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All PhD fellows are invited to participate in the ITN course Origen’s Philosophy of Freedom in 17th-Century England. It is arranged by Münster University and takes place October 19-21.
Cambridge University is hosting a workshop in October - First Colloquium Adamantianum: Divine and Human Freedom. The Philosophical Significance of the Church Father Origen
Two of the senior researchers in the ITN had arranged a panel within the ITN framework at the Origeniana conference in Jerusalem with a focus on the Body and Soul in Origen's theology. A number of the ESRs attended the conference, and they have written about their experiences in this report.
In June, ITN participants - ESRs, supervisors, members from the Scientific Advisory Board as well as a group of associated researchers - met in Aarhus to discuss central themes in and the progress of the research project. Elisa Zocchi has shared her experiences of the event in this report.
Andrea Bianchi studies the Origenian influence on Dutch Arminianism in the 17th century at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Italy. Read his article about being an ITN ESR in Milan here.
Seminar on "HUMAN DIGNITY - Challenges for care and counselling in interreligious and intercultural contexts" in Wittenberg (September 2-7, 2017).
Prof., Dr. Dr., Alfons Fürst, one of the ITN’s scientists-in-charge, has been offered to participate in a research collaboration in Jerusalem from September 1, 2017 - July 1, 2018.
Ilaria Scarponi has written an article about her life as an ITN ESR in Reading, England, and about her research topic, which focuses on the reception of Origen’s thought in the Early Middle Ages from Augustine to John Eriugena.
In February 2017, four ITN ESRs participated in the course and conference “Ancient Thought from a Global Perspective: Human Freedom and Dignity” in Canterbury. Together with the organizer, Prof. Karla Pollmann, they offer some interesting thoughts on their experiences.
Recently, a new book on Origen and the metaphysics of freedom by Dr. Christian Hengstermann was published by Aschendorff Verlag. Read an English summary below.
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