Conference Program

International Conference on

 

Convergence and Divergence;
An Intercultural-Interreligious Dialogue

 

March 11-13, 2019
Institute for Humanities and Cultural Studies

 

Opening Session
Monday, March 11- Hekmat Hall

Time

Program

08:30-09:00

Registration

09:00-09:05

Recitation of Quran-I.R.I Anthem

09:05-09:20

Dr. Aliasghar Mosleh, Conference Secretary

09:20-09:30

Presentation of the AvH and its Programs

09:30-09:45

Dr. Hosseinali Ghobadi, President of IHCS

09:45-10:15

Dr. Reza Davari Ardakani
President of Academy of Sciences of IRI
" The Loneliness and Boredom in the city of modernity and the pain of being undeveloped in the modernistic era"

10:15-10:45

Prof. Hans-Christian Günther
Professor of Philosophy, Freiburg University
" Religious truth, what is that?"

10:45-11:05

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Monday, March11, 11:00-12:30 AM
Convergence and Divergence: Cases (1)

Andisheh Hall

Chair: Mohammadreza Hosseini Beheshti

Time

Lecturer

Lecture Subject

11:05-11:30

Nasrollah Pourjavadi

Hakim Iranshahri's Notion of " The Unity of all Faiths"

11:30-11:50

Ahmadali Heidari

Hermeneutik des Dialogs in der Formulierung von Abdoldjavad Falaturi; Ein Weg für die Konvergenz der Religionen

11:50-12:05

Farzane Ghadamyari

The Experience of Religious Convergence in (200-300) AH

12:05-12:30

Free Discussion

12:30-14

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Monday, March11, 14:00-15:30 PM
Convergence and Divergence
with respect to Grounds and Models

Andisheh Hall

Chair: Dominic J. O'Meara

Time

Lecturer

Lecture Subject

14:00-14:25

Dominic J. O'Meara

Greek Virtues in Islamic Philosophy

14:25-14:50

Dagmar Dotting

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Kalligraphie als Ort der formlosen Form innerhalb Nishidas Philosophie

14:50-15:05

Hossein Shaqaqi

Necessary extent of convergence in order to beginning of communication, in the light of Glock’s criticism about Davidson’s principle of charity

15:05-15:30

Free Discussion

15:30-16

 

Monday, March11, 16:00-17:30 PM
Convergence and Divergence: Cases (2)

Andisheh Hall

Chair: Nasrollah Pourjavadi

Time

Lecturer

Lecture Subject

16:00-16:25

Abbas Manoochehri

Meeting Again Differently: A Poetic Grammar for Convergence

16:25-16:50

Felix Bachmann

Das Erbe der Aufklärung: "Aufgeklärte" Reisende in den Orient

16:50-17:05

Mohammad Hossein Saranjam

convergence and divergence in "Ziyarat Arba'een" as an intercultural event

17:05-17:30

Free Discussion

 

Tuesday, March 12, 09:00-10:30 AM
Analysis of the theoretical grounds of Convergence and Divergence (1)

Andisheh Hall

Chair: Mohammad Javad Safian

Time

Lecturer

Lecture Subject

09:00-09:25

Seyedhamid Talebzadeh

Transcendent Theosophy and Possibility of Convergence

09:25-09:50

Shamsolmoluk Mostafavi

The role of mystical discourse in creating cultural-religious convergence

09:50-10:05

Reza Dehghani

"Politik des Betrauerns" als Nährboden für die Divergenz

10:05-10:30

Free Discussion

10:30-11

 

Tuesday, March 12, 11:00-12:30 AM
Analysis of the theoretical grounds of Convergence and Divergence (2)

Andisheh Hall

Chair: Hans-Christian Günther

Time

Lecturer

Lecture Subject

11:00-11:25

Mohammad Javad Safian

A contemplation on
possibility and necessity of convergence

11:25-11:50

Mojtaba Amiri

Theoretical foundations of convergence and divergence in the interactions of Muslims and Christians

11:50-12:05

Mohammad Mehdi Fallah

Religious Truth in Raimon Panikkar; a base for convergence between Religions

12:05-12:30

Free Discussion

12:30-14

 

 

Tuesday, March 12, 14:00-15:30 PM
Efficacy of Convergence and Divergence on Religion Studies

Andisheh Hall

Chair: Asfa Widiyanto

Time

Lecturer

Lecture Subject

14:00-14:25

Muhammad Legenhausen

A False Trilemma: Exclusivism, Inclusivism, Pluralism

14:25-14:50

Irmgard Pinn

Monotheismus, Wahrheit und Gewalt

14:50-15:05

Malek Shojaei

Religion and Human Sciences From Divergence to Convergence

15:05-15:30

Free Discussion

15:30-16

 

 

Tuesday, March 12, 16:00-17:30 PM
Condition and Platform of Dialogue and Convergence

Andisheh Hall

Chair: Heinz-Gerhard Justenhoven

Time

Lecturer

Lecture Subject

16:00-16:25

Asfa Widiyanto

Interreligious Dialogue in the Post-truth Age

16:25-16:50

Hamid Parsania

Meaning and Intercultural Relations

 

16:50-17:05

Mohammad Mahdi Ardebili

A platform for dialogue: culture or metaphysics?

 

17:05-17:30

Free Discussion

 

Wednesday, March 13, 09:00-10:30 AM
Convergence in the light of Religion and Ethics

Andisheh Hall

Chair: Salvatore Lavecchia

Time

Lecturer

Lecture Subject

09:00-09:25

Riccardo Pozzo

Social Innovation, Cultural Innovation, Religious Innovation

09:25-09:50

Maryam Sanepour

Ethical convergence in the virtual world based on the Holy Qur'an

09:50-10:05

Zahra Sharif

Foundational Moral Virtues; the Basis of Cultural Convergence

10:05-10:30

Free Discussion

10:30-11

 

 

Wednesday, March 13, 11:00-12:30 AM
Convergence and Divergence with respect to Islamic Mysticism

Andisheh Hall

Chair: Riccardo Pozzo

Time

Lecturer

Lecture Subject

11:00-11:30

Salvatore Lavecchia

Towards a Dialogical Self. Metaphysics of Light as Philosophical Perspective for Interreligious Encounter

11:30-11:50

Shahin Aawani

Divergence and Convergence of the Believer and the Nonbeliever in Masnavi

11:50-12:05

Zohre Memari

The convergence and divergence of religions and the question of its necessity in the present world

12:05-12:30

Free Discussion

12:30-13:30

 

 

Wednesday, March 13, 13:30-14:30 PM
Dialogue and the possibility of religious convergence

Andisheh Hall

Chair: Ahmadali Heidari

Time

Lecturer

Lecture Subject

13:30-13:50

Aliasghar Mosleh

Convergence of "I" and "the other” in the conditions of "Power" dominance

13:50-14:10

Anwar Alam

Islam and Modernity: A Need for Inter-Cultural Dialogue over International System of Governance with special reference to Iranian Nuclear issue

14:10-14:25

Mandana Chegeni Farahani

Dasein analysis and the possibility of religious convergence

14:25-14:40

Free Discussion

 

Closing Session
March 13- Hekmat Hall

Time

Program

14:40-15:05

Dr. Mohammadreza Hosseini Beheshti
Head of Department of Philosophy,
 University of Tehran
 "Interkulturelles Denken als mögliche Bedingung für interreligiöse Verständigung"

15:05-15:30

Prof. Heinz-Gerhard Justenhoven
 Institute for Theology and Peace, Hamburg
 "Truth in political ethics"

15:30-15:40

 

Conference Summary

15:40-16:00

 

Acknowledgement