Funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG), the Collaborative Research Center is dedicated to the examination of processes of knowledge change in European and in non-European pre-modern cultures.
Doctor and Patient in Graeco-Roman, Early Christian and Jewish Texts of Antiquity
Aetius of Amida, Books on Medicine
Prophetic Knowledge – Figurations of Prophecy and Transfer of Divine Knowledge in Premodern Traditions
Cosmology of Resource Transformations in Early Modernity
Listen to the sound of Old Egyptian using the phonetic reconstruction of Pyramid Text 262 from the burial chamber of Ankhesenpepi II, Saqqara (Egypt).
Fragment 7495, "Aegyptische Inschriften aus den Koeniglichen Museen zu Berlin", 1913, p.3
Access a wide selection of videos, audio recordings (in German or English) and photos of CRC lectures and workshops in our Listen, Read & Watch section
Since 2015, the CRC 980 has been publishing the book series “Episteme in Motion” in cooperation with the Harrassowitz Publishing House
An exhibition trail created by the project „Objects in Transfer“ at the Museum für Islamische Kunst in Berlin
The CRC issues a quarterly newsletter in German in which it highlights conferences, workshops and other events, CRC publications, as well as other CRC-related news.
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Schriftenreihe des SFB 980
Objects in Transfer