Series of Events

Some events of the Rare Discipline Weeks, for example exhibitions, take place over a certain period of time, others in turn proceed in some regular cycle at the same time at the same place with changing contents like the "Lecture in the Cinema" of the Film Studies.

Film Studies: Collection and Collective?
5 Nov 2019 – 21 Jan 2020

Kollekte und Kollektiv? Entwicklungslinien des Films der 1950er und 60er Jahre in DDR und BRD Collection and Collective? Cinematic lines of development of the 1950s and 60s in the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG) and in the German Democratic Republic (GDR) Image: LS für Filmwissenschaft

Cinematic lines of development of the 1950s and 60s in the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG) and in the German Democratic Republic (GDR)

Every Tuesday, starting 17:00 CET, the "Lecture in the Cinema" takes place in the "Kino im Schillerhof".

Selected films are shown which are treated in the context of a lecture at first, then watched and finally discussed.

The following films are to be watched:de

Pre- and Early Historic Archaeology: Against the Current
12 Nov 2019 – 16 Jan 2020

Gegen den Strom – Flussschifffahrt im Mittelalter Against the Current – River Shipping in the Middle Ages Image: Ur- und Frühgeschichtliche Archäologie (FSU Jena)

River Shipping in the Middle Ages

From Monday to Friday, 11:00 to 16:00 CET, this touring exhibtion about Medieval River Shipping is opened for visitors in the Exhibition Cabinet (E0025) of the University's Main Building.

Hereof public guided tours and lectures take place as well. The entry is free!

The exhibition's programme for downloading [pdf 2MB]

Classical Archaeology: Children! Olympus is calling!
13 Nov bis 11 Feb 2020

Kinder! Der Olymp ruft! Children! Olympus is calling! Image: LS für Klassische Archäologie (FSU Jena)

In this museum-educationally orientated special exhbition, which has its doors opened (for free!) for visitors on Tuesdays and Thursdays 14:00 to 16:00 CET as well as Sundays 15:00 to 17:00 CET within the Archaeological Collection of the Institute for Classical Studies, the twelve Great Olympian Gods are to be marvelled.

The exhibition was designed and realised by children and youths for children and youths under scientific supervision.

Attend one of the many events within the  exhbition's accompanying and framework programme or have yourself led up to Mount Olympus by self-recorded audio guides!führen!

The exhibition's whole programme for downloading [pdf 7MB]

Southeastern European Studies/Romanian Studies:
Faces and Landscapes of Southeastern Europe
4 Dec 2019 – 31 Jan 2020 | 11 Feb – 6 Mar 2020

Gesichter und Landschaften Südosteuropas Faces and Lanscapes of Southeastern Europe Image: Institut für Slawistik und Kaukasusstudien

The photographic exhibition shows a fascinating region in which Antiquity and Middle Ages, Orthodoxy and Catholicism, Islam and Judaism spawn symbiotic as well as conflict societies for centuries. In the past: venue for the fight of different great powers that broadened their sphere of influence here; today: a geographic and political space full of profound and rapid changes.

The exhibition is organised by teachers and students of the interdisciplinary course of study "Southeastern European Studies" at the Friedrich Schiller Univeristy Jena. There are people, villages, towns and landscapes in Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Greece, Kosovo, Croatia, Montenegro, Northmacedonia, Romania and Serbia to be seen.

Delve into a multifaceted, interesting and enchanting world that offers something for every taste and let Yourself be surprised by it!

The exhibition is to be seen in the campus foyer of the university (Carl-zeiß-Straße 3)!

Indo-Euopean Studies: "Da liegt der Hund begraben" (lit. That's where the dog lies buried) & "The History of Script"​
13 – 31 Jan 2020

This double-exhibition is opened on 13 Jan 2020 with a lecture about "Dictionaries" and is then, alike the exhibition of the Southeastern European Studies and Romanian Studies at the university's campus, to be seen in the foyers of the 1st and 2nd upstairs in the University's Main Building (Fürstengraben 1).

Within the exhibitions' accompanying programme three guided tours with question rounds (15, 22 and 29 Jan) take place as well as three Evening Lectures:

The exhibitions' closing event will offer an activity booth about the topic "script".

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