JCM Europa

History

Year Event
1972    Founding Conference (November-December)
1974 "Beeing chosen" in the Self-cenception of Jews, Christians and Muslims
1975 Experiences of God today
  • Religion, the private Space?
  • Faith and Religious Experience in a Multireligious World
  • God, Father in a Fatherless Society
  • Religion, Experience in Islam
1976 Dialogue - Mission - Ecumenism
1977 Great Teachers in Judaism, Christianity and Islam
  • Thomas von Aquin
  • Karl Barth
  • Leo Baeck
  • Al-Ghazzali
  • Abduh
1978 Theology and the Reality of Everyday Life: Harmony or Constrast?
1979 Prejudice in the Encounter of Different Religions.
  • My Experience with Predudice in Religion, Society, Job and Politics
  • The Significance of Infomation about other Religions in Dealing with Predudice
  • Minorities Among Us
  • Modern Society and Religion
  • The Role of Women in Diffent Religions
1980 A Pluralistic Society - A Utopia? Problems and Possibilities:
  • Integration
  • Minorities in a Religious Society
  • Unity and Diversity within One Religion
  • Conflicts between Religion and Secular Society
1981 Impact of Religious Education on the Use and Misuse Of Power
  • What do we learn in our Religons about the Others?
  • How is a friend-foe picture created in religion?
  • Modells of social work within religious tensions.
  • Possibilities and limits of religion's impact on education towards peace and humanitarianism.
  • Effect and approach of religions for the family.
1982 The Mutual Effect of Social and Religious Values
  • Isolation in Society
  • Identity in a pluralistic Society
  • Prejudice in a changing society
  • Change of ethic norms
  • Religious responses to new situations
1983 The Significance of Religions in Working with People
  • Preservation of religious tradition
  • How do workers in social- and community-work see themselves and each other?
  • Social grievances and their relevance for the individual, groups, religious communities and society.
  • Rediscovery of religion as a chance and a problem.
1984 Between Two Worlds I.
Living with the difficulty of different cultures, languages and social conditions
  • Experience as an immigrant or stanger
  • Children in two cultures - second and third generation
  • Intermarriage
  • Tension between religious and secular expectations
1985 Between Two Worlds II.
  • Problems of communication between different cultures
  • Old and new "faces" of home and family
  • Belief from face to face
  • Religious Practice in a pluralistic society
1986 Between two Worlds III.
  • Spirituality and Reality
1987 Belief in Dialogue - Dialogue in Belief
  • Where does Man find his inner safety?
  • "In the shoes of another Man ..."
  • Experiences as an immigrant and refugee
1988 Individual and families: relationships of choice? ein Mensch und seine Familien

  • In traditional and chosen family-life
  • The Family in Judaism/Christianity/Islam
1989 Challenges in Dialogue I
  • Dialogue and religious tradition
  • Language and religious tradition
  • Three conditions and a shopping-list - homework for people who engage in interreligious dialogue
1990 Challenges in Dialogue II
  • Integration of religious, social and political values into a multireligious/multicultural society
1991 Challenges in Dialogue III
Interaction between religious communities and European secular societies
  • Religion in a European Secular Society - a Jewish Perspective
  • Aufrecht gehen
1992 Challenges in Dialogue IV
Social, religious and political dimension of prejudice
  • The Nazi-Holocaust - an Ambigious Legacy
  • Whom should we grant access to our fishing grounds? Social, religious, and political dimension of prejudice
  • Prejudice in the context of supervision and counseling
1993 Are We Prisoners of our History? I
  • "Prisons and Prisims"
  • Are we captives in our history?
1994 Are We Prisoners of our History? II
Prejudice, Violence and the "New Europe"
  • Prejudice and Violence in the "New Europe"
1995 Are We Prisoners of our History? III
  • Women and Men in the three Religions
1996 Are we Prisoners of our History IV
War as a challenge to our religious traditions
  • War: A Challgenge to our religious traditions
1997 Tradition and Change I
  • Identity and Futur Perspectives
1998 Tradition and Change II
  • Liberty as a Challenge
1999 Tradition and Change III
  • Encounter with the Other - a Challenge to Ourselves
2000 Traditiona and Change IV
  • Questions to the Millenium - 5760 2000 1420
2001 Education within our Religious Communities I
  • What do we learn about ourselves and the others?
2002 Education within our Religious Communities III
  • The religious challenge of Living between Cultures
2003 Interreligious Dialogue in Conflict Situations I
  • How do conflict situations affect our faith communities and interreligious relationships?
2004 Interreligious Dialogue in Conflict Situations II
  • The Contribution of Religious Communities to the Current Socio-political Challenges
2005 Religious Perspectives on Contemporary Society
  • Living in a Culture of Fear
2006 Religious Perspectives on Contemporary Society II
  • The Role of Religion in the Public Arena
2007
  • Models of Religious Coexistence in Society
    Jewish - Christian - Muslim Dialogue in a Changing World
2008
  • Challenges of Interreligious Learning
    Learning about - Learning from - Learning with the other
2009
  • Use and abuse of Religious Language
2010
  • Power and Authority in Religious Traditions
2011
  • Still of use? Do religious communities have something to offer to the wider society?
2012
  • Young, gifted and religous. What do we expect from our tradition and our society?