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Diaspora, Moravianism - Migration - Innovation, 1750-1850



Wednesday 10th June
Faculty of Humanities, Gothenburg University, Renströmsgatan 6, J 412.

13.00 - 13.15

13.15 - 14.00
Prof. dr. Wolfgang Breul
"We want to endure the religions as long as the Savior lets them stand". The Moravian diaspora work and other radical Christian groups.

14.00 - 14.30
Prof. Arne B Amundsen
Local and transitional - Perspectives on 18th century Norwegian Moravianism.

14.35 - 14.45
Coffee break

14.45 - 15.15
Prof. Daniel Lindmark
Moravian Hymns Moving North: The Use of Songs of Zion in Evangelical Revivals in Northern Sweden, ca 1800-1920.

15.15 - 15.45
Prof. Martin Berntsson
The Lord's Supper in the Lebensläufe: a litmus test for true spirituality

15.45 - 16.00

16.00 - 17.00
Prof. Katherine Faull/ Prof. Johan Åhlfeldt
Challenges and opportunities with Digital Humanities and Moravian archives, "Moravian Lives" and "Diasporaproject".

17.00 - 1800
Panel discussion. Diaspora: Moravianism - Migration - Innovation
Wolfgang Breul, Hanne Sanders, Arne B Amundsen, Daniel Lindmark, Katherine Faull, Johan Åhlfeld and Martin Berndtsson
Moderator: Christer Ahlberger

Dinner at Faculty of Humanities, Gästmatsalen, Gothenburg University.


Thursday 11th June
At the House of Brüdergemeine, Gothenburg (Brödraförsamlingens hus, Göteborg )

09.00 - 09.15

09.15 - 09.45
Prof. Martin Åberg
Peddling and Moravianism in rural Sweden 1750-1850. On migration and innovation.

09.45 - 10.15
F.K. Hanna Bendz,
When you look with not through the eye - motives, observer and expression in Moravian art.

10.15 - 10.45
Ph.D. Per v Wachenfeldt
Diasporaworkers and the people they met. To initiate migration and the attraction of moravian hotspots.

10.45 - 11.00

11.00 - 12.00
F.K.Adam von Scheele/ Prof. Katherine Faull

Peter Jacob Planta I (Adam): From Small Seed to Full Blom: The Life and Times of Peter Jacob Planta : Lebenslauf vs. Annotations
Peter Jacob Planta II (Katherine): The medical experience of Peter Jacob Planta.

12.00 - 12.30
Ph.D Jacob Dahlbacka
Moravianism in Finland. An open field?

12.30 - 13.00

The End

Organized by the Department of Historical studies at Gothenburg University, University in Mainz, DH at Gothenburg university and the Moravian Church (Brüdergemeine) Gothenburg.

Date & hour: 6/10/2020 at 1:00 PM till 6/11/2020 at 12:00 PM

Categories: Humanities

Organizer: Institutionen för historiska studier

Location: Faculty of Arts, Lundgrensgatan 1B
J 412

Contact person: Christer Ahlberger


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