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Events of the DFG Research Group "Beyond Canon"


12.12.2018, 14-16 Uhr Fellows Lunch Luigi Walt (Regensburg): "Dealing with Disruption"
19.12.2018, 12:30-13:15 Uhr Fellows Lunch Karol Kulpa (Regensburg): "Ancient Reception History of 2 Thess 2"
19.12.2018, 13:15-14:00 Uhr Fellows Lunch Julia Snyder (Regensburg): "Sources and authority in Acts of Philip 5-7"


09.01.2019, 12:30-14:00 Uhr Fellows Lunch Anna Oracz (Regensburg): Lektüre griech. Fragmente des Thomasevangeliums
16.01.2019, 12:30-14:00 Uhr Fellows Lunch Predrag Dragutinovic (Belgrad): „Nicht über das hinaus, was geschrieben steht“ (1Kor 4,6b). Ansätze einer Kanonbildung bei Paulus?"
22.01.2019, 16-18 Uhr Fellows Lunch Enno Edzard Popkes (Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel): "Deutung des Thomasevangeliums"
31.01.2019, 10-12 Uhr Textlektüre Maren Niehoff (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem): Origenes' Psalmenhomilien im Kontext der rabbinischen Literatur
31.01.2019, 13:30-14:30 Uhr Fellows Lunch Predrag Bukovec (Universität Wien): "Ter Unus. Die drei Erstbelege für die baptismale Salbung im 2. Jahrhundert" 
06.02.2019, 13-14 Uhr Fellows Lunch Tobias Nicklas (Regensburg): Kommentar zum Petrusevangelium 
13.02.2019, 10-12 Uhr Textlektüre Judith König (Regensburg): Mk 1 mit besonderem Fokus auf 1,14-15
13.02.2019, 12:30-14 Uhr Fellows Lunch Yves-Lucien Evaga (Regensburg): "Literary hypothesis of the identity of the Ethiopian in Ac 8: 26-40"
19.02.2019, 10:00 Uhr (Ortszeit) Vortrag Julia Snyder (Regensburg): "Storytelling in the Early Christian Movement: Received Tradition, Creativity, and Questions Raised"
27.02.2019, 10-12 Uhr Textlektüre Annemarie Pilarski (Regensburg): 3. Brief des Eugenius an den Bischof Protasius von Taraguna
06.03.2019, 10-12 Uhr Textlektüre Mari Mamyan (Regensburg): The Armenian Infancy Gospel
06.03.2019, 12-14 Uhr Fellows Lunch Isabella D'Auria (Federico II, Neapel): "The Christian poetry of Prudentius in Peristephanon"
13.03.2019, 10-12 Uhr Textlektüre Karol Kulpa (Regensburg): Lektüregruppe zu 2 Thess
13.03.2019, 13-14:30 Uhr Fellows Lunch Isabella D'Auria (Federico II, Neapel): Vorstellung des Forschungsprojekts für die DFG-Kollegforschungsgruppe


Internationale Tagung

"Biblical Women in Jewish and Christian Literatures of Antiquity" (Beersheba, Ben Gurion University of the Negev)

10.04.2019, 12:30 Uhr Fellows Lunch Judith König (Regensburg): "Räumlich, zeitlich, perspektivisch? Mk 1 und das Naherücken der basileia tou theou" 
11.04.2019, 10:00 Uhr Fellows Lunch Luigi Walt (Regensburg): "A Little Tour among the Agr’ruh-fuh"
11.04.2019, 13:00 Uhr Fellows Lunch Kelsie Rodenbiker (Durham): Rezeption biblischer Figuren in den Katholischen Briefen
24.04.2019, 12:00 Fellows Lunch Anna van den Kerchove (Institut Protestant de Théologie, Paris): Manichäismus-Studien
08.05.2019, 12:30 Fellows Lunch Julia Snyder (Regensburg): "Prooftexting from Other People's Scriptures? The ‘Prophets’ in Acts of Philip 5-7"


