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The 20th Century in Basic Concepts. A Dictionary of Historical Semantics in Germany

So far, concept-historical approaches have rarely been applied in the exploration of the 20th century. A joint project which is supported by the Leibniz Collaborative Excellence program now aims at creating a lexicon of this century’s basic concepts. It is headed by the ZfL in cooperation with the Leibniz Institute for the German Language (IDS) in Mannheim and the Leibniz Centre for Contemporary History Potsdam (ZZF). In collaboration with scholars who historically work across disciplines in the humanities, cultural and social studies, the project explores the socio-political and cultural semantics in Germany. With its experimental approach and its orientation towards social history and the history of knowledge, it is expected to serve the humanities, cultural, social, and historical studies. The dictionary is edited by Ernst Müller, Barbara Picht, and Falko Schmieder in cooperation with Mark Dang-Anh, Alexander Friedrich, Rüdiger Graf, and Stefan Scholl. The acting editor is Anja Keith.

Our approach ties in heuristically with historians of modernity and cultural historians, who assume a historical threshold “around 1900,” often considered to be the beginning of high modernity or the aesthetic modernism. While the project represents a critical continuation to Reinhart Koselleck’s Basic Concepts in History (Geschichtliche Grundbegriffe), it does not, however, presuppose a “second Sattelzeit” for the 20th century. For us, the 20th century presents itself as multifariously fractured and contradictory. Its semantics are characterized by conceptual innovations, terminological revolutions, and by diverse temporalities debated in terms of acceleration, simultaneity of the non-simultaneous, or poly- and heterochrony, but also by astounding continuities and cyclical progressions. The strong ties between the philosophy of history and structural history which provided the epistemic framework for Koselleck (latently threatening to generate a concept-realist ontology) are dissolved in favor of an interest in exchange processes between scientific, literary-aesthetic, political, and everyday language. We are thus interested in the entire diversity of forms of meaning and the procedures of its generation and circulation. Assuming that basic concepts of the 20th century are fundamentally shaped by the sciences, the project follows the differentiation of academic disciplines that replaced philosophy as a universal discourse in the last third of the 19th century and the emergence of plural publics based on new media targeting social masses. Academic disciplines, relevant to the development of political semantics most prominently include sociology, cultural studies, religious studies, anthropology, as well as areas of life sciences (genetics, experimental psychology, psychoanalysis), and, finally, applied work science. Among the new types of concepts that are being analyzed, we are particularly interested in process categories with the suffix -isierung which first appeared in the 20th century, and in “medium range” concepts that do not span the entire century, but exhibit shorter conjunctural appearances instead.

With the expansion of the subject area in relation to Koselleck comes an innovation of the methodology. The increasing availability of large digital corpora allows for an analysis of semantics of political-social discourse that goes beyond specific domains and theoretical contexts. New tools and methods have been specifically developed for concept-historical issues and make it possible not only to quantitatively analyze very large bodies of texts but also to evaluate these texts qualitatively with regard to their semantics. For the first time, the three partners ZfL, IDS, and ZZF will jointly make use of the tools COSMAS, DiaCollo, and SCoT that were developed in their respective disciplines to explore new ways and methods in an interdisciplinary digital history of concepts. With these tools, the project will systematically analyze comprehensive bodies of texts—consisting of a wide variety of genres and sources including newspapers, professional journals, non-fiction books, novels, parliament protocols, and online news. Each tool has specific strengths: COSMAS determines the most common word constructions and phrases including typical contexts, DiaCollo can visualize their distribution diachronically, and SCoT enables the detection, visualization, and analysis of different meanings of concept words and the evolution of their semantics. Equipped with various complementary functions, these tools allow for a connection of close and distant reading of unprecedented dimensions.

