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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Faculty of Language, Literature and Humanities - Alexander von Humboldt Professorship

Kolloquium - frühere Semester

 

*organised within the framework and supported by SFB 980 "Episteme in Motion. Transfer of knowledge from the Ancient World to the early modern period", Project A03: The Transfer of Medical Episteme in the ‘Encyclopaedic’ Compilations of Late Antiquity

**supported by The Research Training Group Philosophy, Science and the Sciences

 

Programm Wintersemester 2017/18


16.10.2017
Orly Lewis (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
The Theory and Method of the Anonymous of Paris

23.10.2017
Vincenzo Carlotta

Pseudo-Cleopatra VII: Queen, Physician, Alchemist

30.10.2017
Chiara Thumiger

Quasi Phreneticus: metaphorical and technical interactions in the history of the ancient disease concept phrenitis

06.11.2017*
Iuliana Soficaru (University of Budapest)

Cities and Health in Late Antiquity: the Problem of Written Sources

13.11.2017*
Antonio Ricciardetto (Collège de France (Paris) — Université de Liège)

The Animal Paradigms in the Anonymus Londiniensis Papyrus

20.11.2017
Julius Rocca (HU Berlin)
Topos and telos in Galen's account of the recurrent laryngeal nerve

27.11.2017*
Petros Bouras-Vallianatos (Kings College London)

Pulse theory in Byzantium

04.12.2017
Ulrike Steinert (FU Berlin)

The “Four Organ-System” and developments in Mesopotamian medical theory in the 1st millennium BCE

12.12.2017, 14-16 Uhr, UL 6, 3071*
Nico Carpentieri (University of Connecticut)

Protean Guises of Madness: Arabic and Latin Transformations of "Melancholia" and "Phrenitis"

18.12.2017
Edna Fricke

A New edition of Celsus’ De Medicina liber III, 18-20 in consideration of Toletanus 91-12

08.01.2018
Stavros Kouloumentas**

Alcmaeon’s inquiry into the microcosm: spermatology, embryology, dissection

15.01.2018
Sean Coughlin and Maria Börno (CMG)
Galen on Bad Taste (kakozêlia)

22.01.2018
Sean Coughlin
The Pneumatists on Pneuma

29.01.2018
Evelyne Samama (Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin en Yvelines)
Salted Water : Friend or Foe ? / Salzwasser : gesund oder gefährlich?

05.02.2018
Irene Calà (MPIWG)

Bloodletting in Late Antiquity – the case of elephantiasis

12.02.2018
Friederike Herklotz
Sarapis contra Asklepios? Sarapis als Heilgott im 2. Jh. n. Chr.

Programm Sommersemester 2017

 

24.04.2017
Matteo Martelli (BBAW)
Hippocrates in two Syriac Alchemical Collections

08.05.2017
Anna Monte

New Medical Fragments from the Berlin Papyrus Collection

15.05.2017
Diego Machuca

The Practical and Epistemic Value of Pyrrhonism

22.05.2017
Robert Roreitner

Aristotle´s Criteria for Distinguishing the Objects of Thought from the Objects of Sense-perception in De Anima

29.05.2017
William V. Harris (University of Columbia)

Popular Medicine in Graeco-Roman Antiquity: Explorations

12.06.2017
Julius Rocca

Galen on the Pulmonary Vessels

19.06.2017
Amneris Roselli (Università di Napoli)

A recently edited Hellenistic medical Papyrus: P. Ärztekammer 1 (III-II a.C.)

26.06.2017
Inna Kupreeva (University of Edinburgh)

Galen on Soul and Intellect

03.07.2017
Annette Schmidt

Hippokrates, De internis affectionibus
Anna Leyman
Galens Anatomie als Normalwissenschaft

10.07.2017
Irene Calà

In the Footsteps of the Hippopotamus

Programm Wintersemester 2016/2017


24.10.2016
Frank de Jonge
"The Most Natural Animal". Aristotle on the Directional Regions of the Human Body

31.10.2016
Philip van der Eijk / Julius Rocca
Galen on Soul, Mixture and Pneuma

07.11.2016
Giouli Korobili

Phainomena vs. Logos in Aristotle's De iuventute - De respiratione

14.11.2016
Sean Coughlin

Athenaeus on the Elements

21.11.2016
Oliver Kahl (Universität Marburg)*

The Transfer of Scientific Ideas from Ancient India into the Arabic Middle Ages

28.11.2016
Sinem Derya Kiliç

Sound and Hearing in Plato's Philosophy of Music

05.12.2016
Clarissa Paul

Jesus as Healer in the Gospel of Luke

12.12.2016
Mikhail Silian

Ptolemy on Visual Properties

09.01.2017
Benjamin Wilck

Aristotle's definition of the snub nose

16.01.2017
Juliane Küppers

Two 18th-century Jesuit didactic poems against Lucretius' physics

23.01.2017
Chiara Ferella
Body and Mind in Empedocles

30.01.2017
Geeske Brinkmann

Pathemata in St. Paul's Letter to the Galatians

06.02.2017
Gonzalo Gamarra

Syrianus on Aristotle's Third Man Argument

13.02.2017
Carsten Günter

Ausonius' Pythagorica

 

