Eighteenth-Century Seminar - “Beethoven Imagines India, 1812-1818”

Eighteenth-Century Seminar
Event date: 
April 3, 2019 -
4:30pm to 6:00pm
Harry Liebersohn
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Seminar Series: 
Eighteenth-Century Seminar

“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.

Jennifer Loessy
Area of Interest: 
17th & 18th Centuries