„We Stand with CEU: New Directions in History” seminar series hosted by Oxford and Cambridge

April 27, 2017

Oxford and Cambridge Universities generously offered to organize a series of three seminars entitled „We Stand with CEU: New Directions in History”. The organizers are the two Regius Professors of history: Lyndal Roper at Oxford and Christopher Clark at Cambridge. These seminars are intended not only to show admirable collegial solidarity but to give greater exposure to and convey a closer appreciation of history at CEU.

We Stand with CEU: New Directions in History

Cambridge-CEU-Oxford Seminar

Programme

ROUND I

HISTORIES OF FORMAL KNOWLEDGE

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 15:00—17:00 │ CAMBRIDGE, Little Hall, Sidgwick Site

Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 14:00—16:00 │ OXFORD, Mathematical Institute lecture theatre

Presentation #1

Presenter: Emese Lafferton, Assistant professor, Department of History, CEU

Title: Difference, division and degeneration: The history of racial sciences in Hungary around 1900

Presentation #2

Presenter: Carsten Wilke, Associate Professor, Department of History, CEU

Title: The academic turn in Jewish religious scholarship: Individual and institutional paths to cultural hybridity in Central Europe

Presentation #3

Presenter: Ahmet Bilaloglu, Doctoral student, Department of History, CEU

Title:Trans-Imperial networks of knowledge production and technology transfer: The case of Yirmisekiz-zade Mehmet Said (d. 1761) and his network

ROUND II

BEYOND ENTANGLEMENT: CRITITICAL APPROACHES TO A RECENT TREND

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 15:00—17:00 │ CAMBRIDGE, Lecture Room 4, Mill Lane

Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 14:00—16:00 │ OXFORD, Mathematical Institute lecture theatre

Presentation # 1

Presenter: Nadia Al-Bagdadi, Professor, Department of History and Director, Institute for Advanced Study, CEU

Title:Beyond antinomies: Reappraising Arab modernity

Presentation #2

Presenter: Balázs Trencsényi, Professor, Department of History, CEU

Title:Negotiating political modernity in the ‘peripheries’: The case of east-central Europe

Presentation #3

Presenter: Jan Hennings, Assistant Professor, Department of History, CEU

Title:Centres beyond the periphery: Peter Tolstoi and the first Russian resident embassy in Istanbul, or, the biography of an office

Presentation #4

Presenter: Aziz Al-Azmeh, University Professor, Department of History, CEU

Title:Temporal imbrications: continuities across discontinuous structures in Europe and the Middle East

ROUND III

VARIETIES OF HISTORY

June 14-15, 2017

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 15:00—17:00 │ CAMBRIDGE, Runcie Lecture Theatre, Divinity Faculty

Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 16:00—18:00 │ OXFORD, Worcester College auditorium

Presentation #1

Presenter: Matthias Riedl, Associate Professor and Head of Department, Department of History, CEU

Title:Thomas Müntzer and the origins of revolutionary thought

Presentation #2

Presenter: Constantin Iordachi, Professor, Department of History, CEU

Title:From interwar ultra-nationalism to ‘The New Nationalism.’ The post-1918 and post-1989 eras in comparison

Presentation #3

Presenter: Alexandra Medzibrodszky, Doctoral student, Department of History, CEU

Title:Friend or foe: Christianity and revolution in late imperial Russia

Presentation #4

Presenter: Adela Hincu, Doctoral student, Department of History, CEU

With the generous support of Cambridge and Oxford Colleges and Faculties

Title:  Collectivism, agency and ‘the social’ in late socialist Romania

 

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