Audio and Video Clips
27. July 2015
In his Wolfgang Iser Lecture 2015, literary historian Franco Moretti focusses on an reatively underexamined textual segment: the paragraph as a worthwile object of study. Refer to the video
6. August 2013
You can now watch the lectures held by Karl Heinz Bohrer, Karin Knorr Cetina, Saskia Sassen, and Richard Sennett
5. May 2011
You can now watch a video of the lecture held by Prof. Dr. Stefan Wolff (University of Birmingham) about the international administration of disputed territories in comparative perspective.
27. October 2010
You can now watch a video and listen to audio recordings of Bernd Giesen, Craig Calhoun and Mohammed Arkoun.
25. February 2011
You can now watch a video and listen to audio recordings of the lectures, which were held in June and July.
25. May 2009
A Video of the German Research Foundation (DFG) about the Center's work
6. August 2008
You can now listen to or download the live recordings of the lectures held at the opening session of this year's Meisterklasse "Construction and Boundaries".
26. May 2008
Kees van Kersbergen about the disenchantment of politics in western democracies. He tries to explain this phenomenon but ends up with a rather pessimistic outlook.
15. January 2008
conference report and audio recordings of the talks held in English