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About the Osnabrueck Peace Forum
The »Peace Forum« is cooperatively organized by the University of Osnabrueck and the city of Osnabrueck. The discussion and lecture series features prominent podium speakers and round table discussions focused on issues relating to the promotion and maintenance of peace.
The city of Osnabrueck held the first Peace Forum in its historical city hall in the spring of 1986. It took place within the context of the growing arms race between East and West and the resulting debates and issues such as NATO-rearmament and the accompanying demonstrations and protests of the peace movement, serving, of course, to heighten public attention on issues of war and peace. Since then over 180 lectures and debates have taken place in the Peace Forum's round table discussion series.

In addition, 24 concerts have been held within the Peace Forum's »musica pro pace« concert series. The concert series features musical works with peace-oriented themes, notable choral groups, orchestras, ensembles and soloists. It takes place araound Osnabrück's Day of Peace, held every October 25 on the anniversary of the 1648 proclamation of the Westphalian Peace.

Academic Council
Programming for the Peace Forum's annual lecture and discussion series is undertaken by its Academic Council, made up of scholars from the University of Osnabrück and the University of Applied Sciences Osnabrueck.

Chair: Prof. Dr. Martina Blasberg-Kuhnke, Honorary Member: Former Lord Mayer Hans-Jürgen Fip. Members: Dr. Henning Buck, Prof. Dr. Roland Czada, Prof. Dr. Wulf Gaertner, apl. Prof. Dr. Stefan Hanheide, Prof. Dr. phil. Christoph König , Rea Krakowitzky M.A., Prof. Dr. Andrea Lenschow, Dr. Janina Majerczyk, Prof. Dr. Reinhold Mokrosch, Prof. Dr. Ulrich Schneckener, Prof. Dr. György Széll, Prof. Dr. Albrecht Weber, Prof. Dr. Siegrid Westphal, Prof. Dr. Tilman Westphalen.

University of Osnabrueck, Neuer Graben /
D-49074 Osnabrueck.

+541 / 969 4010,
Unterstützt vom Förderkreis Osnabrücker Friedensgespräche e.V