Upcoming Events


Lecture Series Summer 2018


Tuesdays, 18:15 – 19:45


IKGF Seminar Room, Building D1
(Hartmannstraße 14, 91052 Erlangen)
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29.05.2018 The Course of History, Eschatology, and Transcendence in Medieval Latin Christianity
Klaus Herbers (Medieval History, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg; IKGF Deputy Director)
05.06.2018 18:00 s. t. BOOK LAUNCH: Books of Fate and Popular Culture in Early China, edited by Donald Harper and Marc Kalinowski
Introduced by the editor, Marc Kalinowski (Chinese Studies, École Pratique des Hautes Études, Paris)
18:45 SPECIAL LECTURE: Political Counselling in the Ancient Near East; or, On Prognostication as Sense and Nonsense
Stefan Maul (Assyriology, Heidelberg University)
12.06.2018 Siting Dreams: Incubation Practice in Late Ming China
Brigid Vance (East Asian History, Lawrence University; IKGF Visiting Fellow)
19.06.2018 Prophetic Body Signs in Early Modern Romance Literature
Folke Gernert (Romance Studies, Trier University)
26.06.2018 Fate and Freedom in the Postsocialist Chinese Popular Imaginary
Kwok-kan Tam (Comparative Literature and Culture, Hang Seng Management College, Hong Kong; IKGF Visiting Fellow)
03.07.2018 Sheltered in the Heavenly Jerusalem: Late Medieval Concepts of Eschatology within the Teutonic Order
Susanne Ehrich (Medieval Literature, University of Regensburg)
10.07.2018 On the Relationship between Learned Magic and Divination: Scrutinizing the Leipzig Magica Collection
Bernd-Christian Otto (Study of Religions, Max Weber Centre for Advanced Cultural and Social Studies, University of Erfurt)

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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