Programm Sommersemester 2016


18.04.2016
Matteo Martelli
Healing Tombs and Remains of Ancient Physicians and Natural Philosophers

25.04.2016
Velia Boecker (FU Berlin)

Anatomische Votive, Heilkulte und Krankheitsverständnis im republikanischen Italien

02.05.2016
Roberto Lo Presti

The Parva Naturalia and the study of animals in the 16th century

09.05.2016
Sean Coughlin

Two Traditions of Materia medica

23.05.2016
Oliver Overwien

Medizinunterricht in der Spätantike

30.05.2016*
Irene Calà (CNRS Paris)

On Foodstuffs, from Galen to Hunayn

13.06.2016
Ricardo Julião

Galen on Memory, Dreams and Knowledge

20.06.2016
Georgia Petridou (Universität Erfurt)

Contesting religious and medical expertise: The therapeutai of Pergamum as religious and medical entrepreneurs

27.06.2016
Elisabeth Hsu (University of Oxford)

Disorders of the bladder in Chinese medical case histories from the 2nd century BCE

04.07.2016
Maria Börno
Galen über Hippokrates "Über das Niesen"

11.07.2016
Ricarda Gäbel

Aetius on Melancholy

18.07.2016
Lucia Raggetti (TOPOI)

Isa ibn Ali: the Book of useful properties fron the parts of living beings

 

Programm Wintersemester 2015/16


19.10.2015
Richard A.H. King (Universität Bern)
Aristotle on distinguishing phantasia and memory

09.11.2015
Elizabeth Craik (University of St. Andrews)
Malaria in Ancient Greece

16.11.2015
Stavros Kouloumentas (Centre Léon Robin Paris)
Aristotle on Alcmaeon

23.11.2015
Wei Cheng
Aristotle and Speusippus on pleasure

30.11.2015
Peter Pormann (University of Manchester)
Galen's De locis affectis in the Arabic transmission

07.12.2015
Francesca Corazza

Medical compilations and the Antinoopolis papyri

14.12.2015
Philip van der Eijk

Aristotle, Aristotelianism and Ancient Medicine

04.01.2016
Sean Coughlin

Athenaeus on Reproduction

11.01.2016
Giulia Korobili

The rhetorical dimension of Aristotle's De iuventute

18.01.2016
Philip van der Eijk
Plato medicus

25.01.2016
Friederike Herklotz
Sarapis als Heil- und Orakelgott

01.02.2016
Julia Trompeter (Universität Bochum)
Das Problem willentlicher Bewegung in der dreigeteilten Seele bei Galen

Programm Sommersemester 2015


13.04.2015
Ricarda Gäbel
Mental Diseases in Late Antiquity - The case of Aetius of Amida

20.04.2015
Stavros Kouloumentas
Dubito ergo sum: Alcman, Alcmaeon or Anaxagoras?

27.04.2015
David Langslow (University of Manchester)*

Types of Greek interference and the business of making medical translations

04.05.2015
Matyáš Havrda
Clement and Galen: Some conclusions

11.05.2015
Vorbereitung der TOPOI-Ausstellung "Kartierung von Leib und Seele" im Medizinhistorischen Museum Berlin

18.05.2015
Matteo Martelli
Religion, Alchemy and Medicine in Zosimus of Panopolis' writings: "Well-Timed Tinctures" and Egyptian Priests

01.06.2015
Vittorio Berti (Università Roma)*

Une thanatologie chrétienne pour les médecins du Califat abbasside. La lettre 2 du patriarche Timothée Ier (780-823)

08.06.2015
Ricardo Julião

Some remarks on the role of phantasia in Galen's works

15.06.2015
Sean Coughlin

Art and Nature in Aristotle’s Physics

22.06.2015
Joachim Friedrich Quack (Universität Heidelberg)

Anrufungen an Imhotep im Rahmen der spätägyptischen Heilkunde

29.06.2015
Wolfgang Häfele
Krankheit in den Wundern der Heiligen Kyros und Johannes

06.07.2015
Lorenzo Perilli (Università degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata)

Translating the incipit of Hippocrates’ Prognosticon

13.07.2015
Giouli Korobili

Comments on the 3rd chapter of Aristotle’s De Juventute et Senectute, Vita et Morte, de Respiratione