In addition to the possibilities that the Digital Humanities offer for the analysis of technically and medially mediated mass-democratic societies, new promising methods and approaches in the analysis of 20th-century semantics have come to the fore. These include:

  • the connection to the history of science and of knowledge,
  • the reflection on semantic transfers between languages of different functional systems as well as everyday language,
  • newly calibrated methods of analysis through language pragmatics,
  • the opening towards adjacent methods such as discourse analysis or metaphorology,
  • the turn to cultural semantics, including meaning beyond linguistic fixation.

Overall, we expect the project to tap into the history of concept’s interest in the mediality of language and the individual dynamics of language processes. The lexicon should therefore develop a specific understanding of the 20th century and possibly come to different conclusions than a strongly synthetic (socio-)historiography or one that is guided by political turning points.

In the context of the whole project, each of the three cooperating institutes will focus on a specific type of basic concept, corresponding to their respective expertise.

 

Fig. above: Naomi Booth, Source: Pixabay

from 2022 on funded in the Leibniz Cooperative Excellence program, additional funding from the Leibniz Research Alliance “Value of the Past”
since 2020
Head researcher(s): Falko Schmieder

Subproject(s)

Basic Socio-Political Concepts of Scientific Provenance

Leibniz-Zentrum für Literatur- und Kulturforschung (ZfL) since 2022
Head researcher(s): Falko Schmieder

Associate researchers: Alexander Friedrich, Ernst Müller, Barbara Picht

The ZfL-based subproject will analyze concepts that originated in or were significantly shaped by scientific discourse, circulated between disciplines and migrated into socio-political as well as everyday discourse. These include concepts such as ‘Diversität,’ ‘Energie,’ ‘Evolution,’ ‘Funktion,’ ‘Gen,’ ‘Generation,’ ‘Geschlecht,’ ‘Information,’ ‘Kommunikation,’ ‘Medien,’ ‘Nachhaltigkeit,’ ‘Natur,’ ‘Netz,’ ‘Ökologie,’ ‘Prävention,’ ‘Prognose,’ ‘Rasse,’ ‘Regulation,’ ‘Struktur,’ ‘Theorie,’ ‘Trauma,’ ‘Umwelt.’  This type of concept is specific for the socio-political language of the 20th century and sets it apart from that of previous centuries. This type reflects the tendency of a decreasing reliability or a faster expiration time of concepts which involves a liquefaction of meaning. This results particularly from the concepts losing their reification during their diverse migrations between the different social spheres and thus functioning as randomly interpretable empty formulas or non-words. One question is whether the tension between experience and expectation as highlighted by Koselleck is still true for this type of basic concepts and which new forms it might take. In comparison to Koselleck’s Basic Concepts in History (Geschichtliche Grundbegriffe), this type of concept also documents a shift in formative semantics from the historical- and sociophilosophical to the scientific level which was formulated under the keywords of a scientification of the social or a politicization of the sciences.

The project can connect with the ZfL’s longstanding experience with an interdisciplinary history of knowledge and of the social. The goal to properly grasp the terms migrating between the knowledge cultures and disciplines with broad dispersion requires additional digital tools from concept history research which are capable of analyzing clusters and domains of different disciplinary uses of concepts synchronically and diachronically.

One of these tools is the open source software SCoT (Sense Clustering over Time) that can be used to detect and analyze the meaning of words and their evolution over time. The tool is available for authors of lexica, but also for other interested individuals. Questions concerning concept-historical analyses with SCoT can be discussed in a regularly offered digital office hour.

Basic Socio-Political Concepts with Large Scope and Duration

Leibniz-Institut für Deutsche Sprache (IDS) since 2022
Head researcher(s): Mark Dang-Anh

Associate researcher: Stefan Scholl

The IDS-based project explores a selection of political basic concepts. It focusses on politically relevant partial corpora such as the publicist discourse during the post-war era, the parliament protocols of the 20th century, or political speeches during National Socialism. This focus centers on the corpus-based analysis of a concept-constituting use of language and its methodical contextualization.

