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Dissecting Society III - Sketches of manners, genre paintings, social novels. Nineteenth-century popular genres as ethnographic formats.

Workshop held at Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Department of European Ethnology and Cultural Analysis (Oettingenstraße 67, room A04) 28th of June 2019



9.15–9.30 Arrival and welcome (Christiane Schwab, LMU Munich)

9.30–10.45 First session

Andreas Beck, Ruhr University Bochum
French and German Stereotypes: Typography as a Means of National Self-Assurance in Illustrated Magazines of the 1830s

Adriana Markantonatos, LMU Munich
L’Illustration, just Illustrations? Reflections on a Blind Spot in the History of (French) Early Nineteenth-Century Visual Culture

10.45–11.00 Break

11.00–12.15 Second session

Alexandra Rabensteiner, LMU Munich
A German View on Society. The journal “Morgenblatt für gebildete Stände / Leser”, an Example of Sociographic and Folkloristic Journalism in Nineteenth-Century Germany

Jens Wietschorke, LMU Munich
Depicting the Urban Underclass. The Case of Vienna in the 19th century.

12.15–13.15 Lunch break

13.15–14.30 Third session
Daniela Salvucci, Free University of Bolzano-Bozen
Travelogues and Adventure Novels. The Literary Common Background of Elsie Masson and Bronislaw Malinowski

Jonathan Roper, University of Tartu
Sketches of Manners as Ethnographic Testimony: Egerton's Public (and Private) Writings

14.30–14.45 Break

14.45–16.00 Fourth session

Florian Grafl, LMU Munich
Hispanic America Writes Back – Social Sketches as Ethnographic Formats in (former) Colonies of the Spanish Empire during the Time of Independence (1830-1860)

Barbara Korte, University of Freiburg
Profiling the World for the Popular Reader: Travel Writing in the Victorian Periodical “Good Words”

16.00–16.10 Final discussion

16.30–17.30 Optional visit of the exhibition ‘Fragende Blicke. Neun Zugänge zu ethnografischen Fotografien’ at the Museum Fünf Kontinente with exhibition creator Paul Hempel with focus on nineteenth-century ethnographic photography (Maximilianstraße 42, 80538 München).