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Workshop: “Apocalyptic Time” (Online)

May 10, 2021

9 am – 4 pm (CET)

Organizers: Dr. Emmanouela Grypeou (Stockholm University; EC-Chronoi) and Stefanie Rabe (Free University of Berlin; EC-Chronoi)

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9:00-9:15 | Welcome and Workshop Opening

SECTION 1 | Chair: Emmanouela Grypeou

9:15-9:45 | Christoph Markschies (Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences)

Concepts of Time in the Forschungsgeschichte of Apocalypticism

9:45-10:15 | Almut Bockisch (Humboldt University of Berlin)

Messianic Time in the Rabbinic Interpretation of the Song of Songs in Shir HaShirim Rabbah

10:15-10:30 | Coffee Break

SECTION 2 | Chair: Stefanie Rabe

10:30-11:00 | Michael Sommer (University of Duisburg-Essen)

Concepts of Time and Afterworld in the Apocalypse of Sophonias

11:00-11:30 | András Kraft (Princeton University)

Typology as the Fabric of Apocalyptic Time

11:30-12:00 | Discussion 

12:00-13:00 | Lunch Break

SECTION 3 | Chair: Menahem Ben-Sasson

13:00-13:30 | Stefanie Rabe (Free University of Berlin)

Time in the First Apocryphal Apocalypse of John

13:30-14:00 | Mark Elliott (Glasgow University)

“This Time It’s Personal”: The Retreat of Political Eschatology during the First Millennium. Some Theological Observations

SECTION 4 | Chair: Christoph Markschies

14:00-14:30 | Emmanouela Grypeou (Stockholm University)

‘The End Has Come and Time Will Go No Further’: The End of Time in the Christ-ian Post-Islamic Apocalyptic Literature

14:30-14:45 | Coffee Break

14:45-15:15 | Menahem Ben-Sasson (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

Future Times and Exchange of Tasks between Christ and Antichrist in Monotheistic Apocalyptic Traditions

15:15-15:45 | Discussion and Closing Remarks

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