Colloquium "Mystical Freedom: Traditions and Future"

1-2 December 2016
University of Antwerp, Hof van Liere
Prinsstraat 13, 2000 Antwerp

Colloquium organized in cooperation with the Ruusbroec Institute and the University Centre Saint-Ignatius Antwerp (UCSIA) of the University of Antwerp.

Thursday 1 December 2016

  • 20.00-21.30 h Freedom “Incised upon the Tablets”
                              Ada Rapoport-Albert (University College London)

Friday 2 December 2016

  • 09.00-09.15 h Welcome
  • 09.15-10.00 h Of Heresy and Piety: Islamic Law and Transgressive Mystics
                              Asghar Seyed-Gohrab (University of Leiden)
  • 10.00-10.45 h Freedom of the Spirit: Meister Eckhart and his Legacy
                              Ben Morgan (Worcester College, University of Oxford)                            
  • 10.45-11.15 h Coffee break
  • 11.15-12.00 h Types of Freedom in Jewish Mysticism
                              Moshe Idel (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

Session moderated by Dr. Theodor Dunkelgrün (CRASSH Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Cambridge).

The afternoon program on Friday 2 December 2016 is organized by the Ruusbroec Institute (afternoon program in Dutch).


Mailing address: IJS
University of Antwerp
Prinsstraat 13 L.400
2000 Antwerp