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The events will take place at SCAS in Linneanum, Thunbergsvägen 2, Uppsala, unless otherwise indicated.
The programme is subject to change.

If you are interested in receiving information about our events electronically, please contact: info@swedishcollegium.se

Upcoming Events 2014

3 June, 11:00 a.m.
Marco Caboara, Bernhard Karlgren Fellow, SCAS. Visiting Fellow, International Consortium for Research in the Humanities, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Prodigy and Expiation: Public Religion as Seen in Chinese 4th Century BCE Manuscript Texts
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5 June, 4:15 p.m. CANCELLED
Zhang Pei, Bernhard Karlgren Fellow, SCAS. Associate Professor of Comparative Literature, Peking University
Wang Tong: An Early 7th Century Confucian Hermit

Previous Events 2014

6 February, 11:00 a.m. NEW TIME
Poul Holm, EURIAS Fellow, SCAS. Trinity Long Room Hub Professor of Humanities, Trinity College, Dublin
Baltic Fisheries, c. 1000–1600
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18 February, 11:00 a.m. NEW DATE
Petter Johansson, Pro Futura Scientia Fellow, SCAS. Researcher and Lecturer in Cognitive Science, Lund University
Choice Blindness as an Instrument to Study Self-knowledge and Preference Change
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20 February, 4:15 p.m.
Anthony Lappin, Professor of Spanish, National University of Ireland, Maynooth
The Early Eighth-Century Fall of Hispania: Close Reading of a Corrupt Textual Tradition
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3 March, 7:15 p.m. CONCERT
An Evening of Chamber Music
Works by John Dowland, Anders Hillborg, and Rudolf Matz will be performed by soprano saxophonist Theo Hillborg and the cello quartet Quattro Ragazzi: Josef Alin, Béla Beer, Filip Graden, Fred Lindberg
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6 March, 11:00 a.m.
Dan Michman, Head, International Institute for Holocaust Research and John Najmann Chair of Holocaust Studies, Yad Vashem, Jerusalem. Professor of Modern Jewish History, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan
Between History, Memory and Politics: The Holocaust as a Challenge for Professional Historiography
In collaboration with Hugo Valentin Centre, Uppsala University
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11 March, 11:00 a.m.
Gian Vittorio Caprara, Fellow, SCAS. Professor of Psychology, Sapienza University of Rome
Personalizing Politics
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13 March, 4:15 p.m.
Julie Hardwick, Professor of History, University of Texas at Austin
Sex and the Early Modern City: Historicizing Gender and Sexuality in Early Modern France
In collaboration with Department of History, Uppsala University
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18 March, 11:00 a.m.
Jari Kaukua, Erik Allardt Fellow, SCAS. Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Jyväskylä
Self-Awareness in Islamic Philosophy
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27 March, 4:15 p.m.
Pärtel Piirimäe, Pro Futura Scientia Fellow, SCAS. Associate Professor of History, University of Tartu
The Transformations of ’the Baltic’: Constructing Regions in the Baltic Sea Area
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1 April, 11:00 a.m.
Mirja Hartimo, Erik Allardt Fellow, SCAS. Docent, Theoretical Philosophy, University of Tampere and University of Helsinki
The Phenomenology of Sciences and Humanities
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9 April, 6:15 p.m.
Michael Yonan, Fellow, SCAS. Professor of Art History, University of Missouri, Columbia
Lace for the Dress of an Empress: Maria Theresa’s Artistic Networks
In collaboration with Uppsala Interdisciplinary Seminar in Eighteenth-Century Studies and Department of Art History, Uppsala University
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7 May, 6:15 p.m.
Pierre Briant, Professor of History and Civilisation of the Achaemenid World and of the Empire of Alexander, Collège de France, Paris
Images of Alexander the Great in Europe in the Long Eighteenth Century
In collaboration with Uppsala Interdisciplinary Seminar in Eighteenth-Century Studies, and the Seminar Series of the Section for Rhetoric and for Greek and Byzantine Studies respectively, Uppsala University
The seminar will be followed by a reception. Please register by sending an email to rsvp@swedishcollegium.se no later than 5 May.
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The Arts of Imperial Portraiture and the Cultural Construal of the Self
Lothar von Falkenhausen, Christoph Harbsmeier, David Konstan, Christoph König, Lothar Ledderose, Michael J. Puett, Richard Vinograd
This is an event of the Bernhard Karlgren Programme.
By invitation or request only
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15 May, 4:15 p.m.
David Konstan, Professor of Classics, New York University
When Rulers Become Gods: Art and the Construction of the Imperial Self
This is an event of the Bernhard Karlgren Programme.
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20 May, 11:00 a.m.
Maris Gillette, EURIAS Fellow, SCAS. Professor of Anthropology, Haverford College, PA
Museums, Authenticity, and Jingdezhen Porcelain: Jingdezhen in a Global Value-Producing System
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21 - 23 May. WORKSHOP
Sharing Bodies Within and Across Borders
Simone Bateman, Leonardo De Castro, Erica Haimes, Susanne Lundin, Erik Malmqvist, Donna McCormack, Joseph Millum, Silke Schicktanz, Lesley A. Sharp, Fredrik Svenaeus, Sarah Toledano, Kristin Zeiler
By invitation or request only
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21 May, 6:15 p.m.
Lesley A. Sharp, Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Anthropology, Barnard College, and Senior Research Scientist in Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York City, NY
Moral Boundaries of Human/Animal Relations in Highly Experimental Science
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Andrew W. Mellon Observatory of the New Human Condition in the Age of Global Change
By invitation only

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Spring 2011 programme

Autumn 2010 programme

Spring 2010 programme