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Grave Symbolism - an interdisciplinary seminar

Seminar hosted by the Research Program for the Study of Religion in cooperation with Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Aarhus University

07.03.2017 | Bente Langballe Kejser

Dato man 01 maj
Tid 13:00 17:00
Sted Room 415, bldg. 1453



  • 13.00-13.05 
    Introduction by Armin W. Geertz 
  • 13.05-13.50 
    Consuelo Manetta: Framing the sky: Coffered ceilings in funerary contexts. Imagery, symbols, and figurative language in the Greek and Roman culture 
  • 13.50-14.05   Coffee/tea, sweets
  • 14.05-14.10 
    Introduction by Anders Klostergaard Petersen 
  • 14.10-14.55 
    Anne Katrine de Hemmer Gudme: Calling on the dead: Traces of mortuary ritual practices in the Roman Near East 
  • 14.55-15.25 
    Marie Vejrup Nielsen: Mediators of death: The role of the graveyard personnel as agents in the religious field 
  • 15.25-16.00 
    Mark Sedgwick: Sufi tombs and their meanings 
  • 16.00-17.00   Informal reception
  • 18.30              Dinner for speakers
Seminar, Religionsvidenskab, Teologi, Historie og Klassiske Studier, Arkæologi