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Basel: 7th European Conference on African Studies ECAS 2017 20.07.2017
LIT Verlag presents its African Studies list at Europe's largest conference on African Studies in Basel June 29th – July 1st. Over 1500 participants presenting 1046 papers in 204 thematic panels and engaging in round table discussions, book launches, film screenings and meetings inspired by 4 keynote lectures.
Book launch: BEYOND URBANISM Urban(izing) Villages and the Mega-urban Landscape in the Pearl River Delta in China 03.12.2014
When: 10.12.2014; 6 pm Where: TU Berlin Institute of Architecture Room A409 Strasse des 17. Juni 152 10623 Berlin What: Welcome by Peter Herrle 30 min. video with Detlev Ipsen on Urban(izing) Villages and the Mega-urban Landscape in the Pearl River Delta Discussion: The results of a DFG-funded research project on urbanization and informal dynamics Large urban agglomerations have emerged over the past decades and, in some cases, entire rural regions were urbanized in less than a decade. These trends not only reflect an unprecedented quantitative dimension of urbanization but also the emergence of new urban forms - beyond urbanism - thus posing new challenges to regional planners, politicians and urban governance actors. The book has been published in the HABITAT - INTERNATIONAL Series. Beyond Urbanism
Book Launch: Close to our Hearts - London, May 22nd 21.05.2013
Aldegonde Brenninkmeijer-Werhahn and Klaus Demmer are launching the English edition of
CLOSE TO OUR HEARTS: PERSONAL REFLECTIONS ON MARRIAGE
in the presence of various contributors on
Wednesday, May 22nd 6pm
Archbishop Amigo Hall
St. Georges Cathedral
Westminster Bridge Rd, London SE1 7HY.
Further details:email@example.com www.intams.org
A. Brenninkmeijer-Werhahn / K. Demmer (eds.): Close to Our Hearts: Personal Reflections on Marriage
Does taking a lifelong vow still make sense today? The twenty-four contributors to this book, all internationally recognized specialists in marriage, show from a variety of perspectives that it remains profoundly meaningful to understand marriage as a shared path that leads to maturity. Not only do the authors present fundamen-tal theological and philosophical ideas from the past two thousand five hundred years, but they also speak about their own personal experiences. Aldegonde Brenninkmeijer-Werhahn is the founder and director of the International Academy for Marital Spirituality in Brussels. Klaus Demmer is a member of the Order of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart and Professor Emeritus for Moral Theology at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome. The book is a publication of the International Academy for Marital Spirituality (Brüssel)
LIT Verlag presents at that occasion the selected list LIT AKTUELL Theology and Society
Rethinking Africa's transcontinental continuities in pre- and protohistory 16.04.2012
International conference at the African Studies Centre, Leiden, 12-13 April 2012. Over the last decades, studies of modern Africa have driven home the fact that one cannot understand current African conditions unless from a transcontinental, global perspective - whether it comes to capital and demographic flows, development, formal education, statal political organization or the dynamics of world religions. This makes it all the more pressing to investigate the transcontinental continuities involving Sub-Saharan Africa in pre- and protohistoric times. To what extent is it true (as is widely assumed) that the roots of contemporary African predicaments, and their possible solutions, lie primarily in the recent conditions and developments of the 19th-21st centuries? Or, alternatively, to what extent can we discern transcontinental relations and dynamics of a much longer time span, shaping and reshaping African cultures, polities, economies and religions in close relation with the other continents? And, lest we make the mistake of attributing self-evidence and global applicability to the dominant (but rapidly declining), potentially hegemonic North Atlantic perspective: what instruments do we need to develop in the theoretical, methodological and epistemological fields in order to avoid the blinkers of regional self-interest and ethnocentricity, and to move effectively - with an ever-increasing and ever more vocal African participation - towards valid, reliable and relevant global knowledge about Africa?Black Athena Comes of Age
ECAS 2011 - 4th European Conference on African Studies Uppsala 15-18 June 2011 14.06.2011
ECAS 2011 - 4th European Conference on African Studies Uppsala 15-18 June 2011. African Engagements: On Whose Terms? LIT presents its African Studies list at Europe´s largest conference on African Studies. Beer in Africa
LIT Verlag presents new titles on ETHICS 05.09.2007
2007 Annual Conference of the Society for the Study of Christian Ethics: LIT Verlag presents
- discussion with Hans G. Ulrich ("Wie Geschöpfe leben. Konturen evangelischer Ethik volume 2, Series "Ethics in Theological Discourse" 2. edition 2007, ISBN 978-3-8258-5510-9
- new titles of our programm in Ethics: Pluralism in Europe - One Law, One Market, One Culture? - series of the Societas Ethica; Person and GoodOxford (proceedings of an international conference in Ljubliana / Slovenia), Nano-Bio-Ethics (within theological perspectives), Ethics Facing Globalization / Ethique face à la globalisation (vol. 2, Series "Philosophy in International Context".
7th-9th September, at Wycliffe Hall,
Prof. Manfred O. Hinz will give the first Antony Allott Memorial Lecture 17.01.2006
Prof. Manfred O. Hinz, author of "The Shade of New Leaves. Governance in Traditional Authority. A Southern African Perspective" will give the first Antony Allott Memorial Lecture on 17.01.2006, 6.00 p.m. at the Lecture Theatre, University of London. The lecture in memory of Antony Allott will focus on limits of law as they are becoming increasingly apparent as consequences of the changing role of the (modern or postmodern) state with particular emphasis on the situation of African countries.