IKGF Lecture Series

Registration for Online Participation


Please register below to participate in the IKGF lecture series online.

After registration, we will send you an email with the link for online participation.

On the day of each lecture, you will receive an invitation by email (which also will include the required link).

04.11.2020 Virgin Mothers and Hell-Bent Sons: Daoist Rituals for Delivering Mothers from Blood Lake Hell
Jessey Choo (Cultural History of Medieval China; Rutgers University–New Brunswick)
10.11.2020 Resonances and Repercussions of Kepler’s Harmonices Mundi (Harmony of the World, 1619)
Günther Oestmann (History of Science; Technical University of Berlin)
24.11.2020 Divining the Future and Averting Misfortune in Japan: The Case of Shugendō
George Klonos (East Asian Religions; IKGF Visiting Fellow)
01.12.2020 The Emperor’s Dragon Form: Physiognomy and Appearance Politics in Early Ming China
Lex Jing Lu (East Asian History and Gender Studies; Clark University)
15.12.2020 Fatal Futures: Prophecy and Its Narrative Function in Middle High German Literature around 1200
Lea Braun (Medieval German Literature; Humboldt University of Berlin)
12.01.2021 Self-Knowledge as Religious Knowledge: Lottery Divination in Buddhist Temples in Contemporary China
Yang Shen (Cultural Anthropology; Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Göttingen)
26.01.2021 On Eagles, Lions, and Things to Come: Prophecies in the Late Medieval Holy Roman Empire
Manuel Kamenzin (History of the Middle Ages; Ruhr University Bochum; IKGF Visiting Fellow)
02.02.2021 Reorganizing the Knowledge of the Future: Local State Divination (yinyang) Schools in Yuan China (1271-1368)
Qiao Yang (History of Asia; Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin)