Book symposium on rethinking historical time at School of Humanities

11/06/2019 - 14:00 - 17.30

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On 6 November at 2-5.30pm a book symposium will take place at TLU School of Humanities (room M-328), marking the publication of a new collective volume, "Rethinking Historical Time: New Approaches to Presentism”. The symposium features the presentations by the two editors (Marek Tamm and Laurent Olivier) and by one of the contributors (Liisi Keedus), but also two papers by the readers of the volume (Tommaso Giordani and Tõnu Viik). The symposium is organized with the support of TLU Centre of Excellence in Intercultural Studies and ERC grant lead by Liisi Keedus. All are welcome!


14.00–14.30: Marek Tamm: Introduction: Presentism and Multiple Temporalities

14.30–15.00: Laurent Olivier: Time, Archaeology and the Anthropocene

15.00–15.30: Liisi Keedus: Crisis of the Historicist Notion of Time

15.30–16.00: Coffee break

16.00–16.30: Tommaso Giordani: Rethinking Historical Time: Philosophy of History or Conceptual Toolbox?

16.30–17.00: Tõnu Viik: What is Present in Experiencing Time and History? 

17.00–17.30: Public discussion