Lecture Series: Winter Semester 2017-18 – International Consortium for Research in the Humanities IKGF

Tuesdays, 6:15 – 7:45 pm
Seminar Room, International Consortium for Research in the Humanities (IKGF)
Hartmannstr. 14, Building D1, 91052 Erlangen, Germany


17.10.2017 Between Contingency and Predestination: Prognostication, Hermeneutics, and Narrative Structure in Diary-Novels of Republican China
Carsten Storm (Chinese Studies, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg; IKGF Visiting Fellow)

07.11.2017 Old Uyghur Divination Literature and Its Relationship with Chinese Tradition
Yukiyo Kasai (Turkish Studies, Ruhr-University Bochum)

14.11.2017 Fortuna Maris – and How to Handle Her: Strategies to Cope with the Dangers of the Sea in Renaissance Italy
Benjamin Scheller (History of the Late Middle Ages and the Early Modern Period, University of Duisburg-Essen)

28.11.2017 When Astrologers Fail: Effects of and Approaches to Erroneus Prognostications in the Late Middle Ages
Klaus Oschema (History of the Middle Ages, Ruhr-University Bochum)

05.12.2017 Divination in Mesoamerica: A Case of Reading Maize among the Mixe of Oaxaca, Mexico
Araceli Rojas Martinez Gracida (Archaeology; IKGF Visiting Fellow)

19.12.2017 Games, Chance, and Prediction in Medieval Everday Life
Matthias Heiduk (Medieval History; IKGF Research Fellow)

09.01.2018 Adapting versus Conforming: Two Models of Agency in the Context of Early Chinese Divination Practice
Mercedes M. Valmisa Oviedo (Chinese Studies, Princeton University; IKGF Visiting Fellow)

16.01.2018 Spirit-Writing Communities and the Uncertainty of the Future in Late Imperial Sichuan
Elena Valussi (Chinese Religions, Loyola University Chicago; IKGF Visiting Fellow)

23.01.2018 Face to Face with the Gods: Rituals for Obtaining Knowledge and Power in the Magical Papyri from Roman-Period Egypt
Svenja Nagel (Egyptology, Heidelberg-University)

06.02.2018 The Beheaded Astrologer: Ramon Llull on the Epistemological Foundations of Astrology
Alexander Fidora (Medieval Studies, Catalan Institution for Research and Advanced Studies/Autonomous University of Barcelona)


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