Event series: Word and Image in Times of Crisis

18 to 21 February 2019, Warburg Institute, Lecture Room

Johann Carion, The Prediction and Explanation of the Great Flooding (Prognosticatio und  erklerung der grossen wesserung) (Leipzig, 1521) 

A series of events organised by Michelle O’Malley (Deputy Director of the Warburg Institute), Claudia Wedepohl (Archivist of the Warburg Institute) and Johannes von Müller (Coordinator of the Bilderfahrzeuge Project)

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Monday, 18 February, 17.30 (Lecture Room):

Reading Group: Aby Warburg, Pagan-Antique Prophecies in Words and Images in the Age of Luther

Aby Warburg’s seminal lecture on Martin Luther and the role of propaganda in the process of public opinion-making, delivered in November 1917, and published in 1920 is nowadays considered to be one of the founding documents of Bildwissenschaft (science of images) and of media studies.

Wednesday, 20 February, 17.30 (Lecture Room):

Jane O. Newman, Warburg on Luther and Dürer: Media Wars and the Freedom to Think

Thursday, 21 February, (Lecture Room):

16.30: Display of Materials relating to Aby Warburg’s work on early modern prints and the media of his time(Introduction by Steffen Haug and Claudia Wedepohl)

17.30: Roundtable Discussion: Word and Image in Times of Crisis

Johannes von Müller (Bilderfahrzeuge Project), Introduction

Claudia Wedepohl (Warburg Institute), Chair

James Curran (Goldsmiths)

Jane Newman (UC Irvine)

Steffen Haug (Bilderfahrzeuge Project)



Cite this blog post
Stuart Moss (2019, February 11). Event series: Word and Image in Times of Crisis. BILDERFAHRZEUGE. Retrieved April 17, 2024, from https://doi.org/10.58079/m0ic

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