Internationale Tagung

"Dreams, Visions, Imaginations: Jewish, Christian and Gnostic Views of the World to Come" (Barcelona)

15.05.2019, 12:00 Fellows Lunch Eric Beck (Glasgow): “Will the real Apocalypse of Peter please stand up?"
22.05.2019, 12:00 Fellows Lunch Igor Dorfmann-Lazarev (Regensburg): "The Origins of Humankind and the Construction of Cultural consciousness in the Christian Near East (Fifth - Fourteenth Centuries)"
03.06.2019, 13:30 Fellows Lunch Christo Thesnaar (Universiteit Stellenbosch): Forschungsbericht
05.06.2019, 12:30 Fellows Lunch Daniel Weiss (Cambridge): "Early Christian literature as a heterotopia for early rabbinic literature"
12.06.2019, 10:00 Fellows Lunch Magdalena Díaz-Araujo (Mendoza): “Eve as the sole cause of mortality of the human race (Greek Life of Adam and Eve 14.2)”
12.06.2019, 12:00 Fellows Lunch Mariano Troiano (Mendoza): "We agree to differ: Irenaeus of Lyon and his reading of Valentinian Christology"
13.06.2019, 12:00 Fellows Lunch Lorena Miralles Maciá (Grenada): "Biblische Frauen, rabbinische Bestimmungen"
18.06.2019, 10:00 Fellows Lunch Maria Karyakina (St. Petersburg): „The Scene in Gethsemane in Canonical Gospels and in selected works of Russian artists of the second part of the XIX c."
26.06.2019, 12:30 Fellows Lunch Cosmin Pricop (Bukarest): „Wie wohnt der Logos? Einige Antworte aus den Thomasakten“


Internationale Tagung

"Scripture and the Enemy in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam" (Cambridge, UK)


Internationale Tagung

"Extracanonical Traditions and the Holy Land: Texts, Rituals, and Material Culture in Late Antique Palestine" (Regensburg - offizielle Auftaktveranstaltung des Centres for Advanced Studies "Beyond Canon")

 11.07.2019, 12:00 Fellows Lunch Yii-Jan Lin (Yale Divinity School): “What Is Creative Philology?”
21.07.2019 Vortrag Reza Akbari (Imam Sadiq University, Iran): "The God of the Philosophers – The God of the Holy Scriptures: Muslim and Christian Approaches"



"The Early History of the Byzantine Liturgy of the Hours and the Horologion" (Regensburg)

23.07.2019, 12:00 Fellows Lunch  Haim Weiss (Ben Gurion University, Beersheba): "'That Old Man Shames Us'. Reading Old Age in Rabbinic Literature"
02.10.2019, 10:00 Fellows Brunch Janet Spittler (University of Virginia, Charlottesville): Workshop on the apocryphal Acts of Timothy



International Colloquium for Doctoral Students (Leuven - Berlin - Regensburg)

16.10.2019, 10:00 Fellows Brunch Garrick Allen (Dublin City University): "The Machinery of the Andrew of Caesarea Commentary: The Book of Revelation in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages" 
16.10.2019, 12:00 Fellows Brunch James Kelhoffer (Uppsala): “The Longer Ending of Mark (16:9–20): The Reception and Adaptation of Mark as an Indirect Witness to a Collection of the Four Gospels in the Early Second Century”

17.10.2019, 10:00


Stephen Shoemaker (Oregon): "The Book of Mary’s Repose"

22.10.2019, 15:00


Annkatrin Blank (Regensburg): "Πέμπειν in Early Christian Sources from Asia Minor"

