Peter Trawny studied philosophy, musicology, and history of art in Bochum, Freiburg, Basel, and Wuppertal. He taught at universities in Shanghai, Vienna, and Stockholm. He currently teaches at the Bergische Universität Wuppertal, where he is also the director of the Martin-Heidegger-Institut. He is the editor of several volumes of the Martin-Heidegger-Gesamtausgabe (GA 35, 69, 73, 86, 90, 94–97). His publications include: ‘Adyton’. Heideggers esoterische Philosophie (2010); Medium und Revolution (2011), Ins Wasser geschrieben. Philosophische Versuche über die Intimität (2013), all three by Matthes & Seitz, Berlin; furthermore Heidegger und der Mythos der jüdischen Weltverschwörung, Klostermann, 3rd ed. His most recent publication is: Technology. Capital. Medium. The Universal and the Freedom, Matthes & Seitz, Berlin 2015.

Hans Ruin is Professor of Philosophy at Södertörn University. He holds a PhD from Stockholm University in 1994 with thesis Enigmatic Origins. Tracing the Theme of Historicity through Heidegger´s Works. He is President of the Nordic Society for Phenomenology, Director of the research program Time, Memory and Representation (www.histcon.se), and Co-editor of Nietzsche´s Collected Works in Swedish. He has published numerous articles and book chapters, mainly in phenomenology and hermeneutics in, e.g., Continental Philosophy Review, Husserl Studies, Studia Leibnizeana, Epoche, Research in Phenomenology and is co-editor and author of around ten books, including Inledning till Heideggers Varat och tiden (2006), Metaphysics, Facticity, Interpretation. Phenomenology in the Nordic Countries (with D. Zahavi och S. Heinämaa, 2004), New Frontiers: Phenomenology and religion (with J. Bornemark, 2011), Rethinking Time (with A. Ers, 2011), Teknik, fenomenologi och medialitet (with  L. Dahlberg, 2012) and Frihet, ändlighet, historicitet. Essäer om Heideggers filosofi (2013). His most recent publications include ‘Spectral Phenomenology: Derrida, Heidegger and the Problem of the Ancestral’ in The Ashgate Research Companion to Memory Studies (2015).

Judith Wolfe is Lecturer in Theology & the Arts at the University of St Andrews. She holds a BA in Literature and Philosophy from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, an MPhil in early modern literature from Oxford, and an MA and DPhil in Philosophical Theology, also from Oxford. She has written widely on the interfaces between theology, philosophy and literature. Her books include Heidegger’s Eschatology (OUP 2013), Heidegger and Theology (T&T Clark 2014), and, as editor, The Oxford Handbook of Nineteenth-Century Christian Thought (OUP 2016) and several books on the Oxford Inklings.

George Pattison is 1640 Professor of Divinity at the University of Glasgow. He has previously held posts at Cambridge, Aarhus, and Oxford Universities and is a visiting professor at Copenhagen University. His recent work includes the monographs Kierkegaard and the Quest for Unambiguous Life (2013), Heidegger on Death (2013), Eternal God/ Saving Time (2015) and Paul Tillich’s Philosophical Theology (2015).

Claudia Welz, born in 1974, studied theology and philosophy in Tübingen, Jerusalem, Munich, and Heidelberg. She earned her PhD and habilitation at the Institute for Hermeneutics and Philosophy of Religion, University of Zurich. Since 2010, she is Professor of Systematic Theology with special responsibilities in Ethics and Philosophy and Religion, and since 2014 Founding Director of the interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Jewish Thought in Modern Culture at the Faculty of Theology, University of Copenhagen. She is the author of Love’s Transcendence and the Problem of Theodicy (2008), Vertrauen und Versuchung (2010) and Humanity in God’s Image: An Interdisciplinary Exploration (forthcoming). She has edited Ethics of In-Visibility: Imago Dei, Memory, and Human Dignity in Jewish and Christian Thought (2015) and co-edited Despite Oneself: Subjectivity and Its Secret in Kierkegaard and Levinas (2008), Trust, Sociality, Selfhood (2010), and Passions in Context, vol. 2 (2011): Atrocities – Emotion – Self.
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Symposium: Heidegger and Theology – After the Black Notebooks

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