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Polemikos Colloquium 2018 (KU Leuven-RU Nijmegen)

Date of news: 21 February 2018

In March, Prof. Daniela Müller will co-convene the 2018 Polemikos colloquium at KU Leuven entitled, ‘Fighting Paganism Through the Ages’.

Confirmed Speakers

  • Uta Heil (Wien), “Where have all the pagans gone? Some observations on Orosius”
  • Christoph Schubert (Erlangen), “Christians vs Pagans. Juridical Aspects in the Octavius of Minucius Felix”
  • Tijs Gelens(Nijmegen), “Christianus sum … mori desidero”
  • Joseph Verheyden, “Between Persiflage and Frustration: the ‘Carmen contra paganos’”
  • Daniela Müller, “Zwischen Verachtung und Verehrung: Aspekte des Konzepts vom ‘Heiden’ im Mittelalter”
  • Matthias Hardt (Leipzig), “Slawische Gentilreligion in den historiographischen Texten Thietmars von Merseburg, Adams von Bremen und Helmolds von Bosau”
  • Mariano Delgado (Fribourg), “Bartolomé de Las Casas’ Apologie von ‘Götzendienst’ und ‘Barbarei’ der Indianer”
  • Winfried Schroeder(Marburg), “Hermann Samuel Reimarus’ Debt to Celsus, Porphyry, and the Emperor Julian”
  • Danny Praet(Gent), “Pagans and Paganism in the Work of Franz Cumont”
  • Ronald Hutton(Bristol), “The Quest for the Divine Feminine in the Christian Centuries: Can We Really Speak of ‘Pagan’ and ‘Christian’?”

Conference Programme

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