Eighteenth-Century Seminar - “Beethoven Imagines India, 1812-1818”
“Beethoven Imagines India, 1812-1818”
Harry Liebersohn, University of Illinois
This seminar is open to the public. There is no pre-circulated paper for this workshop.
Harry Liebersohn is Center for Advanced Study Professor of History at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. His research centers on cultural encounters between European and non-European peoples since the late eighteenth century. His most recent books are The Travelers’ World: Europe to the Pacific (Harvard University Press, 2008); and The Return of the Gift: European History of a Global Idea (Cambridge University Press, 2011). Music and the New Global Culture: From the Great Exhibitions to the Jazz Age will be published by The University of Chicago Press in August 2019. In spring 2017 he was a fellow at the American Academy in Berlin, and in the same year he received a Humboldt Research Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. In fall 2018 he gave the Zhu Kezhen Distinguished Lectures at Zheziang University, China.