Modernity and Prognostication

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a) Medieval and Modern Literature

Materia Medica. Spanish XVII Century Heterodoxia, Alterity, and the Uncommon.

Prof. Dr. Elena del Río Parra
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The Perception of Destiny and Contingency in the Works of Gao Xingjian, esp. the Work "One Man's Bible".

Wang Liying
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Fate, Prediction and the Threat of Total Destruction in Spain: A Fifteenth-Century Nightmare

Ángel Gómez Moreno

The Conception of Fate among Modern Chinese Intellectuals: Using the Example of Records about Prognostication in the Dairies of their Contemporaries

Li Fan
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b) Optimism of Progress and Prognostication in Chinese Conceptions of Modernization

Seas of Fire - Earthquakes, Disasters and Japan in the 20th Century

Prof. Dr. Kerry Smith
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Fate, Contingency, and Self-Assertion in Chinese Modernity. Comparing Mou Zongsan′s and Wang Hui′s Interpretation of Neo-Confucianism

Prof. Dr. Kai Marchal
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Interdependence of Science and Religion in Modern Japan: The Background of Fukushima

Prof. Dr. Takahiro Nakajima
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Narrating the National Fate: Time, Historical Consciousness, and Cultural Trauma in the Study of 'Chinese Modernization' in Post-war Taiwan.

Prof. Dr. A-chin Hsiau
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c) Status of Divination in Present Day China

The Intellectuals’ Belief in Fate in Modern China (1840-1949)

Xiong Yuezhi
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Knowing fate: an anthropology of contemporary divinatory practices in China and Taiwan

Stéphanie Homola
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The Renaissance of Divinatory Techniques in Mainland China

Michael Lackner

Understanding Happiness in Contemporary China (PhD-Project)

Nikola Markewitsch

Fengshui in Present Day China (PhD-Project)

Xiaokun Song

The Dissection of Characters as a Prognostic Technique (PhD-Project)

Anne Schmiedl

Xiangshu 相術 – Body and Divination (PhD-Project)

Philipp Hünnebeck


d) Re-Evaluation of Classical Chinese Techniques of Prognostication

Prediction and the narrative order in fictional diaries of the Republican era

Carsten Storm
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Recoding Astrology: The Accommodation of Foreign Astrology in Late Imperial China

Chang Che-chia
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Traditional Beliefs and Colonial Modernity in 20th century East Asia

Faye Kleeman
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Modern Chinese Critique of Progressivism

Axel Schneider
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The Critical Re-evaluation of Traditional Chinese Divinatory Practices in the Field of Religious Studies during the Republican Period, 1912-1949

Christian Meyer
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Mixin in Republican China

Prof. Dr. Iwo Amelung
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e) Africa

The Globalization of African Divination Systems – Theoretical Perspectives from the Study of Religion

Prof. Dr. Klaus Hock
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