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XXVIth Tischner Debate: Religious Tolerance?

Liberal Culture · 17 November 2017

Institute of Human Sciences in Vienna, University of Warsaw, and Kultura Liberalna are pleased to invite you to the XXVIth Tischner Debate devoted to the problem of contemporary religious tolerance.

Should we tolerate other religions? What is the place of religion in contemporary Europe and European Union? Can Christianity, Islam, and liberal culture peacefully co-exist? These will be te questions of the current Tischner Debate.

The entry is free. The debate will be held in English.

Date: November 22nd, 2017
Time: 18.00-20.00
Place: University of Warsaw, Old Library, Main Auditorium

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Aneta Gawkowska is Dr. Hab. at the Institute of Applied Social Sciences of the University of Warsaw working on themes in social theory and political philosophy. She has provided expertise at The Center for the Thought of John Paul II.

Agnieszka Graff is Dr. Hab. at the American Studies Center at the University of Warsaw, feminist writer and member of the Council of Polish Women’s Congress.

Bassam Tibi is Professor emeritus of International Relations at the University of Göttingen and the author of books on politics and Islam.

Joseph Weiler is Professor at the New York University School of Law and the author of, among others, Un Europa Cristiana.


Marcin Król is Professor of intellectual history and Chair of the Department of the History of Ideas and Cultural Anthropology at the Institute of Applied Social Sciences of the University of Warsaw.

Shalini Randeria is Professor of Social Anthropology and Sociology and Rector of the Institute for Human Sciences (IWM) in Vienna.