24 Nov

CAS: Empathie in der Literatur

Opening hours / Beginning:

6:30 pm

24 November 2021



What is the role of empathy in literature, theater, music, und philosophy? The lecture series Arts and Skills of Empathy discusses this question.


  • Hans Pleschinski, freelance writer
  • Martin Puchner, Byron and Anita Wien Professor of Drama and of English and Comparative Literature at Harvard University
  • Friedrich Vollhardt, Professor of modern German literature at LMU

The panel discussion is part of the CAS research focus Empathy.

The event will be streamed in German. Prior registration by email is required. For further information, see the CAS website.

The Center for Advanced Studies at LMU provides a forum for scientific exchange and discussion that bridges the divide between the established disciplines. Its activities are designed to promote all forms of collaborative research and to stimulate interdisciplinary communication within the University. In addition, it facilitates the integration of visiting scholars and scientists into the academic life of the University.

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