Europe's Global Impact

October 7th-10th, 2020

Weingut Wasem, Ingelheim


Wednesday October 7th

Arrival from 15h

Barbecue at Wasem Vineyard at 19h


Thursday October 8th

9.30-12: Session I – Concepts

Is it possible to write a history of Europe’s global impact?

Kick-off: Andreas Rödder – Comment: Hans Joas

Chairperson: Bernhard Dietz

14-16:30: Session II – Knowledge

Enlightenment, Western thinking and European worldviews: universal reason or racist “autofiction “?

Kick-off: Dipesh Chakrabarty and Hans-Ulrich Gumbrecht (Via Zoom)

Chairperson: Sandra Kostner

After that, we will take a trip to Mainz. Where we will visit St. Stephan Cathedral, stroll through the historic centre and have dinner.


Friday October 9th

9:30-12. Session III – Democracy and human rights

Global gold standard or European double standards?

Kick-off: Hedwig Richter and Andreas Eckert

Chairperson: Thomas Bierschenk

Afternoon excursion to Rhine valley this includes a short hike, a trip with a cable car and enjoying a short boat trip in Rüdesheim and Asmannshausen. Dinner at Baiken Vineyard in Eltville.


Saturday October 10th

9:30-11: final discussion

More than a history of suppression? The global impact of Europe

Chairperson: Barbara Henning

Lunch & Departure