English Intern
  • Auszüge aus magischen Texten aus Kulturen des Altertums (Griechisch, Hieratisch, Demotisch, Akkadisch): British Library P 122; British Museum P Chester Beatty 7 und P Leiden/London; BM 34065
DFG Kolleg-Forschungsgruppe MagEIA

Further Activities

16 April 2024

Beatrice Baragli: "'Šamaš, take a sit on your throne!' Reconstructing ritual arrangements within the Bīt rimki ritual" talk at the workshop "DIGIR II: Divine, God-desses, Ideologies and Religion. Arts et artisanats associés aux pratiques cultuelles en Asie de l'Ouest ancienne" at Université de Lille, 14.05-14.40 CET.

The entire workshop will be filmed and broadcasted live here:  https://webtv.univ-lille.fr/lives

4 April 2024

Daniel Schwemer: Daniel Schwemer presents the Centre MagEIA at the conference „Materialität: magisch wirksame Schriftträger“ at the University of Marburg. The workshop is organized by the DFG Netzwerk "Wort – Wirkung – Wunder: Sprache und Macht in der Vormoderne zwischen Religion, Magie und Medizin".
A programme of the workshop can be found here: Programme of the Workshop.

27 February 2024

Svenja Nagel: Online-Lecture on "Erotic Spells in the Demotic and Greek Magical Papyri: Ritual Techniques and Cultural Traditions", Graeco-Aegyptiaca lecture series, UCL Department of Greek and Latin in London/The Palladion, Budapest, 5.00-6.30 pm CET


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21 February 2024

Daniel Schwemer: Podcast-Interview on the MagEIA Project with The Secret History of Western Esotericism Podcast.

Available here: https://shwep.net/2024/02/21/daniel-schwemer-on-the-mageia-project-at-the-university-of-wurzburg/

21 February 2024

Svenja Nagel: Lecture on "Magie im alten Ägypten" for pupils, Kinderuni, Julius-Maximilians-Universität, Würzburg 

17 January 2024

Daniel Kölligan: Paper on "Greek magical texts and their contribution to the lexicography of Atticism", 3rd Workshop on 'Αττικoí and Ἕλληνες: Atticism and koine between linguistic practice and grammatical theory, Ca’ Foscari University, Venice


01 December 2023

Daniel Schwemer: Veenhof Lecture "Living in a precarious world: Magical rituals from ancient Mesopotamia", Leiden, Rijksmuseum van Oudheden