Opening & Closing Ceremony & Receptions
Opening Ceremony and Keynote Lecture/Gary Lease Memorial Lecture
Opening of the XXI IAHR World Congress
- Atrium, Theater Erfurt
For the Opening Ceremony and Keynote Lecture/Gary Lease Memorial Lecture, we invite all Congress participants to the Theater Erfurt, our opening venue in the heart of Erfurt.
The Opening Ceremony and Keynote Lecture/Gary Lease Memorial Lecture will commence at 4 p.m., Sunday, August 23, 2015 with a keynote presentation by Prof. Dr. Hubert Seiwert.
After the Opening Ceremony and Keynote Lecture, we cordially invite all registered participants to a Welcome Reception in the atrium of the Theater Erfurt.
Closing Ceremony and Keynote Lecture
Closing of the IAHR Congress
- Altes Heizkraftwerk Erfurt
The Closing Ceremony and Keynote Lecture is scheduled for Saturday, August 29, 2015, from 9 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. in the "Alte Heizkraftwerk". We are grateful to Prof. Dr. Ingvild Gilhus, who will be the closing speaker at our Congress with a paper on "Bodies, texts and otherness: Religious change in antiquity and today".
The Closing Ceremony and Keynote Lecture is followed by the IAHR General Assembly. All members of national and regional associations are invited to partake in the General Assembly of the IAHR.
At this year's Congress
Tuesday, August 25, 7-9 p.m.
Equinox Publishers is proud to announce The Study of Religion in a Global Context series book launch at the IAHR Congress at Café Hilgenfeld Campus.
Thursday, August 27, 7-10 p.m.
The IAHR Women Scholars' Network invites female scholars to their meeting at 6 p.m. in room 442, to be followed by a reception at 7 p.m. for those who have attended the Meeting.
If you are interested in sponsoring a reception at the XXI IAHR World Congress, please contact the organizers.