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Constantin Brunner in Context

International and interdisciplinary conference on the work of the German-Jewish philosopher and social critic
21 - 23 October 2012

Constantin Brunner

Constantin Brunner (1862-1937)
© Leo Baeck Institute


21 - 23 October 2012, 21 October, from 3 pm, 22 + 23 October, 9 am-5.30 pm


Old Building, ground level, Auditorium




Further Information:


Julia Jürgens
Tel: +49 (0)30 259 93 353
Fax: +49 (0)30 259 93 330

Constantin Brunner caught the attention of his contemporaries primarily with his major work published in 1908 "Die Lehre von den Geistigen und vom Volk," and his writings on the "Jewish question." On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of his birth and the 75th of his death, the historical and intellectual dimensions of his personality, his culture and social criticism as well as his philosophical concerns - nearly forgotten today - shall be explored.

21. October 2012, 7.30 pm
Within the framework of the conference, Hanns Zischler will read from Constantin Brunner’s letters that will be published this fall by Wallstein Publishers in Göttingen.

With the support of the Fritz Thyssen Foundation.

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