Faculty of Catholic Theology, Max-Weber-Kolleg, Religion, Society, and World Relations

Online-Workshop “Reading the Torah Ritually: The Art and Architecture of Ancient and Medieval Synagogues ”

21. Jun 2022, 6.00 pm - 8.00 pm
Event type
Members of the Max-Weber-Kolleg

Online Workshop of the Research Centre “Dynamics of Jewish Ritual Practices”


  • 06:00 pm  Welcome
  • 06:05 pm  Mordechai Aviam (Director, Kinneret Institute for Galilean Archaeology) "The Magdala Stone: Its Symbolism and Reflection of Jewish Galilean Society
    Introduction by Thomas R. Blanton
  • 06:35 pm Tanja Potthoff (Curator of Archaeology of the Middle Ages and Modern Times at MiQua. LVR-Jewish Museum in the Archaeological Quarter Cologne) "Die mittelalterliche Synagoge in Köln: Archäologie und Rekonstruktion"
    Introduction by Vera Henkelmann
  • 07:05 pm Abigail Massarano (University of Washington, School of Art + Art History + Design) "Torah in Technicolor: The Role of Biblical Art in Late Antique Jewish Synagogue Ritual and Identity"
    Introduction by Claudia Bergmann
  • 07:35 pm  Discussion and Questions

Please register by e-mail at claudia.bergmann@uni-erfurt.de

write email to claudia.bergmann@uni-erfurt.de