Programm Wintersemester 2014/15


20.10.2014
Roberto Lo Presti
Naturphilosophie und Medizin in der frühneuzeitlichen Kommentartradition zu den Parva Naturalia

27.10.2014
Eric Gowling (University of Glasgow)
Aetius and Galen on Simple Drugs

03.11.2014
Gerrit Bos (Universität Köln)
Moses Maimonides: Doctor and Author

10.11.2014
Sean Coughlin
Athenaeus the Aristotelian

17.11.2014
Stavros Kouloumentas
Alcmaeon: Texts and Translation

24.11.2014
Dmitri Gutas (Yale University)
Translation and Science

01.12.2014
Julius Rocca (University of Stockholm)
Galen's Theology

08.12.2014
Stasinos Stavrianeas (University of Patras)
Mixing teleology in homeomerus bodies: organic and inorganic chemical composition in Aristotelian nature

15.12.2014
Philip van der Eijk

Arrangement and Exploratory Discourse in Aristotle's Parva Naturalia

05.01.2015
Jacob Frank de Jonge
Aristotle on the Uniqueness of the Human Posture

12.01.2015
Ricardo Julião

Galen on formation of memories

19.01.2015
Michiel Meeusen (Leuven University)

Ps.-Alexander's Problems and the Aristotelian tradition of natural problems

26.01.2015
Sean Coughlin / Orly Lewis

A "Pneumatist" School

02.02.2015
Orna Harari (University of Tel Aviv)

Alexander against Galen on Motion

09.02.2015
Matteo Martelli / Lucia Raggetti

Galen on Simple Medicines

Programm Sommersemester 2014

14.04.2014
Dr. Roberto Lo Presti
(Dis)embodied thinking and the scale of beings: Pietro Pomponazzi and Agostino Nifo on the ‘psychic’ processes in men and animals

28.04.2014
PD Dr. Alexandra von Lieven (Freie Universität Berlin)

"Wenn Du einen Mann untersuchst." Medizin und medizinische Texte des Alten Ägypten

05.05.2014
Francesca Corazza

Magico-medical papyri from Antinoopolis

12.05.2014
Orly Lewis

Heat in De Spiritu: Embryology and Physiology

19.05.2014
Stavros Kouloumentas

Alcmaeon of Croton: An edition of the fragments and testimonies - editorial principles and some texts

26.05.2014
Oliver Overwien

Der medizinische Unterricht im spätantiken Alexandria (5.-7. Jh. n. Chr.)

02.06.2014
Irene Calà

The Medical Encyclopaedias of Late Antiquity and Christianity. The Libri medicinales of Aetius Amidenus

16.06.2014
Wei Cheng

Pleasure, Hedonistic Debate and Medical Analogy

23.06.2014
Chiara Thumiger

Mental life and mental disorder: theoretical frame, value, phenomenology

30.06.2014
Matyáš Havrda
The Purpose of Galen’s Treatise On Demonstration

07.07.2014
Pierre-Marie Morel (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne)

La physiologie des passions chez Aristote, du De anima au De motu

14.07.2014
Matteo Martelli
L’alchimie Syriaque et l’œuvre de Zosime

Programm Wintersemester 2013/2014

30.09.2013
Luciana Repici (Università di Torino):
The Heart that Breathes: Respiration and the Psycho-Somatic Functions in Aristotle.

07.10.2013
Roberto Lo Presti:

Wissenschaftliche Revolution oder Medizin: Ablehnung oder Transformation der Antike? Ein Vergleich zwischen den Zeugungslehren Cesare Cremoninis, William Harveys und René
Descartes´

14.10.2013
Chiara Thumiger:

To see a face: medical and theatrical πρόσωπον in the classical era

21.10.2013
Matteo Martelli:
Medicine in Early Alchemical Texts (1st-3th Century AD)

28.10.2013
Ivan Garofolo (Università di Siena) / Christina Savino:

Galens Aphorismen-Kommentar: das Projekt einer kritischen Ausgabe

04.11.2013
Philip van der Eijk:

Aristotle's reception of "Hippocrates"

11.11.2013
Katerína Oikonomopoulou:
The prefaces to pseudo-Alexander of Aphrodisias’ Medical Puzzles and Natural Problems, books 1 and 2.

