Programme 2020-2021

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29 October 2020 5.45 p.m.
By video link
KEVIN HILLIARD (Oxford)
Neology vs. radical Enlightenment: Gotthilf Samuel Steinbart, Jakob Mauvillon, and Frederick the Great's Essai sur l'Amour-propre envisagé comme Principe de Morale (1770)
Preceded by a Council Meeting

26 November 2020 5.45 p.m.
By video link
KAROLINA WATROBA (Oxford)
Reluctant Readers: Marxists on Mann's Magic Mountain

21 January 2021 5.15 for 5.45 p.m.
By video link
The Wilkinson-Willoughby Lecture
ALFRED BRENDEL (London)
Naivety and Irony: Goethe's Musical Needs

Friday, 26 February 2021 3.00 for 3.15-6 p.m.
This event will take place by video link.
The First Sixty Years of the EGS: A 135th-Anniversary Symposium
ANGUS NICHOLLS (London), FABIENNE SCHOPF (Stuttgart)
Diplomacy, Competition and Crisis: The English Goethe Society 1886-1914
W. DANIEL WILSON (London)
Challenges for the English Goethe Society, 1923-1945 (H. G. Fiedler, L. A. Willoughby, W. Rose)
Preceded by the AGM
Video of the event now available: click here (IMLR website)

18 March 2021 5.15 for 5.45 p.m.
By video link
STEFANIE STOCKHORST (Berlin)
Goethe and the Aesthetics of Equestrian Art
Advance registration required: click here to book on the IMLR website

6 May 2021 5.15 for 5.45 p.m.
By video link
CLARK MUENZER (University of Pittsburgh)
"Daß ich Dich fassen möcht'": Tracking the Philosophical Concept in Goethe's 'Prometheus' and 'Ganymed'
Advance registration required: click here to book on the IMLR website

Last updated 9 March 2021
by SD.