23.10.2019, 10:00 Fellows Brunch Anna Oracz (Regensburg): "Greek concept of time in the Gospel of Thomas"
30.10.2019, 10:00 Fellows Brunch
06.11.2019, 10:00 Fellows Brunch Janet Downie (Chapel Hill, North Carolina): “Literary Topographies in the Greek Novels and Christian Acts”
06.11.2019, 12:00 Fellows Brunch Markus Vinzent (Erfurt): "Heresy and Orthodox"
13.11.2019, 10:00 Fellows Brunch Jan N. Bremmer (Groningen): "The Novel and the Apocryphal Acts of John and Andrew"
20.11.2019, 10:00 Fellows Brunch Tudor Sala (Regensburg): "Contaminating Unsavory Mysteries: The Contested Matter of Manichaean
Secret Rituals"
27.11.2019, 10:00 Fellows Brunch Jutta Dresken-Weiland (Regensburg): "Apokryphe Szenen auf den Ciboriumsäulen von San Marco in Venedig"



The Apocryphal Acts of the Apostles in Late Antiquity: Tradition and Innovation

04.12.2019, 10:00 Fellows Brunch David Moessner (Texas Christian University, Fort Worth): “ ‘Genre’ or ‘Authorial Point of View.’ Is either Determinative for interpreting Ancient Greek Narrative?”
11.12.2019, 10:00 Fellows Brunch Arabella Cortese (Regensburg): "Between memory and presence: The topography of the Isaurian coast and Anemurium according to the Acts of Barnabas"
11.12.2019, 13:00 Textlektüre Giovanni Varelli (Oxford): Forschungspräsentation DFG-Projekt
18.12.2019, 10:00 Fellows Brunch Tudor Sala (Regensburg): "Pigmented Pedagogy in the Ancient World? A Reappraisal of Mani's
Alleged Practice of Teaching with Pictures"


08.01.2020, 10:00 Fellows Brunch Dylan Burns (FU Berlin): "Pseudo-Evodius of Rome On the Passion and Resurrection‎"
08.01.2020, 12:00 Fellows Brunch Petter Spjut (Uppsala): "Cosmology, Anthropology and Scriptural Interpretation in Pistis Sophia 3:111–117"
15.01.2020, 10:00 Fellows Brunch Predrag Dragutinovic (Belgrad): „'Canonical' and/or 'Apocryphal': The Question of Biblical Canon and Serbian Church Slavonic tradition"
22.01.2020, 10:00 Fellows Brunch Christos Karakolis (Athen): „Sola scriptura oder soli patres? Erwägungen zur Bedeutung der patristischen Exegese im orthodox-theologischen Kontext“
29.01.2020, 10:00 Fellows Brunch Daniel Galadza (Regensburg): "Canons and Beyond in Jerusalem's Byzantine Liturgy"
12.02.2020, 10:00 Fellows Brunch Alexey Somov (Moskau): „Daniel and His Three companions as the Resurrected Saints (Matt 27:52-53) in the Martyrdom of Hananiah, Azariah, Mishael, and Daniel”
13.02.2020, 10:00 Fellows Brunch Tudor Sala (Regensburg): “Wholesome Gift or Potent Poison? Boons and Dangers of the Eucharist in Third-Century Carthage"
13.02.2020, 12:00 Fellows Brunch Jan Bremmer (Groningen): Lektüre anhand von Ignatius-Textauszügen
19.02.2020, 10:00 Fellows Brunch Barbara Crostini (Uppsala): "Exploring the Jewish Matrix in Byzantine Christianities"


Internationale Tagung

"Sharing Myths, Texts and Sanctuaries in the South Caucasus: Apocryphal Themes in Literatures, Arts and Cults from Late Antiquity to the Middle Ages" (Regensburg)

04.03.2020, 10:00 Fellows Brunch Anthony John Lappin (Stockholm): "Annius of Viterbo's Commentary on the Apocalypse of 1481"
04.03.2020, 12:00 Fellows Brunch Karol Kulpa (Regensburg): "The Reception of 2 Thess 2:1-12 by Tyconius and its influence on Augustine"
11.03.2020, 10:00 Fellows Brunch Judith König (Regensburg): "Space, bodies and the basileia tou theou in Mark"