Website of the project at the IDS

Basic Socio-Political Concepts Negotiating Concepts of Time and Progress

Leibniz-Zentrum für Zeithistorische Forschung Potsdam (ZZF) since 2022
Head researcher(s): Rüdiger Graf

Associate researcher: Simon Specht

The ZFF-based project analyzes the change of concepts that express temporality and historic transformation. It focusses on concepts such as ‘Fortschritt,’ ‘Krise,’ ‘Entwicklung/Evolution,’ ‘Modernisierung,’ ‘Zukunft,’ or ‘Utopie,’ concepts that were politically controversial and that, time and time again, served the determination of their own place in history as they were discussed in society.

Website of the project at the ZZF

Publications

Ernst Müller, Barbara Picht, Falko Schmieder (ed./eds.)
with the collaboration of Mark Dang-Anh, Alexander Friedrich, Rüdiger Graf, and Stefan Scholl

Das 20. Jahrhundert in Grundbegriffen
Lexikon zur historischen Semantik in Deutschland

Schwabe Verlag, Basel 2024
DOI 10.31267/Grundbegriffe
Ernst Müller, Barbara Picht (ed./eds.)

»Vorträge der Bibliothek Warburg«
Das intellektuelle Netzwerk der Kulturwissenschaftlichen Bibliothek Warburg

Wallstein, Göttingen 2023, 288 pages
ISBN 978-3-8353-5345-9 (Print); 978-3-8353-8018-9 (PDF)
Tatjana Petzer (ed./eds.)

FORUM INTERDISZIPLINÄRE BEGRIFFSGESCHICHTE (FIB)

E-JOURNAL (2023) 12TH YEAR / ISSUE 1
Berlin 2023, 72 pages
ISSN 2195-0598
DOI 10.13151/fib.2023.01
Ernst Müller (ed./eds.)
in collaboration with Annett Martini

Lazar Gulkowitsch: Schriften zur begriffsgeschichtlichen Methode 1934–1940/41

Bibliothek jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur vol. 3
Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, Göttingen 2022, 686 pages
ISBN 978-3-666-31149-9
Ernst Müller (ed./eds.)

FORUM INTERDISZIPLINÄRE BEGRIFFSGESCHICHTE (FIB)

E-JOURNAL (2022) 11th YEAR / ISSUE 1
Berlin 2022, 37 pages
ISSN 2195-0598
DOI 10.13151/fib.2022.01

Begriffsgeschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts
Themenheft des Archivs für Begriffsgeschichte

Vol. 63, Issue 1 (2021)
Felix Meiner, Hamburg 2021
ISBN 978-3-7873-4004-0 (Print); 978-3-7873-4010-1 (eJournal)
Ernst Müller, Falko Schmieder (ed./eds.)

FORUM INTERDISZIPLINÄRE BEGRIFFSGESCHICHTE (FIB)

E-JOURNAL (2021) 10th YEAR / ISSUE 1
Berlin 2021, 58 pages
ISSN 2195-0598
DOI 10.13151/fib.2021.01
Ernst Müller, Falko Schmieder

Begriffsgeschichte
zur Einführung

Junius, Hamburg 2020, 200 pages
ISBN 978-3-96060-317-7
Ernst Müller, Wolfert von Rahden (ed./eds.)

FORUM INTERDISZIPLINÄRE BEGRIFFSGESCHICHTE (FIB)

E-JOURNAL (2020) 9th YEAR / ISSUE 1
Berlin 2020, 108 pages
ISSN 2195-0598
  • Ernst Müller, Barbara Picht, Falko Schmieder: Einleitung, in: id. (eds.): Das 20. Jahrhundert in Grundbegriffen. Lexikon zur historischen Semantik in Deutschland. Basel: Schwabe Verlag 2024

Ernst Müller

Barbara Picht

Falko Schmieder

 

The project continues the long-standing research on the theory and practice of interdisciplinary history of concepts from which these publications, among others, have resulted:

Ernst Müller, Falko Schmieder

Events

Panel discussion
26 Sep 2024 · 6.30 pm

Immer kontroversere Diskurse? Sprachreflexionen zur Berliner Republik

Akademie der Wissenschaften, Karlstraße 4, 69117 Heidelberg

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Talk
03 Jul 2024 · 7.00 pm

Das Skandalon der Philosophie. Kritische Theorie und DDR

Helle Panke e.V. – Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung Berlin, Kopenhagener Str. 9, 10437 Berlin

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Lecture
04 Jun 2024 · 12.00 pm

Barbara Picht: Denkraum der Besonnenheit. Die Kulturwissenschaftliche Bibliothek Warburg in Hamburg

Schloss Assenheim

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Talk
13 May 2024 · 7.00 pm

Jüdisches Geld gegenüber christlichen Waren. Marx’ “Zur Judenfrage” in seinem “Kapital”

Helle Panke e.V. – Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung Berlin, Kopenhagener Str. 9, 10437 Berlin

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Lecture
30 Apr 2024 · 4.15 pm

Barbara Picht: Begriffsgeschichtsforschung im Kalten Krieg. Werner Conze und Werner Krauss

University of Bern, Unitobler, room F023, Lerchenweg 36, 3012 Bern, Switzerland

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Lecture
26 Mar 2024 · 4.15 pm

Ernst Müller: Gibt es im 20. Jahrhundert eine neue Sattelzeit? Zum Lexikon »Das 20. Jahrhundert in Grundbegriffen«

University of Bern, Unitobler, room F023, Lerchenweg 36, 3012 Bern, Switzerland

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Presentation of the dictionary
21 Mar 2024

“Leipzig liest”: Das 20. Jahrhundert in Grundbegriffen

Leipziger Buchmesse, Halle 5, Forum Sachbuch

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Lecture
12 Mar 2024 · 4.15 pm

Falko Schmieder: Reinhart Koselleck und die Interdisziplinarität der Begriffe

University of Bern, Unitobler, room F023, Lerchenweg 36, 3012 Bern, Switzerland

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Internal workshop
25 Jan 2024 – 26 Jan 2024

Das 20. Jahrhundert in Grundbegriffen

Leibniz-Zentrum für Literatur- und Kulturforschung, Pariser Str. 1, 10719 Berlin

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Talk
15 Jan 2024 · 7.00 pm

Walter Benjamin and the Culture of Revolt

Helle Panke e.V. – Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung Berlin, Kopenhagener Str. 9, 10437 Berlin

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Talk
14 Dec 2023 · 7.00 pm

Der “Verein freier Menschen” – zu Marx’ irreführender Utopie

Helle Panke e.V. – Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung Berlin, Kopenhagener Str. 9, 10437 Berlin

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Gespräch
06 Dec 2023 · 7.00 pm

Von der Judenemanzipation zum Atheismus: die Genese der Religionskritik bei Marx

Helle Panke e.V. – Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung Berlin, Kopenhagener Str. 9, 10437 Berlin

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Talk
30 Nov 2023 · 7.00 pm

Fragmente aus der Endzeit. Die Zeitdiagnosen von Günther Anders

Helle Panke e.V. – Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung Berlin, Kopenhagener Str. 9, 10437 Berlin

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Lecture
21 Nov 2023 · 9.30 am

Falko Schmieder: Die ökologische Krise im Werk von Reinhart Koselleck

Università di Bologna, San Giovanni in Monte, Aula Giorgio Prodi

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Conference
12 Oct 2023 – 13 Oct 2023

Mit Koselleck über Koselleck hinaus. Perspektiven zu einer Begriffsgeschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts

Leibniz-Zentrum für Literatur- und Kulturforschung, Pariser Str. 1, 10719 Berlin

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Lecture
05 Oct 2023 · 6.00 pm

Barbara Picht, Kerstin Schoor: Stimmen des Exils. Emigrant:innen in Radio-Interviews

