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The radio show Lesart / das politische Buch on Deutschlandfunk Kultur¬†broadcast a short interview with me on the edited volume “Zwischen Handeln und Nichthandeln. Unterlassungspraktiken in der europ√§ischen Moderne”.

It can be heard here.

Many thanks to host Florian-Felix Weyh for his invitation to talk about the volume’s approach and case studies.

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On Tuesday, March 16th, within the framework of the lecture series “Linie 4”, a cooperation of the Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology and the Volkshochschule Bielefeld, I will hold a public lecture.

Against the background of the current financial crisis, I will pose the question how cultural processes are used to cope with such shared experiences. As a contrast to the current situation, I will focus on the first world financial crisis ever, the so called South Sea and Mississippi Bubble of 1720.




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