Programme

Programme

Wednesday, 9 April 2014 
from 2 pmCoffee
2.30 pmWelcoming address (Prof. Dr. Wilfried Engemann)
3.00-4.15 pm

Lecture (1) and discussion:
Prof. Dr. Christofer Frey, Bochum: Religious practice and concept of humanity. An anthropological discussion of religious practice and its ambivalences.

4.15 - 4.45 pmCoffee break
4.45-6 pm

Lecture (2) and discussion:
Prof. Dr. Isolde Karle, Bochum: The corporeal as challenge for church services and pastoral care

6.30 pmDinner (Buffet)

Thursday, 10 April 2014 
9.00-10.15 amLecture (3) and discussion:
Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Gräb, Berlin: "„Religion, a Matter for Humans“ (Johannes Spalding, 1798)
10.15 - 10.45 amCoffee break
10.45-12.00 amLecture (4) and discussion:
Prof. Dr. Joachim Bauer, Freiburg: What is man? - Anthropological perspectives from a neurobiological point of view.
12.00-2.30 pmLunch break
3.00-5.00 pm Workshops (parallel to each other)
Workshop 1:

Rev. Thomas Hirsch-Hüffell
, Hamburg: More information cooming soon
Workshop 2:
Dr.. Annette Müller, Paderborn: "What do I want, and how can I keep myself from getting there?“ Stories of boldness and self-obstruction
Workshop 3:
Dr. phil. Andreas Mussenbrock, Münster: A new question of the meaning of being – potentials and limitations of analyses of existence
5.00 - 5.15 pmCoffee break
5.15-6.00 pmPlenary session: presentations
Dinner (to be arranged for individually)
7.30 pm Guided tour with reference to the conference's topic "Humanity and Religion" in the Kunsthistorisches Museum of Vienna
If interested, please sign up additionally during registration.

Friday, 11 April 2014 
9.00-10.15 amLecture (5) and discussion:
Dr. med. Dr. phil. Dr. phil. h. c. Ronald Grossarth-Maticek, Heidelberg: Relationship with God, health and innovations – findings of prospective trials
10.15 - 10.45 amCoffee break
10.45-12.00 amLecture (6) and discussion:
Prof. Dr. Bent-Flemming Nielsen, Copenhagen: Corporeal oblivion? – querying the Protestant concept of religion
12.00-2.30 pmLunch break
2.30-3.45 pmLecture (7) and discussion:
Dr. Gunnar Kristjánsson, Iceland: The religious significance of nature in the Lutheran culture of belief in Iceland.
3.45 - 4.00 pmCoffee break
Statements about anthropologic challenges of religious/ecclesiastic practice
4.00-4.20 pmStatement (I): : Bishop Dr. Michael Bünker
4.25 - 4.55 pmStatement (II): Mag.a Christa Schrauf
17.00 - 17.30Discussion of the two statements
7.00 pm Reception at Vienna City Hall
Parallel:
Young academics' symposium:
"„RELIGIOUS: advisable? useful?“"

Saturday, 12 April 2014 
9.00-10.15 am Lecture (8) and discussion:
Prof. Dr. Wilfried Engemann, Vienna: Appearing as a human being. Anthropological implications of religious practice
10.15 - 10.45 amCoffe break
10.45-11.30 amEstablishment of the International Interdisciplinary Working Group Anthropology and Religion
11.30 amEnd of conference
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