This ‘Digital Discussion’ with Dr Sonja Brentjes is about Narratives on Translation across Eurasia and Africa: From Antiquity to Modern Times.
As part of the Interdisciplinary Research Seminar "Transferts culturels" of the École Normale Supérieure (Paris) and the University of Leipzig (DFG-SFB 1199), PD Dr Susanne Greilich and Prof Dr Hans-Jürgen Lüsebrink (SPP-Project Encyclopaedism) give a lecture on transcultural knowledge transfers, mediator figures and intercultural appropriation processes in the context of French encyclopedism. Interested parties are invited to register here.
The guest speaker for this ‘Digital Discussion’ is Prof Dr Joachim Hamm, Institute for German Philology, Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg. The topic “Transformation and Authorship. Sebastian Brant, Jakob Locher and the Latin ‘Ship of Fools’ (1497)”.
You will receive access data by email from the SPP 2130 office.
Practices of translation between languages and the pragmatic transfer of translated texts into actual usage have emerged as the topic central to the majority of the sixteen research projects in the SPP 1981 “Transottomanica: Eastern European-Ottoman-Persian Mobility Dynamics”, that looks at social and (trans)cultural ties between the Muscovite Tsardom and/or Petersburg Empire, Poland-Lithuania, the Ottoman Empire, Central Asia and Iran from the early modern period to the beginning of the twentieth century.
For more information see the full CfP.
Please send a description of your proposal, including the topic, the specific approach, and the sources used (one page) and a short academic CV by 31 January 2021 to Florian Riedler.