18.11.2013
Stavros Kouloumentas:

The Pythagoreans on medicine

25.11.2013
Elisabetta de Sanctis (La Sapienza, Roma):

Galeno e la lingua di Ippocrate: In Hippocratis Prorrheticum I commentaria III

02.12.2013
Wolfgang Häfele:
Die Ärzte in den Wundern der Heiligen Kyros und Johannes

09.12.2013
Christina Savino:

Der Kommentar zu Hippokrates’ Aphorismen

06.01.2014
Matteo Martelli:

Alchemical Textiles: Colourful garments, recipes and dyeing techniques in Graeco-Roman Egypt

13.01.2014
Anna-Maria Kanthak (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin):

περὶ τροφῆς oder: Über Form

20.01.2014
Chiara Thumiger

Patient function and physician function in the Hippocratic cases

27.01.2014
Teun Thieleman (Universiteit Utrecht):
Posidonius, Galen and the Pneumatist School of Medicine

03.02.2014
Simone de Angelis (Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz):

Zum Verhältnis von Philosophie und Medizin in der Frühen Neuzeit

10.02.2014
Marzia Soardi:
The difference between male and female: Aristotle's Metaphysics book X and The Generation of animals

17.02.2014
Matyáš Havrda:
Clement on Causation

Programm Sommersemester 2013

08.04.2013
Oliver Overwien:
Hippocrates of Cos in Arabic gnomologia

15.04.2013
Georgia Petridou:
Aelius Aristeides as Neos Asklepios: The Informed Patient and the Approbation of the Healing Power in the hieroi logoi

22.04.2013
Wolfgang Häfele:
Kommentar zu den Wunderberichten des Sophronios

29.04.2013
Christina Savino:
Galens Kommentar zu Hippokrates' De humoribus (1562): Die Entstehung einer Fälschung

06.05.2013
Orly Lewis:
Praxagoras of Cos on the Cotyledons in the Womb

13.05.2013
Andrew Cunningham (University of Cambridge):
‘Aristotle as my General’: how William Harvey discovered the circulation of the blood

27.05.2013
Elizabeth Craik (University of St Andrews):
Hippocrates on Winds

03.06.2013
James Lennox (University of Pittsburgh):
Notes toward a study of Aristotle’s Dissections

10.06.2013
Erika Gielen (KU Leuven)
Medical knowledge in Nicephorus Blemmydes: some introductory remarks

17.06.2013
Matyáš Havrda:
‘Is the Embryo an Animal or Not?’ Problems for Demonstration in Strom. VIII

24.06.2013
H.J.F. Horstmanshoff (Universiteit Leiden) / Dr. med. Lutz. A. Graumann
(Philipps-Universität Marburg)
:
The Epitaph for Lucius Minicius Anthimianus (CIG 3272, Peek GVI 1166)

01.07.2013
Stavros Kouloumentas:
Editing Alcmaeon: an overview of the extant sources and literature

08.07.2013
Katerina Oikonomopoulou:
Scientific tradition and the pseudo-Aristotelian Problems’ medical-biological
books
 

Programm WS 2012/13

01.10.2012
Dr. Matyáš Havrda:
Stromata VIII as a Guide to Galen’s Theory of Demonstration

08.10.2012
Dr. Roberto Lo Presti:
Informing Matters and Enmattered Forms: Aristotle, Galen, and Cesare Cremonini on the ‘power’ (dynamis) of semen

15.10.2012
Wei Cheng:
Pathê tês Psychês in Aristotle: A Physiological and Psychological Research in Context

22.10.2012
Dr. Oliver Overwien:
Galens De sectis in der Spätantike

29.10.2012
Florian Gärtner:
Galens De locis affectis – Der Schmerz

05.11.2012
Frank de Jonge:
Human nature as norm and explanation in Aristotle

12.11.2012
Orly Lewis:
Praxagoras on Arteries and Neura

19.11.2012
Chloe Balla (University of Crete):
The origins of medical empiricism

26.11.2012
Prof. Dr. Daniela Manetti (Università degli Studi di Firenze):
Herophilus and Asclepiades

03.12.2012
Dr. Matteo Martelli:
Galen on Simple Drugs, Greek and Syriac

10.12.2012
Maria Michela Sassi (Univ. degli studi di Pisa):
The Role of Blood as a Vehicle of Perception in Various Authors of the Fifth and Fourth Centuries B.C.

