This webpage provides you an overview of the guest lectures and seminars that took place at the Faculty of Philology and History.
History (organised by Prof. Dr. Britta Waldschmidt-Nelson):
  • ‘Reproductive Rights and Reproductive Justice: The Movement to Decriminalize Abortion in the USA’ – Felicia Kornbluh (University of Vermont)
  • ‘More Than Forty Acres and a Mule: Slave Reparations as Idea and Symbol in American Thought’ – John David Smith (University of North Carolina)
  • In collaboration with the Graduate Centre: Panel discussion with Donald A. Crutcher (University of Richmond) on ‘Sustaining Democracies: The Role of Conversations Across Difference’
English Linguistics (organised by Prof. Dr. Claudia Claridge):
  • ‘Absurdly, ridiculously, and madly as intensifiers in (Late) Modern English’ - Zeltia Blanco-Suarez (University of Santiago de Compostela
American Studies:
  • International Workshop: ‘Relationality and More-than-Human Storytelling’ (July 13-15, 2023)
History (organised by Prof. Dr. Britta Waldschmidt-Nelson):
  • ‘Race and Human Rights: European and US Perspectives’ – Eddie Bruce-Jones (London)
  • ‘The Midterm Elections 2022: What’s in the Cards?’ – Mark Rozell (George Mason University)
  • ‘Going for Broke: Martin Luther King’s Campaigns for Economic Justice and Peace, 1966-1968’ – Peter Ling (University of Nottingham)
  • ‘The Ammunition King Fritz Mandl: How an Emigrant of Jewish Origin was Turned into a Nazi by the United States in World War II’ – Ursula Prutsch (Austria)