Upcoming Events


Workshops and Conferences

Lecture Series Summer 2017


Tuesdays, 18:15 – 19:45


IKGF Seminar Room, Building D1
(Hartmannstraße 14, 91052 Erlangen)
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02.05.2017 Typology, Prophecy, and Cabbala as a Strategy for Cultural Accommodation in Jesuit Figurism
Daniel Canaris (Italien Studies, University of Sydney; IKGF Visiting Fellow)
16.05.2017 Serving a Higher Purpose: Divination and the Reform of Spirit-Writing in Republican China
Matthias Schumann (Chinese History and Culture, Goethe Universiy Frankfurt)
23.05.2017 Tezcatlipoca's Smoking Mirror: Fate, Agency, and Divination among the Aztecs
Isabel Laack (Study of Religions, Heidelberg University)
30.05.2017 Decision-Making by Prognostic Disclosure: Epistemology and Cosmology in African Divination
Klaus Hock (History of Religion, University of Rostock; IKGF Visiting Fellow)
13.06.2017 How to Deal with Prophecies in Late Antiquity: The Case of Dracontius
Maria Jennifer Falcone (Classical Philology, Catholic University of Milan; IKGF Visiting Fellow)
27.06.2017 A 17th-Century Tibetan Dice Divination of the Deity A-phyi
Jan-Ulrich Sobisch (Tibetan Studies; IKGF Visiting Fellow)
04.07.2017 Power and Fate in 19th- to 20th-Century China
Pablo Biltstein (Intellectual History, Heidelberg University)
11.07.2017 The Tiger and Other Animals as Symbols in Tibetan Geomancy (sa dpyad)
Petra Maurer (Tibetan Studies, Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities / LMU Munich; IKGF Visiting Fellow)
18.07.2017 "A Certain Perfection of the Soul": Maimonides' Conception of Prophecy and Its Impact on the Kabbalah
Annett Martini (Jewish Studies, Free University of Berlin; FAU Guest Professor)
25.07.2017 Mantic Echoes in Daoist Ritual Texts of the Six Dynasties Period
Stephen Bokenkamp (Chinese Studies, Arizona State University; IKGF Visiting Fellow)

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On every Tuesday afternoon, from 15:30 onwards, the Consortium invites all visiting scholars, members, and guests to to join in our regular informal Tea Time over coffee and refreshments.

Hartmannstraße 14
Building D1
91052 Erlangen