Call for Helsinki Summer School in Conceptual History: Programme

Introduction to Conceptual History, Helsinki Summer School, 8 – 19 August 2016

Programme

 

Monday 8 August

10:00-10:15: Opening Remarks by Professor Martin Burke, City University of New York

10:15-12:00: Postdoc researcher Jani Marjanen, University of Helsinki

Introduction to Conceptual History: Concepts in Use and Concepts in Contexts

12:00-13:00 Lunch Break

13:00-15:00: Professor Martin Burke

The History of Concepts and the Cambridge School

15:00–15:30: Coffee

15:30–17:00: Professor Martin Burke

The History of Concepts Today

 

Tuesday 9 August

10:00-12:00: Associate Professor Niklas Olsen

Reinhart Koselleck and German Postwar Historiography

12:00-13:00 Lunch Break

13:00-15:00: Professor Kari Palonen
Rhetoric and Conceptual Change

15:00-15:30: Break

15:30-17:00: Student presentations of work in progress I (comments by Marjanen and Olsen)

 

Wednesday 10 August

10:00-12:00: Postdoc researcher Ainur Elmgren

Studying the Concept of Populism from a Conceptual History Perspective

12:00-13:00 Lunch Break

13:00-15:00: Student presentations of work in progress II (commented by Burke and Strang), 4 papers

15:00-15:30: Break

15:30-17:00: Associate Professor Niklas Olsen, University of Copenhagen

The Consumer Sovereign in Twentieth Century Liberal Thought

 

Thursday 11 August

10:00-12:00: Postdoc researcher Anna Björk

The Concept of Citizenship: Contemporary Perspectives

12:00-13:00 Lunch Break

13:00-15:00: Student presentations of work in progress III (comments by Wiesner and Burke), 4 papers

15:00-15:30: Break

15:30-17:00: Professor Claudia Wiesner, Universität Darmstadt / Univeristy of Jyväskylä

Key Political Concepts and Their Contestedness

 

 

Friday 12 August

10:00-12:00: Professor Kari Palonen, University of Jyväskylä

Concepts of Parliament

12:00-13:00 Lunch Break

13:00-14:30: Professor Claudia Wiesner, Universität Darmstadt / Univeristy of Jyväskylä

EU Politics and Conceptual Change

14:30-15:00: Break

15:00-16:30: Professor Margrit Pernau, Max Planck Institute for Human Development

Civilizing Emotions: Taking Conceptual History beyond National and Linguistic Borders

 

Monday 15 August

10:00-12:00: Vice Dean Jan Ifversen

New Challenges to Conceptual History

12:00-13:00 Lunch Break

13:00-14:00: Student presentations of work in progress IV (commented by Ifversen) 3 presentations

14:00-14:30: Break

14:30-16:30: Professor Margrit Pernau, Max Planck Institute for Human Development
Emotional Translations: Taking Conceptual History beyond Language

 

Tuesday 16 August

10:00-12:00: Vice Dean Jan Ifversen
Conceptual History and Discourse Analysis

12:00-13:00 Lunch Break

13:00-15:00: Professor Martin Burke Histories of Concepts and Histories of Print Culture

15:00-15:30: Break

15:30-17:00: Postdoc Sinai Rusinek, Van Leer Institute, Jerusalem

Conceptual History and Digital Humanities

 

Wednesday 17 August

10:00-12:00: Johan Strang, University of Helsinki

The Rhetoric of Nordicness (Adjective History and Conceptual History)

12:00-13:00 Lunch Break

13:00-15:00: Student presentations of work in progressIV (commented by Strang and Burke) 4 presentations

15:00-15:30: Break

15:30-17:00: Student presentations of work in progress VI (commented by Rusinek and Marjanen) 3 presentations

 

Thursday 18 August

10:00-12:00: Associate Professor Johan Strang, University of Helsinki

The Concept of Human Rights in Postwar Nordic Politics

12:00-13:00 Lunch Break

13:00-15:00: Student presentations of work in progress VII (commented by Evgeny Roshchin) 4 presentations

15:00-15:30: Break

15:30-17:00: Postdoc researcher Jani Marjanen, University of Helsinki

The Political Rhetoric of Isms (Conceptual History and Suffix History)

 

Friday 19 August

10:00-12:00: Postdoc researcher Anthoula Malkopoulou, Uppsala University

Conceptual History and Democratic Theory

12:00-13:00 Lunch Break

13:00-15:00: Postdoc Evgeny Roshchin, Ranepa University, St. Petersburg

World Politics and the History of Concepts

15:00-15:30: Break

15:30-17:00: Professor Martin Burke

Concluding comments and discussion

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