Forum IV: Enlightenment and the Modern Age

Date: November 17th, 2011, 9.15 am to 12 am
How has the Enlightenment in China and Europe shaped our modern societies? In this forum the major changes that the Enlightenment brought about, including both positive and negative impacts, will be discussed.

Programme

Speeches

Professor Gan Yang, Dean of Institute for Advanced Studies in Humanities, Sun Yat-sen University, China

Professor Wolf Lepenies, Institute for Advanced Study Berlin, Cultural Sociology and Historical Anthropology, Freie Universität Berlin

Panel discussion

Chair:

Chen Lusheng, Vice Director, National Museum of China

Michael Kahn-Ackermann, Former Regional Director Goethe-Institut China, Senior Advisor to the Confucius Institute

Panel discussion with:

Professor Gan Yang, Dean of Institute for Advanced Studies in Humanities, Sun Yat-sen University, China

Professor Wolf Lepenies, Institute for Advanced Study Berlin, Cultural Sociology and Historical Anthropology, Freie Universität Berlin

Professor Hans-Jürgen Lüsebrink, Chair of Romance Cultural Studies and Intercultural Communication at the University of Saarbrücken

Professor Hans Feger, Institute for Philosophy and Institute for German and Dutch Philology, Freie Universität Berlin

Professor Huang Ping, Institute of American Studies,
Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

Professor Zhao Tingyang, Institute of Philosophy, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

Contact

Stiftung Mercator
Huyssenalle 46
D-45128 Essen
Germany

Tel.: +49 (0)201-24522-0
Fax: +49 (0)201-24522-44

dialog@stiftung-mercator.de
www.stiftung-mercator.de

Programme

The following Dialogues took place in the National Museum of China from spring 2011 to spring 2012. more

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