Visiting German lecturer

Dr  Soraj over at Chulalongkorn University often invites interesting speakers. this month he has invited Dr Erwin Schadel from Bamberg University. Dr Soraj tells us about his guest speaker :

He’s a professor at Bamberg University, specializing in early modern philosophy — Leibniz and Comenius especially. He used to do a project on “Dialogs and Encounters among Cultures for World Peace” in which I participated. He also is interested in how harmony in music is related to physical harmony and perhaps social harmony too

Erwin Schadel is professor of philosophy at Bamberg University, Germany. He is interested in early modern Western philosophy, especially the thoughts of Liebniz and Comenius. He is also very interested in how music is related with the world and with metaphysics. One of his books is on “Music as a Symbol of the Trinity: An Introduction to the Metaphysics of Harmony” (Musik als Trinitätssymbol. Einführung in die harmonikale Metaphy­sik).

For more information please see his website via google translate (site is in German, but Gooogle will translate it fairly well for you) Just click here.

This is an open invitation to a series of public lectures by Prof. Dr. Erwin Schadel from Bamberg University, Germany:

  • 28. July: “Dialogue as effective chance for an enriching development of mankind: Some outlines inspired by the pansophy of John Amos Comenius”
  • 29. July: “Do we live in the best of all possible worlds?: Some commentaries on Leibniz’ ‘Monadology’ and ‘Theodicy’
  • 30. July: “The principle of harmony: Ontological elucidations of the basic structures of tonality (with a special reference to Johannes Kepler)
    All talks will begin at 13.00 hours and will last for about three hours. The first two talks on 28th and 29th of July will be at Room 708, Boromratchakumari Building, Faculty of Arts, and the last talk on the 30th will be at the Recital Hall, Third Floor, Faculty of Fine Arts at the same time. Prof. Schadel will play the piano as part of his talk on the 30th too.

All talks will begin at 13.00 hours and will last for about three hours. The first two talks on 28th and 29th of July will be at Room 708, Boromratchakumari Building, Faculty of Arts, and the last talk on the 30th will be at the Recital Hall, Third Floor, Faculty of Fine Arts at the same time. Prof. Schadel will play the piano as part of his talk on the 30th too.

All are welcome. Free of Charge.

location:

It is a 10-15 minute walk from Siam BTS Station. Go along Henry Durant road until you get to the footbridge. Turn right at the Chula university entrance after the footbridge, and turn right again once inside the compound. The Building you want is the tallest in the area, so it is easy to spot.

Click images to enlarge them:

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Here is the view as you come through the correct entrance to the university. Turn right as you enter (taxis are forced to turn left and circle round).

chula-entrance

Boromratchakumari Building  Entrance. It is the tallest building on the campus:

barom-building

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