07.01.2013
Julien Devinant:
Galen's Quod animi facultates

14.01.2013
Stavros Kouloumentas:
Heraclitus and medics on the circle

21.01.2013
Katerína Oikonomopoulou:
Ancient question-and-answer literature and its role in the tradition of dialogue

28.01.2013
Giulia Ecca:
Ein Scholion zu Praecepta I 1

4.02.2013
Georgia Petridou:
Demeter as an ophthalmologist? Eye votives and the cult of Demeter and Kore

11.02.2013
Amneris Roselli (Università di Napoli 'L'Orientale'):
Galeno sull'autenticità del Prorretico I

18.02.2013
Hynek Bartoš:
The Early History of Dietetics

25.02.2013
Chiara Thumiger:
Psychiatric Disorders and Bodily Functions in the Hippocratic Patient: Food and Drink

 

Programm SS 2012

02.04.2012
Dr. Verena Lepper (Ägyptisches Museum):
Besuch der Papyrussammlung im Neuen Museum

16.04.2012
Maddalena Rumor:
Dreckapotheke: Lost in translation

23.04.2012
Claudia Mirrione:
Galen's theory of mixture and its relation to the origin of animate matter and soul

30.04.2012
Dr. Hynek Bartoš:
Aristotle and the Hippocratic De victu on innate heat and kindled soul

07.05.2012
Prof. Dr. Paul Unschuld (Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin):
Classical Chinese medicine

14.05.2012
Dr. Katerina Oikonomopoulou:
Causes in medicine according to Ps.Aristotle's Problems

21.05.2012
Prof. Dr. Klaus-Dietrich Fischer (Universitätsmedizin Mainz):
Latin Translations of Galen and Pseudo-Galen before Salerno (up to 1100)

11.06.2012
Dr. Stavros Kouloumentas:
The Placita on Alcmaeon on health-cum-disease

18.06.2012
Dr. Christina Savino:
Die lateinische Übersetzung von Lorenzo Lorenzi des Aphorismenkommentar (1494)

25.06.2012
Pauline Koetschet (Institut français du Proche-Orient):
Deconstructing and Reconstructing Galen: AbūBakr al-Rāzī's exegetical and interpretative project

09.07.2012
Dr. Antoine Pietrobelli (Université de Reims):
Books, Friends and Ekdosis in Galen

17.09.2012
Prof. Dr. David Runia (University of Melbourne):
Presenting Physiology in a Compact Form: Book V of the Placita

24.09.2012
Wolfgang Häfele:
Krankheiten und Dämonen in Sophronius von Jerusalems Thaumata

 

Programm WS 2011/12

10.10.2011
Dr. Matteo Martelli:
Alchemy and Medicine

17.10.2011
Orly Lewis:
Praxagoras on the pulse

24.10.2011
Frank de Jonge und Wei Cheng:
Vorstellung der Forschungsprojekte

31.10.2011
Dr. Georgia Petridou:
Medicinal Mysteries

07.11.2011
Dr. Christine Salazar (University of Cambridge / Newcastle):
Galen on Hippocrates' Prognosticon

14.11.2011
Dr. David Leith (University of Cambridge):
Herophilus on Causes

21.11.2011
Dr. George Kazantzidis (University of Oxford):
Comedy and black bile

28.11.2011
Prof. Dr. Helène Cazes (University of Victoria, Canada):
Self-portrait of the Anatomist as a Rogue: the Fabric of the Vesalian Persona

05.12.2011
Dr. Chiara Thumiger (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin):
Hippocratic terminology on mental insanity

12.12.2011
Prof. Katerina Ierodiakonou (University of Athens):
Galen's Theory of Vision

09.01.2012
Dr. Silvia Fazzo (King's College London):
Diogenes of Apollonia: toward a fuller reappraisal of his physical and philosophical doctrine

16.01.2012
Mathias Witt (Technische Universität München):
Die Pathophysiologie 'runder Wunden'  in der Doxographie und bei Galen

23.01.2012
Prof. Dr. Heinrich von Staden (University of Princeton):
Galen on anger

30.01.2012
Dr. Nadine Metzger (Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg):
Die melancholischen Krankheiten bei Paulos Nikaios

06.02.2012
Giulia Ecca:
Die Grenzen der Charis des Arztes

20.02.2012
Dr. Marzia Soardi (Universià di Palermo):
Two problematic aspects of Aristotelian theory of reproduction: spontaneous generation and malformations

19.03.2012
Dr. Katerina Oikonomopoulou, Dr. Christina Savino, Wolfgang Häfele, Dr. Matyáš Havrda, Dr. Stavros Kouloumentas und Claudia Mirrione:
Vorstellung der Forschungsprojekte

26.03.2012
Dr. Riccardo Chiaradonna (Università degli Studi Roma Tre):
Galen on Universals