Interfaith Conference - 'Crossing borders, building bridges'

Start date
Saturday, 18 November 2017, 10:00
End date
Saturday, 18 November 2017, 17:00
Location
ISS

The annual interfaith conference organized by the ISS Chaplaincy is this year on the theme of ‘Crossing borders, building bridges’

With keynote speaker Dr Farid Esack, South African Muslim scholar from the University of Cape Town.

Conference thematic statement

In these times of polarization there are borders and bridges of all kinds. How do we experience cultural, religious, socio-political and gender-based borders? What can we do to bridge the divides, academically and in our personal lives?   

This conference invites you to an open-minded interaction with people  who find inspiration from a diverse spectrum of sources.

Conference programme

The programme includes:

  • a multi-religious opening,
  • keynote speech by Dr Farid Esack,
  • dialogue tables,
  • a 'human library' (meeting people with stories of inspiration),
  • musical intermezzi,
  • time for interaction
  • lunch with vegetarian option

Kids' programme

We have a special programme for children aged 4 - 12 years

Travel costs and contribution

Travel costs will be refunded

Contribution: € 5 for students, € 10 for those with salaries

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Publication date: 22 May 2017