Colloquium: "Selfhood and Self-Annihilation"
September 26, 2008, Copenhagen
Title: "Selfhood and Self-Annihilation"
Abstracts can be downloaded here
What is the self implied in self-annihilation? The workshop will focus on the question of selfhood implied in notions of self-annihilation, and will do so in drawing on different religious traditions, in particular Christian mysticism and Buddhism.
Friday, September 26
|09:30-10:45||Joel Krueger (University of Copenhagen): "Forms of Self-Annihilation in Zen Buddhism"|
|11:00-12:15||Gavin Flood (University of Oxford): "The Paradox of the Will in Christian and Buddhist Asceticism"|
|13:30-14:45||Ben Morgan (University of Oxford): "Meister Eckhart and the Pre-History of Modern Forms of Identity"|
|14:45-15:15||Jonna Bornemark (Södertörn University College, Stockholm): "Mechthild von Magdeburg and the Erotic Tension between Specificity and Self-Annihilation"|
|15:30-16:45||Arne Grøn (University of Copenhagen): "Selfhood and Self-Annihilation". (And open discussion)|
Organized by Arne Grøn
Location: University of Copenhagen, Njalsgade 140-142, Lecture room: 27.0.09. See campus area here: Map
Prior registration required: Please register before September 10 by sending an email to email@example.com