Levinas and the Real: Politics, Community, Religion – International conference July 4th to July 6th 2022 at the Europa-Universität Flensburg

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Prof. Dr. Annabel Herzog (University of Haifa) and Dr. Pascal Delhom (EUF, Philosophy Department) organise an international scientific event on the topic: „Levinas and the Real: Politics, Community, Religion“.

The conference will bring together Levinas scholars working and writing in different linguistic spheres and academic disciplines and promote new interpretations of Emmanuel Levinas’s philosophy, which insist on its relevance in social-political empirical situations and, hence, emphasize its importance for a philosophical discourse that deals with practical situations, among others through a specific understanding of the idea of Europe, judaism, and peace. The conference is organised in cooperation with ICES and funded by the DFG.

Program and time schedule, July 4th to July 6th 2022

Monday, July 4th 2022

The conference will take place in the building Helsinki (HEL), Room 063

10:00Welcome to participants 
10:30IntroductionAnnabel Herzog, Pascal Delhom
Section I: Liberalism
11:00The ‘’Pathetic of Liberalism’’ (TI) and the Dignity of PoliticsJean-François Rey
11:20Levinas, Nietzsche, and the Definition of ChristianityPaul Davies
11:40 – 12:10Discussion 
12:30Lunch at the University 
Section II: Forgiveness and Hospitality
14:00The Magdalene Penitents, Reparations, and the Limits of ForgivenessClaire Katz
14:20Levinas and Derrida on Sovereignty and HospitalityAnnabel Herzog
14:40 – 15:10Discussion 
 Pause 
Section III: Between Ethics and Politics
15:40The Social Bond Based on »Exposure« and »Shared Vulnerability«. Levinas’ Criteriology of Political PracticePeter Zeillinger
16:00The Problem of Ideal Theory: A Levinasian Approach to Rawls and RaceMartin Kavka
16:20 – 16:50Discussion 
 Pause 
Public presentation in the frame of „Philosophie Mittenmang“.
18:00Levinas and the Subject at the Service of the SystemRobert Bernasconi
20:00Dinner downtown 

Tuesday, July 5th 2022

The conference will take place in the building Helsinki (HEL), Room 063

Section IV: Between Ethics and Politics II
10:00The Other in the City – The Question of the Public SpaceAlfred Hirsch
10:20Beyond Consensualism and Polemology: Levinas’s Responsive Idea of the PoliticalSergej Seitz
10:40 – 11:10Discussion 
 Pause 
Section V: The Third Party
11:40Levinas and Maimonides on „le tiers“Zeev Harvey
12:00The Other and the Third in Interreligious ThoughtBarbara U. Meyer
12:20 – 12:50Discussion 
13:00Lunch at the University 
Section VI: Talmudic Readings
14:30The Third and Civil Unrest: Levinas’s Talmud in Dialogue with the 1960s.Oona Eisenstadt
14:50Levinas’s Talmudic Readings: A way to Radicalize Political ThinkingHanoch Ben Pazi
15:10 – 15:40Discussion 
 Pause 
Zoom Presentation
16:10Experiencing Film with Levinas: Reflections on Two Days, One Night by the Dardenne Brothers.Michael Morgan
16:30 – 17:00Discussion 
 Free time 
19:30Dinner downtown 

Wednesday, July 6th 2022

The conference will take place in the building Helsinki, Room 063

Section VII: Jewish Experience and Zionism
10:00Levinas from migrations and captivity to the liberative figure of the otherCedric Cohen Scalli
10:20Levinas’s and Gandhi’s Views on ZionismEphraim Meir
10:40 – 11:10Discussion 
 Pause 
Section VIII: Levinas in European Context (organized in Cooperation with the ICES)
11:40Religion After! Levinas’s Talmud and post-war European politicsSarah Hammerschlag
12:00The Peace of Europe between reason and bad consciencePascal Delhom
12:20 – 12:50Discussion 
13:00Lunch at the University 

More information at the Conference-website

Program Download: Poster and Flyerprogram-july-2022-last-version-ii.pdf

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