Jean-Luc Le Cam: „The Ideal Education of Lutheran German-Speaking Nobility Viewed Through the Prism of Biographic Information in Funeral Sermons: The Example of Otto Magnus von Dönhoff (1665-1717)“

With the spread of funeral orations focusing on the biography of the deceased due to change of funeral processes in connection to the Lutheran Reformation we have an increase of accounts of the education of nobility. In his talk Jean-Luc Le Cam examines the case study of Count Otto Magnus of Dönhoff (1665-1717), a representative of the Prussian military nobility, who studied all over Europe.

You can find the entire abstract here.

Albrecht Burkardt: „At the Origins of the Grand Tour. Travel in the Treatises of Education of the Nobility from the 16th to the Early 17th Century“

The Grad Tour is a well-known and key element of aristocratic education. However, its origins are still unclear. Albrecht Burkardt examines two different sources: The treatises concerning aristocratic education and those about the „reason of state“.

You can find the entire abstract here.

Livestream: V. What Do Sources Tell Us?

Chair: Maciey Serwański 13:45 – 15:15

  1. BURKARDT Albrecht (Limoges), The Origins of the Grand Tour. Travel in the Treatises of Education of the Nobility from the 16th to the Early 17th Century (ENG)
  2. LE CAM Jean-Luc (Brest), The Education of Lutheran German-Speaking Nobility Viewed Through the Prism of Biographic Information in Funeral Sermons (1550-1750) (ENG)
  3. SMAGINA Galina (St. Petersburg), ‘As a Perfect Education’: Plan of Education for a Young Aristocratic Lady by Academician Jacob Staehlin in 1778 (RUS)
  4. BERELOWITCH Wladimir (Paris/Genève), Educational Plans in Private Education in Russia in the Second Half of the 18th Century (RUS)

V. Что говорят нам источники? Председатель: Мачей Серванский

  1. БУРКАРДТ Альбрехт (Лимож), Истоки Гран Тура в трактатах о воспитании дворянства с XVI по начало XVII в. (ENG)
  2. ЛЕ КАМ Жан-Люк (Брест), Воспитание лютеранского немецкоговорящего дворянства через призму биографий, содержащихся в погребальных проповедях (ENG)
  3. СМАГИНА Галина (С.-Петербург), ‘В составе совершенного воспитания’: план образования молодой знатной дамы, составленный академиком Я.Я. Штелиным  в 1778 г. (RUS)
  4. БЕРЕЛОВИЧ Владимир (Париж/Женева), Воспитательные планы в частном воспитании в России во второй половинеXVIII в. (RUS)