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:: Symposion: “Muslims and Jews in Christian Europe” (26-05-2008 23:30)
Jürgen Habermas will attend a symposion on “Muslims and Jews in Christian Europe” at Schloss Elmau, Germany, June 23.-24., 2008.

The symposion is arranged by Chair for Jewish History and Culture, University of Munich, and Institute for European Studies, University of California at Berkeley.

The programme:

Monday, June 23

Opening
John Efron, Berkeley; Michael Brenner, Munich.

Medieval Foundations
Chair: Avinoam Shalem, Munich/Florence; Mark R. Cohen, Princeton; Navid Kermani, Cologne.
Discussants: Carlos Fraenkel, Montreal; Menahem Ben-Sasson, Jerusalem.

Late-Modern Encounters
Chair: Mirjam Triendl-Zadoff, Munich; Reinhard Schulze, Bern; Dan Diner, Jerusalem/Leipzig.
Discussants: Suha Taji-Farouki, London; Almut Bruckstein, Berlin.

Contemporary Challenges I: Euro-Islam and Euro-Judaism Today
Chair: Michael Brenner; Diana Pinto, Paris; Tariq Ramadan, Geneva
Discussants: Ulrich Beck, Munich; Jürgen Habermas, Munich; Nilüfer Göle, Paris.

Tuesday, June 24

Contemporary Challenges II: Antisemitism and Islamophobia in Europe and Beyond
Chair: Eli Bar-Chen; Katajun Amirpur, Cologne; Doron Rabinovici, Vienna.
Discussants: Omar Kamil, Leipzig; Hamed Abdel-Samad, Braunschweig; Aomar Boum, Portland.

Contemporary Challenges III: Middle East and Europe, Middle East in Europe
Chair: John Efron; Sari Nusseibeh, Jerusalem; Ian Buruma, New York.
Discussants: Avishai Margalit, Jerusalem; Claus Leggewie, Essen.

Thomas Gregersen