‘Modernists Between the Times: Heresy and Orthodoxy in Interwar Europe’,

Henry Mead gave a paper entitled ‘Modernists Between the Times: Heresy and Orthodoxy in Interwar Europe’, at the British Association of Modernist Studies (BAMS) Conference, ‘Troublesome Modernisms’, King’s College London, 21-22 June 2019. This paper offered a comparative view of a reaction against liberalism in interwar German theology, and tensions in British modernism between notions of ‘orthodoxy’ and ‘heresy’.

Karl Barth on Political Modernity

On the 23 of May 2019, Liisi Keedus presented the paper:

A snake biting its own tail’: Karl Barth on political modernity

at the  workshop ‘Between civil war and revolution’ (23.-24.05), in the Lichtenberg-Kolleg, University of Göttingen


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A snake biting its own tail’: Karl Barth on political modernity

teadusseminaril ‘Between civil war and revolution’ (23.-24.05), Göttingeni Ülikoolis, Lichtenberg-Kollegiumis.

‘Is there a European Intellectual History?’: workshop abstracts

The ‘Between the Times’ project workshop ‘Is there a European Intellectual History?’ took place on the 6th and 7th of July. During the two days we had 4 wonderful keynote talks by Balász Trencsényi, Giuseppe Bianco, Tim B. Müller, and Martin van Gelderen. In addition we also had the chance to listen to 10 wonderful talks by several younfer researchers, you can read their abstracts here.

“Where, when, and what is ‘the West’? The history of an idea”

 A talk by Prof. Georgios Varouxakis (Queen Mary University of London). Prof. Varouxakis is a Co-director of  QMUL Centre for the Study of the History of Political Thought. He is the author of  Liberty Abroad: J. S. Mill on International Relations (CUP, 2013) and numerous other books and articles on the intellectual history of liberalism, nationalism, cosmopolitanism.
The seminar will take place on May 10, Friday, at 16.15 in M 328. Everyone is welcome to attend!

Presentation of “Between the Times” PhD projects

The project’s PhD students (Johannes Bent, Ksenia Shmydkaya and Jorge Varela) made a presentation of their projects at Tallinn University’s Interdisciplinary research seminar on the 16th of April 2019. The projects were discussed by Professors Liisi Keedus and Alexandre Horstmann, and by fellow PhD students.