Conferences of the Bavarian American Academy (BAA)

Since 1999 the Bavarian American Academy offers conferences on comparative and interdisciplinary questions on the general topic Formations of American Cultures in a Global Context.

 

 

18. BAA Conference, July 5-7, 2018

The State of Human Rights: Historical Genealogies, Political Controversies, and Cultural Imaginaries

 

 

 

Overview over past BAA conferences

Please change to the German page to see the programs 2009-2017.

 

17th BAA Conference, July 6 - 8, 2017
The Comeback of Populism: Transatlantic Perspectives

 

16th BAA Conference, June 30 - July 2, 2016
Cultural Mobility and Knowledge Formation in the Americas

 

15th BAA Conference, July 9 - 11, 2015
Cultures of Inequality

14th BAA Conference, July 26 - 28, 2014

Cultures of Privacy

 

13th BAA Conference, July 5 - 7, 2012 

Cultures of Mobility

 

12th BAA Conference, July 9 - 10, 2010
Green Cultures: Environmental Knowledge, Climate, and Catastrophe

 

12th BAA Conference, July 2 - 4, 2009

Visual Cultures - Transatlantic Perspectives 

 

10th BAA Conference, May 29 - 31, 2008

Global Cities - Metropolitan Cultures: A Transatlantic Perspective (160KB)

 

9th BAA Conference, June 14 - 16, 2007

Scientific Cultures - Technological Challenges: A Transatlantic Perspective (112KB)

 

8th BAA Conference, 18.- 20. Mai 2006
Political Cultures and the Culture of Politics: A Transatlantic Perspective (156KB)

 

7th BAA-Konferenz, June 9 - 11, 2005
The Power and Politics of the Aesthetic in American Culture (72KB)

 

6th BAA Conference, June 17 - 19, 2004
Religious Cultures - Communities of Belief (464KB)

 

5th BAA Conference, May 15 - 17, 2003
Media Cultures (300KB)

 

4th BAA Conference, June 20 - 22, 2002
Cultures of Economy - Economics of Cultures (236KB)

 

3rd BAA Conference, May 17 - 19, 2001
Konflikt der Rechtskulturen? Die USA und Deutschland im Vergleich (104KB)

2nd BAA Conference, June 22 - 24, 2000
Transnational America: The Fading of Borders in the Western Hemisphere (108KB)

1st BAA Conference, March 5 - 7, 1999

German and American Higher Education in Comparison: Educational Philosophies, Political Systems, Funding (80KB)

 

 

 

 

Contact

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Dr. Margaretha Schweiger-Wilhelm
Managing Director of the Bavarian American Academy

 

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+49 (0)89 55 25 37-42

 

E-Mail
schweiger-wilhelm@amerika-akademie.de

 

 

Jasmin Falk
Office Assistant - Bavarian American Academy

 

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+49 (0)89 55 25 37-41

 

E-Mail
jfalk@amerika-akademie.de

 

 

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