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International Colloquium: Tolerance(s) - concepts, language, history and practices


Start date: Monday 11 October 2021

Time: 09.00

End date: Tuesday 12 October 2021

Time: 19.00

This colloquium is a follow-up on the one held in Nice 2018: ”Tolérance(s)”, arranged in cooperation with the MSHS – Maison des Sciences de l’Homme et de la Société, Sud-Est, Nice and the one in Paris 2019 (Université Paris IV La Sorbonne).

The venues will be the Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities and on Campus, Stockholm University, at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics.

Immediately after the colloquium, on the 12th of October, all participants are specially invited to the Nobel Prize Museum in Stockholm where Lilian Thuram (Honorary Doctor at Stockholm university, world champion of football and founder of the Thuram Foundation advocating tolerance and preventing racism) will speak at a public seminar followed by a reception.

Keynote speakers

  • Denis Crouzet, Professor, Université Paris-Sorbonne
  • Emmanuel Fraisse, Professor Emeritus, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3
  • Christer Mattsson, PhD, Director of the Segerstedt Institute, University of Gothenburg
  • Jenny White, Professor, Department of Asian, Middle Eastern and Turkish Studies, Stockholm University
  • Cornel Zwierlein, Privatdozent Dr, Freie Universität Berlin
'Tolerance' by Mary Mackay, 1990. Wikimedia Commons.