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Academic Culture And International Relations – A Transatlantic Perspective

Internationale Tagung unter Leitung von Dr. Charlotte Lerg (LMU).

11.05.2012 – 12.05.2012

The cultural and social standing of universities make them a stage for political activity that reaches well beyond debates on funding and curricula. The conference intends to explore the various ways in which this potential was – and indeed still is – used for the benefit of international relations. The transatlantic perspective in particular affords a plethora of vantage points to tackle the overarching questions. The conference will shed light on examples from various European countries in their relations to the United States and brings together scholars of different backgrounds to discuss the connection of academic culture and international relations as a unifying canvas of their multifaceted research interests.

Teilnehmer sind u.a.: Kenneth Bertrams (Brüssel), Isabella Löhr (Heidelberg), Andrea Mariuzzo (Turin/Cornell), Whitney Walton (Purdue).

Abendvortrag am 11. Mai 2012 um 19 Uhr s.t.:

Prof. Konrad H. Jarausch – "Contemporary History in Transatlantic Perspective: The American-German Dialogue about Vergangenheitsbewältigung"

Konrad H. Jarausch ist Lurcy Professor of European Civilization an der University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill und derzeit Visiting Fellow am CAS.