Mythology and “Nation Building": N.F.S. Grundtvig and His Contemporaries
Conference, arranged by Grundtvig Centeret, Aarhus University, and Université Paris-Sorbonne
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Université Paris-Sorbonne, 1, Rue Victor Cousin, 75005 Paris
The aim of the conference is to offer new perspectives on the role of pre-Christian mythologies in the formation of national communities in the 19th-Century. During this time, scholars, philosophers, politicians and artists played a crucial part in the formation of national identities, underpinning the emerging national communities. Pre-Christian mythologies, most notably Old Norse or Germanic mythology, were often seen as a cultural source in which to root the collective identity of the community.
Among such intellectuals was the Danish polymath N.F.S. Grundtvig (1783-1872), who was a driving force in the formation of Danish national identity. ...
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- Registration: Please register for the conference with the following webshop link: https://auws.au.dk/mythologyandnationbuilding2017
- Deadline for registration: 15-01-2017
Registration (including coffee and reception) DKK 265 (~€35,00)
Student registration (including coffee and reception) DKK 115 (~€15,00)
Lunch 27-01-2017 DKK 150 (~€20,00)
Conference Dinner 27-01-2017 DKK 340 (~€45,00)
For more information contact the organisers at: firstname.lastname@example.org
The conference is organised by Pierre-Brice Stahl (Paris-Sorbonne University) and Sophie Bønding (Aarhus University) with the support of the Grundtvig Study Centre; the Danish Ministry of Higher Education and Science; Aarhus University (the Research Programme at the Department of the Study of Religion); and Paris-Sorbonne University (EA REIGENN).