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Call for Papers Summer Symposium 2019

2019 CfP Symposium A4 webFrom July 4th - 5th 2019 the Frobenius Institute will host it's second Summer Symposium!

We invite students (MA) and young scholars (PhD candidates, Post-Docs) to present their ongoing research projects as

    • oral presentation
    • poster presentation
    film presentation

Application deadline: February 28th 2019

Further information (German)

Workshop: "Religious Speakers - Authority and Influence of Word and People"

SFB C04 Frankfurt Einleger 20 212The Workshop "Religious Speakers - Authority and Influence of Word and People"
(February 20th - 21st, Frankfurt) explores the notion of "religious resources" by addressing questions such as the following: 

Who are religious speakers and how did they become prominent? What are the contents of the speeches and what kind of issues do they
open up? How do religious speeches influence and shape the relations between speakers and listeners and the relations in communities? Where do religious speaker’s charisma and authority emanate from?

The Workshop is part of the research project "Religious Speech as a Resource in South and Central Asia. Indoctrination, Medialisation and Commercialisation" located at the Collaborative Research Center SFB 1070 "ResourceCultures". The workshop is organised in cooperation with the Frobenius Institute.

Workshop programme

About the research project


Winter Newsletter

NL Winter 2018 Erste SeiteOur latest Newsletter is available online, sharing a short overview of the Institute's activities in autumn and winter 2018:

Newsletter 2018

Leo Frobenius' work "Das unbekannte Afrika" online!

Leo Frobenius' work "Das unbekannte Afrika", published in 1923 by C.H.Beck (Munich), is available online!
The digitalisation was provided by the Fachinformationsdienst (FID) Sozial- und Kulturanthropologie, funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG).

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