Anxiety Culture

An International and Interdisciplinary Research Project

Report on the Conference “Varieties of Anxiety. A Global Perspective” at NYU

“Varieties of Anxiety. A Global Perspective” New York University, December 10th and 11th, 2019 The lastest conference around the topic of anxiety took place in New York City on December 10th and 11th, 2019. Some of our project members from both sides of the Atlantic Ocean met at New York University to discuss the different…
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“Von der ‘German Angst’ zur ‘écoanxiété’: Angstkulturen interdisziplinär und global” – Series of lectures on Anxiety Culture at Kiel University:

This winter semester, a series of lectures on Anxiety Culture will be hosted at Kiel University as part of Prof. Ulrich Hoinkes’s research colloquium. The talks, offered by several of our project members in German and in English, cover a wide range of topics: climate change, populism in politics, globalization, migration, education, literature… Anyone interested…
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The German scientific journal DUZ interviewing Prof. Hoinkes on the Anxiety Culture Project

The DUZ, the German University Magazine for Scientific Research and Social Transfer, published an interview with Prof. Hoinkes on the Anxiety Culture Project. Take a look at the article in the DUZ issue of Sept. 2019. [in German] The YouTube link at the end of this article refers to an online interview with Prof. Ulrich…
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Prof. Ulrich Hoinkes interviewed on the AC Project by NDR Info

On September 5th 2019, the annual study on fear (German Angst) was published by R+V Versicherung in Berlin. The Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR Info, the public broadcaster of Northern Germany) reported about it and took the opportunity to interview Prof. Ulrich Hoinkes about the Anxiety Culture project. [in German],audio557824.html

Deutschlandfunk podcast featuring the Anxiety Culture Project

The German National Broadcasting Corporation (Deutschlandfunk) published a podcast and written report, illustrated with examples and quotes from experts in the AC Project, giving some essential details about the special interest and topics of our collaborative work. We are happy to share this link with you. [in German]

“Kultur der Angst”: the Anxiety Culture Project made known by the North German press

The publishing group sh:z, which covers the whole area of the German State of Schleswig-Holstein, issues a special feature on the Anxiety Culture Project in its weekend magazine of August 17th, 2019. [in German]

Press Interview on Anxiety Culture with Prof. Ulrich Hoinkes

Newspaper article in the Kieler Nachrichten, published on August 7th, 2019. You can read it here: [in German]

Report on the 26th International Conference of Europeanists, June 20-22, 2019

26th International Conference of Europeanists, June 20-22, 2019Universidad Carlos III de MadridOrganized by the Council for European Studies Panel: Community and belonging: What makes us stick together (and drift apart) in an Anxiety Culture From a modern European point of view, communities are a reality, or at least a discursive topic operating on very different…
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Anxiety Culture: Beyond Fear

Working Conference of the Anxiety Culture Project May 26th – 29th, 2019Venue: Seminarzentrum Gut Siggen. In collaboration with the Center on Humanities in Education, organized by Prof. Ulrich Hoinkes (Kiel University) Programme Sunday, May 26th 3:30 pm Welcome Address Ulrich Hoinkes, Project Founder at Kiel University Presentation of the Anxiety Culture Project: Concepts and Research Foci Karen Struve,…
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Living and Learning in a World of Anxieties

International Conference and Workshop of the Anxiety Culture Project’s Profile and Research Strategy November 15th – 17th, 2018Venue: Kiel University – Leibnizstraße 1, room 106b. Organized by the Center on Humanities in Education, Prof. Ulrich Hoinkes (Kiel University) all fotos ©Iris Peters In June 2015, a group of scholars from Columbia University were invited to Kiel…
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