Upcoming Events


Lecture Series Winter 2018/2019


Tuesdays, 18:15 – 19:45


IKGF Seminar Room, Building D1
(Hartmannstraße 14, 91052 Erlangen)
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20.11.2018 Between After Death and Afterlife: Conceptions of the Time Between Individual Death and the Day of Resurrection in Christianity and Islam
Katja Thörner (Oriental Philology and Islamic Studies, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg)
27.11.2018 Revelation, the Promulgation of Christ, and Prophecy: The Past as Memory of the Future in Rupert of Deutz
Miriam Czock (History of the Middle Ages, University of Duisburg-Essen; IKGF Visiting Fellow)
04.12.2018 Decision-Making between Path Dependencies and Freedom of Choice: Ethical Reasoning in Public Policy Advising
Sven Grundmann (Political Sciences, Elite Master's Programme "Standards of Decision-Making Across Cultures", Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg)
11.12.2018 A Different Kind of Vision? Agency and Genre in Late Antique and Medieval Journeys to the Afterlife
Nicole Volmering (Irish and Celtic Languages, Trinity College Dublin; IKGF Visiting Fellow)
18.12.2018 Empire and Asceticism: On the Role of the End Times in Late Antique Christian Historiography
Veronika Wieser (History of Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna)
08.01.2019 Securing the Past and Shaping the Future: The Strategic Deployment and Modus Operandi of Tibetan Prophecies
Per Kjeld Sørensen (Tibetology, Leipzig University)
15.01.2019 Fixing Foreign Sciences: On the Contingency of Knowledge and the Transformation of Epistemology of Science in Maoist China
Marc Matten (Chinese Studies, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg; IKGF Visiting Fellow)
22.01.2019 The Mirror of Ice (Bingjian 冰鑑): A Manual of Chinese Physiognomy
Philipp Hünnebeck (Chinese Studies, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg)
29.01.2019 Ragnarök: Prophecies and Notions of the End Time in Old Norse Religion
Thomas Krümpel (Scandinavian Studies, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg / Ludwig-Maximilian University Munich)
05.02.2019 Archaeology of Osteopyromancy in Early China: New Discoveries and New Perspectives
Maria Khayutina (Sinology, Ludwig-Maximilian University Munich; 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