Springe direkt zu Inhalt


Freitag, 12. Juli

10:00-13:00  Global Trajectories     

Michael Borgolte (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin): The Global Middle Ages? Answers for a New Historiography

Almut Höfert (Universität Zürich): Royalty and Kingship as Global Concepts in Medieval Arab and Latin World Orders

Christoph K. Neumann (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München): Liminality or “Global” Consciousness: İbrāhīm Müteferriḳa as Author

13:00-14:30        Mittagspause


14:30-17:30        Transregional Entanglements

Beatrice Gründler (Yale University): Wisdom from India in Pieces

Jerry Brotton (Queen Mary, University of London): Shakespeare and Islam: an Unholy Alliance?

Jerold Frakes (State University of New York, Buffalo): Marvels of the East and the Paradisical Otherworld in the Nordic West: The Vínland Sagas

17:30-18:00        Kaffeepause


18:00-19:30        Keynote: Gayatri Spivak (Columbia University, New York): Afloat in the Global

19:30                Gemeinsames Abendessen


Samstag, 13. Juli

09:30-14:00       Challenging Chronology

Emily Apter (New York University): Eurochronology and the Politics of Periodization

Aamir Mufti (University of California, Los Angeles): The Wounded Gazelle: The Ghazal between Tradition and Modernity

11:30-12:00        Kaffeepause

Andrew James Johnston (Freie Universität Berlin): Beowulf as World Literature

Angelika Neuwirth (Freie Universität Berlin): Locating the Qur'an in the Epistemic Space of Late Antiquity

14:00-15:30        Mittagspause


15:30-17:30       Circulation of Knowledge

Richard R. K. Sorabji (Wolfson College, University of Oxford):Influences from 6th Century Greek Philosophy on Persia, and on Syriac and Arabic Writing

Jürgen Renn (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin): The Globalisation of Knowledge in History

17:30-18:00        Kaffeepause


18:00-19:30        Keynote: Wang Hui (Tsinghua University, Beijing): Three Sets of “Antithetical” Concepts in Narratives of Chinese History: Empire and Nation-state, fengjian and junxian; Rites/Music and Institutions

19:30                   Gemeinsames Abendessen


Die Tagung wurde konzipiert von den Leitern der Konzeptgruppe I “Transfer und Transkulturalität” Professor Sebastian Conrad und Professor Miltiadis Pechlivanos.


Veranstaltungsort: Haus der Kulturen der Welt, John-Foster-Dulles-Allee 10, 10557 Berlin-Tiergarten


Den Programmflyer zur Tagung finden Sie hier.

Kontakt: info@sfb-episteme.de