Scholarship talks of the Dr. Liselotte Kirchner Scholarship programme

Scholarship holders' colloquium at the Francke Foundations.

A central component of the Dr. Liselotte Kirchner Scholarship of the Francke Foundations is the presentation of results within the framework of colloquium events with lectures and subsequent discussion rounds, to which all interested parties are cordially invited. The colloquia will take place in the Neubauer Hall, House 52 of the Francke Foundations (with the exception of 31 March 2022). They are hybrid events – the respective access link will be published here in a timely manner.

Programme 2022

Thursday, 31 March, 14.30 - 16.00

Sabine Wolsink (Nijmegen): Das Wunderverständnis von August Tholuck (1799–1877) in Verbindung zum spiritistischen Diskurs des 19. Jahrhunderts

Wednesday, 15 June, 14.30 - 17.30

Dr. Gabrielle Robilliard (Oldenburg/Hamburg): Material culture by mail: Sending global foods and intoxicants in Pietist family and social networks, 1700–1800

Dr. Nedim Zahirović (Halle): Untersuchungen zu osmanischen Handschriften im Archiv der Franckeschen Stiftungen

Thursday, 14 July, 14.30 - 16.00

Aniket De (Harvard/Cambridge, MA): Conversion and Conversation. Christian Missionaries and the Early Colonial Public Sphere in India, 1730–1813

Thursday, 15 September, 14.30 - 16.00

Florian Jungmann (Kiel): Pietistisches Netzwerkwirken im dänischen Dienstadel unter Christian VI., 1730–1746

Thursday, 10 November, 14.30 - 16.00

Link to online participation:

Dr. Béla Hegedüs (Budapest): Die Sprachtheorie von György Kalmár

Thursday, 8 December, 14.30 - 17.30

Dr. Larissa Bondar (St. Petersburg): Daniel Gottlieb Messerschmidt und der Pietismus

Dr. Samuel B. Keeley (Trier): Tholuck and the Legacy of Religious Enthusiasm, Toleration, and Unity in the Anglo-Prussian World, 1740–1854

Thursday, 19 January 2023, 14.30 - 16.00

Dr. Michael Pickering (Melbourne): A Braunschweig Magician and his Networks
of Knowledge: Johann Nikolaus Martius’ Unterricht von der Magia Naturali (1717)