CONF 11.03.2001

Philantropy, Patronage and Urban Politics (Toronto, KONF: Philantropy, Patronage and Urban Politics (Toronto,

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Philanthropy, Patronage, & Urban Politics: Transatlantic Transfers between
Europe and North America in the 19th and 20th Century An International
Symposium of the University of Toronto in collaboration with the German
Historical Institute, Washington, D.C.

The Munk Centre for International Studies
1 Devonshire Place, North House, University of Toronto, May 3-5, 2001

Thursday May 3rd

7 p.m. Reception, Location T.B.A.

Keynote Speaker: Jon Dellandrea, Vice-President and Chief
Development Officer, University of Toronto
"Philanthropy, the Private Sector, and Higher Education"

Friday May 4th

I Cultural Philanthropy and the Upper Classes

9:00 - 10:45 a.m., Munk Centre Rm. 208N

Commentator: John Ingham, University of Toronto

Social Patriotism, Philanthropy, and Left Liberalisms: the Hamburg
Volksheim, 1901-1914
Jennifer Jenkins, Washington University, St. Louis

Cultural Philanthropy in Nineteenth-Century Leipzig
Margaret Menninger, Southwest Texas State University in San Marcos

For the Love of Science
Ethnographic Museums and their Patrons in Imperial
Glenn Penny, University of Missouri at Kansas City

II Transatlantic Philanthropy in Comparative Perspective

11:00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m., Munk Centre Rm. 208N

Commentator: Christoph Mauch, German Historical Institute, Washington, D.C..

Charity, Philanthropy, Voluntarism and the Atlantic Culture
Peter Dobkin Hall, Harvard University

"Civil Society" - "Civil Societies
" A Comparative Approach to Art Museum
Philanthropy at the Turn of the Century
Karsten Borgmann, Humboldt-Universitaet Berlin

Philanthropic Behavior and the Shaping of Social Distinction in Canadian,
American, and German Cities
Thomas Adam, University of Toronto

III Jewish Philanthropy and Embourgeoisement

2:45 - 4:30 p.m., Munk Centre Rm. 208N

Commentator: Derek Penslar, University of Toronto

Jewish Philanthropists and Political Buergerlichkeit before 1914
Simone Laessig, Technische Universitaet Dresden

From Rabbinical Study to Civic Responsibility: Gender and Jewish
Associations in Germany, 1750-1870
Maria Baader, University of Toronto

Between Integration and Separation: Jewish Philanthropy in
Nineteenth-Century Cities - a German-American Comparison
Tobias Brinkmann, Leipzig

IV Philanthropy and the Scientific Enterprise

5:00 - 6:45 p.m., Munk Centre Rm. 208N

Commentator: Gabriele Lingelbach, Universitaet Trier

Science and Philanthropy in Wilhelmine Germany
Eckhardt Fuchs / Dieter Hoffmann, Max-Planck-Institut fuer
Bildungsgeschichte, Berlin

The Disease of War. The Rockefeller Foundation and Social Sciences in
Germany during the Inter-War Period (1919-1939)
Daniel Porsch, Universitaet Tuebingen

Small Atlantic World: U.S. Philanthropy and the Expanding International
Exchange of Scholars after 1945
Oliver Schmidt, Bertelsmann Stiftung

Saturday May 5th

V Art, Culture, Politics: Practices of Inclusion & Exclusion

10:00 - 11:45 a.m., Munk Centre Rm. 208N

Commentator: Jean Quataert, SUNY Binghamton

Celebrating the Ordinary
Patronage in Modern German and American Popular
Marline Otte, Tulane University

Aby Warburg and Art in Hamburg's Public Realm
Mark A. Russell, Toronto

Patronage, Privilege, and Political Elites in German Cities:
Who Could Vote for Whom

James Retallack, University of Toronto

VI From the Nineteenth to the Twentieth Century: Philanthropy and the
Third Sector

1:30 -3:30 p.m., Munk Centre Rm. 208N

Commentator: Roger Keil, The Canadian Centre for German and European
Studies, York University / Université de Montréal

Self-Help, Philanthropy, and State Aid: Ideological Poles in the Emergence
of Co-operatives in Germany, 1848-1862
Brett Fairbairn, Centre for the Study of Co-operatives, University of

Social Housing between Philanthropy and Social Welfare State
Susannah Morris, London School of Economics

Voluntary Worlds: Nonprofit Organizations, "The Establishment," and
Diversity in the Great Cities of the United States, 1800-2000
David C. Hammack, Case Western Reserve University

From Private Charity to Public Programs: A Study of the Toronto Social
Planning Council, 1957-1988
Susan McGrath, School of Social Work, York University

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