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Historians and the Future

Jürgen Kocka
Freie Universität Berlin

The 1st Wittrock Lecture,
15 February, 2019

The Future of the World: Futurology, Futurists and
the Struggle for the Post
Cold War Imagination

Jenny Andersson
SCAS & Max Planck Sciences
Po Center on Coping with
Instability in Market Societies
(MaxPo), Sciences Po, Paris

Seminar, 5 February, 2019

Setting the Table:
How Capital Transformed
Russia’s Food System

Susanne A. Wengle
SCAS & University of Notre Dame

Seminar, 29 January, 2019

The Early Baltic Pantheon

Jenny Larsson
SCAS & Stockholm University

Seminar, 6 November, 2018.

The Economy of Promises:
Trust and Credit in the United
States of America

Bruce G. Carruthers
SCAS & Northwestern University, Evanston

Seminar, 23 October, 2018

The History of 10%:
Measures of Sexual Behavior
and the Gay Rights Movement
in the U.S.

Wendy N. Espeland
SCAS & Northwestern University, Evanston

Seminar, 25 September, 2018

The Effects of Sexual Selection
on Origin of Species

Maria Servedio
SCAS & University of North
Carolina at Chapel Hill

Seminar, 24 April, 2018

How to Write the History of Philanthropy in General, and
of the Ford Foundation in
Particular

Sir David Cannadine
SCAS & Princeton University

Lecture, 19 April, 2018

Written Constitutions as Print

Linda Colley
SCAS & Princeton University

Lecture, 8 March, 2018

Capitalism and Its Critics:
A Long-term View

Jürgen Kocka
SCAS & Freie Universität Berlin

Lecture, 1 February, 2018

Transnational Cultural Exchange and Globalization

Johan Heilbron
Centre européen de sociologie et
de science politique de la Sorbonne (CESSP), Paris & Erasmus Univer-
sity, Rotterdam

Seminar, 25 January, 2018

The Institutionalization of American Universities as Organizational Actors: Will
This Model Globalize?

Francisco O. Ramirez
SCAS & Stanford University

Seminar, 14 November, 2017

Science Studies Without
Relativism

Anandi Hattiangadi
SCAS & Stockholm University

Seminar, 3 October, 2017

The Moral Sciences in 19th Century Cambridge

Keith Tribe
SCAS & Independent Scholar

Seminar, 26 September, 2017

Scholarship and Freedom

Geoffrey Harpham
Duke University, Durham &
National Humanities Center,
Research Triangle Park, NC

Lecture,
14 September, 2017

The Beginning of the Century:
A Reconsideration of the 20th Century in Chinese/Global
History

Wang Hui
SCAS & Institute for Advanced
Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences, Tsinghua University,
Beijing

Lecture, 18 May, 2017

The Distinctive Pattern of
Revolution in the
Islamicate Civilization

Saïd Amir Arjomand
State University of New York
at Stony Brook

Lecture, 18 May, 2017

Gaston Bachelard and the
Hands of Albert Flocon

Hans-Jörg Rheinberger
SCAS, Max-Planck-Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte, Berlin
& Technische Universität Berlin

Lecture, 11 May, 2017

Hyperborea between Cult and
Song: Theologies of Space in Archaic Greece

Renaud Gagné
SCAS & University of Cambridge
Lecture, 30 March, 2017

Kelainai - Apameia Kibotos:
The Results of Researches
in South Phrygia

Askold Ivantchik
Université de Bordeaux 3, Moscow State University & Russian Aca-
demy of Sciences, Moscow

Seminar, 29 March, 2017

Holocaust Denial in the
Courtroom: The Historian
as Expert Witness

Christopher R. Browning
University of North Carolina at
Chapel Hill

Seminar, 15 March, 2017

Queen Lovisa Ulrika of Sweden
and Eighteenth-Century Politics

Elise Dermineur
SCAS & Umeå University

Seminar, 7 December, 2016

Clifford Geertz’s World

Joel Isaac
SCAS & University of Cambridge

Lecture, 17 November, 2016

Sin: The Prehistory

David Konstan
SCAS & New York University

Lecture, 14 October, 2016

Carl Peter Thunberg,
Japan och Linneanum

Marie-Christine Skuncke
Uppsala University

Lecture, 10 September, 2016

A Very Queer Family Indeed:
Writing and Sexuality in
Nineteenth-Century England

Simon Goldhill
University of Cambridge

Lecture, 22 September, 2016

On Norms and Facts of
Reasoning

Hans Rott
Universität Regensburg

Lecture, 9 September, 2016

Religion in Modern Britain: Revisiting a Research Site

Grace Davie
University of Exeter

Seminar, 17 March, 2016

The Modern Communications Environment: An Evolutionary Perspective

Merlin Donald
SCAS & Queen’s University,
Kingston, ON

Lecture, 18 February, 2016

Traditional China: ‘Supersti-
tious’ or ‘Rational’? Another
View of Cross-cultural Master
Narratives

Michael Lackner
SCAS & Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

Lecture, 28 January, 2016

Choreographed Diplomacy:
The German-Israeli Encounter
in Luxembourg 1952

Dan Diner
SCAS & the Hebrew University
of Jerusalem

Seminar, 1 October, 2015

Houses of Refuge and Entertainment: The Develop-
ment of Institutes for Advanced Study and Their Role in Contemporary Academia

Peter Goddard
Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton

Lecture, 17 September, 2015

Translating and Editing ”Unfinished” Writings:
August Strindberg’s Diaries
and Letters

Elena Balzamo
SCAS & Literary Scholar and Translator, Paris

Seminar, 10 February, 2015

Decomposing a ‘Great Narrative’. The Exodus: The Context and Background of the National
Myth of Ancient Israel

Jan Retsö
SCAS & University of Gothenburg

Seminar, 11 March, 2015

Can You Trust a Text You Read/Interpret? Case in Point: Strindberg’s Inferno and
Legender in Samlade Skrifter
and Samlade Verk, a Text
Critical Comparison

Ann-Charlotte Gavel Adams
SCAS & University of Washington, Seattle.

Seminar, 3 February, 2015

To Edit Strindberg Again: On
the National Edition of August Strindberg’s Collected Works

Gunnel Engwall
SCAS & Stockholm University

Seminar, 29 January, 2015

From Values to Probabilities

Wlodek Rabinowicz
SCAS, Lund University &
London School of Economics
and Political Science

Seminar, 4 December, 2014

Linguistics and Normativity

John Broome
SCAS, University of Oxford &
Australian National University,
Canberra

Seminar, 16 October, 2014