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Working Group Future Values


Events and Conferences

One conference has already been held and another is planned for May, 2021. Further meetings will follow.

Freedom and Security – coordinating a value conflict (held in German)

The first conference was held in October, 2020, and covered the tension between freedom and security. A podcast (see next page) introduced the two speakers and their issues, Prof. Dr. Ottfried Höffe (Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen): Die Idee der Freiheit – und ihr Wert (“The idea of freedom and its value”) and Prof. Dr. Eckard Conze (Philipps-Universität Marburg): Sicherheit: Wert, Fiktion und Versprechen (“Security, value, fiction and promise”). During the conference, both presented extended versions of their Podcast statements. A panel discussion including besides Prof. Höffe and Prof. Conze also Prof.  Dr. Gisela Riescher from Freiburg University, and moderated by Jeanne…, extended the issue to current debates of freedom versus security in times of the pandemy.

I or we: Value discurses in times of climate change, migration, and pandemy (held in English)

The second conference will take place on the 5th of May, 2021. Due to the present situation it will be performed as an online conference.

There will be a public presentation by Prof. Dr. Ariel Knafo-Noam in the evening of May 5th.

During the day three key notes are planned. More details will be presented soon.