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