Léontine Meijer-van Mensch (Executive Board of ICOM) and Markus Walz (board member of ICOM Germany) will discuss whether museums should be places of political and critical debate, what role concepts such as diversity and communities play or whether permanence is rather the core theme of the museum as an institution.
Tue, 4 Feb 2020, 7 pm
Rabbi Alon Goshen-Gottstein (Elijah Interfaith Institute) and Muhammad Suheyl-Umar (Iqbal Academy of Pakistan) talk about Jewish and Muslim views on Hinduism, which recognizes multiple deities.
Tue, 18 Feb 2020, 7 pm
Israel Yuval (Hebrew University in Jerusalem) and Maha El Kaisy-Friemuth (Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg) discuss where Jewish and Muslim perspectives on Christianity overlap.
Thu, 12 Mar 2020, 7 pm
Jerome Gellman (Ben-Gurion University) und Johan Elverskog (Southern Methodist University) talk about the ways Judaism and Islam approach a tradition of thinking that recognizes deities but not one all-powerful and immortal God.
Mon, 20 Apr 2020, 7 pm
Jacques Berlinerblau (Georgetown University) and Ufuk Topkara (Johns Hopkins University) discuss, if mindsets critical of religion can be constructive for a Jewish and Islamic theology that speaks to our times.
Thu, 18 Jun 2020, 7 pm
Madeleine Dreyfus (psychoanalyst with a doctorate in cultural anthropology) und Imen Gallala-Arndt (lawyer and a lecturer at the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology) talk about interfaith marriages in Judaism and Islam.