• 15-16 June 2023: Workshop "Urbanity & the formation of religious groups" / Erfurt / organised by Martin Christ

poster concept note programme conference report by Constanze Schaller

  • 6-7 September: co-operation/ workshop "Urban growth and religious practices" / Rome / Jörg Rüpke in cooperation with Rubina Raja (UrbNet), Ortwin Dally (DAI Rome)
  • 10-15 September: co-operation/ summer school "Religious object, religiosity of objects: Roman religion through its materiality" / Rome /  with Giorgo Ferri (La Sapienza), Francesca Prescendi Morresi (ÉPHÉ Paris), Françoise Van Haeperen (Université catholique de Louvain)
  • 15-17 November 2023: Annual conference 'Religious Ambivalences: The Constitutive Tensions of  Religion in Urban Space'  / Erfurt / organised by Elisa Iori & Jörg Rüpke poster Programme Overview Abstracts Conference report by Mirjam Wien
  • 29 November - 1 December: co-operation/ conference "The Early Christian Movement in the Context of Urban Centres" / Erfurt/ Jörg Rüpke together with Jörg Frey (Zurich) & Benjamin Schiesser (Bern), both ECCLESIAE group (SNF): announcement programme


See also the workshop report by Austin Collins (Durham University/ University of Erfurt) on H-Soz-Kult, 14.07.2022,

See also the workshop report by Diana Pavel (University of Erfurt) on H-Soz-Kult, 12.10.2022,


  • 21-22 January: "Religious Guides to Urbanity", Erfurt
    Poster 1 / Poster 2
    Programme / Flyer
  • 8-9 July: "Accessing Water in the South Asian City", Erfurt and online
  • 1-4 September: Organization of two Panels at the European Association of Urban History, Antwerp (--> postponed to 2022)
  • 23-26 November: “Blurring Boundaries“, Schloss Ettersburg
  • 2-4 December: "Early Modern Cultures of Death: Graveyards, Burials and Commemoration in Central Europe, c. 1500-1800", Prague (--> postponed to 2022)


  • 26-28 March: "Early Modern Cultures of Death: Graveyards, Burials and Commemoration in Central Europe, c. 1500-1800", Prague    POSTPONED TO 2-4 December 2021
  • 11-12 June: "Religious Guides to Urbanity", Erfurt    POSTPONED TO 21-22 January 2021
  • 2-5 September: Organization of two Panels at the European Association of Urban History, Antwerp    POSTPONED TO 1-4 September 2021
  • 11-13 November: "Co-spatiality: Changing rules of double use, excluding, inviting, imagining", Erfurt 


  • 12-13 June: Workshop on "Towards Urbanism: Ritualizations and Settlement", co-organised with Christopher Smith, Augustinerkloster, Erfurt. Contact Asuman Lätzer-Lasar ( for details. Poster
  • 11-13 December: KFG Annual Conference on "Heterarchies", Augustinerkloster, Erfurt. Contact Emiliano Urciuoli ( for details. Flyer


  • 12 April: Presentation "Planen, streiten, bauen, nutzen. Zur handlungstheoretischen Betrachtung von Orten und Räumen in der historischen Forschung", at the Landesdenkmalamt  Berlin
  • 17-21 June: EASR 2018, Bern ( vertreten:
    Keynote lecture by Jörg Rüpke
    Panel by Jörg Rüpke/Karsten Lehmann (Kirchliche Pädagogische Hochschule Wien): "Imperial Cities“
    Panel by E. Urciuoli/Asuman Lätzer-Lasar: One, Many, and the City: Making and Unmaking Boundaries in Urban Religion
  • 28.-30 June: Paper "Raumdiskurse und Raumprojekte im Zuge städtischer Bevölkerungsexplosionen", at the Jahrestagung des SFB 1095 "Discourses of weekness and the Future of Societies, Frankfurt/Main
  • 4-6 July: Conference "Religion of Quarters: Practicing Religion on a Neighbourhood Scale in the Hellenistic and Imperial periods", Max-Weber-Kolleg
  • 13-15 August: Keynote "Places and displacement in religious context and the impact on memory/history", at the conference of The International Network for Theory of History (INTH), Stockholm
  • 24-25 SeptemberConcluding Commentary "Die Stadt und die Anderen", Bonn
  • 6-8 November: Conference „Religion and Urbanity. Theorising Mutual Formations“, Augustinerkloster Erfurt, in cooperation with the Centre for Urban Network Evolutions, Aarhus