JCRS Team

Team

JCRS Team
Image: Jan-Peter Kasper (University of Jena)

JCRS Director

Prof. Dr. Martin Leiner Expand entry
  • Chair for Systematic Theology and Ethics, Faculty of Theology

martin.leiner@uni-jena.de 

JCRS and RCR Coordinator

Dr. Francesco Ferrari Expand entry
  • Coordinator, Jena Center for Reconciliation Studies (JCRS)
  • Coordinator, Graduate Programme "Religion-Conflict-Reconciliation" (RCR)
  • Coordinator, Martin-Buber-Forschungsstelle
  • Post-Doc Research Fellow, Chair for Systematic Theology and Ethics
  • Editor, "Buber Korrespondenzen Digital" (cooperation between Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur Mainz, Goethe Universität Frankfurt und Friedrich Schiller Universität Jena)
  • Secretary, International Association for Reconciliation Studies (IARS)

francesco.ferrari@uni-jena.de

RCR Associate Coordinator

Dr. Davide Tacchini Expand entry
  • Research Fellow / Project Coordinator, Jena Center for Reconciliation Studies (JCRS), FSU Jena
  • Adjunct Professor of Arabic Language, University of Parma, Italy.
  • Advisor on Islam in Europe, CEI, Conference of Italian Bishops, Rome, Italy.
  • Cultore della Materia in Arabic Language and Literature and Islamic Studies at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Milan, Italy.
  • Advisor / Supervisor, Pro.I.Mi. Project (U.N. Led Refugee Welcoming Project), Piacenza, Italy.

davide.tacchini@uni-jena.de

Post-Doc Research Fellows

Dr. phil. Iyad Muhsen AlDajani Expand entry
  • Project Coordinator, AARMENA Network (Middle East and North Africa), Jena Center for Reconciliation Studies;
  • Post-Doc Research Fellow/ Applied Ethics, Faculty of Theology/ Department of Systematic Theology and Ethics;
  • Project Manager for Erasmus Plus Project;
  • ORCID digital profile: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1489-2551  

a.aldajani@uni-jena.de

Dr. Zeina Barakat Expand entry
  • Research Associate, Von Huegel Institute, University of Cambridge. 2019-2022
  • Coordinator, DFG Project “Hearts of Flesh - not Stone” (Palestinian Team)
  • Post-Doc Research Fellow, Social Science, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena

zeina.barakat@uni-jena.de

Dr. Susan Baumert Expand entry

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Dr. Josef Böhle Expand entry
  • Visiting Scholar, Jena Center for Reconciliation Studies
  • Research Fellow, School of Philosophy, Theology and Religion, University of Birmingham, UK
  • Director, Peace Charter for Forgiveness and Reconciliation,
  • Member, Standing Commission 1: Promoting Peaceful, Just, and Inclusive Societies, Religions for Peace international
  • josef.boehle@uni-jena.de
Dr. Colleen Alena O'Brien Expand entry
  • Researcher, Jena Center for Reconciliation Studies

obrienca@hawaii.edu

Dr. Luis Peña Expand entry
  • Lecturer and researcher in conflict analysis, security, and peacebuilding
  • Researcher of the Study Center for the Reconciliation of the University of Jena in Germany (JCRS)
  • Fellowship  researcher of the Maria Sibylla Merian Center for Advanced Latin American Studies in the Humanities and Social Sciences (CALAS)
  • Lecturer and researcher at the University Externado of Colombia, IGAC Colombia, National University of Medellin Colombia, University of Jena, the FLACSO in Quito, Humboldt University in Berlin and the University of Leipzig in Germany
  • Founding member of the network of Critical Geography Rooted in Latin American -GEORAIZAL

luis.b.pena@uni-jena.de 

Dr. Jean-Marc Tétaz Expand entry
  • Researcher, Jena Center for Reconciliation Studies

jean-marc.tetaz@bluewin.ch

Dr. Laura Villanueva Expand entry
  • Non-Resident Scholar, Jena Center for Reconciliation Studies (JCRS)

2011.villanueva.l@gmail.com.

Dr. André Zempelburg Expand entry
  • Researcher, Jena Center for Reconciliation Studies

andre.zempelburg@uni-jena.de

Ph.D Students, Graduate Programme "Religion Conflict Reconciliation" (RCR)

