1 to 3 March 2023: Veit Ludwig von Seckendorff. Politics, Scholarship and Nobility in the 17th Century
Wednesday, 1 March to Friday, 3 March 2023 International conference Veit Ludwig von Seckendorff. Politics, Scholarship and Nobility in the 17th Century Chair: Jacob Schilling, M.A. (Halle) and PD Dr. Monika Müller (Gotha Department) Organiser: Gotha Research Library Venue: Duke Ernest Cabinet
24 to 25 November 2022: International Conference on Cartographies of Asia
The conference "Mapping Asia: Cartography and the Construction of Territoriality" will take place at the Centre for Transcultural Studies in November 2022. It is part of the project "Cartographies of Africa and Asia (1800-1945). A Digitisation Project for the Perthes Collection Gotha" (KarAfAs). The call for papers is currently open. The deadline for submissions is the 17th of April 2022.
23 to 25 November 2022: Emil/Emilie: Duke August of Saxe-Gotha - Man of Letters, Art Connoisseur and Transgender Provocateur
Conference Emil/Emilie: Duke August of Saxe-Gotha - Man of Letters, Art Connoisseur and Transgender Provocateur Lecture hall in the Landschaftshaus, Schlossberg 2 Concept and direction: Prof. Dr. Martin Mulsow (Gotha Research Centre)
Duke August of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (1772-1822) was an unusual prince. The conference will focus on the fluidity of his gender identity, his peculiarities of taste and his unpublished literary activities in a comprehensive reassessment. It will draw, among other things, on the Duke's estate preserved in the Gotha Research Library.
Please note: The lecture is given in German.
25 to 26 May 2022: „A Philosophy of its own?“ Socinianism and Philosophy in the 17th and 18th Century
International Conference Seminar room, Pagenhaus, Friedenstein Castle Conception and direction: Dr. Sascha Salatowsky, Dr. Falk Wunderlich (Halle/Saale)
Socinianism can be described as theological enlightenment avant la lettre. But does this also apply to its philosophy? The international conference explores the characteristics of this philosophy as well as its reception and its underground after-effects in the 17th and 18th centuries.