Politics, Critique and Representation

Thursday, 16 December 2010, 9:00am - 5:00pm, IWM library

Junior Visiting Fellows’ Conference


9:00 – 11:00 Panel 1: Arts, Politics and Representation
Moderator: Nora Ruck
Anne Dwyer
Between “National Enthusiasm” and “Cultural Cosmopolitanism”:
Russian Formalist Treatments of Empire
Discussant: Katalin Teller, Eötvös-Loránd-University, Budapest
Jan Kuehne
Nathan the Wise and the Fool:
Sammy Gronemann’s Lessing in Israel
Irina Nedeva
Just before the End
The Bulgarian 1968 and Tzvetan
Discussant: Marta Bucholc
11:15 – 12:30 Panel 2: Critique and Responsibility from Kant to the Present
Moderator: Iris Mendel
Mark Pickering
The distinction between representation and object in Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason
Julia Hertlein
Critique in Context
Discussant: Ian Blaustein
13:45-15:15 Panel 3: Towards Modernity: Early Modern Republicanism and Modernizing Empires
Moderator: Patryk Babiracki
Tomasz Gromelski
Obsessed with “Wolno??”:
Freedom in Polish History, Historiography and Modern Political Discourse
Iryna Vushko
Policing the Empire:
Social Control and Austrian Police during the Napoleonic Wars
Discussant: Manuel Tröster
15:30 – 17:00 Panel 4: Empire in Context
Moderator: Sarah Tobin
Olena Palko
The Origins of Ukrainian National Communism
Olga Tyapkina
Small Towns as a Phenomenon of Historical Urbanization in View ?f Foreign Methodological Concepts
Discussant: Iryna Vushko