Past Events

Events 2009

Friday November 27th, 2009

Opening Event of the Project "The Global Governance of Climate Engineering"

"Should we engineer the climate?" - Guest lecture by Prof. Dr. David Keith (University of Calgary - Canada)

 Alte Aula, Heidelberg University at 4pm

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Thursday November 5th -Saturday November 7th, 2009

"Agency and Animacy in Infancy"

The workshop focuses on the neurobiological and socio-psychological requirements for the development of social cognition in early childhood, espeicially the ability to differentiate between animate and inanimate objects as well as the ability to recognize goal-oriented actions.

Organisation: Prof. Dr. Thomas Fuchs and Monika Dullstein M.A.

Speakers: Prof. Dr. Diane Poulin-DuboisProf Dr. Andrew Meltzoff


Monday September 14th - Wednesday September 16th, 2009 at the IWH (Internationales Wissenschaftsforum Heidelberg)

"Stereotype in Cultures of Knowledge"

International symposium of the Marsilius Kolleg, the IWF (Internationales Wissenschaftsforum Heidelberg) and the German Studies Department of Heidelberg University.  The symposium is financially supported by BASF SE and is Partner in Initiative for the academic year 2009. Research expedition Germany.


Tuesday September 1st, 2009 at 7pm

"Demographic change - a challenge for communities, economy and trade" 

Public evening lecture by  Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Ursula Lehr (Federal Minister, ret.) for the Summer School of the Marsilius Kolleg in the Alte Aula, Heidelberg University


Wednesday June 24th - Thursday June 25th, 2009

The horrors of battle, conventions - Solferino (1859) and the invention of humanity in war

Symposium on the occassion of the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Solferino


Friday March 6th - Saturday March 7th, 2009

The Brain - a relational organ

The workshop is the introductory event in a series of meetings that encourage the cooperation of researchers of different disciplines (philosophy, psychiatry, development- and biopsyschology) on the topic "View of Man and Neuroscience", which focused this time on the role of the brain for intersubjectivity. 

Speakers: Prof. Dr. Thomas Fuchs (Universität Heidelberg), Prof. Dr. Michael Pauen (HU Berlin), Prof. Dr. Sabina Pauen (Universität Heidelberg), Dr. Corinna Reck (Universitätsklinikum Heidelberg), Prof. Dr. Beate Sodian (LMU München) as well as junior scholars that are researching in this field.

Location: Marsilius Kolleg (Haus Buhl)

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