The IWM invited forty graduate students and young postdoctoral researchers in the humanities or social sciences to take part in the Summer School within the Institute’s research focus on “Religion & Secularism”. It provided a forum for study and discussion with leading scholars on major questions and challenges related to the topic.
Seminar 1 Religion and Multiple Modernities
Seminar 2 Religion and Democracy
Seminar 3 The Role of Faith in Public Discourse
Seminar 4 God in Contemporary Debates
Evening discussions with Italian public figures (including the former Prime Minister Giuliano Amato) completed the program.
José Casanova, Professor of Sociology and Head of the Program ‘Globalization, Religion and the Secular’,
Nilüfer Göle, Director of Studies, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Centre d’Analyse et d’Intervention Sociologiques (CADIS), Paris.
Friedrich Wilhelm Graf, Professor of Systemic Theology and Ethics, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich.
Marcin Krol, Professor of the History of Ideas and Philosophy, Dean, Faculty of Applied Social Sciences,
Krzysztof Michalski, Professor of Philosophy,
Michael Sandel, Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Government,
Charles Taylor, Professor emeritus of Philosophy,