IKGF Panel at the 6th international conference of the ESSWE "Western Esotericism and Deviance"


At the University of Erfurt
June, 1-3, 2017

Convenor: Dr. Bernd-Christian Otto (Max-Weber-Kolleg, University of Erfurt)
Panel Organisation: Dr. Matthias Heiduk

Contributions in the IKGF-Panel "From Norm to Deviance - Accepted and Rejected Knowledge in Asian and European History":

  • Matthias Heiduk (IKGF, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg):
  • Martin Kroher (IKGF, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg):
    "To be so presumptuous as to study astronomy" – The Role of Permitted and Prohibited Knowledge in 11th Century Discussions of Celestial Phenomena in China
  • Matthias Heiduk (IKGF, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg):
    Progress through Superstition? The Struggle for the Right Place of Astrology and Divination in the History of the 12th and 13th Century
  • Philipp Balsiger (IKGF, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg):
    Mantic Objects in Cabinets of Curiosities
  • Zhao Lu (IKGF, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg):
    Prolonging Your Life with Kant's Philosophy: Mental Philosophy as an Esoteric Learning in 20th Century China

For the full conference program and further information please refer to the conference webseite: