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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Dietmar W. Winkler Patristik und Kirchengeschichte
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Geboren 1963 in Wolfsberg/Kärnten. Verheiratet, zwei Kinder.
Studium der Fachtheologie, Deutschen Philologie, Alten Geschichte und Religionspädagogik. Mag.phil. (Graz 1989), Certificate in Ecumenical Studies (Genf 1990), Mag.theol. (Graz 1991), Dr.theol. (Innsbruck 1995), Diploma in Syriac Language (Kottayam/Indien 1998), Habilitation für Patrologie, Dogmengeschichte und Ökumenische Theologie (Graz 2000).

1991-2000 wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (FWF), Institut für Liturgiewissenschaft, Christliche Kunst und Hymnologie (Universität Graz), APART-Stipendium der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften; 1998 Visiting-Scholar, Mahatma Ghandi University (Kerala/Indien); 2001 Fulbright-Scholar, St. John’s University (Minnesota, USA); 2002/03 Professor für Patrologie, Philosophisch-Theologische Hochschule Heiligenkreuz, Lehrtätigkeit an den Universitäten Graz und Salzburg; 2003-2005 Visiting Professor und Associate Director der Division of Religious and Theological Studies, Boston University (Massachusetts, USA); 2012 Visiting Scholar am Center for the Study of World Religions, Harvard University (Cambridge, MA); seit 2005 Professor für Patristik und Kirchengeschichte in Salzburg.

Arbeitsschwerpunkte: Orientalische Patristik und Historische Theologie, Geschichte und Gegenwart der Ostkirchen (Naher Osten, Europa, Nordamerika), Katholische Kirche seit dem II. Vatikanischen Konzil mit Fokus auf Dialog und Ökumene.

Editorial Board: "The Harp - A Review of Syriac and Oriental Ecumenical Studies" (SEERI); "Texts and Studies in Eastern Christianity" (Brill); "Inter - Romanian Review for Theological and Religious Studies".
Herausgeber der Reihen: "orientalia - patristica - oecumenica" (LIT); "Pro Oriente Studies in Syriac Tradition" (Gorgias Press).

U.a. Konsultor im Päpstlichen Rat für die Einheit der Christen und Mitarbeiter an Arbeitsprojekten der Päpstlichen Kongregation für die Orientalischen Kirchen, Vorstandsmitglied der Stiftung Pro Oriente (Wien), Wissenschaftlicher Leiter der "Pro Oriente Studies in the Syriac Tradition", Leiter des ZECO – Zentrum zur Erforschung des Christlichen Ostens (Salzburg).

