Berliner Festspiele & MaerzMusik 2019: Workshop and speech by Dag Herbjørnsrud

The program for MaerzMusik 2019 (March 22-31), Festival for Time issues, as part of the Berliner Festspiele (Berlin Festival), is now official:

The author and historian of ideas Dag Herbjørnsrud, founder of SGOKI, will hold one speech (March 24) and one workshop (March 25).

Speech: March 24 (Sunday), 14:00-18:00.

Venue: Haus der Berliner Festspiele, Berlin

Paper/speech by Dag Herbjørnsrud at the conference «Circluding History II«, as part of «Thinking together»:

«Thinking Together 2019 looks at history and historiography through a politically focused lens of time. In its fifth year of investigation, the Thinking Together Conference scrutinizes common and dogged conceptions of linear time and history in order to disclose their underlying political matrices. What are the variegated politics behind historically contingent philosophies of history? What conceptions of time are they based on? And how do they, in turn, influence views onto the present, the ways of relating to the past and the ability to shape the future? …

Following its speculative trajectories, this conference will investigate and (re)imagine relations to the past, present and future, alternative genealogies, decolonized, global, connected as well as queer histories.»

Participants: Anke Charton (AT)Elizabeth Freeman (USA)Amelia Groom (AU/DE)Dag Herbjørnsrud (NO)Björn Schmelzer (BE)Rolando Vásquez (MX/NL) and others.

Workshop: March 25 (Monday), 10:00-14:00.

Venue:  Haus der Berliner Festspiele, Berlin

Title of workshop with Dag Herbjørnsrud: «Beyond Eurocentrism and Tribal History: Towards Decolonization and Connected Histories»

More info on Herbjørnsrud and the global and comparative history of ideas project:

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