JVF Conference Papers

The following articles are fruits of a half-year visit to the Institut für die Wissenschaften vom Menschen by ten young scholars from nine countries who work in a wide range of fields. This diversity explains the lack of any very specific theme or topic. Taken as a whole, the journal is better suited to a social sciences polymath than to any academic specialist. Under one set of (virtual) covers one reads about the Russian Orthodox Church’s struggle with modernity, Hannah Arendt’s Socrates, social transformation in South Africa, and post-structuralist historiography, among many other things.

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