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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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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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Anxiety Culture Project Workshop

Anxiety Culture Project Workshop February 23rd, 2018Interchurch Center, New York City8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. With the aim of exploring specific research areas and opening up our project to broader perspectives, a research workshop took place in New York City. Collaborators from diverse fields and institutions came together to explore the common ground laid at…
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The perception of social threats and crisis in public life and education

International Conference  The perception of social threats and crisis in public life and education Seminarzentrum Gut SiggenJuly 16 – 18, 2017 Report on the International Conference “The Perception of Social Threats and Crisis in Public Life and Education” From July 16th to July 18th, 2017, in the idyllic location of Gut Siggen, an international conference centered on…
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The Discursive Reality of Social Threat Scenarios

Round Table: The Discursive Reality of Social Threat ScenariosInterdisciplinary Workshop at Kiel University  Monday, July 18th 2016, 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 19th 2016 9:00 – 12:00 p.m. “The Discursive Reality of Social Threat Scenarios” is the title of an interdisciplinary roundtable to be held at Kiel University on July 18, 2016. It will bring together…
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Educational Responsibility in Times of Social Crisis

Educational Responsibility in Times of Social Crisis Interdisciplinary Symposium at Kiel University during the Kieler Woche  Thursday, June 23rd 201611.00 a.m. – 6.30 p.m.Venue: Leibnizstraße 1, Room 104All conferences are open to the public. Guests are welcome! There is a political maxim, variously attributed to Winston Churchill, Karl Marx, and current mayor of Chicago Rahm Emanuel: “Never…
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