Mendelssohn-Remise, Jägerstraße 51, 10117 Berlin

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Talk
19 Jul 2023 · 7.00 pm

Mensch ohne Welt

Helle Panke e.V. – Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung Berlin, Kopenhagener Str. 9, 10437 Berlin

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Konferenz
13 Jul 2023 – 14 Jul 2023

Gebrauchsweisen und Aktualität des Werks von Reinhart Koselleck

Deutsches Literaturarchiv Marbach, Schillerhöhe 8–10, 71672 Marbach am Neckar, Tagungsraum 2–3

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Panel discussion
03 Jul 2023 · 6.00 pm

Alexander Friedrich, Petra Gehring, Ute Volkmann: Am gläsernen Schreibtisch. Über Wissenschaftstracker, Profiler und Datenhändler

Online (Zoom) & Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut Essen (KWI), Gartensaal, Goethestraße 31, 45128 Essen

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Lecture
15 Jun 2023 · 11.00 am

Alexander Friedrich, Stefan Scholl, Simon Specht: Begriffsgeschichte in der Digitalen Gegenwart

Herder Institute for Historical Research on East Central Europe, Gisonenweg 5–7, 35037 Marburg

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Reading seminar
13 May 2023 · 10.00 am

Falko Schmieder, Birgit Ziener: Gilles Deleuze, Félix Guattari: Anti-Ödipus. Kapitalismus & Schizophrenie I

Helle Panke e.V. – Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung Berlin, Kopenhagener Str. 9, 10437 Berlin

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Talk
04 Apr 2023 · 7.00 pm

Hegels Begriffe begreifen

Helle Panke e.V. – Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung Berlin, Kopenhagener Str. 9, 10437 Berlin

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Talk
09 Mar 2023 · 7.00 pm

Dialektik der Aufklärung: “Bilder als Schrift entziffern” – Strategien einer »neuen« Aufklärung?

Helle Panke e.V. – Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung Berlin, Kopenhagener Str. 9, 10437 Berlin

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Methodological workshop
09 Mar 2023 · 10.00 am

The 20th Century in Basic Concepts

Leibniz-Zentrum für Literatur- und Kulturforschung, Schützenstr. 18, 10117 Berlin, Aufgang B, 3. Et., Trajekte-Tagungsraum

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Lecture
02 Mar 2023 · 2.30 pm

Alexander Friedrich: Herausforderung digitaler Begriffsarbeit am Beispiel von “Das 20. Jahrhundert in Grundbegriffen”

Freie Universität Berlin

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Lecture
02 Mar 2023 · 2.30 pm

Ernst Müller: Begriffsarbeit im Projekt “Das 20. Jahrhundert in Grundbegriffen”

Freie Universität Berlin

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Panel discussion
17 Feb 2023 · 7.00 pm

Falko Schmieder, Christian Voller, Sebastian Tränkle: Sprachkritik als Ideologiekritik

Helle Panke e.V. – Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung Berlin, Kopenhagener Str. 9, 10437 Berlin

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Workshop
10 Feb 2023

Unvollendetes, Zerbrochenes, Verlorenes: Über das Fragment

Leibniz-Institut für jüdische Geschichte und Kultur – Simon Dubnow, Goldschmidtstraße 28, 04103 Leipzig

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Lecture
19 Jan 2023 · 6.00 pm

Falko Schmieder: Nachhaltigkeit als Ideologie

University of Bonn, Am Hof 1, 53113 Bonn

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Workshop
13 Jan 2023 · 10.00 am

Ökologische Grundbegriffe im 20. Jahrhundert

Leibniz-Zentrum für Literatur- und Kulturforschung, Schützenstr. 18, 10117 Berlin, Aufgang B, 3. Et., Trajekte-Tagungsraum

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Talk
05 Dec 2022 · 7.00 pm

Johann Gottlieb Fichte – Transzendentale Logik und gesellschaftlicher Fortschritt

