Wednesday, November 16th 2016

18:00 Welcome

Dean of the Faculty of Historical and Cultural Studies

Chair of the Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies

Project members (Saracino, Soursos, Stassinopoulou)

18:30 Keynote Lecture

Michael Borgolte (Berlin), Wie Neues in die Welt kommt. Zu Aufkommen und Verbreitung des Stiftungswesens in universalgeschichtlicher Perspektive

19:45 Reception


Thursday, November 17th 2016

9:15 – 9:30 Bringing the threads together: micro-histories and comparative history

Maria A. Stassinopoulou (Wien), Bringing the threads together: micro-histories and comparative history

9:30 – 11:00 Practices and Narrations of Endowments in the Early Modern Period

(Chair: Lioba Theis)

Zachary Chitwood (Berlin), Founding Monasteries in Ottoman Greece: An Analysis of Post-Byzantine Monastic Charters (ktectorika typika)

Sarah Pichlkastner (Vienna), Foundations for the Viennese Civic Hospital and their impact in the Early Modern Period.

11:00 - 11:30 Coffee break

11:30 – 13:00 Administrative Laws and Semantics of Confession and Charity

(Chair: Andreas E. Müller)

Tomás Malý (Brno), The Semantics of Charity: The Habsburg Empire before 1800.

Stefano Saracino (Vienna), Acatholic Foundations: The Emergence of Charitable Endowments in the Greek and Protestant Communities of Vienna (18th century).

13:00 - 15:00 Lunch break

15:30 – 17:00 Austrian Endowments – Ottoman Waqfs

(Chair: Anna Ransmayr)

Kayhan Orbay (Ankara), Imperial Waqfs within the Welfare System of the Ottoman Empire.

Gabriele Schneider (Vienna), Austrian Law on Endowments between 1750 and 1918.


Friday, November 18th 2016

9:30 – 11:00 Section: After the Migration: The Economics of Philanthropy

(Chair: Claudia Römer)

Dimitris Stamatopoulos (Thessaloniki), Rum millet vs Heirs: Conflicts and Compromises on the Endowments' Management of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in the Late Ottoman Empire.

Nathalie Soursos (Vienna), Financial Management of Donations, Foundations and Endowments in the Greek Communities in Vienna (1850–1918).

11:00 - 11:30 Coffee break

11:30 – 13:00 Perspectives for an Endowment History – Round table

Michael Borgolte

Peter Eigner

Raoul Kneucker

Claudia Römer

Maria A. Stassinopoulou

13:00 Lunch break



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