Lecture: Prof. Dr. Lim Jie-Hyun: „Victimhood Nationalism: Global History and Memory“

Kulturwissenschaftliches Zentrum, KWZ 0.610 Heinrich-Düker-Weg 14, Göttingen, Deutschland

Abstract: My work “victimhood nationalism” aims to illustrate competing memories of victimhood in the postwar Vergangenheitsbewältigung in the global memory space. I try to make a critical inquiry of the global memory formation with a focus on victimhood memories. The historical space in this study is not an individual nation but an intersection of the […]

Lecture Prof. David Ownby (Université of Montréal): „A China We Can Talk To?“

Kulturwissenschaftliches Zentrum, KWZ 0.602 Heinrich-Düker-Weg 14, Göttingen

Talk summary: For the past decade or so, in his Reading the China Dream project, David Ownby has been reading and translating the work of Chinese intellectuals who publish in China and in Chinese, not dissidents, but not Party propagandists either. These intellectuals inhabit a world parallel to and at the mercy of the world […]