Champs médiatiques et frontières dans la « Grande Région » SaarLorLux et en Europe
Prof. Christoph Vatter de l'IRTG Diversité a dirigé avec Prof. Vincent Goulet une collection d'essais sur:Champs médiatiques et frontières dans la « Grande Région » SaarLorLux et en Europe Description: A quelles conditions les informations médiatiques peuvent-elles passer les frontières ? Outre la barrière des langues, quels sont les obstacles à leur circulation ? Pourquoi est-il finalement ...
First Mobility Phase
October 2013 - March 2014
The IRTG Diversity is a transatlantic research group, but this does not only mean that we are based on both sides of the Atlantic, at the Université de Montréal, at Trier University, and at Saarland University. More importantly, our respective academic endeavours (see: People - Doctoral Candidates) are also international in scope. During extended mobility phases, the IRTG Diversity's young scholars ...
Eckart Conze: Dynamiken der Sicherheit: Das Konzept der Versicherheitlichung in zeithistorischer Perspektive
10 December 2013
In December of 2013, Prof. Dr. Eckart Conze from the Philipps University of Marburg was in Trier to talk about: "Dynamiken der Sicherheit: Das Konzept der Versicherheitlichung in Zeithistorischer Perspektive" (10/Dec/2013, 6 pm, room P 3).
Andrew Irving: The Art of Turning Right and Left: Everyday (Ad)ventures in Contingency and Necessity
24 October 2013
For the beginning of winter term classes in Germany, the IRTG Diversity's first winter term guest lecture at the University of Trier took place on 24 October 2013, 4 pm, in room DM 22/24. We were pleased to host Dr. Andrew Irving from the University of Manchester who was in Trier to talk about: "The Art of Turning Right and Left: Everyday (Ad)ventures in Contingency and Necessity". Andrew Irving ...
The IRTG Diversity in the University of Trier's University Magazine
At the beginning of the German winter term 2013/14, the IRTG Diversity was featured on the U of Trier University Magazine's cover page. See here http://www.uni-trier.de/fileadmin/organisation/Presse/Unijournal/Ab_2010/Unijournal_3_2013.pdf, pps. 34ff., for the magazine's article introducing our research group to the public.
IRTG Diversity Summer School
1-7 October 2013
One cornerstone of the IRTG Diversity's PhD programme is the regular exchange between our principal and associated investigators and our doctoral candidates. In October 2013, our PhD students and many established scholars came together at the European Academy in Otzenhausen for one week of intensive presentations, conversations, and discussions. For the IRTG Diversity's first summer school, all nine ...
Conference: Understanding Canada - The GKS' Young Scholars‘ Forum
4-6 July 2013
Cooperating with research groups and scholarly organizations on a local, national, and international level, in the summer of 2013, the IRTG Diversity took part in and supported two international conferences at the University of Trier (see also the next news item). On July 4 and 5, the Young Scholars' Forum of the Association for Canadian Studies in German-speaking Countries (GKS) brought together young ...
Graeme Wynn: Understanding Canada as Transnational Space
5 July 2013
On invitation of the IRTG Diversity, Prof. Graeme Wynn (University of British Columbia) gave a lecture on the topic of "Understanding Canada as Transnational Space" on July 5, 2013. The talk took place at the Palais Walderdorff in the city centre of Trier and was open to both the university and the general public.
Kristyn Harman: Disciplining Aboriginal Populations through Transportation within the British Empire
5 July 2013
As part of Trier University's Centre for Postcolonial and Gender Studies conference on Critical Whiteness Studies, the IRTG Diversity hosted Kristyn Harman (University of Tasmania), who presented a talk on "Disciplining Aboriginal Populations through Transportation within the British Empire"
Conference: New Perspectives in a Postrace World? - Centrum für Postcolonial und Gender Studies (CePoG), U Trier
4-6 July 2013
Cooperating with research groups and scholarly organizations on a local, national, and international level, in the summer of 2013, the IRTG Diversity took part in and supported two international conferences at the University of Trier (see also the previous news item). From July 4 to 6 2013, the Center for Postcolonial and Gender Studies of the University of Trier brought together researchers who presented ...
4 July 2013
Canada Day is based on the idea to not just keep our research to ourselves, but to share it with the general university public and with others in Trier, Saarbrücken, and Montreal. To reach this goal, the IRTG Diversity, together with the Trier Centre for Canadian Studies, organized a day of Canada-related activities on July 4, 2013. Short lectures on Canada, information on studying in Canada, a Canadian ...
Paul Morris: Canadian Paradigms for Mediating Difference
4 July 2013
As part of the IRTG Diversity's and the Trier Center for Canadian Studies' Canada Day, the IRTG's visiting professor Paul Morris gave a lecture on "Canadian Paradigms for Mediating Difference: An Historical Overview"
Official Opening of the IRTG Diversity in Montreal
18 June 2013
In Montréal, the IRTG Diversity was officially opened with a table ronde on the topic "Herméneutique croisée: Penser, Écrire, Traduire (dans) les espaces transculturels" on June 18, 2013. The round table featured contributions by the Quebecois authors and intellectuals Elena Botchorichvili, Simon Dumas, Eric Dupont, Catherine Leclerc, and Nathanaël. For more informartion, see http://www.uni-trier.de/fileadmin/fb3/prof/GES/ING ...
Workshop: Good Scholarly Practice
10-14 June 2013
The IRTG Diversity's PhD programme includes workshops on various scholarly practices and research methods. In June of 2013, our doctoral candidates took part in a workshop on good scholarly practice.
Hartmut Lutz: "Mythbusters" and "Indianthusiasts": (De-)Constructing Transatlantic Others
11 June 2013
Guest Lecture by the IRTG Diversity's visiting professor Hartmut Lutz: Based on few actual encounters but a growing amount of visual and textual (re)presentations, people in Germany have constructed, expanded, romanticized, and ossified "their" image of American "Sa(l)vages," resulting in a phenomenon described as "Deutsche Indianertümelei" (German Indianthusiasm). But in the course of more than ...
Official Opening of the IRTG Diversity in Trier
3 May 2013
On may May 3, 2013, the University of Trier and Saarland University celebrated the IRTG Diversity with an official opening ceremony. The ceremony featured a keynote lecture by Prof. Dan Diner (Director, Simon-Dubnow-Institut für jüdische Geschichte und Kultur an der Universität Leipzig) and short presentations of our PhD candidates. This was followed by a research seminar conducted by German and Canadian ...