Silvia Richter |  PHILOSOPHY

Silvia Richter studied medieval and modern history, philosophy and Jewish studies at the University of Heidelberg and the Hochschule für Jüdische Studien Heidelberg, where she submitted her Ph.D. thesis in 2011 on the topic „Language, Philosophy and Judaism in the Work of Emmanuel Levinas and Franz Rosenzweig“.

In 2012 she worked as a scientific coordinator at the Mémorial de la Shoah in Paris, France.

From 2013 to 2021 she worked as a research assistant at the Guardini Chair (Guardini Professur für Religionsphilosophie und Theologische Ideengeschichte) at Humboldt University of Berlin. Since January 2022 she is working as a project coordinator of the research association “Dynamics of the Religious (Dynamiken des Religiösen)” at Goethe university Frankfurt.

Besides her academic work, she is also a writer and has published recently her first poetry book “Alphabet des Schweigens” (Alphabet of Silence).
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Silvia Richter will be teaching in:

– Master’s Modules: HUMILITY | PRAYER | WORD | MEANING