martes, 4 de noviembre de 2014

WORKSHOP> Friedrich Max Müller and His Asian Interlocutors, at the University of Heidelberg

Dear list members,

Research Group MC07 ("Political Legitimation"), at the Cluster of Excellence "Asia and Europe", University of Heidelberg, would like to invite you to the following event:

Workshop: "Friedrich Max Müller and His Asian Interlocutors: Academic Knowledge about 'Oriental Religions' in Late Nineteenth-Century Europe"

Date: November 14-15, 2014
Local: Karl Jaspers Centre, Room 212
 (Voßstraße 2, Building 4400, Heidelberg)


Friday, November 14

Welcome Address
 Hans Martin Krämer (University of Heidelberg)

The Production of the Sacred Books of the East
 Arie L. Molendijk (University of Groningen)

Max Müller, the Comparative ‘Science of Religions,’ the Production of the ‘Sacred Books of the East,’ and the Pilgrim’s Path of Orientalism. With Some Very Preliminary Reflections on the Still Inchoate Reciprocity of Orientalism
 Norman Girardot (Lehigh University)

‘My Indian Friends …’: Max Müller and Advaita Vedanta
 Michael Bergunder (University of Heidelberg)

Saturday, November 15

Max Müller’s Henotheism and Chinese Religions
 Anna Sun (Kenyon College)

Bringing the Pure Land to Europe: Max Müller and His Japanese Interlocutors
 Hans Martin Krämer (University of Heidelberg)

General Discussion

Best regards,

Orion Klautau, Ph.D.
Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
Cluster of Excellence "Asia and Europe in a Global Context"
Project MC7 ("Political Legitimation")