Doctoral Colloquium ‘Speaking of God in Times of Anxiety’

02 - 11 September 2020

Doctoraatsweek

Doctoral Colloquium ‘Speaking of God in Times of Anxiety’

ETF’s annual doctoral colloquium is an essential part of our PhD program. Students meet their fellow students and professors, prepare for exams and present their research. ETF professors and internationally recognized visiting scholars give public lectures and public defenses of dissertations take place.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this year the colloquium will be organized online and it will be a lighter version than usual with focus on the most essential elements including student presentations, doctoral exams and PhD defenses. Only the PhD defenses are public events (see schedule below).

You are welcome to follow one or more of the PhD defenses but you will need to register in advance. You can register via until August 28, 2020. Please indicate which defense you would like to follow. Shortly before the event you will receive a link via e-mail.

Wednesday 2 September

14:30 – 16:30 Promotion: Torben Plitt (NT)
Presentation & Defense of Dissertation: Wachstumsgesetz oder Kürzungstendenz? Gedächtnispsychologische Erkenntnisse zu den inhaltlichen Überhängen in den synoptischen Paralleltraditionen

Tuesday 8 September

18:30 – 20:30 Promotion: Robert Sturdy (HT)
Presentation & Defense of Dissertation: Freedom from Fatalism: Samuel Rutherford’s (1600-1661) Doctrine of Divine Providence in Reference to Its Scholastic Nature, Medieval Background, and Context in Early Modern Thought

 Thursday 10 September

18:30 – 20:30 Promotion: Stephen Tipton (HT)
Presentation & Defense of Dissertation: The Ground, Method, and Goal of Amandus Polanus’ (1561-1610) Doctrine of God. An Historical and Contextual Analysis
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