(19.10.2017) International round table «Why Religion?»
On occasion of 500 Years of Protestant Reformation in Europe, and in collaboration with the German Goethe-Institut and the German Embassy, CITER organized a panel discussion entitled «Why Religion?» with the sociologist Bassam Tibi, the theologian Friedrich Wilhelm Graf and the anthropologist Alfredo Teixeira. Steffen Dix was in charge of moderation.
(08-2017) CITER in Brazil
José Tolentino Mendonça, José Pedro Angélico and Alexandre Palma, full members of CITER, visited similar research centers in several Brazilian universities (PUC-RJ; FAJE - Belo Horizonte; PUC-Minas; Unicap-Recife) and presented papers related to their own research works. On this occasion, CITER signed a cooperation protocol with three units of the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) - PUC-RJ (Department of Theology; iiLer - Unesco Chair of Reading; Carlo Maria Martini Chair) in order to develop joint research projects on the project «theo-literary».