Center for Global Studies (CGS)

Lectures
Global Studies Lektürekurs

Globalization and Utopia

Monday, 2022/10/17 - Thursday, 2022/12/08


Event organizer: Center for Global Studies
Speaker: Justyna Jaguscik, Christian Büschges, Oliver Krüger
Date: 2022/10/17 - 2022/12/08
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Locality: See below
Unitobler
Lerchenweg 36
3012 Bern
Characteristics: open to the public
free of charge

Drawing on selected readings, the seminar examines how, explorers, scholars and authors of different periods projected an idealized vision of a perfect society onto new places - real or imagined - and thus contributed to the construction of utopian visions in a clobal perspective. The seminar takes place from 10:00 to 12:00 on the following dates:

  • October 17, F-104 - Einführung
  • November 11, F-102 - Chinesischer Utopismus (mit Justyna Jaguscik)
  • November 24, F-103 - TBD
  • December 1st, F-103 - "El Dorado" (mit Christian Büschges)
  • Dezember 08, F-103 - Global Village (mit Oliver Krüger, Uni Fribourg)

Sign up via email until October 10, 2022 to andrea.rota@relwi.unibe.ch