University of Erfurt

University of Erfurt

Prof. Dr. Jörg Rüpke

  • born 1962
  • studied at the universities of Bonn, Lancaster (GB) and Tübingen from 1981 onwards
  • 1994-5 University of Constance
  • 1995-9 Professor for Classical Philology (Latin) at the University of Potsdam
  • 1999-2015 Chair of Comparative Religion at the University of Erfurt
  • 2004-7 Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy at the University of Erfurt
  • 2008 interim president of the University of Erfurt
  • 2000-8 Coordinator of the Research Program „Roman Imperial and Provincial Religion“ and from 2008 onwards Co-director of the Research Group "Religious Individualization in Historical Perspective"
  • 2003 Visiting professor Paris I
  • 2005 Webster-lecturer Stanford University
  • 2008 Gay-Lussac-Humboldt price
  • 2009 Fellow of the Humanity Council Princeton University
  • 2010 Visiting professor at the Collège de France and Aarhus University
  • 2011 honorary professor of Aarhus University; visiting professor University of Chicago
  • since 2012 member of the German Council of Science and Humanities („Wissenschaftsrat“)

Publications

  • 2018: Pantheon; Princeton University Press 2018
  • 2018: Religiöse Transformationen im Römischen Reich. Urbanisierung, Reichsbildung und Selbst-Bildung als Bausteine religiösen Wandels; Berlin: De Gruyter, 2018
  • 2016: Pantheon. Eine Geschichte der antiken Religionen. Historische Bibliothek der Gerda Henkel Stiftung. München: C. H. Beck
  • 2012: Antike Epik: Eine Einführung von Homer bis in die Spätantike, Tectum Verlag.
  • 2012: Religiöse Erinnerungskulturen: Formen der Geschichtsschreibung in der römischen Antike, Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft.
  • 2012; Reflections on Religious Individuality 2012 (ed. with W. Spickermann)
  • 2011; Religion in Republican Rome: Rationalization and Ritual Change, University of Pennsylvania Press
  • 2011; Von Jupiter zu Christus. Religionsgeschichte in römischer Zeit, Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft.
  • 2009; The Roman Calendar form Numa to Constantine: Time, History, and the Fasti. Trsl. David M. Richardson. Boston: Wiley-Blackwell
  • 2008; Rites funéraires et culte des morts
  • 2007; The Religions of the Romans

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