Most of the colloquia will take place on site in the large conference room of the MPIB, Lentzeallee 94, 14195 Berlin, at 17:00 CET.

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For further information please contact: Daniela Petrosino

Programm Winter Semester 2023/24


Michael Zank (Boston University)
Fear, contempt, and anger: Christian, Jewish, and Islamic blasphemy and attendant emotions

Bin Xu (Emory University/Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin)
When the state cries and when it doesn‘t: politics of sentiments in disasters

Annelie Drakman (Stockholm University)
Joy in science: analysing positive emotions in self-descriptions by Nobel laureates in physics

05.12.2023  - online
Nicolas Delalande (Sciences Po Paris)
The moral economy of transnational solidarity: emotions, money, and reciprocity between European workers

Fabian Weber (Institute for the History of the German Jews)
Compassion mobilised: emotional agitation against Kosher Slaughter and „Jewish Cruelty“

09.01.2024 - online
Zhaokun Xin (University of Manchester)
Patience and transcendence: anger in deliverance plays of Late Imperial China

Hervé Mazurel (University of Burgundy)
The psyche and the social-historical: “Troubles d’époque et sensibilités collectives” (19th-21st century)

Katherine Ibbett (University of Oxford)
Jaques Cartier: empire, emotion, translation

Kim Siebenhüner (Friedrich Schiller University Jena)
Remorse: from Inquisition to emotion research?

Claudia Verhoeven (Cornell University/Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin)
„The Love and Terror Cult“: a revolutionary history of the Manson family

Bettina Hitzer (Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg)
All about love? The history of child adooption in West Germany

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