Summer Semester 2017

Lecture series in the large lecture theatre during the summer semester:

Semper reformanda: On the significance of the Reformation for present-day church and theology

Press release

13 March 2017

On March 13, 2017, the Institute of Church History together with the Bishop´s Chancellery in Schleswig and the Work Facility on the Reformation of the Northern Church in the church district of Schleswig conducted a “journey to identity” following the history of of the Reformation in Schleswig. Together with numerous multipliers from church and society they visited central places of the Reformation from Hadersleben via Flensburg, Rendsburg and Kiel to Schleswig. Thus the focus was on the Reformation as a regional event. Prof. Dr. Andreas Müller and Rev. Karin Emersleben were in charge of the organisation. The photo was taken in the large hall of Rendsburg City Hall, in which the articles of the Reformation for Schleswig and Holstein were adopted.

Zwei Studenten und eine Tasse Kaffee

28-30 March 2017

A very special conference was held in Thessaloniki from March 28 to 30, 2017, in which the Faculty of Theology of CAU was involved in a major capacity.

About 40 lectures about the topic of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation will be held at the Orthodox Faculty of Theology of Aristotle University. PD Dr. Philipp David, Prof. Dr. Andreas Müller, Prof. Dr. André Munzinger, PD Dr. Maike Schult and Prof. Dr. Christiane Zimmermann took part on behalf of the Faculty at Kiel. Dr. Daniel Mourkojannis and Bishop Gothard Magaard from the Protestant Lutheran Church in North Germany made their contribution to the congress. From Germany, Superior Church Council (Oberkirchenrat) PD Dr. Martin Illert, Hannover, and Prof. Dr. Volker Leppin, Tübingen, had come to give lectures. You can find the programme here

On 28 April 2017

an academic commemoration für Prof. Dr. Dr. Dr. h.c. Herbert Donner (1930-2016) took placet. Here you can find the speech given by Prof Dr. Stefan Timm, Department of Protestant Theology, Hamburg.
List of publications by Prof. Dr. Dr. Dr. h.c. Herbert Donner.

30 April 2017

Prof. Dr. Markus Saur, Institute of Old Testament Studies and Biblical Archaeology, accepted the appointment to the professorship for exegesis and theology of the Old Testament of Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms Universität Bonn. He left CAU as of April 30.

12 and 13 May 2017

Holy Places in the Holy Land. A colloquium on Palestine Science:

The Institute of Old Testament Studies and Biblical Archaelogy held a colloquium in Palestine Science to celebrate the 65th birthday of Prof Dr. Ulrich Hübner. The programme can be found here.

17 Mai 2017

On May 17 the 21st Theological University Day was held.

We were able to get Feridun Zaimoglu to hold a guest lecture entitled “Luther and the Turks”. Please refer to the poster for details:

Here is the press release:

Zwei Studenten und eine Tasse Kaffee

07 – 09 June 2017

Final report on the TRINATIONAL SOCIETY of the institutes of practical theology from Kiel (D), Groningen (NL) and Zurich (CH).

Zwei Studenten und eine Tasse Kaffee

21 June 2017

Guest of the Kieler Woche

This year we welcomed Prof. Dr. Ian Nell, Stellenbosch University, South Africa, Practical Theology and Missiology. He spoke about

We know to whom we belong? The drama of ministerial practice in a postcolonial African context.

press release:

29 June 2017

Graduation ceremony

This year 41 students graduated from the Faculty of Theology of Kiel University. See here for details

Zwei Studenten und eine Tasse Kaffee

press release

1 July 2017

2nd Young Scientists conference in Old Testament Studies

On 1 and 2 July the assistants of the Institute of Old Testament Studies and Biblical Archaeology organised the 2nd seminar of history and exegesis at Kiel (HeSeKiel). This is a platform for young scientists in Old Testament Studies and adjacent disciplines. Six young scientists presented their doctoral thesis projects in various stages. To underline the character of the event as a seminar for and by young scientists, invitations went out not only to those who just completed their doctoral thesis and those who were in the middle of it, but also to students, who were able to gain a direct insight into the practice of scientific work and research.

The programme can be found  here

7 July 2017

Farewell lecture by Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hübner

The Faculty of Theology bid farewell to

Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hübner                                  

who held his farewell lecture on Friday, 7 July, at 2.15 pm. After a brief welcome by the Dean of the Faculty of Theology, Prof. Dr. Andreas Müller, the welcome address was delivered by Prof. Dr. H. Michael Niemann (Rostock). The farewell lecture by Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hübner was entitled

“Among the Bedouins: 20 years of archaelogical cooperation with the Bedul of Petra/South Jordan”