Helle Panke e.V. – Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung Berlin, Kopenhagener Str. 9, 10437 Berlin

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Lecture
30 Nov 2022 · 7.00 pm

Kritik der Aufklärung. Und warum wir sie dennoch dringender denn je brauchen

Einstein Forum, Am Neuen Markt 7, 14467 Potsdam / livestream via Zoom

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Lecture
10 Nov 2022 · 9.45 am

Barbara Picht: Aby Warburg und Ernst Robert Curtius

Sapienza Università di Roma, Dipartimento SEAI, Sede Marco Polo, Via Circonvallazione Tiburtina 4, 00185 Roma, Italy

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Talk
04 Nov 2022 · 7.00 pm

In der Dämmerung. Christian Voller and Falko Schmieder in conversation about the pre- and early history of critical theory

Helle Panke e.V. – Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung Berlin, Kopenhagener Str. 9, 10437 Berlin

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Workshop
04 Nov 2022 · 11.00 am

Getting started with SCoT

online via Zoom

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Lecture
28 Oct 2022 · 2.30 pm

Ernst Müller/Falko Schmieder: Das 20. Jahrhundert in Grundbegriffen – Das Konzept eines neuen Lexikons

FernUniversität in Hagen, Gebäude 2, Raum 1–3, Universitätsstraße 33, 58097 Hagen

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Lecture
30 Sep 2022 · 11.00 am

Falko Schmieder: Zur Aneignung des Marx’schen Fetischbegriffs bei Walter Benjamin und Roland Barthes

Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz, Institut für Germanistik, Mozartgasse 8, 8010 Graz, Österreich

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Workshop
07 Sep 2022 · 10.00 am

Wert- und Traditionsbegriffe

Leibniz-Zentrum für Literatur- und Kulturforschung, Schützenstr. 18, 10117 Berlin, Aufgang B, 3. Et., Trajekte-Tagungsraum

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Workshop
06 Sep 2022 · 10.00 am

Politisch-soziale Grundbegriffe wissenschaftlicher Provenienz

Leibniz-Zentrum für Literatur- und Kulturforschung, Schützenstr. 18, 10117 Berlin, Aufgang B, 3. Et., Trajekte-Tagungsraum

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Workshop
28 May 2022 · 10.00 am

Falko Schmieder, Birgit Ziener: Walter Benjamins Thesen über den Begriff der Geschichte

Helle Panke e.V. – Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung Berlin, Kopenhagener Str. 9, 10437 Berlin

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International Conference
19 May 2022 – 20 May 2022

Estetica e filosofia della storia | Estética y filosofía de la historia | Ästhetik und Geschichtsphilosophie

Università degli Studi del Molise, Campobasso

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Project launch
28 Apr 2022 · 2.00 pm

Launch of the project “The 20th Century in Basic Concepts”

Leibniz-Zentrum für Literatur- und Kulturforschung (ZfL), Schützenstraße 18, 10117 Berlin, 3. Etage, Trajekte-Tagungsraum / Zoom

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Talk
15 Feb 2022 · 7.00 pm

Doris Liebscher, Falko Schmieder: “Rasse” im Recht gegen Rassismus?

Helle Panke e.V. – Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung Berlin Kopenhagener Str. 9, 10437 Berlin

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Workshop
02 Dec 2021

Epochenschwellen und Epochenzäsuren

ZfL, Schützenstr. 18, 10117 Berlin, Aufgang B, 3. Etage, Seminarraum

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Lecture
25 Nov 2021 · 12.00 pm

Falko Schmieder: Odo Marquards Kritik der Geschichtsphilosophie und sein Gegenprogramm der Kompensation

Universitat de València

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Lecture
25 Nov 2021 · 10.30 am

Ernst Müller: Der Begriff “Entzweiung” bei Joachim Ritter

Universitat de València

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Lecture
25 Nov 2021 · 9.30 am

