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Aspects of European Modernity

Topic:Aspects of European Modernity
Speaker:Pro.Kjell Nilsson(Lund University)
Time: September 21st, 2012 (Friday) 15:10-18:00
Place:Room 515, Leo KoGuan Building (School of Government)

Speaker:

Professor Kjell Nilsson is from Lund University, with research focus on economic sociology, social policy, sociology of organizations, globalization and social transformation, and internationalization of higher education.

Introduction:

The formation of modernity in Europe is important to understand Europe of today. In this introduction, the processes, which led to the formation of modern societies in Europe, are discussed more generally. Questions like when, how, and why modern societies in Europe first emerged will be discussed. How did they assume the forms and structure they did? The introduction will give a short overview of sources for the rapid and extensive social, cultural, and economic development, which followed the decline of feudalism in Western Europe.