Workshop in Tallinn, Under and Tuglas Literature Centre of the Estonian Academy of Sciences in collaboration with the Institute of Philosophy of the Czech Academy of Sciences
Kohtu 6, 10130 Tallinn
13th September 2022
UNDER THE AGREEMENT ON SCIENTIFIC COOPERATION BETWEEN THE ESTONIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES AND THE CZECH ACADEMY OF SCIENCES (2021-2023)
The scientific aim of the second workshop of the joint comparative project of the Under and Tuglas Literature Centre of the Estonian Academy of Science (Tallinn) and of the Institute of Philosophy of the Czech Academy of Sciences (Prague) is to find out how the literary response to the Early Modern Crisis functioned in the North-Eastern (Estonia and Livonia) and Central Europe (Bohemian lands) and if it varied chronologically or typologically. The project participants will present their case studies and discuss the phenomenon of cumulative nature of crises.
I. Political and military crisis in the early modern literature
Vojtěch Pelc: Political Crisis and the Outbreak of the Thirty Years’ War in Latin Texts from the Czech Lands
Ondřej Podavka: Three poems on the recapture of Györ from the Turks
II. Religious aspects in the interpretation of the crisis
Marcela Slavíková: Earthquakes as God’s Warning (The Bohemian Lands between 1590-1620)
Lucie Storchová: Coming Judgement Day in Latin and Vernaculars: Petrus Codicillusʼs works on astrology and eschatology
Marta Vaculínová: „Ein neues Betbuch” von Johann Deucer (1629) als Katalog der Gefahren und drohenden Katastrophen
III. Literary strategies to increase and diminish the crisis
Martin Klöker: Geheime Briefe zur Bewältigung der Liebeskrise? Caspar Meyers Briefe an Catharina von der Hoyen
Kristi Viiding: Educational crisis in Early modern Livonia – reality or borrowed literary topic?