Conference: Elisabeth of Bohemia (1618-1680) – Life and Legacy. Philosophy, Politics and Religion in Seventeenth Century Europe, 17.-20.05.2018, Paderborn

Center for the History of Women Philosophers and Scientists, Deutsche Gesellschaft Philosophie e.V., Fritz Thyssen Stiftung; Organizers: Sabrina Ebbersmeyer, Sarah Hutton, Ruth Hagengruber (Web)
Venue: Center for the History of Women Philosophers and Scientists Technologiepark, Paderborn
Time: 17.-20.05.2018
Programm/Confirmed Talks:
Susanna Åkerman (Stockholm University) – “Descartes’ competitors: Queen Christina and the Metaphysics of Light”
Nadine Akkerman (Leiden University) – “Elisabeth of Bohemia’s aristocratic upbringing and education at the Prinsenhof in Leiden, 1628-32”
Vlad Alexandrescu (Université de Bucarest) – “Elisabeth and her intellectual circle in The Hague”
Lilli Alanen (Uppsala University) – “Mind-body-holism and the Therapy of Passions”
Sabrina Ebbersmeyer (University of Copenhagen) – “Elisabeth on Astronomy”
Ruth Hagengruber (Universität Paderborn) – “Elisabet of Bohemia as an example of critical historiography”
Sarah Hutton (University of York) – “Princess Elisabeth and Anne Conway”
Denis Kambouchner (Université Paris 1) – “What is Elisabeth’s Cartesianism?”
Sonja Langkafel (Städtisches Museum, Herford) – “Elisabeth of Bohemia and Herford”
Gianni Paganini (Università d. S. d. P. O., Vercelli) – “How to deal with Machiavelli”
Carol Pal (Bennington College, Vermont) – “Elisabeth of Bohemia: Princess and Politico”
Marie-Frédérique Pellegrin (Université Lyon III) – “Medicine in Elisabeth’s letters to Descartes”
Dominik Perler (Humboldt Universität zu Berlin) – “Is Our Happiness Up to Us? Elisabeth of Bohemia on the Limits of Internalism”
Martina Reuter (University of Jyväskylä) – “Elisabeth’s Criticism of Descartes’ Notion of the Free Will”
Lisa Shapiro (Simon Frazer University) – “Was Princess Elisabeth of Bohemia a Cartesian?”