Conference on „Fate, Longevity and Immortality”

Fate, Longevity and Immortality together constitute a fundamental subject in the fields of cultural, social, and anthropological studies. The conference focused on the following issues: the philosophical and medical background of longevity metaphors; occurrences of extraordinary longevity and limits of life; astrology and prediction of life span; elixirs and immortality; literary and spatial myths of longevity; natural death, its prognostics and predispositions; prediction in contemporary genetics; resurrection or regeneration of the body and immortality; animals and prolongevity. Further information please see here.