23rd–24th October 2015, Schloss Thurnau

University of Bayreuth / University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

This conference draws attention to the crucial role the nineteenth century played—particularly in the transatlantic North American context—in transforming the meaning of risk and moving it from the margins of particular trade enterprises to the center of social cohesion and individual identity.

For more information see the conference abstract and the preliminary program. You may register now!



Prof. Dr. Jeanne Cortiel (University of Bayreuth)
Dr. Karin Hoepker (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg)