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Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Venue: Karl Jaspers Centre (KJC)
15.00 - 17.30 Registration
   
Venue: Deutsch-Amerikanisches Institut (DAI)
17.40 - 18.30 Registration
18.30 - 20.00 KEYNOTE LECTURE I
  Quentin Skinner (London): "European visions of liberty: a genealogy"
20.00 - 22.00 Reception / Light Snacks
   

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Venue: DAI  
8.30 Registration
9.00 - 10.30 PODIUM DISCUSSION I - CONCEPTUALISING GOVERNANCE
  Chair: Markus Pohlmann (Heidelberg)
  Bo Strath (Florence): "Conceptualising governance: what is wrong with government?"
  Antje Flüchter (Heidelberg): "Conceptualising Indian governance between archetype and antipode: gute policey or oriental despotism"
  Discussant: Thomas Maissen (Heidelberg)
   
10.30 - 11.00 Coffee Break
   
11.00 - 12.30 PODIUM DISCUSSION II - CONCEPTUALISING GOVERNANCE
  Chair: Madeleine Herren-Oesch (Heidelberg)
  Niraja Gopal Jayal (New Delhi): "The governance of the other: how religion frames alienage and citizenship."
  Rudolf Wagner (Heidelberg): "Migrating metaphors of the state. Visual and textual evidence."
  Discussant: Subrata Mitra (Heidelberg)
Venue: KJC  
12.30 - 13.30 Lunch Break
13.30 - 15.00 PANEL SESSION I
13.30 - 15.30 The politics of conceptual change: notions of government, polity, and religion in East Asia´s confrontation with western modernity (Room: Library)
  Chair & Discussant: Joachim Kurtz (Heidelberg)
  Panelists:
  Ulrike Büchsel (Heidelberg): "'Nation' in Qing conservative political thought, 1901-1911"
  Hans Martin Krämer (Bochum): "Conceptual change and the boundaries of historical action: policing 'religion(s)' in Japan, 1600-1900"
  Michael Burtscher (Tokyo / Harvard): "The subject as sovereign: notes on the terminological conception of modernity in modern Japan"
  David Mervart (Heidelberg): "Talking government without saying liberty: a case for counterfactual history of political theory"
   
13.30 - 15.00 Exhibitions - mediating the transcultural flow of art concepts and museum practices (Room 212)
  Chair: Melanie Trede (Heidelberg)
  Discussant: Carla Meyer (Heidelberg)
  Panelists:
  Patrizia Kern (Heidelberg): "Global actors - national museum? The makers and the making of the Istanbul Museum of Modern Art"
  Catherine Bublatzky (Heidelberg): "The display of Indian contemporary art in western museums and the question of 'Othering'."
  Franziska Koch (Heidelberg): "The virtualization of Chinese contemporary art: countering the modernist museum and educating a Chinese internet audience?"
   
13.30 - 15.30 `Governance´ , a transcultural perspective. Insights from the field. (Room 112)
  Chair: Jivanta Schoettli (Heidelberg)
  Panelists:
  Roberta Tontini (Heidelberg): "The juridical language of Islam and its translation in imperial China."
  Matthias Liehr (Heidelberg): "The relationship between environmental governance and civil society in China – A transcultural perspective."
  Markus Pauli (Heidelberg): "Microfinance in India - assessing its impact with the capability approach"
  Mareike Ohlberg (Heidelberg): "The impact of Le Bon and Lippmann on the perception of mass-elite relations in 21st century China."
  Lion Koenig (Heidelberg): "Breaking up the pseudo-community? 'Cultural citizenship' and media empowerment in India: challenges and opportunities."
   
15.00 - 16.00 Coffee Break
15.00 - 16.00 Coffee Break and poster presentations of selected projects from the Cluster of Excellence (hallways)
   
16.00 - 17.30 PANEL SESSION II
  Heidelberg Research Architecture - developing tools for cluster research (Room 212)
  Chair: Joachim Kurtz (Heidelberg)
  Panelists:
  Matthias Arnold, Christoph Bertolo, Eric Decker, Jennifer May, Anna Mündelein, Jens Ostergaard Peterson, Dulip Withanage
17.30 - 18.30 Reception and poster presentations of selected projects from the Cluster of Excellence
18.30 - 20.00 KEYNOTE LECTURE II
  Sobhanlal Datta Gupta (Kolkata): "Marxism, modernity and revolution: the Asian experience."
   

