Place: University of Copenhagen
In recent years, the concept of space has started to regain a central position in historical and literary research.
Evidence of this can be found in the increasing interest in the exploration of the material reality of space, but
also, and perhaps more importantly, in its cultural and communicational construction as a network of
symbols and signs. The effects of such « imagined geographies » are perceivable on different levels and affect
Political Violence in Syria: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives
Thursday 13 September 2018
15:00 Welcoming Remarks
15:10 Keynote: Lisa Wedeen, “On Uncertainty: Fake News, Post-Truth, and the Question of Judgment in Syria”
16:30 Opening panel on new research areas: Fred Lawson, Roschanack Shaery, Uğur Üngör
Friday 14 September 2018 (Location: Drift 21, room Sweelinckzaal)
Time is a corporate asset now. (Delillo, Cosmopolis).
The Forum Transregionale Studien and the Max Weber Stiftung – German Humanities Institutes Abroad in cooperation with the Pacific Regional Office of the German Historical Institute Washington DC (GHI West) at UC Berkeley, The Maria Sibylla Merian Center for Advanced Latin American Studies in the Humanities and Social Sciences (CALAS), and the Institute of European Studies, UC Berkeley, invite scholars with an interest in history from all fields, including history, literary studies, geography, environmental humanities, sociology, political science, anthropology, ethnic studies, economics, or
Panel Discussion with Professor Wael Hallaq on his recent book at LSE, October 4, 2018.
Sponsored by the London Comparative Political Theory Workshop, King's College London and London School of Economics.