01.04.2020, 10:00 Zoom Fellows Brunch Janet Spittler (University of Virginia, Charlottesville): The Acts of John by Prochorus


Zoom Language Course

Classic Armenian for Beginners with Mari Mamyan (Regensburg)

29.04.2020, 10:00 Zoom Fellows Brunch Darko Krstic (Belgrad): "Reception of the Bible in the Byzantine Historiography: Leo the Deacon as a Test Case"
06.05.2020, 10:00 Zoom Fellows Brunch Ángel Narro (IP del proyecto "Tópicos literarios en la hagiografía cristiana tardo-antigua en clave femenina" (GV/2020/013)
Universitat de València): "Towards a new edition of the Acts of Thomas"
06.05.2020, 12:00 Zoom Fellows Brunch Evan Freeman (City University of New York): "Intermaterial Transformations in Later Byzantine Art and Ritual" (organised by the research training group “Metropolität in der Vormoderne”)
06.05.2020, 15:30 Zoom Fellows Brunch Leslie Brubaker (Birmingham): "Dancing in the Streets Dancing in the Aisles" (organised by the research training group “Metropolität in der Vormoderne”)
13.05.2020, 13:00 Zoom Fellows Brunch Damaskinos Olkinuora (University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu): „The Monastic Virgin Mary in Byzantium: From ‘Apocryphal’ Piety to Public Devotion”
20.05.2020, 10:00 Zoom Fellows Brunch Anna Oracz (Regensburg): "'Motion and rest' as the image of the Father in Th 50. Why does it seem legitimate to look at Thomas through Aristotelian lenses?"
27.05.2020, 10:00 Zoom Fellows Brunch Elizabeth Shively (St Andrews): “The Benefit of Applying a Multidimensional Cognitive Model to Gospel Genre Studies”
03.06.2020, 10:00 Zoom Fellows Brunch Blossom Stefaniw (Halle): 'Canon, Patrimony and Chronography: curating
knowledge in the lessons from the Tura Papyri'
10.06.2020, 10:00 Zoom Fellows Brunch Predrag Bukovec (Uni Wien) und Ramez Mikhail (Regensburg): "Die arabische Petrus-Liturgie im Codex Sinai arab. 237"
17.06.2020, 10:00 Zoom Fellows Brunch Valentina Covaci (Bukarest): "Sharing the altars: Latin-Greek liturgical encounters in late medieval Jerusalem"
17.06.2020, 12:00 Zoom Fellows Brunch Catalin Stefan Popa (Bukarest): "Jerusalem’s and Palestine’s portrayals in Syriac Chronicles and Hymnologies on Second Islamic Conquest and the subsequent period"
17.06.2020, 15:00 Zoom Fellows Brunch Alin Suciu (Göttingen): "Pilgrims in an Imaginary Jerusalem: Representations of the Holy Land in Coptic Literature"
24.06.2020, 10:00 Zoom Fellows Brunch James Kelhoffer (Uppsala): “Passing the Audition for Ignatius’s Choir: Singing within the Designated Modal Scale”
24.06.2020, 12:00 Zoom Fellows Brunch Luca Arcari (Federico II, Neapel): "A city of canons. Towards a cultural history of Alexandria between the Hellenistic and the Roman world"
