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Lecture Series: The Invention of the Modern Religious Bookshelf | Mark Sedgwick: Universalism, Perennialism, and the Modern Religious Bookshelf

Feb 01, 2023 | 06:00 PM c.t. - 08:00 PM

Organised by Christian Meyer, project "The Invention of the Modern Religious Bookshelf: Canons, Concepts and Communities", Research Area 3: "Future Perfect".

In the evening Prof. Mark Sedgwick (University Aarhus) will present his lecture Universalism, Perennialism and the Modern Religious Bookshelf, where he will examine the concept of the "modern religious bookshelf" by discussing questions of book production, canon formation and intellectual networks, using the example of the anti-modern movement of traditionalism around René Guénon in the early 20th century.

A workshop with Mark Sedgwick will take place on the same day before the lecture: Workshop | A Conversation with Mark Sedgwick on Universalism, Perennialism, and the Modern Religious Bookshelf, 2pm - 4pm.

Webex Link: https://fu-berlin.webex.com/fu-berlin/j.php?MTID=m3d952995a6c2f54dc7bc3ab8c3722db0

Time & Location

Feb 01, 2023 | 06:00 PM c.t. - 08:00 PM

Freie Universität Berlin
EXC 2020 "Temporal Communities"
Room 00.05
Otto-von-Simson-Straße 15
14195 Berlin

Further Information

The lecture will be held in English.