Lecture Series Summer 2012

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24.04.2012 The Divinatory Mission of Chinese Writing and Textuality: How and Why to Perform Structural Analysis of the Zhou yi (Classic of Changes)
Prof. Dr. Scott Davis (Miyazaki International College; IKGF Visiting Fellow)
08.05.2012 Pursuing the Millennium. From the Chained Dragon to the Third Reich
Dr. Julia Eva Wannenmacher (Humboldt Universität Berlin; IKGF Visiting Fellow)
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15.05.2012 Johann Adam Schall von Bell and the 'Superstitious' Chinese Calendar
PD Dr. Claudia von Collani (Universität Münster; IKGF Visiting Fellow)
22.05.2012 Templates for Philosophical Ideas. Diagrams in Song/Yuan Exegesis of the Classics
Prof. Dr. Michael Lackner (IKGF Director)
05.06.2012 Fate, Poetry and Divination. On the Late OEuvre of Rainer Maria Rilke
Prof. Dr. Christoph König (Universität Osnabrück; IKGF Visiting Fellow)
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06.06.2012 The oder archaeology of Victor Segalen (1878-1919):The Great Satuary of China
Prof. Dr. Denis Thouard (Directeur de recherches, CNRS - Centre Marc Bloch, Centre franco - allemande de recherches en sciences sociales, Berlin; CNRS-EHESS, CRIA - Centre de recherches interdiciplinaires sur l Allemagne, Paris)
12.06.2012 Divining for Directions in Times of Trouble: Richard Wilhelm‘s I Ging (1924) and His Use of Divination in 1918-1920
Prof. Dr. Lauren Pfister (Hong Kong Baptist University)
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19.06.2012 Painting the Fate of Mankind – New Perspectives on Hieronymus Bosch's Master Triptychs
Dr. Matthias Riedl (Central European University, Budapest; IKGF Visiting Fellow)
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26.06.2012 Visions of the Afterlife in Medieval German Literature
Prof. Dr. Concetta Giliberto (Universitá di Palermo; IKGF Visiting Fellow)
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03.07.2012 Constructing Polarities in Early 20th Century China: The Case of Science and Superstition
Prof. Dr. Iwo Amelung (Goethe-Universität Frankfurt a.M.; IKGF Visiting Fellow)
10.07.2012 Divination and Scientific Prediction: The Epistemology of Prognostic Sciences in the Middle Ages
Prof. Dr. Alexander Fidora (Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona; IKGF Visiting Fellow)
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17.07.2012 Wer ist zur Herrschaft geeignet? Strategien der dynastischen Legitimation im staufischen Süditalien *
Dr. Cristina Andenna (Universität Dresden; IKGF Visiting Fellow)
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26.07.2012 Divination, Gender and Mantic Access
Prof. Dr. Lisa Raphals (Advistory Board Member)

Other Lectures

June 6, 2012
The other archaeology of Victor Segalen (1878-1919): The Great Statuary of China
Prof. Dr. Denis Thouard (Directeur de recherche, CNRS - Centre Marc Bloch, Centre franco-allemand de recherches en sciences sociales, Berlin; CNRS-EHESS, CRIA - Centre de recherches interdisciplinaires sur l'Allemagne, Paris)