Program for the 20th International Conference of Conceptual History

The conference takes place September 21-23.

This program is an overview of parallel sessions and keynotes at the conference. Please note that the program may still be subject to change.

Detailed version of the program.

More information on the venues.

Book of abstracts for the panels.

Thur. Sept. 21 - The House of Literature/Litteraturhuset

Time: Session: Title: Room:


Registration Henrik Wergeland  
09:45-10:00 Welcome Henrik Wergeland
10:00-11:15 Open keynote 1

Banu Subramaniam

Like a Tumbleweed in Eden: The Diasporic Lives of Concepts

Henrik Wergeland
11:15-11:30 Break
11:30-13:15 1. Parallel sessions Panel 1: Making Politics Conceptual Henrik Wergeland
Panel 2: Constructing National and Regional Identities: Reinterpreting Modernity


Amalie Skram
Panel 3: Emotion Concepts in Images, Words and Sounds Kjelleren
13:15-14:15 Lunch Amalie Skram
14:15-16:00 2. Parallel sessions Panel 4: International Politics through Discourse Amalie Skram
Panel 5: Concepts of Civilisation in Modernity outside the West Nedjma
Panel 6: Concepts of Modernity in the Ottoman and Arab World Kjelleren
16:00-17:00 Break
17:00-18:15 Open keynote 2

Frederic C. Schaffer

"Democracy" in the World

Henrik Wergeland
18:15-18:30 Break
18:30-20:00  Reception and booklaunch Amalie Skram

Fri. Sept. 22 - The Georg Sverdrup Building

Time: Session: Title: Room:
09:00-09:30 Coffee
09:30-11:15 3. Parallel sessions

Panel 7: The History of Atheism and Secularism:

Concepts and Contexts 

 Auditorum 2

Panel 8: International Relations:

Discipline, Concepts and Theory 

Undervisningsrom 1
Panel 9: Theories of  Economics, Ownership and Consumption Undervisningsrom 2
Panel 10: Concepts in Ideology Undervisningsrom 3
11:15-11:30 Break   
11:30-12:45 Keynote 3

Avner Wishnitzer

Modern Times in the Ottoman Empire 

Auditorium 1
12:45-13:45 Lunch     
4. Parallel sessions Panel 11: Democracy, Human Rights and Peace: Contested Concepts in World Politics Auditorium 2
Panel 12: Hegelian Perspectives and Isms of the Future and the Past   Undervisningsrom 1
Panel 13: Technology, Humanity, Occupation and Alienation   Undervisningsrom 2
Panel 14: Structures of Knowledge: Archival, Theatrical, Oriental and Cultivated   Undervisningsrom 3
15:30-18:00 Business Meetings - Concepta, Berghahn Books Series, Contributions to the History of Concepts Undervisningsrom 1,2,3 


Conference dinner Olympen Restaurant, Grønlandsleiret 15

Sat. Sept. 23 - The Georg Sverdrup Building

Time: Session: Title:   Room:
09:00-09:30 Coffee     
09:30-11:00 5. Parallel sessions Panel 15: Quantitative Approaches to Temporality and Spatiality     Auditorium 2
Panel 16: Emotions: From Philosophy to Politics    Undervisningsrom 1
Panel 17: Politics and Democracy in Finland and Sweden    Undervisningsrom 2
Panel 18: Concepts of Community in the Ottoman Empire    Undervisningsrom 3
11:00-11:15 Break     
11:15-13:00 6. Parallel sessions Panel 19: Methods in Text Analysis    Auditorium 2
Panel 20: Words in Space, Matter and Temporality    Undervisningsrom 1
Panel 21: On Conceptual History and Koselleck     Undervisningsrom 2
Panel 22: Ottoman Temporal Concepts    Undervisningsrom 3
13:00-13:45 Lunch     
13:45-14:45 Roundtable The Pasts and the Futures of Conceptual History with Ernst Müller and Falko Schmieder Auditorium 1
14:45-15:00 Break     
15:00-16:30 7. Parallel sessions Panel 23: Quantitative Methods in Historical Research    Auditorium 2
Panel 24: Race, Sex and the Genius: Products of History?    
Undervisningsrom 1
16:30-16:45 Break     
16:45-18:00 Vote of Thanks and HCG General Assembly     Auditorium 1
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