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אירוע // כנס: דת חדשנית ואפוקליפטיסיזם [אונ ת"א & מקוון] 19-21.12.21

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Innovative Religion and Apocalypticism



December 19


13:00 Greetings

  • Opening Remarks: Prof. Domenico Agostini (Tel Aviv University) and Dr. Lutz Greisiger (Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg)
  • Mr. Ariel David, Dan David Foundation Board Member
  • Prof. Rachel Cinamon Gali, Dean, The Lester and Sally Entin Faculty of Humanities, Tel-Aviv University
  • Prof. Miri Shefer-Mossensohn, Head of the Zvi Yavetz School of Historical Studies, Tel Aviv University

13:30–15:00 Session 1: Apocalyptic Origins

Chair: Prof. Sylvie Honigman (Tel Aviv University)

  • Prof. Jonathan Ben Dov (Tel Aviv University): The Origins of the Traditions of Fallen Angels: A New Look.
  • Prof. Carlo G. Cereti (Sapienza University of Rome): The End of the World in the Zoroastrian Tradition.
  • Prof. Domenico Agostini (Tel Aviv University): Apocalypticism, Apocalypse, and Apocalyptic in Ancient Iran.

15:00 Coffee Break

15:30–17:00 Session 2: Apocalypticism as a Creative Force in the Religious World of the Middle Ages

Chair: Dr. Naama Cohen-Hanegbi (Tel Aviv University)

  • Prof. Tommaso Tesei (Duke Kunshan University): The Ideology Behind the Apocalyptic Legend of Alexander’s Gate.
  • Dr. András Kraft (University of Vienna): Iconoclasm and apocalypticism: Two Antithetical Paradigms?
  • Dr. Yuri Stoyanov (SOAS – University of London): Currents of Apocalyptic Innovation in Medieval Christian Dualist Milieux and their Contemporary Echoes.

17:00 Coffee Break

17:30–18:30 Keynote

Chair: Prof. Tamar Herzig (Tel Aviv University)

Prof. Guy G. Stroumsa (Hebrew University of Jerusalem/Oxford University): Time and the End of Time: Abrahamic Perspectives

December 20

12:00–13:30 Session 3: Asian Apocalypticisms

Chair: Prof. Meir Shahar (Tel Aviv University)

  • Prof. Barend Ter Haar (University of Hamburg): Black Wind for Seven Nights and Days: A Chinese Apocalyptic Disaster.
  • Dr. Francesca Fiaschetti (University of Vienna) and Dr. Mirko Sardelic (Croatian Academy of Sciences): And Then What? Social and Emotional Functions of the Apocalyse in 13th Century Eurasia.
  • Prof. Ian MacCormack (Hebrew University of Jerusalem): Endings and Beginnings in Tibetan Buddhist Political Thought.

13:30–15:00 Lunch

*15:00–16:30 Session 4: Early Modern Accretions of Apocalyptic Knowhow

Chair: Prof. Nadine Kuperty (Tel Aviv University)

  • Prof. Denis Crouzet (University of Paris IV – Sorbonne): Eschatology and Guilt-Tripping: the Flood of 1524.
  • Dr. Sasson Chahanovich (Heidelberg University): A Handbook for the Apocalypse: Streamlining Islamic Eschatological Narratives in the Ottoman Aḥvāl-ı Ḳıyamet Corpus.
  • Dr. Gadi Sagiv (The Open University of Israel): Apocalypse Now: Hasidic Masters’ Performance of Apocalypticism.

16:30 Coffee Break

17:00–18:30 Session 5: Apocalypticism and Mutability in the Islamic Traditions

Chair: Dr. Abed Kanaaneh (Tel Aviv University)

  • Dr. Roy Vilozny (University of Haifa): Imāmī-Shīʿī Exegesis and the End of Time: Working towards the Unachievable.
  • Prof. Muhammad Al-Atawneh (Ben Gurion University of the Negev): Pandemics in Islamic Thought: Past and Present.
  • Prof. Todd Lawson (University of Toronto): Apocalyptic and Messianic Harmony in Shaykhi, Babi and Bahai Texts. An Overview.

December 21

12:00–13:30 Session 6: Modern Apocalyptic Awakenings and New Religious Movements

Chair: Dr. Liora Hendelman-Baavur (Tel Aviv University)

  • Dr. Ori Goldberg (Reichmann University, Herzliya): Absence as Apocalypse – The Politics of Occultation in Khomeini’s Thought.
  • Dr. Michael Miller (Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw): The Dominion of Deception: The African Hebrew Israelites’ Apocalyptic Prophecies and the End of This World.
  • Prof. Heike Behrend (University of Cologne, emerita/Berlin): Kanungu 2000: An Apocalyptic Tragedy in Western Uganda/Africa.

13:30–15:00 Lunch

15:00–16:30 Session 7: Apocalyptic Modernity and Postmodernity

Chair: Dr. Einat Klafter (Tel Aviv University)

  • Prof. Richard A. Landes (Boston University): The Impact of Apocalyptic Time: From Mass Murder to the Internalizing of Nietzsche’s “Bad Conscience.”
  • Dr. Lutz Greisiger (Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg): Historical Millenarianism and Twentieth Century Political Thought.
  • Prof. Lorenzo DiTommaso (Concordia University Montréal): From the Margins to the Mainstream: The Illiberal Right Turn and the Contemporary ‘Apocalyptic Shift.’

16:30–17:00 Coffee Break

17:00–18:30 Session 8: Challenged by the Study Object: Theory and Method in Apocalyptology

Chair: Dr. Lutz Greisiger (Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg)

  • Dr. Hillel Newman (University of Haifa): Explaining Jewish Apocalypticism in Antiquity: A Critical Assessment of Methodology in Modern Historiography.
  • Prof. Alexander van der Haven (University of Bergen): The End and the Past: the Apocalypse and Collective Memory.
  • Prof. Carlos Segovia (Independent scholar): The Apocalyptic Imagination in Meta-Religious Perspective.

18:30 Concluding Remarks: Prof. Domenico Agostini (Tel Aviv University) and Dr. Lutz Greisiger (Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg)


מפרסם ההודעה
פרופ' דומניקו אגוסטיני agostini@tauex.tau.ac.il
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אוניברסיטת תל אביב, בניין גילמן, אוניברסיטת תל אביב
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