Geschichte Nordeuropas

1814 - 2014 - 200 Jahre Kieler Frieden

Workshop: The Peace of Kiel

April 18th - 2th 2013

The Peace of Kiel - Northern Europe and the World 1814


On 14th January 1814, the Peace of Kiel was concluded, which reshaped the map of Northern Europe. The workshop investigates the historical background, the negotiations themselves and their consequences in a European and global perspective.

Programme:

Thursday, April 18th:

15:00 - 15:20 Uhr - Opening & Welcome - Susanne Gaschke (Major of Kiel), Sven Erik Svedman (Ambassador of the Kingdom of Norway), Markus Hundt (Dean of the           Faculty of Arts, Kiel University)
15:20 - 15:50 Uhr - The sudden death of a small empire. - Steen Bo Frandsen (Sonderborg)

Reception

Denmark and the Peace of Kiel


16:40 - 17:20 Uhr - The Danish decision to cede Norway and the conclusion of the peace treaty of Kiel. - Michael Bregnsbo (Odense)
17:20 - 18:00 Uhr - Impacts of the defeat. The Danish state in the wake of the catastrophe of 1814. - Rasmus Glenthoj (Copenhagen)
18:00 - 18:40 Uhr - Kiel 1814: Sociological observations of an improbable order. - Lars Clausen (Sonderborg)

Evening-lecture

19:00 Uhr - Nicht nur 1814: Die Konstruktion einer Nation aus der Niederlage.

Friday, April 19th

09:00 - 09:40 Uhr - The hardships of the Swedish occupation on everyday life in Kiel in the winter of 1813/14. - Marin Rackwitz (Kiel)
09:40 - 10:20 Uhr - Between Denmark and Germany? The University Kiel around 1814. - Lena Cordes (Kiel)
10:20 - 10:30 Uhr - Coffee break
10:30 - 11:00 Uhr - Northern Europe in the University Library Kiel: Using the internet to find scientific information on the Peace of Kiel. - Ruth Sindt (KIel)
11:00 - 11:40 Uhr - Peace for the North. The treaty´s anniversary exhibition in 2014. - Sonja Kinzler (Bremen)
11:40 - 12:20 Uhr - Lunch break

Norway

12:20 - 13:00 Uhr - Under Danish-Norwegian law, the Kiel Treaty returnet sovereignty to the Norwegian people. - Ola Mestad (Oslo)
13:00 - 13:40 Uhr - Eidsvoll - on constitutional ground. - Erik Jondell (Eidsvoll)

Sweden

13:50 - 14:30 Uhr - An European and a Scandinavian power? The Peace of Kiel ans Sweden´s strategical situation in the years 1813 and 1815. - Lars Ericson Wolke (Stockholm)
14:30 - 15:10 Uhr - Crisis in the periphery. Pomerania between 1803 and 1815.  - Robert Riemer (Greifswald)

Saturday, April 20th

The North Sea, Atlantic and Indian Ocean

09:00 - 09:40 Uhr - The Treaty of Kiel 1814: The fate of the North Atlantic dependencies with special regard to Iceland.  - Anna Agnarsdottir (Reykjavik)
09:40 - 10:20 Uhr - 1814: Could it habe been otherwise? The Peace of Kiel with special regard to Greenland. - Thorkild Kjaergaard (Nuuk/Godthaab)
10:20 - 10:40 Uhr - Coffee break
10:40 - 11:20 Uhr - Serampore - A Danish trading post in India during the Napoleonic Wars. - Simon Rastén (Copenhagen)
11:20 - 12:00 Uhr - From Helgoland to Heligoland. - Martin Krieger (Kiel)

End of the Conference

Host & Organization:
Steen Bo Frandsen (Syddansk Universitet)
Martin Krieger (Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel)

In cooperation with:
Stadt- und Schifffahrtsmuseum Kiel

Contact/Registration:
Martin Krieger (Christian-Albrechts-Universtität zu Kiel)