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Nils Arne Pedersen

Doctor Theologiae (higher dissertation; corresponding to German Habilitation), Associate professor

Curriculum Vitae

Personal Information

1959

Born in Hoejbjerg (Skaade). Married to Rev., Cand.Theol. Kirsten Birgitte Juul, three children (Jonatan, Jakob, and Rebekka).

Credentials

1990

Cand.Theol., University of Aarhus

1996

Dr.Theol. (higher Theological Dissertation), University of Aarhus

Employment History

01.02.1990  -  31.01.1995

Scholarship (Carlsberg Foundation)

01.09.1994

Attached to Institute for Church History and Practical Theology as scholar and/or associate professor

01.08.2004

Permanently attached to Church History as associate professor

Qualification Courses

11.08.1999-14.08.1999

The course of Aarhus University in educational practice

10.2006-12.2006

Course for Ph.D.-supervisors

2011-2012

Research Management Course (3 modules) by CBS-SIMI

Positions Abroad

09.1987-05.1988

Studies in Rome, Italy

10.1991-11.1991

Studies in Dublin, Ireland

10.1996-05.1997

Studies in Oxford, England

Membership of Boards

1998-

Member of the leading group of Patristic Forum

2000-2009

Member of the board of the seminar for scholars "Antiquity and Christanity", and 2003-2005 the official main research area of the Faculty of Theology on "Jews, Christian and Pagan in Antiquity - Critique and Apologetics".

2004-2008

Member of leading group of the Nordic Nag Hammadi and Gnosticism Network (NNGN), funded by The Nordic Research Board (NordForsk)

2009-2013

Voting member of the Board of the International Association of Manichaean Studies (IAMS)

2009-

Member of the editorial Board of the series Nag Hammadi and Manichaean Studies (NHMS), Brill

2010-

Coordinator, the research unit "the Christian Orient"

2013-

Vice-President, the Board of the International Association of Manichaean Studies (IAMS)

2017-

President, the Board of the International Association of Manichaean Studies (IAMS)

2017-

Editor in Chief of the series Corpus Fontium Manichaeorum (Brepols)

2017-

Director of Biblia Manichaica, subseries of Corpus Fontium Manichaeorum (Brepols)

2017-

Co-director of Analecta Manichaica, subseries of Corpus Fontium Manichaeorum (Brepols)

Research Projects

1988

Associate of the editing project of the Manichaean-Coptic papyri in the Chester Beatty Library (Arbeitsstelle für Manichäismus-Forschung, Münster). The editions will appear as part of the project Corpus Fontium Manichaeorum in the "Coptica" series. My edition of the "Manichaean Homilies with a number of hitherto unpublished fragments" (introduction, text, translation and indices) appeared in 2006, and later on contributions to the edition of the first part of the Manichaean Psalm-Book will appear.

2012-2015

Biblia Manichaica: Reception and Transformation. Research leader. the project is supported by the Danish Council for Independent Research with 6,6 mio Danish kroner.

 

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