Conference Schedule

 Conference Schedule

Tantur & the Future of Ecumenical and Interreligious Dialogue: Expanding the Horizons
January 8 – 11, 2015

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Arrive at Tantur

7:30pm: Opening Plenary: Breaking Ground:  the Ecumenical Adventure in the years following the second Vatican Council

Professor Brian Daley, S.J., University of Notre Dame

Professor William Rusch, Yale University

Friday, January 9

8:30-8:45am:  Morning Prayer

9:00-9:30am: Welcome and Introduction to Panels

9:30-11:30am: First Panel Discussion-The Middle East

Professor Gabriel Reynolds, University of Notre Dame

Professor Jamal Khader, Bethlehem University

Dr. Yuri Stoyanov, University of London

Iyad Zahalka

Adam Silverstein, Bar-Ilan University

12:00- 1:00 Break

2:30-4:00: Second Panel Discussion-Africa

Cardinal John Onaiyekan, Archdiocese of Abuja, Nigeria

Professor Paul Kollman, CSC, University of Notre Dame

Professor Teresia Hinga, Santa Clara University

Saturday, January 10

8:30-8:45am: Morning Prayer

9:00-10:30am: Third Panel Discussion-Asia

Rev. Dr. J. Jayakiran Sebastian, Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia, USA

Ng Kam Weng

Professor Rachel McDermott, Barnard College/Columbia University

11:00am-12:30pm: Fourth Panel- Latin America

Msgr. Juan Usma Gómez

Professor Peter Casarella, University of Notre Dame

Professor Jorge Scampini, OP, Universidad Catolica de Argentina

12:30-1:30pm: Break

3:00-4:30pm: Concluding Reflections

Rt. Rev. John Went

Plenary Discussion

5:00-5:30pm: Ecumenical Prayer Service

Closing Reception

Sunday January 11

Excursion to the Old City for Remaining Guests