Activities

Events

MIS conference series – Europe was also shaped by religions…

European cultures are shaped by various religions and their influences. The guest speakers at this conference series present key religious and philosophical trends of the past and present and discuss their contribution to an intercultural and multicultural Europe. The conference series is being organised by the MIS Key Area in conjunction with the Institute Pierre Werner.

Conference – Chorographies

 

The aim of the conference on 6 to 7 November 2015 is to investigate the various conceptualisations of the phenomena of the city, and take account of the key factors generating urban complexity. It will have three focal points:

MIS symposium 2015 – Multilingualism: Approaches and Research Perspectives

PosterFollowing the Key Area workshop in November 2014, the MIS symposium ‘Multilingualism – Approaches and Research Perspectives. Society – Education – Literature’ took place on 24 and 25 March 2015. The invited speakers from Belgium, Germany, France, Ireland and Luxembourg discussed the approaches and findings of their research work in relation to social, political, cultural and educational aspects.

Guests from Villa Vigoni – German-Italian centre for European excellence

Prof. Dr. Immacolata AmodeoOn 26 February, the MIS Key Area welcomed Villa Vigoni’s Secretary General Prof. Immacolata Amodeo and researcher Dr. Michele Vangi. The guests presented the work of this German-Italian centre for European excellence in the presence of the Italian Ambassador and the Dean of the Faculty of Humanities.

Workshop – Interculturality as a Transdisciplinary Concept

foto1On 5 November 2014, the Key Area organised an international workshop. Taking the topic ‘Interculturality as a Transdisciplinary Concept. Approaches – Applications – Desiderata’, this event was designed to cover various approaches to interculturality in the disciplines of linguistics, German studies, history, sociology and philosophy. The potential of interculturality concepts was also discussed and critically evaluated. Speakers were invited from a variety of countries and academic cultures: