ICHG 2018 – Two sessions on Historical Geographies of the University

You are cordially invited to attend our two HistGeogUni conference sessions at the 17th International Conference of Historical Geographers:

ICHG 2018 Warsaw, 16-20 July 2018 Historical geographies of the university

Venue – Old Library of Warsaw University

University of Warsaw, 26/28 Krakowskie Przedmieście Street, PL-00-927 Warszawa


Session 1 Historical geographies of university networks

Monday, 16 July 2018, 1400-1530, Room C

Chair: Dean Bond

Katharina Paulus, Mobilities of academic geographers in post-war Germany 

Martina Hacke, The network of the “Messengers of Nations” of the University of Paris in the 15th century


Session 2  Historical geographies of university concepts

Friday, 20 July 2018, 1100-1230, Room J

Chair: Heather Ellis

Dean Bond & Heike Jöns, Scholars on the move: The University of Göttingen and the origins of academic mobility, 1734-1810

Robert Anderson, Universities and universities: Lyon Playfair and ideas of the university in the nineteenth century

Heike Jöns & Dean Bond, The emergence of a modern research university: Benjamin Ide Wheeler and regular research sabbaticals at UC Berkeley, 1899-1919


For the whole ICHG programme, please click here.