Amabel B. James Professor of History, Harvard University; Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University; Faculty Affiliate, Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, Harvard University; Faculty Affiliate, Department of Philosophy, Harvard University
Lower Level Conference Room, Adolphus Busch Hall
The Institute for Social Research (Institut für Sozialforschung) was founded in Frankfurt a century ago, in 1923. To mark the occasion of its founding and growth over the last one hundred years, the Harvard Colloquium for Intellectual History at the will convene at the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies at Harvard University, bringing together some of the scholars who have played a major role in the interpretation and transformation of critical theory in both Europe and America.
This two-day conference also marks the 50th year since the initial publication in 1973 of Martin Jay’s The Dialectical Imagination, a book that was crucial to the early reception of Frankfurt School critical theory in North America and beyond.
Please refer the agenda below for a list of discussions and speakers. For those who cannot attend in person, this conference will be livestreamed here.
This conference will take place from Friday, October 6-Saturday, October, 7. View the full agenda and a list of speakers here: