Workshop: “Temporal Comparisons as Valuation Tools: Historical Semantics and Beyond”, Bielefeld University, 5-6 diciembre 2019

TEMPORAL COMPARISONS AS VALUATION TOOLS: HISTORICAL SEMANTICS AND BEYOND

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PROGRAM

Wednesday, 05.12.2018 (X-A2-103)

16.00. Registration & coffee

16.30. Willibald Steinmetz (Bielefeld University, Germany):

Historical Semantics of Temporal Comparisons: A Short Introduction

17.00. François Hartog (EHESS, France):

From Parallel to Comparison (18th – 19th centuries)

18.00. Reception (XA2-103)

Thursday, 06.12.2018 (X-A2-103)

9.00. Coffee

9.30. Anna Karla (University of Köln, Germany):

Temporalities, architecture, and politics: “Reconstruction“ in Europe after World War I

10.15. Javier Fernández Sebastián (University of the Basque Country, Spain):

Waving the Historians’ Wand. Comparisons and Parallels in the Writing of History

11.00-11.15. Coffee break

11.15. Zoltán Boldizsár Simon (Bielefeld University, Germany):

Domesticating Novelty through History

12.00. Michael Götzelmann (Bielefeld University, Germany):

Stitching Time / Space: Towards the Functions of Temporal Comparisons in Utopias and Dystopias  

12.45 -14.00. Lunch

14.00. Jussi Kurunmäki (University of South Stockholm, Sweden) /Jani Marjanen (University of Helsinki, Finland):

How temporal comparisons shape political language in early nineteenth-century Finland

14.45. Kirill Postoutenko & Olga Sabelfeld (Bielefeld University, Germany):

Post-War Consensus in British Parliament (1945-1959) through the Prism of Temporal Comparisons

15.30-15.45. Coffee break

15:45. Final discussion