European Conceptual History Series

Book launch event 17 August

The transformation of social and political concepts is central to understanding the histories of societies. The European Conceptual History Series at Berghahn Books focuses on the notable values and terminology that have developed throughout European history, exploring key concepts such as parliamentarianism, democracy, civilization, and liberalism to illuminate a vocabulary that has helped to shape the modern world. The event presents the first four books to appear in the series. The event is on Friday 17 August 2018, 4.15–6 pm, University Main building (Unioninkatu 34), Auditorium IV.

European Conceptual History Series

Book launch of four books in the series

 

Friday 17 August 2018, 4.15–6 pm
University Main building (Unioninkatu 34), Auditorium IV

The transformation of social and political concepts is central to understanding the histories of societies. The European Conceptual History Series at Berghahn Books focuses on the notable values and terminology that have developed throughout European history, exploring key concepts such as parliamentarianism, democracy, civilization, and liberalism to illuminate a vocabulary that has helped to shape the modern world. The event presents the first four books to appear in the series. The event is open to all interested.

Program

Henrik Stenius, From idea to the First Five Books, 4.15–4.30
Kari Palonen, Conceptual History in the European Space, 4.30–4.45
Pasi Ihalainen, Parliament and Parliamentarism, 4.45–5.00
Marja Jalava, European Regions and Boundaries, 5.00–5.15
Jussi Kurunmäki, Democracy in Modern Europe, 5.15–5.30

Refreshments and discussion, 5.30–6.00

For more information and table of contents see:https://www.berghahnbooks.com/series/european-conceptual-history