Mika An Expand entry
  • Ph.D Candidate, Jena Center for Reconciliation Studies, FSU Jena
  • Dissertation title: Seeking Sustainable Development through Reconciliation: The Role of Korean NGOs in Ethiopian Ethnic Conflict
  • Email : mi.ka.an@uni-jena.de
Judith Ditta Ben David Expand entry
  • Ph.D Candidate, Jena Center for Reconciliation Studies, FSU Jena
Jonghyuk Chang Expand entry
  • Ph.D Candidate, Jena Center for Reconciliation Studies, FSU Jena

jonghyuk.chang@uni-jena.de

Güneş Daşlı Expand entry
  • Ph.D Student, Jena Center for Reconciliation Studies (JCRS)
  • DAAD scholarship holder
  • Dissertation title: "Non-State Approach to Transitional Justice - Memory, Gender, Reconciliation – in the Kurdish Conflict in Turkey."
  • Researcher, DEMOS / Research Center for Peace, Democracy and Alternative Politics, Ankara, Turkey

gunes.dasli@uni-jena.de

Manar Faraj Expand entry
  • Ph.D Candidate, Jena Center for Reconciliation Studies, FSU Jena

manarfaraj@gmail.com

Marcus Grohmann Expand entry
  • Ph.D Candidate, Jena Center for Reconciliation Studies, FSU Jena

marcus.grohmann@gmx.de

Binyamin Gurstein Expand entry
  • Ph.D Candidate, Jena Center for Reconciliation Studies, FSU Jena
  • Dissertation title: Hybrid War & Media Confrontation in Russian-Ukrainian Conflict 2014-2019. Ways of Reconciliation and Creating a Peaceful Relation
  • Guest Lecturer - General Organization of Labor in Israel “Histadrut”
  • Guest Lecturer - UAPP - Ukrainian Association for Psychosyntesis Psychotherapy

binyamin.gurstein@uni-jena.de 

Thangjakhup Hangsing Expand entry
  • Ph.D Candidate, Jena Center for Reconciliation Studies, FSU Jena
  • Current Ph.D. Research Topic:  Reconciliation in Colossians: A Transdisciplinary Approach

khupma@gmail.com

Ednah Kang'ee Expand entry
      • Ph. D Researcher, Jena Center for Reconciliation Studies (JCRS)
      • Research Associate. Academic Alliance for Reconciliation in the Middle East and North Africa project (AARMENA).
      • Research Topic: “The Role of Political Parties in Electoral Violence in Africa. Is there an Opportunity for Reconciliation? A Case Study of Kenya and Ghana.”
      • Ednah.kangee@uni-jena.de

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Charalampos "Babis" Karpouchtsis Expand entry
  • Ph.D Candidate, Jena Center for Reconciliation Studies, FSU Jena
  • Dissertation title: Germany-Greece and the wounds of WWII: German Foreign Policy and Greek Martyr Communities
  • Trainer for Political Education at ver.di
  • Independent political consultant at polisis.eu

c.karpouchtsis@uni-jena.de

Zahraa Langhi Expand entry
  • Ph.D Candidate, Jena Center for Reconciliation Studies, FSU Jena

langhizahraa@gmail.com

Nathalie Manco Expand entry
  • Ph.D Candidate, Jena Center for Reconciliation Studies, FSU Jena

nathalie.manco@gmail.com

Attila Nagy Expand entry
  • Ph.D Candidate, Jena Center for Reconciliation Studies, FSU Jena

natila01@yahoo.com

Bongseob Park Expand entry
  • Ph.D Candidate, Jena Center for Reconciliation Studies, FSU Jena
  • bs25p@naver.com
Pedro Salgado Expand entry
  • Ph.D Candidate, Jena Center for Reconciliation Studies, FSU Jena

pedrohsalgado@gmail.com

Dr. Hiba Sarrouj Expand entry
  • Ph.D Candidate, Jena Center for Reconciliation Studies, FSU Jena
  • Marketing Manager, Saeh Bookstore, Tripoli Lebanon

Hiba.sarrouj@gmail.com

Georg Schmolz Expand entry
  • Ph.D Candidate, Jena Center for Reconciliation Studies, FSU Jena

Georg.Schmolz@mdr.de

Shota Shvelidze Expand entry
  • Ph.D Candidate, Jena Center for Reconciliation Studies, FSU Jena
  • Co-founder/project manager of Peace Development Center, Tbilisi, Georgia
  • Dissertation title: Political Meaning of Reconciliation Concept in Georgian-Abkhaz Conflict: Analyzing Georgia’s State Peace Policy

shvelidzeshota@yahoo.com

Secretary

Marita Klaus Expand entry
  • Theological Faculty, Friedrich-Schiller University Jena
  • Fürstengraben 6, Room 209, D-07743 Jena
  • +49 (0)3641-9-41141

    mar.klaus@uni-jena.de

JCRS Former Scientific Collaborators

Nasser Al-Qadi

Tomas Leighton

Lydia Meißner

 

JCRS Alumni

Prof. Dr. Irit Dekel

Prof. Dr. Josefina Echavarria

Prof. Dr. Joram Tarusarira

Dr. Raymond Asmar

Dr. Dina Dajani

Dr. Carolina Rehrmann

Jan Litty

Larissa Nägler

Maria Palme

Marta Tentella

Wala Maaytah