Conference on Israel and Cosmological Empires: May 15-16, 2017

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The University of Munich and the Catholic University of Milan is hosting a conference on Israel and Cosmological Empires of the Ancient Orient: Symbols of Order in Eric Voegelin’s Order and History, Volume I on May 15-16, 2017 in Munich. If you are interested, please contact the director, Nicoletta Scotti Muth, at [email protected]

 

May 15, 2017

9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

PANEL 1. FORMS OF CIVILISATION

Nicoletta Scotti Muth (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore – Milano): Die Anwendung des klassischen Form-Begriffes in Order and History, Bd. 1

Peter Machinist (Harvard University): Eric Voegelin and his Orientalist Critics: The Case of William Foxwell Albright

Dietrich Wildung (FU Berlin; former Director of the Egyptian Museum of Berlin): Zeitlos – Zum Geschichtsbild der alten Ägypter

Giorgio Buccellati (University of California – Los Angeles): The Cosmos before Cosmology. Forebodings of Order in Prehistory

3:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.

PANEL 2. ORDER AND HISTORY

Massimo Marassi (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore – Milano): Die symbolische und transzendentale Struktur der Geschichte: Order and History, Bd. 1

Friedhelm Hartenstein (Ludwig-Maximilians Universität – München) : Israels ‚Entdeckung‘ der Geschichte als hermeneutischer Schlüssel für Eric Voegelins Order and History, Bd. 1

John Milbank (University of Nottingham): Order, Representation and Liturgy: Voegelin’s Platonic and Biblical Metahistory

 

May 16, 2017

9:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

PANEL 3. ON THE OLD TESTAMENT

Dominik Markl SJ (Istituto biblico – Roma): Divine Law and the Emergence of Monotheism

Eckart Otto (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität – München): Assyria and Israel. The Political Theory of the Book of Deuteronomy and its Reception by Max Weber and Eric Voegelin

Ignacio Carbajosa (Universidad San Dámaso – Madrid): ‘The Exodus of Israel from itself’: the Role of the Prophets in Voegelin’s Israel and Revelation
3:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.

PANEL 4. ISRAEL AND REVELATION

Marvin A. Sweeney (Claremont School of Theology): Judaism and Revelation

David Walsh (The Catholic University of America – Washington DC): Voegelin’s Handling of the Event of Revelation in Israel and Revelation

Catherine Chalier (Université Paris Ouest): “It concerns what is for me a foreign world and I can  only learn” (Eric Voegelin Order and History)

Lee Trepanier

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Lee Trepanier is a Professor of Political Science at Saginaw Valley State University in Michigan where he teaches political philosophy, constitutional law, and American Politics. He is also the university's pre-law adviser and the author and editor of several books. He is editor of VoegelinView (2016-present) and the editor of Lexington Books series Politics, Literature, and Film (2013-present).