An event of SFB1095      Sponsored by the DFG           Sponsored by the
        Forschungszentrum Historische Geisteswissenschaften         Goethe University Frankfurt
        am Main

Weak Knowledge:
Forms, Functions, and Dynamics

Pre-Conference Workshop
Frankfurt am Main, 1 July 2017


Welcome coffee beginning at 9:30

10:00 Introduction

11:00-12:30 Contested Science

Richard Hill (Mainz): Contemporary Naturalism and Knowledge

Dikla Bytner (Tel Aviv): Science Must be Defended: Why Does it Matter if Knowledge is Weak or Strong?

Discussion: Martin Herrnstadt (Tel Aviv)

Lunch break

14:00-15:30 Institutional Hierarchies of Knowledge

Natalie Levy (Tel Aviv): The Struggle for Weakness. Perspectives and Problems in Critical Sociology – The Case of Mixed Schools in Israel

Nitzana Ben David (Tel Aviv): Hierarchies in/between Therapeutic and Legal Knowledge in Juvenile Court in Mandatory Palestine and Israel, 1930s-1950s

Discussion: Jan Surman (Erfurt)

16:00-17:30 Shifting Orders of Representation

Maisalon Dallashi (Tel Aviv): Language as a Vehicle of Knowing: The Complex Relationship between Hebrew and Arabic in Israel

Corinna Dziudzia (Gießen): Forgotten Knowledge of Female Writers from the Enlightenment. Mechanisms of (De-)Canonization

Discussion: Gal Hertz (Tel Aviv)

17:30-18:30 Final discussion

19:00 Conference reception

Workshop location

Building “Normative Orders”, Goethe University, Campus Westend, Max-Horkheimer-Str. 2, 60323 Frankfurt/Main

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