24.06.2020, 14:30 Zoom Fellows Brunch Meghan Henning (Dayton, Ohio): "Hell Hath No Fury: Gender, Disability, and the Early Christian Invention of Hell"
08.07.2020, 10:00 Zoom Fellows Brunch Lena Seehausen (Leipzig): "Fís Adomnáin / The Vision of Adomanán"
15.07.2020, 10:00 Zoom Fellows Brunch Michal Bar-Asher Siegal (Ben-Gurion University, Beersheba): "Interaction networks: a new model formapping textual connections between Christian sources and the Babylonian Talmud”
15.07.2020, 12:00 Zoom Fellows Brunch Elitzur Bar-Asher Siegal (Hebrew University, Jerusalem): "Between Syriac and Jewish Babylonian Aramaic: The Ways that Never Perish”
22.07.2020, 10:00 Zoom Fellows Brunch Gert J. Steyn (Ewersbach): „Moses calls the word of God a book“ (Philo, All. 1,19) - Septuagint as Scripture
22.07.2020, 12:00 Zoom Fellows Brunch Michal Beth Dinkler (Yale Divinity School): “Heterotopic Witness: The Alternative Authority of Early Christian Martyrdom Narratives”
17.09.2020, 10:00 Zoom Fellows Brunch Alexey Somov (Moskau): "The Story about Abraham's Hospitality in the Palaea Literature and the Slavonic Apocryphal Abraham Cycle"
07.10.2020, 12:00 Zoom Fellows Brunch Wolfgang Grünstäudl (Wuppertal): Luke 9:49 - not a ranking dispute between the apostles
23.10.2020, 10:00 Zoom Fellows Brunch Luigi Walt (Regensburg): "The Acts of Mark in Aquileia"
11.11.2020, 10:00 Zoom Fellows Brunch Benjamin de Vos (Gent): "Would you Adam and Eve it? Achilles as an allegorical anti-Adam in the Pseudo-Clementine Homilies"
11.11.2020, 15:00 Zoom Fellows Brunch Matt Calhoun (Texas Christian University, Fort Worth): "Synecdoche and Interdynamism in Christian Gospel-Amulets"
16.11.2020, 16:00 Zoom KAL Janet Spittler (University of Virginia, Charlottesville): "Commentary on a Fluid Text. An Update on the Acts of John" (KAL - Kommentare zur Apokryphen Literatur)
09.12.2020, 10:00 Zoom Fellows Brunch Els Rose (Utrecht): "Libertas in the triangle of the apocryphal acts, early Latin hagiography and the liturgical cult of saints".
14.12.2020. 16:00 Zoom KAL Judith Hartenstein (Koblenz-Landau): "Der Seelenaufstieg im Mariaevangelium - Überlegungen zur Gestaltung des Kommentars"
16.12.2020, 10:00 Zoom Fellows Brunch Jutta Dresken-Weiland (Regensburg): "Weihnachten und was davor geschah in Konstantinopel. Geschichten, Texte und Bilder auf den Ciboriumsäulen von San Marco in Venedig"
16.12.2020, 17:00 Zoom Fellows Brunch Charles Wright (Illinois): "The Anthropology and Eschatology of The Apocalypse of Thomas. Implications of a New Manuscript"


