You are cordially invited to attend our public lectures of the Summer Academy “Language, Science and Aesthetics”.
Lecture III 13 Sept, 11.30 am – 1.00 pm, Orient-Institut Beirut
Nader el-Bizri (American University of Beirut)
Ontological-Epistemological Renewals within the Dialectics of Tradition and Modernity? Critical reflections on
methodology in the field of ‘Arabic sciences and philosophy’
Lecture IV 15 Sept, 5 – 6.30 pm, Orient-Institut Beirut
Kirsten Scheid (American University of Beirut)
Lecture V 16 Sept, 5 – 6.30 pm, Orient-Institut Beirut
Monica Juneja (University of Heidelberg)
From the Religious to the Aesthetic Image – or the struggle over art that offends
Lecture VI 18 Sept, 5 – 6.30 pm, AUB, Building 37
Bodhisattva Kar (University of Cape Town)
Modernity and Misplacement: A curious history of anachronism
The public lectures are part of the Summer Academy “Language, Science and Aesthetics – Articulations of Subjectivity and Objectivity in the Modern Middle East, North Africa, South and Southeast Asia”, which takes place from 11 – 19 September 2014 in Beirut.
Jointly organized by Orient-Institut Beirut (OIB) and Forum Transregionale Studien, Berlin.