Workshop "Rethinking a Lifetime: Perspectives from Antiquity until Present"

October 24, 2019

9:00 - 18:00

 

Organizer: Dr. Irene Sibbing-Plantholt (Freie Universität Berlin, Research Associate at Einstein Center Chronoi)


Venue: 

Einstein Center Chronoi

Otto-von-Simson-Straße 7

14195 Berlin

Program


9.30 - 9.45 | Eva Cancik-Kirschbaum & Irene Sibbing-Plantholt (FU Berlin/EC Chronoi)

Welcome and Workshop Opening


9.45 - 10.15 | Jonathan Tenney (Cornell University)

What is a Lifetime? Mesopotamian Abstractions of Human Development


10.15 - 10.45 | Juan Carlos Moreno Garcia (CNRS Paris)

Playing with Age: Expressions of Age and their Relation to Actual Lifetime and Occupations


10.45 - 11.00 | Coffee break


11.00 - 12.00 | Discussion led by Menahem Ben-Sasson (HUJI/EC Chronoi)


12.00 - 14.00 | Lunch Break


14.00 - 14.30 | Dorothee Elm von der Osten (EC-C/SFB 980)

Perpetua Felicitas: Caesuras in the Female Life Cycle and Early Christian Literature of Martyrdom


14.30 - 15.00 | Jens Brockmeier (American University Paris)

Life, Time, and Narrative


15.00 - 15.30 | Yadin Dudai (Weizmann Institute of Science/NYU)

Time Past in Time Present: How Remote Memories from the Early Lifetime of an Ancient Near Eastern Culture Shape the Life of Individuals in Contemporary Israel


15.30 - 15.45 | Coffee Break


15.45 - 17.00 | Discussion led by Wolfgang Klein (MPI for Psycholinguistics/BBAW)


17.00 - 17.15 | Closing Remarks