News & Events

News & Religious Studies in the Media

  • Birgit Heller on the practical relevance of liberal-arts-oriented thanatology @
  • Gerald Hödl on Jesus, Sacrifice, and Ancient Rituals at (14.4.2017).
  • The Department of Religious Studies, in cooperation with VHS Wiener Urania, runs a series of lectures on "Religions in Past, Present, and Future." See the upcoming lectures, here.
  • You can now follow the Department on Twitter!  

New Publications

  • Sarah Kuhn's monograph Monsters or Bearers of Life-Giving Powers? Trans-Religious Migrations of Ancient Western Asian Symbolism. With a Foreword by Lokesh Chandra plus 50 full color illustrations is now published (New Delhi: Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, Co-Published: D. K. Printworld).