Friday, October 8, 2010

Venue: DAI  
9.00 - 10.30 PODIUM DISCUSSION III - CONCEPTUALISING RELIGIOSITY
  Chair: Rudolf Wagner (Heidelberg)
  Volkhard Krech (Bochum): "How to conceptualise religion and religiosity in a comparative perspective. Some preliminary considerations."
  Joachim Friedrich Quack (Heidelberg): "Importing and exporting gods? On the flow of deities between Eygpt and its neighbouring countries."
  Discussant: Birgit Kellner (Heidelberg)
   
10.30 - 11.00 Coffee Break
   
11.00 - 12.30 PODIUM DISCUSSION IV - CONCEPTUALISING RELIGIOSITY
  Chair: Monica Juneja (Heidelberg)
  Inken Prohl (Heidelberg): "A devastating diagnosis: religion, transreligion, no religion at all? Some further considerations"
  Mark Juergensmeyer (California): "Global rebellions: religious challenges to the secular state"
  Discussant: Ute Huesken (Oslo)
   
12.30 - 14.00 Lunch Break
   
Venue: KJC  
13.30 - 14.00 "Asian Cultures of Learning" - An Initiative of Oslo University: Mette Halskov Hansen & Ute Huesken & Mark Teeuwen (Room 112)
   
14.00 - 15.30 PANEL SESSION III
14.00 - 15.30 Secret intelligence (Room: Library)
  Chair: Sven Externbrink (Marburg/Heidelberg)
  Discussant: Adam Shelley (Cambridge)
  Panelists:
  Tobias Graf (Heidelberg): "Renegades to the Ottoman empire and intelligence, 1580-1610"
  Barend Noordam (Heidelberg): "Military intelligence in early modern Eurasia: the case of the europeans in India and China, 1500-1700"
  Peter I. Trummer (Heidelberg): "East meets West: Sun Tzu and Clausewitz on intelligence"
  Rapporteur: Lina Weber (Heidelberg)
   
14.00 - 15.30 The transfer of ideas. An archaeological perspective. (Room 212)
  Chair: Diamantis Panagiotopoulos (Heidelberg)
  Discussant: Margareta Pavaloi (Heidelberg)
  Panelists:
  Sarah Cappel (Heidelberg): "Lasting impressions. The role of seals and sealings in the transfer of an administrative concept."
  Nicolas Zenzen (Heidelberg): "Hippodamos and Phoenicia. On the relationship between city planning and social order in a transcultural context."
  Svenja Nagel (Heidelberg): "The goddess' new clothes. Conceptualising an 'Eastern' goddess for a 'Western' audience."
   
14.00 - 15.30 The Pre-modern reconsidered (Room 112)
  Chair: Sebastian Meurer (Heidelberg)
  Discussant: Gerrit J. Schenk (Darmstadt)
  Panelists:
  Anna Andreeva (Heidelberg): "Esoteric Kami rituals in premodern Japan: 'country bumpkins' and the quest for sudden enlightenment."
  Dominic Steavu: (Heidelberg): "Divination and meditation in the context of East Asian curative rituals."
   
15.30 - 16.00 Coffee Break
   
16.00 - 17.30 PANEL SESSION IV
   
16.00 - 17.30 Film on the Afghan diaspora in Germany by Deepali Gaur Singh (Heidelberg), followed by discussion (Room 212)
  Discussants:
Alessandro Monsutti (Geneva)
Elisabeth Eide (Oslo)
   
16.00 - 17.30 Governing health in South Asia with European institutions (Room 112)
  Chair: Udo Simon (Heidelberg)
  Discussant: William Sax (Heidelberg)
  Panelists:
  Gabriele Alex: "Primary health centres in South India - transplanting Western ideas of health management and health education to South India."
  Sheela Saravanan (Heidelberg): "Commercial surrogacy in India: objectification of gestational mothers and babies."
  Ananda Samir Chopra (Heidelberg): "Upadeœa to syllabus - traditional Ayurveda and modern medicine in the 2009 syllabus for Ayurvedic undergraduate studies."
   
16.00 - 17.30 The pen and the brush- negotiating concepts of alterity between images and text. (Room: Library)
  Chair: Melanie Trede (Heidelberg)
  Discussant: Monica Juneja (Heidelberg)
  Panelists:
  Nicoletta Fazio (Heidelberg):A ‘transcultural’ community? The monastery, H. 2153 fol. 131b, Topkapı Sarayı Muzesi, Istanbul.”
  Eva Zhang (Heidelberg):’The temple of devils’ - image transfers of religious alterity between early modern East Asia and Europe.”
  Jule Nowoitnick (Heidelberg): “’Then will there arise a new Jenghiz Khan’– Michael Prawdin’s ‘Tschingis-Chan und sein Erbe’ (1938) in the context of Nazi propaganda.”
   
17.30 - 18.30 PLENARY AND ANNOUNCEMENT OF POSTER PRIZE
  Discussants: Niraja Jayal Gopal (New Delhi), David Jacobson (Tampa), Harald Fuess (Heidelberg), Madeleine Herren-Oesch (Heidelberg).
  Chair: Subrata Mitra (Heidelberg)
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