Universität KonstanzExzellenzcluster „Kulturelle Grundlagen von Integration“

2007 - Cultural Sociology and the Iconic Turn

Jeffrey C. Alexander, Jan Assmann, Hans Belting, Gottfried Boehm, Karin Knorr, Piotr Sztompka

Konstanzer Meisterklasse 2007 (click to enlarge)

From 1 to 11 July 2007, the first Meisterklasse organized in the framework of the newly established Center of Excellence 16 “Cultural Foundations of Integration” turned to cultural sociology and the iconic turn. What is an image? How can we understand its relation to reality? Chaired by Jeffrey C. Alexander (Yale), Jan Assmann (Konstanz), Hans Belting (Karlsruhe), Gottfried Boehm (Basel), Karin Knorr (Konstanz), and Piotr Sztompka (Krakow), the Meisterklasse was searching for answers.

The event was organized by Gerold Gerber.

Conference Proceeding

by Sina Farzin (Graduate School of Social Sciences, Universität Bremen) and Urs Büttner (Eberhardt-Karls-Universität Tübingen)
H-Soz-u-Kult (German only)