Barbara Picht: Der Beitrag der Ritter-Schule zum Historischen Wörterbuch der Philosophie

Universitat de València

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Workshop at Warburg-Haus Hamburg
22 Oct 2021 – 23 Oct 2021

Die “Vorträge der Bibliothek Warburg.” Das intellektuelle Netzwerk der KBW, part II

Warburg-Haus, Heilwigstraße 116, 20249 Hamburg

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Lecture
15 Sep 2021 · 12.30 pm

Falko Schmieder: Positivismusstreit

Universidad de Salamanca

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Lecture
13 Sep 2021 · 12.30 pm

Ernst Müller: Fakultäten/Universitätenstreit

Universidad de Salamanca

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Lecture
13 Sep 2021 · 11.00 am

Barbara Picht: Historismusstreit

Universidad de Salamanca

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Lecture
15 Jun 2021 · 12.30 pm

Henning Trüper: Rescuing the dead from oblivion: humanitarian morality and historical discourse

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Campus de Getafe, Edificio Ortega y Gasset

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Lecture
15 Jun 2021 · 11.30 am

Ernst Müller: Die Entdeckung des Gefühlswerts in der Begriffsgeschichte

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Campus de Getafe, Edificio Ortega y Gasset

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Lecture
14 Jun 2021 · 11.00 am

Falko Schmieder: Der Überlebensbegriff als Instrument der angstpolitischen Kolonialisierung des Alltagslebens im Atomkriegs- und Ökologiediskurs

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Campus de Getafe, Edificio Ortega y Gasset

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Lecture
14 Jun 2021 · 10.05 am

Barbara Picht: Angst. Wie schreibt man ihre Geschichte?

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Campus de Getafe, Edificio Ortega y Gasset

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Lecture
19 Oct 2020 · 7.00 pm

Barbara Picht: “Das 20. Jahrhundert wechselt sein Aussehen je nach Blickwinkel.” West- und östliches Europa aus der Perspektive des polnischen Schriftstellers Czesław Miłosz

Helle Panke e.V. – Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung Berlin, Kopenhagener Str. 9, 10437 Berlin

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Workshop
27 Feb 2020

Aufgaben und Methoden der Begriffsforschung: Die Beispiele Staat und Politik

Freie Universität Berlin, DFG KFG 2615 - Rethinking Oriental Despotism, Fabeckstr. 15, 14195 Berlin

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Media Response

08 Jul 2024
“Goethe unser Verhältnis zum Islam zu erklären, würde keine leichte Aufgabe sein”

Interview by Matthias Heine with Falko Schmieder, in: Welt (8 Jul 2024)

29 May 2024
Aufstand der Teilsysteme

Review by Thomas Thiel, in: Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung 124 (29 May 2024), N4

15 Dec 2023
Mit Koselleck über Koselleck hinaus

Conference report by Simon Specht, in: H-Soz-Kult, 15 Dec 2023

21 Apr 2023
Begriffsgeschichte zur Einführung

Review by Peter Tietze, in: Archiv für Begriffsgeschichte 64.2 (2022), 181–187

31 Aug 2022
Ein Zeitalter wird besichtigt

Report by Thomas Thiel, in: Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung 202 (31.8.2022), N4

02 Jun 2021
Crítica de la Modernidad. Modernidad de la crítica (Una aproximación histórico-conceptual)

Review by Joan Gallego Monzó to the volume Crítica de la Modernidad. Modernidad de la crítica (Una aproximación histórico-conceptual), ed. by Faustino Oncina Coves, with contributions by Ernst Müller, Barbara Picht, and Falko Schmieder i.a., in: Quaderns de filosofia 8.1 (2021), 129–134 (in Catalan)

Contributions

Bücher im Gespräch

Episode 21: Begriffsgeschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts

For our podcast, Falko Schmieder talked to Georg Toepfer about the dictionary. (in German)