At this time of such radical shifts in power and authority both in the UK and in its relationship to Europe, we invite you to join us in reflecting on the meanings that power and authority have had in German contexts, and to consider the possibilities for response to crises in authority and in sovereignty invoked by those contexts up to the present day.
1:30pm Introduction: Dagmar Paulus and Annie Ring
1:45pm Geraldine Horan (UCL): Linguistic Introduction to the Terms
2pm 9th-19th Century Snapshots
Dagmar Paulus (UCL): From Charlemagne to Hitler: The Crown of the Holy Roman Empire and its Symbolism
Ellen Pilsworth (UCL): Romantic Resistance in 'Des Knaben Wunderhorn'
4pm 20th-21st Century Snapshots
Katharina Karcher (University of Cambridge): The Rudi Dutschke Archive
Annie Ring (UCL): Sovereignty, Security, Documentary
5:30-6pm Closing discussion