CZECH REPUBLIC – Conference: “Transregionality of the Cult and Cultural Regions Bavaria – Bohemia – Silesia at the time of Counter-Reformation”

Tepla/Tepl – 5-8 August 2013-03-02

The Institut für ostdeutsche Kirchen- und Kulturgeschichte e.V. (Regensburg) organizes the interdisciplinary conference on Transregionality of the Cult and Cultural Regions Bavaria – Bohemia – Silesia at the time of Counter-Reformation. The conference aims to explore the common cultural heritage of the Czechs, Poles and Germans during the period of the Counter Reformation.

The key topics of the conference will focus on:

  • Cults of saints during the baroque period. Tradition and innovation
  • Architecture and church history. The period of Counter Reformation as a climax in secular and sacral architecture
  • Cultural transfer and migration of artists in the second half of the 17th and first half of the 18th century

Apart from many interesting talks, the organizers have also prepared a day excursion to monasteries at Manětín, Mariánská Týnice, Plasy and Kladruby. The papers will be presented in English and German.

For further information please visit www.bkge.de or contact Dr Marco Bogade at: marco.bogade@bkge.uni-oldenburg.de

Detailed description of the conference is available as a pdf attachment at: http://www.ahice.net/view.php?katid=pr&id=7009