15 p.m.
John Monfasani (University at Albany-SUNY):
Paul Oskar Kristeller and His German Teachers

Wednesday, 6th June 2018, 6:15 p.m.
Panel discussion with Jennifer Pitts (University of Chicago) on her new book: Boundaries of the International: Law and Empire

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Call for Applications

The Lichtenberg-Kolleg invites early career scholars to join one of its research teams. In cooperation with the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Volkswagen Foundation several Fellowships in the Humanities for stays of 9 to 12 months in Germany are available. Please follow the link below for more information:

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Exhibition: Lichtenbergs Human Figurations

From 12th April to 5th May we are showing an exhibition that examines a controversial part of Europe’s Enlightenment legacy and questions its relevance. Aiming to understand the motivations and methods of key representatives of Göttingen’s Enlightenment, the exhibition highlights the use of images in the discussions and disputes concerning the question of what was conceptualised as "human varieties", of what David Hume and others identified as "the science of man", known in Göttingen as "die Wissenschaft vom Menschen."

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