Lecture Series Winter Semester 2013: International Consortium for Research in the Humanities IKGF

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The International Consortium for Research in the Humanities “Fate, Freedom and Prognostication. Strategies for Coping with the Future in East Asia and Europe” of the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg, is delighted to announce its series of lectures to be held on Tuesday evenings

during this coming winter semester 2012/13. The lectures intend to give our research fellows as well as single invited guests the opportunity to present their research in the context of our consortium. As always, we warmly invite your participation.

The lectures will take place at the Kollegienhaus, KH 2.012 (Universitätsstrasse 4, 91054 Erlangen).
They start at 6:15 p.m. and end at 7:45 p.m.

 

 

The lectures during the winter semester are scheduled as followed:  

  • 22.10. Dr. Grégoire Espesset (Centre de recherche sur les civilisations de l’Asie orientale (CRCAO), Collège de France; IKGF Visiting Fellow): Knowledge and Foreknowledge Extrapolation in First-Second Century China: Remnants of the Spring & Autumn Weft Profundity and Remoteness
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5.11. Prof. Dr. Carlos Estepa Díez (Instituto de Historia, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC); IKGF Visiting Fellow): Alfons der Weise (1252-1284) und die Astrologie (Lecture in German)
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12.11. Prof. Dr. Terry Kleeman (Department of Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Colorado Boulder; IKGF Visiting Fellow): Morality and Freedom in Early Daoist Communities
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19.11. Dr. Darrel Rutkin (PhD Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Indiana University, Bloomington; IKGF Visiting Fellow): Understanding the History of Astrology (and Magic) Accurately: Methodological Reflections on Terminology and Anachronism
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10.12. Prof. Dr. Chang Che-chia (Academia Sinica, Taiwan; IKGF Visiting Fellow): Translation and Adaption: The Continuous Interplays between Chinese Astrology and Foreign Culture
  • 16.12. IKGF Buchvorstellung: Der Begriff des Zeichens in der Epistemologie der prognostischen Wissenschaften

Das im Rahmen dieser Veranstaltung vorzustellende Buch, das auf einer Konferenz am IKGF im September 2012 zurückgeht, untersucht die epistemologischen Grundlagen der genannten Disziplinen in vergleichender Perspektive und arbeitet so die in der europäischen Philosophie des Mittelalters grundgelegten wissenschaftstheoretischen Anforderungen an den Prognose-Begriff heraus: Alexander Fidora (Hg.), Die mantischen Künste und die Epistemologie prognostischer Wissenschaften im Mittelalter (Beiheft des Archivs für Kulturgeschichte, Bd. 74), Böhlau 2013.
Prof. Dr. Alexander Fidora (Institució Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats (ICREA), Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona; Former IKGF Visiting Fellow), Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Johannes Fried (Mittelalterliche Geschichte, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main; IKGF Advisory Board), Prof. Dr. Klaus Herbers (Mittelalterliche Geschichte und historische Hilfswissenschaften, FAU; IKGF Deputy Director)
Please note: This event will be announced separately. Event location subject to change. Please refer to www.ikgf.fau.de

  • 17.12. Prof. Dr. Walter Sparn (Lehrstuhl für Systematische Theologie I (Dogmatik), Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg): Rise and Fall of Prognostic Astrology in Scientific Paradigms of Early Modern Europe
  • 7.1. Prof. Dr. Matthias Hayek (Université Paris-Diderot; IKGF Visiting Fellow): Doubting the Stars: Critical Views on Traditional ‘Science’ in Early Modern Japan
  • 14.1. Prof. Dr. Reinhard Emmerich (Institut für Sinologie und Ostasienkunde, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster): On the Fei Guoyu 非国语 of Liu Zongyuan 柳宗元 (773—819)
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28.1. Dr. Lionel Laborie (School of History, Goldsmiths College, University of London; IKGF Visiting Fellow): Prophecy and International Politics in Early Modern Bavaria (1685-1730)