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News November 2018

Lecture by Werner Gephart

On November 23, 2018, Prof. Dr. jur. Dr. h.c. Werner Gephart, founding director of the Käte Hamburger Center „Law as Culture“, will give a lecture on: "The causes of political reality. Understanding the present to shape the future". The lecture is part of the opening ceremony of the Bonn International Model United Nations at the Haus der Geschichte, Bonn.


New Program “Forum Law as Culture”

Through its homonymous forum, the Käte Hamburger Center for Advanced Study in the Humanities “Law as Culture” offers a space for interdisciplinary and intercultural exchange with international guests and fellows at the Center. The forum events normally take place on Tuesdays in the Center's Max Weber Lecture Room and are open to the interested public. Admission is free.

The current program of January until March 2019 can be accessed here (PDF).

Detailed information on individual lectures can be accessed under Activities


News September 2018

New publication

"Jan Christoph Suntrup: Umkämpftes Recht. Zur mehrdimensionalen Analye rechtskultureller Konflikte durch die politische Kulturforschung" has just been released as the 22. volume of the publication series “Law as Culture”, edited by Werner Gephart. For a preview version, please click here (pdf, in german).

For more information on the Center’s publications, please click here.


News August 2018

Lecture and podium discussion "Zurechnungskulturen in Antike und Moderne"

As the celebratory opening of the academic year on October 18th, 2018, has been pushed back one hour, the podium discussion “Zurechnungskulturen” will no longer begin at 6:00pm but rather 7:00pm. 


Lecture and podium discussion "Zurechnungskulturen in Antike und Moderne"

A program for the lecture and podium discussion "Zurechnungskulturen in Antike und Moderne" on October 18th is now available (pdf, german). Further information can be found under activities.


Workshop "Kunstraub: Provenienzforschung und Restitutionspraxis in Deutschland und Frankreich"

We would like to point the following workshop from 20 to 21 February 2019: "Kunstraub: Provenienzforschung und Restitutionspraxis in Deutschland und Frankreich"
The event will be organised together with the Institut français Bonn, the Commission pour l’indemnisation des victimes de spoliations intervenues du fait des législations antisémites en vigueur pendant l’Occupation (CIVS) as well as the Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle of the Federal Republic of Germany in Bonn. More information will follow soon.


Lectures by Werner Gephart

The following lectures and events will be held by Professor Werner Gephart, Co-Director (Founding Director) of the Käte Hamburger Center for Advanced Studies “Law as Culture.”

15 October 2018: „Contract, Property, Joint-Stock Company and Some Juristic Categories in Maria Eichhorn’s Aesthetic Project“, Laudatio for Maria Eichhorn, winner of the "Paolo Bozzi Prize for Ontology", University of Turin.

18 October 2018: „Zurechnung als Transfer kollektiver Gefühle: Durkheim und die Folgen“, Impulse presentation as part of the event  „Zurechnungskulturen in Antike und Moderne“, Akademisches Kunstmuseum of the University of Bonn.

30 October 2018: „Wirtschaft und Recht nach der kulturwissenschaftlichen Auffassung", Inauguration lecture of the forum series „Law as Culture“ of the Käte Hamburger Center

30 November 2018: "Narration or Subsumption? Two operations of imputing crime and punishment“, Lecture as part of the conference „Narratives in the criminal process“, University of Bergen, Norway

10 December 2018: „Marx als Kritiker von Recht und Globalisierung“, Lecture in the context  of the event „Recht im Globalisierungsprozess“ .The podium is part of the bicentennial celebration of the University of Bonn.


New Program “Forum Law as Culture”

Through its homonymous forum, the Käte Hamburger Center for Advanced Study in the Humanities “Law as Culture” offers a space for interdisciplinary and intercultural exchange with international guests and fellows at the Center. The forum events normally take place on Tuesdays in the Center's Max Weber Lecture Room and are open to the interested public. Admission is free.

The current program of October until December 2018 can be accessed here (PDF).

Detailed information on individual lectures can be accessed under Activities.


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