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Borders and overcoming cultural borders: Hölderlin and Europe

Event info

  • today from 28/05/2018 to 01/06/2018
  • place Villa Vigoni
  • lock_outlineBy invitation
  • Coordination

    Prof. Dr. Albert Meier, Kiel

    Prof. Dr. Markus Ophälders, Verona   

    Prof. Elena Polledri, Udine

The conference seeks to discuss the problematic notion of Europe's cultural identity on a theoretical level. Here, the poetry of Friedrich Hölderlin and music as an example of a universal language are taken as a model. Not only from a linguistic perspective, but also from that of the themes of his late poetry and his translations, a renewed examination of Hölderlin's work and of music can open up new ways of rethinking Europe's cultural roots.

(Talk for graduates/post-graduates)