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Conference Announcement

"Dominance of Cultures and Interculturality"
VI. International Congress on Intercultural Philosophy
Missionswissenschaftliches Institut Aachen
Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung
Fachhochschule Lausitz
Senftenberg/Niederlausitz (Germany)
23–27 May 2005


Aims & Objectives

I. Context of the Congress:
- Sorb (Wend) areas of settlement in Lusatia: minorities under the
dominance of German language and culture
- Economic and cultural concequences of the brown coal industry
dominating for more than hundred years: Spreewald – conversations
and study trips into the Lusatia

II. On the Phenomenology of Dominant Culture: 
- Culture and power
- Dominant culture and capitalism
- Dominant culture and patriarchy
- Dominant culture and information
- Dominant culture in comparison with cultures and religions

III. On the Practice of Interculturality: 
- A different philosophy is possible
- Folklore and cultural awareness
- Interculturality and the Andean world
- African and Asian cultures
- Interculturality under the condition of dominant cultures

IV. Province in Europe or Interculturality as a Chance for a
Balanced Europe in the Globalized World:
- Dominant culture and eurocentrism
- Minorities in Europe
- The dream of purity of culture: who does it want?
- Intercultural architecture in Europe
- Identity as a boundary or starting point for intercultural
communication


Programme

Monday, May 23, 2005
17.00 - 19.00   Opening Session
- Opening (B. Klotz)
- Welcome Address
- History and Objectives of the International Congresses on
Intercultural Philosophy (G.-R. Hoffmann)
- Dominance of Cultures and Interculturality
(R. Fornet-Betancourt)
- On the Dialectics of „Leitkultur“ (Ch. Türcke)

I. (A) Context of the Congress
19.00 - 20.00
- The Lusatian University of Applied Sciences will be introduced
(B. Klotz)

20.00   Reception/Dinner

Tuesday, May 24, 2005 
II. On the Phenomenology of Dominant Cultures

09.00 - 10.30   Presentations and Discussions 
(Chairman: R. Fornet-Betancourt)
- Culture and Power (M. Brie)
- Dominant Culture and Patriarchy (H. Kim)

10.45 - 12.15   Presentations and Discussions 
(Chairman: G.-R. Hoffmann)
- Dominant Culture and Capitalism (F.-J. Hinkelammert)
- Dominant Culture and Information (K. Wiegerling)

I. (B) Context of the Congress
12.30 – 17.30   Study Trips into Lusatia 
- Slawenburg Raddusch
- Spreewaldmuseum Lehde
- Internationale Bauausstellung Fürst-Pückler-Land Großräschen

18.30 - 20.00   Presentation and Conversation 
- Changing Landscape – Changing Society (R. Kuhn)

20.00   Reception/Dinner


Wednesday, May 25, 2005
III. On the Practice of Interculturality
 
09.00 – 10.30   Presentations and Discussions 
(Chairman: V. G. Furtado)
- A Different Philosophy is Possible (D .V. Picotti)
- Interculturality and Borderlines (D. Machado)

11.00 – 12.30   Presentation 
(Chairwoman: K. Rebling)
- Artificial Sorb (Wend) Music – Folklore and cultural
Self-awareness (B. Greiner/G. G. v. Bimberg/R. Pfeiffer)

14.30 – 16.00   Presentations and Discussions 
(Chairman: R. O. Madu)
- The Importance of African Philosophy in Intercultural
Conversations (H. Kimmerle)
- On the Position of the Other in African Philosophy
(A. Tshibilondi Ngoyi)

16.30 – 18.00   Presentations and Discussions
(Chairwoman: U. Klesing-Rempel)
- Asian Cultures and Interculturality (H. Choe)
- Interculturality and the Andean World (J. Estermann)
- Traditions of Interculturality (A. Kasanda)

19.30 – 21.00   Public Meeting


Thursday, May 26, 2005
IV. Province in Europe or Interculturality as a Chance for a
Balanced Europe in the Globalized World

09.00 – 10.30   Presentations and Discussions 
(Chairwoman: A. Stickel)
- Dominant Culture and Europe-centrism (E. Dussel)
- The Dream of Purity of Culture: who does it want?
(E. Tschernokoshewa)

11.00 – 12.30   Presentations and Discussions
(Chairman: J. Wojcieszak)
- Islam in the Context of the Dialogue of Cultures between East
and West (N. Kirabaev)
- Provincial Languages? Translation and Discourse in the East
European Context (Y. B. Raynova)

14.30 – 16.00   Presentations and Discussions
(Chairman: Ch. Beck)
- The Modern Age, Colonialism and the Dominant Culture
(W. Mignolo)
- Eurocentrism – a Structural Worldwide Phenomenon with Cultural
Specifics (M.-Th. Albert)
- Intercultural Architecture in Europe (R. Sommer)

16.30 – 18.00   Meetings between congress participants and local
associations

19.30 – 21.00   Public Meeting 
- Reading with Raimon Panikkar
- Concert with Collegium musicum


Friday, May 27, 2005
Summary, Final Presentation and Closed-Door Meeting 

09.00 – 10.30   Conclusions and Discussions I 
- I. Context of the Congress (A. Sidekum/C. Bürgelt)
- II. On the Phenomenology of Dominant Cultures
(E. Steffens/M. Massoni)

11.00 – 12.30   Conclusions and Discussions II 
- III. On the Practice of Interculturality
(D. de Vallescar/J. C. K. Akenda)
- IV. Province in Europe or Interculturality as a Chance for a
Balanced Europe in the Globalized World (... /A. Stickel)

14.30 – 16.00   Final Presentation and Closed-Door Meeting
- From the Dominance of Cultures to Interculturality (R. Panikkar)

19.30 – 21.00   Public Meeting
- Franz-Josef Hinkelammert: Life is more than Capital.
Alternatives to Global Dictatorship of Property


Contact
 
Prof. Dr. Raúl Fornet-Betancourt
Missionswissenschaftliches Institut Aachen e.V.
Postfach 10 12 48
D – 52012 Aachen
Telephone: +49-(0)241-7507-346
E-Mail: raul.fornet@mwi-aachen.org
Assistant: Elisabeth Steffens
E-Mail: elisabeth.steffens@mwi-aachen.org
 
Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung Berlin
c/o Dr. Gerd-Rüdiger Hoffmann (MdL)
Büro Senftenberg
Bahnhofstraße 28
D – 01968 Senftenberg
Telephone/Fax: +49-(0)3573-148465 or    
+49-(0)172-3563287 
E-Mail: Gerd-Ruediger.Hoffmann@t-online.de 
Assistant: Cathleen Bürgelt
E-Mail: cathleen.buergelt@gmx.de
 
Brigitte Klotz
President of the Fachhochschule Lausitz
Großenhainer Straße
D – 01968 Senftenberg
Telephone: +49-(0)3573-85201
Fax: +49-(0)3573-85209
E-Mail: rektor-office@fh-lausitz.de 
Assistant: Sybille Wiedemann
E-Mail: s.wiedemann@verwaltung.fh-lausitz.de
 
Conference Website:
http://www.kongress.fh-lausitz.de
http://www2.fh-lausitz.de/fhl/lautt/tagungen/vaam/pt/

For accommodation purposes, please contact:
http://www.niederlausitzerseen.de or Tourist information
Senftenberg (Telephone: +49-(0)3573-1499010).



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