Conferences 2018 - 2019


Between Social Discipline and Pleasure: The Politics and Practices of Play and Games in State Socialism
December 4-6, 2019

1st Hermann-Weber-Conference on Historical Communism Research
: Juliane Brauer (MPIB), Maren Röger (Universität Augsburg), Sabine Stach (GHI, Warsaw)

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Religion as Emotion Knowledge: Religious Knowledge Systems and Emotions from the 18th to the 21st Century
June 20-21, 2019

Organisers: Yaara Benger Alaluf and Julia Lieth

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Heimat, Heimweh, Geschichte: Geschichtskulturen als Projektionen Emotionaler Aushandlung von Heimat. Bestandsaufnahmen und Perspektiven
June, 6-7 2019

Organisers: Juliane Brauer (MPIB), Lale Yildirim (FU Berlin)

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Representations of Migration and Emotions of Exclusion
March 21-22, 2019

Organisers: Sonia Cancian, Deepra Dandekar, and Sona Mikulová

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Capitalist Cold. Debating and Depicting Callousness in Europe and America, ca. 1840 to the Present
December 6-7, 2018

Organisers: Agnes Arndt and Kerstin Maria Pahl

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The Multifaceted Relationship between Fear and Technology
October 10-12, 2018

International Workshop
Convenors: Bettina Hitzer (MPIB), Alexandra Gall (Deutsches Museum Munich), Martina Heßler (Helmut-Schmidt-Universität Hamburg), Karena Kalmbach (Technische Universiteit Eindhoven), Anne Schmidt, Andreas Spahn (Technische Universiteit Eindhoven)

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Epigenetics: Innovation of Memory? Life Science Paradigms as Challenge and Opportunity for Historians
June 13-15, 2018

Organised by Bettina Hitzer and Dagmar Ellerbrock

Keynotes by Jay Winter (Yale University) In Place of Healing: The Dangers of Therapeutic Models of Remembrance and Dorothee Wierling (Forschungsstelle für Zeitgeschichte, Hamburg): Do Epigenetics Matter? A Historian's Issues with Memories, Narratives and Intergenerational Transfer

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Excess? Images of Body, Health, Morality and Emotions Across the Media
June 7-8, 2018

International ERC "BodyCapital"-Workshop
Organised by Sandra Schnädelbach

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