Contact Information

Concept Africa
Department of World Cultures
P.O. Box 59
Unioninkatu 38 B
00014 University of Helsinki

 

Past Seminars

Past Conferences

Past Workshops

Past seminars


Conceptual History and Global Translations:
The Euro-Asian and African Semantics of the Social and the Economic

A series of seminars organised by the Centre for Nordic Studies and the research project Conceptual History and Global Translations: The Euro-Asian and African Semantics of the Social and the Economic

Convener: Dr Bo Stråth, Professor in Nordic, European and Global History

The colloquium is open for researchers in the field. Registration is however required. Frequent and active participation appreciated.

For more information and registration contact Veera Nisonen, coordinator (tel. +358-40-7382817, veera.nisonen@helsinki.fi)


Seminar Programme for the Spring Term 2008

The seminar assembles in the Russian Room at the Renvall Institute (Unioninkatu 38 A).


Tuesday 4th March

3 pm - 5 pm

The Conceptualisation of the Social in Norden
Pauli Kettunen, University of Helsinki

Cancelled


Tuesday 1st April

3 pm - 6 pm

New Discourses in Contemporary China: The Conceptualisation of the Social
Hailong Tian, University of Lancaster

Abstract (pdf)

Colonial Modernity and the Social in Japan
Mikako Iwatake, University of Helsinki


Tuesday 15th April

3 pm - 5 pm

World Histories and Cosmopolitan Perspectives
Gerard Delanty, University of Sussex

Paper: Cosmopolitan Perspectives on European and Asian Transnationalism
Gerard Delanty and Baogang He
(pdf)


Tuesday 29th Apri
l
3 pm - 5 pm Please note that the time has been changed.

Creating a language for global history - conceptual history's contribution
Margrit Pernau, Max Planck Institute for Human Development

The presentation of Professor Arnason is cancelled.


3.-4.10.2008 Workshop on Conceptual History and Global Translations:
The Euro-Asian and African Semantics of the Social and the Economic


Seminar programme in pdf format

Speakers

Seminar programme autumn 2007