Pennant garlands against a blue sky

The JCRS' 10 Year Anniversary

Celebrate 10 years of Reconciliation Studies in Jena with us!
Pennant garlands against a blue sky
Image: Manthan Vasani
Type of event
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Wheelchair access


(German version - English translation below!)
Full anniversary program in German Full anniversary program in German Image: Annemarie Krüger


Thursday, June 29th  

16:00 - 18:00

Main conferene room

Ceremonial lecture:
»Peace ethics in the face of new challenges«
(»Friedensethik vor neuen Herausforderungen«, lecture in German)

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Huber
Former Chairman of the Council of the Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD)

19:30 - 21:00

Municipal church Saint Michael Jena
Admission free!

Celebratory concert

  • Gustav Mahler
    »Songs of a Wayfarer« (»Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen«)
  • Michaël Levinas
    »Espenbaum. Song cycle to poems by Paul Celan«
    German premiere
  • Maurice Ravel
    »Kaddisch« (from »Deux mélodies hébraïques«)

Marion Grange (soprano) und Michaël Levinas (piano)

Einladung zum Festkonzert Einladung zum Festkonzert Graphic: Annemarie Krüger
Friday, June 30th Schillers Gartenhaus,
Schillergäßchen 2
9:15 - 9:45 Welcome address and greetings
Prof. Dr. Martin Leiner
Prof. Dr. Dr. Bertram Schmitz
Prof. Dr. Georg Pohnert
9:45 - 10:00 Message of greeting from Unidad de Paz of the University of Antioquia
10:00 - 11:00

Baji Sahib Mohanda Sigh and Dr. Josef Boehle
Lecture and discussion: 
»Charta for Forgiveness and Reconciliation« as a factor in inter-religious dialogue (»Charta für Vergebung und Versöhnung« als Faktor im interreligiösen Gespräch)

11:00 - 12:00 Dr. Cesare Zucconi
The Community of St Egidio and its commitment to reconciliation (»Die Gemeinschaft St. Egidio und ihr Einsatz für Versöhnung«)
  Lunch break
13:30 - 14:00

Dr. Davide Tacchini
The graduate school »Religion–Conflict–Reconciliation«

14:00 - 14:30 Dr. Francesco Ferrarri and Dr. Susan Baumert
The Martin Buber Research Center and its future (»Die Martin-Buber-Forschungsstelle und ihre Zukunftsperspektiven«)
14:30 - 15:00 Dr. Ayad Aldajani and Prof. Dr. Martin Leiner
AARMENA – Academic Alliance for Reconciliation in the Middle East and North Africa
15:00 - 15:30 Dr. Laura Villanueva
Satoyama for Peace
15:30 - 16:00 Dr. Jean-Marc Tétaz
About ›Paul Ricœur in Jena‹ – Hermeneutics as reconciliation (»Über ›Paul Ricœur in Jena‹ – Hermeneutik als Versöhnung«)
16:00 - 16:30 Conclusion