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    The theme of the Panorama:Uni on 22 October, at 19:00, Panoramabar Lehen, is "Wanted: the Creativity of Customers. Or, why new technologies are changing the business world".
    Alexander van der Bellen was impressed by the critical contributions of the students of the Salzburg Erasmus Master's Programme, "Digital Communication Leadership" (DC Lead). In an audience on Friday, 5 October, five students presented their visions of a digital communication world at the Hofburg in Vienna.
    The conference will take place on 18 October, from 9:00 in the Europasaal of the Edmundsburg am Mönchsberg. The organizers are the University of Salzburg, Das WissensNetzwerk Recht, Wirtschaft und Arbeitswelt and the Federation of Austrian Social Security Institutions.
    Dr. Lorenz Aglas, senior scientist of the working group of Prof. Fatima Ferreira (Department of Life Sciences), receives this year's "Ursula and Fritz Melcher Dissertationspreis 2018" of the Austrian Society for Allergology and Immunology (ÖGAI) due to the excellent scientific results of his doctoral thesis.
    In order to offer the graduates of the University of Salzburg in Munich an opportunity for networking and exchange, the Munich Chapter of the Alumni Club was founded on 12 October.
    Invitation to attend a reading in Portuguese and German from his work Eine allgemeine Theorie des Vergessens" ("A General Theory of Oblivion").
    Forty-six pupils of the Akademisches Gymnasium and the Herz Jesus Gymnasium sacrifice their free time and study computer science as of the fifth grade, every three weeks on Saturdays, long before the Matura. How can that be?
    Dr. Sven Th. Schipporeit (Institute for Classical Archeology, University of Vienna) will give a lecture on this subject on Wednesday, 21 November, 2018, in the Abgussammlungs SR E.33, Residenzplatz 1.
    s part of the "Impuls-Idee-Innovation" series event, Professor Claus Baldus / Berlin will give a lecture on Friday, 19 October, 2018, from 15-17h in HS 380 (Social Science, Rudolfskai 42) on "Culture and Construction - Transit in the Modern Era".
    Prof. Ruslan Mitkov, Professor of Natural Language Processing and Computational Linguistics at the University of Wolverhampton, UK, will hold a lecture on the topic of linguistic intelligence on Tuesday, 30 October, at 18:00 - Computer vs. Humans.
    Vienna (APA) - This year for the first time, the City of Vienna awarded the Hedy Lamarr Prize, and the award went to the Salzburg researcher Verena Fuchsberger-Staufer, for her "extraordinary achievements in the field of information technology".
    Monday, 22 October, 2018, HS E.001 (Unipark) Dr. Eveline Brugger (St. Pölten) “Unsern juden gemainklich solich genad getan." Medieval Jewish law and princely Jewish politics using the example of Austria.
    The Giselher Guttmann Prize 2018 of the Society for Neuropsychology Austria goes to the psychologist Dr. Christine Blume for her work on circadian rhythms in severely brain-damaged patients.
    9 November, 2018, 14:00 to 17:30, Bischofshaus, Kapitelplatz 2 Symposium "Silent Night: Christmas between Theological Claim and Popular Culture" and the Opening of the Exhibition "Silent Night, Holy Art" - cycle of paintings by Johann Weyringer (the Exhibition will be held until 7 December, 2018). Organized by Archdiocese of Salzburg and University of Salzburg, Faculty of Theology (organization: Alexander Zerfass).
    As part of the lecture series, POLEMIK UND GENDER, Ulrike Vedder, from the Institute for German Literature of the Humboldt University Berlin will give a guest lecture at the Unipark Nonntal on 14 November at 19:00 // Erzabt-Klotz-Str. 1, E.002 (Agnes Muthspiel) //
    It's that time again, on 17 November, 2018, the concert by the University Orchestra will take place for this semester
    The reception will take place on Wednesday, 7 November, 2018, at the Faculty of Catholic Theology, Universitätsplatz 1 (Salzburg). 18:15 in the Kollegienkirche (Religious Joining Prayer - designed by the Afro-Asian Institute Salzburg), 19:00 Reception at HS 101 of the Faculty of Catholic Theology (Universitätsplatz 1, ground floor).
    Members of the Department of Public, International and European Law and judges and legal staff of the LVwG Salzburg met each other to discourse on practice-relevant issues.
    With a guest lecture by the sociologist Paula-Irene Villa, on 18 October, 2018, at 19:00, the lecture series POLEMIK UND GENDER will continue. // Unipark, Erzabt-Klotz-Str. 1, E.002 (Agnes Muthspiel) //
    Concert performance as part of the OPEN MIND Festival WHAT'S LEFT / WHAT'S RIGHT in cooperation with ARGEkultur // Friday, 9 November, 2018 | 21:00, Ulrike-Gschwandtner-Str. 5, 5020 Salzburg, Hall // // Admission is free
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    The workshop aims to examine the musicality of the body and, vice versa, the corporeality of music from a choreographic perspective. This approach corresponds with the extension of the concept of music, as well as the questioning of performance traditions in the context of New Music, which also puts a stronger emphasis on the body.
    The Leopold Kohr Academy has organized two events, one in September and another in October, 2018. Together with the University of Salzburg, the institution runs the Kohr Archive.
    On 6 December, 2018, the University of Salzburg will host the WTZ Training Days on the subject of Kommunikation, Dissemination und Verbreitung in H2020 projects.
  • Veranstaltungen
  • 18.10.18 Vorträge der Salzburger Juristischen Gesellschaft
    18.10.18 Genderismus: Symptomatiken post-essentialistischer Erregungen
    18.10.18 P-ART Impuls: mit_ein_ander(s) als Kulturauftrag
    18.10.18 Herbert Dutzler präsentiert seinen neuen Kriminalroman „Am Ende bist du still“
    19.10.18 P-ART Transfer: Abschlusspräsentationen
    19.10.18 KLANG-FORMEN
    20.10.18 KLANG-FORMEN
    23.10.18 Die Seeschlacht von Actium – Ein Sieg des Antonius?
    24.10.18 The Psychology of Cognitive Illusions
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