Speakers

BILL BELL │ Cardiff University/Lichtenberg-Kolleg 

„When Washington Came to Lynchburg“

ROBERT H. BRINKMEYER │ University of South Carolina 

„Defending Social Order and Segregation: Atticus Finch and Stoic Paternalism“

REBECCA BRÜCKMANN │ University of Cologne 

„Work Mostly Done By Men“? White (Supremacist) Women and Massive Resistance in South Carolina“

VOLKER DEPKAT │ University of Regensburg

„Has the Age of Reagan Now Ended? Reflections on U.S. Conservatism in Light of Donald Trump’s Election“

JAMES DORSON │ Free University Berlin

„Beast/Businessman/Bohemian: American Literary Naturalism and the Manager-Myth in Conservative Politics“

JAMES DOWTHWAITE  University of Göttingen

„Conservatism and Populism in the Modernist Era: Irving Babbitt, T.S. Eliot, and Ezra Pound“

ANDREAS ETGES │ Ludwig-Maximilian-University München 

„A Manhattan Project of the Psycho-Political War against Communism? Anticommunism and the Failed Initiative to Found a ‚Freedom Academy, 1959-67′“

ANDREAS FALKE │ Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg

„The Fracturing of American Conservatism“

MATTHEW FELDMAN Teesside University

„Between ‚Alt-Right‘ and Mainstream Conservatism: The ‚Near-Right‘ in Contemporary American Politics and Culture“

CRISTER GARRETT │ Leipzig University

„Toward a Radical Conservatism in American Foreign Policy? Legacies of the Bush and Obama Presidencies and Their Implications for the Construction of National Security Strategy“

ANDREW S. GROSS │ Georg-August-University Goettingen

„Conservatism and Pastoralism“

MICHAEL KIMMAGE │ Catholic University of America, Washington D.C.

„How the West Was Won: Ronald Reagan and the Ideal of Western Civilization“

SUSANN KÖHLER │ Georg-August-University Goettingen

„Barry Goldwater and the Conservative Picture of the West“

JOE LOCKARD │ Arizona State University

„McCarthy-Era Prison Memoirs and Speech Crimes“

ANDREW MAJESKE │ John Jay College of Criminal Justice

„Donald Trump, American Caesarism and the Legacy of Leo Strauss“

PIERRE-HÉlI MONOT Ludwig-Maximilian-University München

„Possibilities, Responsibilities: Cornelius Castoriadis, George Oppen, Wendell Berry and the Rise of Cultural Conservationism“

GRETA OLSON │ Justus-Liebig-University Giessen

„The Seductions of Conservatism: On Interpreting Fifty Shades of Grey

MARIA RYAN │ University of Nottingham

„The Rise and Demise of American Unipolarism: Neoconservatism and US Foreign Policy, 1989-2009“

MONIKA SAUTER │ Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg

„‚Pro-Life‘ Conversion Narratives and the Politics of Motherhood“

AXEL R. SCHÄFER │ Transnational American Studies Institute Mainz

„Conservative Protestant Globalization: American Evangelicals and International Engagement after World War II“

ELIZABETH T. SHERMER Loyola University Chicago

„Collapse or Triumph? A Sixty-Year Assessment of the Modern American Conservative Movement“

MARYANN SNYDER-KÖRBER │  Free University Berlin

„Reed Smoot’s Prayers and the ‚Mormon Moment‘ of US-American Politics“

THOMAS TALHELM │ University of Chicago

„Using Culture to Understand Politics: Evidence that Liberals Are WEIRD“

FLORIAN ZAPPE │ Georg-August-University Goettingen

„William F. Buckley, Jr. and the Question of Atheism“

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