Leverhulme Lecture II - Professor Svend Erik Larsen

Publication date: Feb 05, 2013 02:59 PM

Start: Feb 06, 2013 06:00 PM
End: Feb 06, 2013 08:00 PM

Location: UCL Ramsay Lecture Theatre, Christopher Ingold Building, Gordon Street, WC1H 0AJ

Svend Larsen



Professor Svend Erik Larsen (Aarhus Universitet, Denmark)

Professor Larsen has been awarded a Leverhulme Visiting Professorship to spend January-June 2013 based at UCL Scandinavian Studies.

This is the second in a series of four Leverhulme Lectures which Professor Larsen is presenting, alongside leading Masterclasses for postgraduate students, and helping launch a new collaboration between UCL Scandinavian Studies, Dutch and SSEES: Learning From Small Nations.

Title: Don Juan, Lear & Figaro: Reinventing Forgiveness

Tragedy and comedy feed on the transgression of norms and its consequences for human life.

When they change, new visions of humanity emerge together with new role of forgiveness.