Post-Doctoral Fellowship: Demarginalizing Medieval Africa: Images, Texts, and Identity in Early Solomonic Ethiopia (1270-1527), University of Hamburg, Deadline: April 15th 2021

Responsibilities Duties include academic services in the project named above. Research associates may also pursue independent research and further academic qualifications. Specific Duties The applicant shall conduct research on the manuscript and literary culture of Ethiopia in the frame of the project “Demarginalizing medieval Africa: Images, texts, and identity in early Solomonic Ethiopia (1270-1527)”. TheContinue reading “Post-Doctoral Fellowship: Demarginalizing Medieval Africa: Images, Texts, and Identity in Early Solomonic Ethiopia (1270-1527), University of Hamburg, Deadline: April 15th 2021”

Post-Doctoral Fellowship: ‘Demarginalizing Medieval Africa: Images, Texts, and Identity in Early Solomonic Ethiopia (1270-1527)’, University of Hamburg, deadline 15 April 2021

The applicant shall conduct research on the manuscript and literary culture of Ethiopia in the frame of the project “Demarginalizing medieval Africa: Images, texts, and identity in early Solomonic Ethiopia (1270-1527)”. The project intends to shed new light on the art, history, and culture of the Ethiopian Empire during a period going from the riseContinue reading “Post-Doctoral Fellowship: ‘Demarginalizing Medieval Africa: Images, Texts, and Identity in Early Solomonic Ethiopia (1270-1527)’, University of Hamburg, deadline 15 April 2021”

CFP: Aby Warburg and Nature (Hamburg, 15-16 Jan 15)

ABY WARBURG AND NATURE Workshop, University of Hamburg, Warburg-Haus, 15 – 16 January 2015 Deadline: 31 August 2014 Organizers: Frank Fehrenbach and Cornelia Zumbusch (University of Hamburg) Aby Warburg’s references to enlivenment, life forces, and the afterlife of images are evidence for the paradigmatic meaning of the natural for his conceptualization of the emergence and re-emergence of pictorial formulas.Continue reading “CFP: Aby Warburg and Nature (Hamburg, 15-16 Jan 15)”

CFP: Visual Narratives – Cultural Identities (Hamburg, 27-29 Nov 14)

CFP: Visual Narratives – Cultural Identities. A trans- and interdisciplinary conference at the University of Hamburg Hamburg, 27-29 November 2014 Deadline: 31 July 2014 Increasingly, cultural studies focus on stories and the narration of stories as important catalysts for the constitution, confirmation, and modification of cultural identities. Not only in times of what seems like floods of images but sinceContinue reading “CFP: Visual Narratives – Cultural Identities (Hamburg, 27-29 Nov 14)”