‘Frictions and Failures - Cultural Encounters in Crisis’: Workshop: ‘Frictions and Failures - Cultural Encounters in Crisis’ (HERA-project: „Marrying Cultures. Queens consort and European Identities, 1500-1800“)

Tagung

Do. 21.04.2016 | 18:00 -
Sa. 23.04.2016 | 16:00 Uhr
Warschau

The focus at the workshop will be on points of conflict arising from the queen consort’s presence in her new court. These may be religious (consorts were often of a different faith to that of their husband and new country); personal (rivalries with mistresses or favourites); diplomatic; or political. Elucidating what these frictions tell us a) about the specific context in which they occur; and b) about the problems, limitations and challenges of cultural transfer more broadly, will be a central part of this workshop. This workshop will also consider (in a broader sense) whether ‘success’ and ‘failure’ are adequate and helpful terms in assessing the impact of Queens consort.

 

PROGRAMM

28
Nov
Vortrag
Prof. Dr. Jaroslav Miller (Olomouc): Exporting Central Europe or History Discontinued? Postwar Political Exile in Australia: A Case Study of Czechoslovak Emigration, 1948–1989
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