Lecture Series Winter 2014-2015






03.02.2015 Karma, Chance, or Simulation? The Salvific Structure of the Tibetan Buddhist Game “Ascending the Spritual Levels”
Prof. Dr. Jens Schlieter (Institut für Religionswissenschaft und Center for Global Studies, Universität Bern)
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27.01.2015 On a Travel Poet's Trail in Modern Japan: Celebrating Matsuo Bashô's Heritage
Prof. Dr. Katja Triplett (Ostasiatisches Seminar, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen)
Wine, Time and Coping with Fate in Pre-Modern Arabic Poetry
God, the Prophet and the State in Islam
Prof. Dr. Georges Tamer (Lehrstuhl für Orientalische Philologie und Islamwissenschaft, FAU; IKGF Visiting Fellow)
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13.01.2015 Prophecy in the Ancient Near East and Israel between Policy and Deity
Prof. Dr. Jürgen van Oorschot (Lehrstuhl für Altes Testament II, Fachbereich Theologie/Zentrum für die Anthropologie der Religionen, FAU; IKGF Visiting Fellow)
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16.12.2014 Divination in History: Political Prophecies in Italian Chronicles between Charles VIII of France and the Emperor Charles V
Dr. Lorenza Tromboni (Società Internazionale per lo Studio del Medioevo Latino, Firenze; IKGF Visiting Fellow)
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Post-Modernism and Post-Colonialism in the View of Modern China Joint Event with the DFG-Graduiertenkolleg “Präsenz und implizites Wissen”

Prof. Dr. Lei Yi (Institute of Modern History, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences [CASS], Beijing; IKGF Visiting Fellow)
25.11.2014 Transgressing the Boundaries of Knowledge: Imagining Time and Mastering the Future in Medieval Visionary Literature
Dr. Uta Kleine (Historisches Institut, FernUniversität in Hagen; IKGF Visiting Fellow)
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18.11.2014 A Call to Self-Determination: The Anti-Guoyu (Fei Guoyu 非國語) of Liu Zongyuan 柳宗元 (773-819)
Prof. Dr. Reinhard Emmerich (Institut für Sinologie und Ostasienkunde, Universität Münster; IKGF Visiting Fellow)
11.11.2014 Magical Choices. Geomancy as a Strategy in Politics and Everyday Life of Augustus Elector of Saxony (1526-1586)
Dr. Ulrike Ludwig (Institut für Geschichte, Technische Universität Dresden; IKGF Visiting Fellow)
04.11.2014 Divination among Jews in the Middle Ages
Dr. Josefina Rodriguez Arribas (Warburg Institute, University of London; IKGF Visiting Fellow)
27.10.2014 (PUBLIC SPEECH)
Tibetische Bön-Religion und Divination Public Lecture (Tibetan/English/German) with reception

Ven. Lopön Trinley Nyima Rinpoche
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21.10.2014 Prognostication and Diagnosis – Fate and Health of Children in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Prof. Dr. Chia-Feng Chang (Department of History, National Taiwan University; IKGF Visiting Fellow)
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