Austrian Academy of Sciences learns about its Pezian prehistory

On the occasion of the 300th anniversary of Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz’s death, the Austrian Academy of Sciences – together with two sister academies – will honour its almost-founder with a symposium held on 3-4 November 2016. Thomas Wallnig will contextualize Leibniz’s failed attempts at establishing an academy within the broader context of the Viennese court scene of the 1710s. Learn more.

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Workshop: Bibelfrömmigkeit und Christusnähe, Saarbrücken

On 3-4 February 2017, Irene Rabl and Ines Peper will present their papers (Irene Rabl: “Frauen in barocken Laienbruderschaften – dargestellt anhand der Lilienfelder Josephsbruderschaft”; Ines Peper: “„Ah! Mon doux et divin Jésus.“ Zum (über)konfessionellen Frömmigkeitsstil verschriftlichter Gebete in den Memoiren der Gräfin Charlotte Luise von Schwerin (1684-1732)”) at the workshop “Bibelfrömmigkeit und Christusnähe. Katholische Laienreligiosität in der Frühen Neuzeit” in Saarbrücken. Program.