11.01.2021, 16:00 Zoom NTP Dan Batovici (KU Leuven): "Peter the συμπρεσβύτερος and the Patristic Reception of 1 Peter 5:1-4" (Novum Testamentum Patristicum online)
13.01.2021, 12:00 Zoom Fellows Brunch Predrag Dragutinović (Belgrad): "Plädoyer für eine orthodoxe Hermeneutik der Bibel. Ein Grundriss"
20.01.2021, 10:00 Zoom Fellows Brunch Danijel Dojčinović (Banja Luka): "Serbian Studies of Apocrypha: Achievements and Perspectives"
20.01.2021, 12:00 Zoom Fellows Brunch Emmanuela Timotin (Bukarest): "Independent Narratives about Melchizedek in the Romanian Tradition (18th – 19th c.)"
03.02.2021, 10:00 Zoom Fellows Brunch Travis Proctor (Wittenberg University): "Portraits, Patronage, and Hospitality in the Acts of John"
08.02.2021, 16:00 Zoom NTP Thomas Karmann (Innsbruck): "Gregor von Nazianz' Gedicht über die beiden Stammbäume Jesu"
08.02.2021, 18:00 Zoom KAL Reidar Aasgard (Oslo): "Who were the audience of the apocryphal Infancy Gospel of Thomas (IGT)?"
10.02.2021, 15:00 Zoom Fellows Brunch George Kiraz (Beth Mardutho: The Syriac Institute, New York): "The Suryānī Presence in the Holy Land Since the Early Modern Period"
08.03.2021, 16:00 Zoom NTP Martin Meiser (Saarbrücken): "Text und Rezeption von Apg 7"
12.04.2021, 16:00 Zoom KAL  Enno Edzard Popkes (Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel): "Jesus als Begründer eines platonischen Christentums. Die Botschaft des Thomasevangeliums" (Kommentare zur apokryphen Literatur)
21.04.2021, 12:00 Open Talk Anna Oracz (Regensburg): "The All, spatiotemporal construct, and knowledge"
28.04.2021, 10:00 Fellows' Brunch Jan Rüggemeier (Bern): "Transworld Characters: Methodological Suggestions for Analyzing Character Migration within and beyond the Canon"
28.04.2021, 10:00 Open Talk Jan Bremmer (Groningen): "Aspects of the Apocalypse of Paul"
03.05.2021, 16:00 NTP - Novum Testamentum Patristicum Jörg Frey (Zürich): "Who is Nathanael? A Contested Identity in the Mirror of its Reception"
05.05.2021, 10:00 Fellows' Brunch Mari Mamyan (Regensburg): "The Apostle Bartholomew or the Apostle Thomas? The conflict of the two apostles in Armenia"
05.05.2021, 12:00 Open Talk Kelsie Rodenbiker (Glasgow): "Material Pseudonymity: Titles and Attribution in Greek Manuscripts of the New Testament"
19.05.2021, 10:00 Fellows' Brunch Jens Schröter (Berlin): "Esra – jüdischer Prophet und christlicher Visionär. Beobachtungen zur Rezeption der Esrafigur im Judentum und im Christentum"
19.05.2021, 12:00 Open Talk Garrick Allen (Glasgow): "The Book of Revelation on the Boundaries of Canon"
25.-28.05.2021 Internationale Tagung online via Zoom Teaser Trailer Conference "The Liturgy of St James"
07.06.2021, 16:00 Zoom KAL Luigi Walt (Regensburg): "On Scribal Performances and Bookish Milieus: Re-assessing the Importance of P.Oxy. 7.1010 for a Contextual Interpretation of 6 Ezra" (Kommentare zur apokryphen Literatur)
09.06.2021, 10:00 Fellows' Brunch Laura Nasrallah (Yale Divinity School): “'As you struck the chariot of Pharaoh': Canon to Curse"
12.06.2021, 09:30-18:00 Internationale Tagung online via Zoom EELC Digital Meetings for Emerging Scholars
28.06.2021, 16:00 Zoom NTP (Novum Testamentum Patristicum) Hans-Ulrich Weidemann, Andreas Hoffmann, Nestor Kavvadas (Siegen): "Die Kommentierungen der Johannespassion in der Alten Kirche. Werkstattbericht und offene Fragen zu einem NTP-Projekt" (Novum Testamentum Patristicum)
30.06.2021, 12:00 Open Talk James Kelhoffer (Uppsala): "A Non-Introduction to the Second Letter of Clement"
08.07.2021, 10:00 Vortrag anlässlich des Presidential Fellowships der Universität Regensburg 2020 Haim Weiss (Ben Burion University, Beersheba): "The book of Legend. From Rabbinic Literature to Zionism"
21.07.2021, 13:00 Open Talk David Eastman (Chattanooga): "Simon the Composite Sorcerer"
28.07.2021, 14:00-18:00 Zoom-Veranstaltung Studientag zur Vorbereitung der "Beyond Canon" Summer School in Rom 
20.-25.09.2021 Summer School "Late Antique Rome as a Christian Memorial Landscape: Extra-canonical Texts, Liturgy, and Material Culture"




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