The research project on “Languages of Reform” has sucessfully started with a kick-off-conference at the German Historical Institute Paris on december 10th-12th 2014.
Almost all of the 25 participants of this international project could make it to Paris. In short 30-minute presentations the individual research projects were discussed. The thursday night was a special moment when Daniel Roche gave a public lecture on how the history of ideas and social history have influenced each other in the past and how they should be combined for future research.
The German Historical Institute’s director Thomas Maissen introducing Daniel Roche and Manuela Albertone, who delivered the commentary to Daniel Roche’s talk.