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Conferment of an Honorary Degree to Homi K. Bhabha

Homi Bhabha

Homi Bhabha


On May 31, 2012 an honorary degree was confered to Homi K. Bhabha (Harvard University) by the Department of Philosophy and Humanities.

In the context of the ceremony the laureat held a lecture on:

The Global Humanities

The video of the event is available here.






Program of the event:

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Peter-André Alt
President, Freie Universität Berlin

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Joachim Küpper
Dahlem Humanities Center; Peter Szondi Institute of Comparative Literature

Presentation of the Degree
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Doris Kolesch
Dean of the Department of Philosophy and Humanities

Honorary Degree Recipient’s Keynote Address
The Global Humanities

Music Performance
Johann Sebastian Bach, Suite Nr. I G-Dur, BWV 1007
Mischa Meyer – Violoncello