Usually our events take place in German.


Events 2023

  • 26. January, 2023Sonderfriedensgespräch zur Situation im Iran (Special peace talk on the situation in Iran) Panel discussion with Shabnam von Hein Journalist and Iran expert, Deutsche Welle (DW) Dr. Dr. Haila Manteghi Amin Religious and cultural scientist at the Cluster of Excellence in Religion and Politics at the Westphalian Wilhelms University in Münster Hasti Hosseyni Gookeh Student and activist ModerationProf. Dr. Susanne Menzel-Riedl, President of the University of Osnabrück “Jin, ... Read more
  • 3. October, 2023Europa sieht Deutschland 2023 Festvortrag zum Tag der Deutschen Einheit von Tanja Maljartschuk (ukrainische Schriftstellerin und Journalistin)
  • 1. March, 2024Die Zukunft Europas und die Rolle der Religionen (The future of Europe and the role of religions) Peace talks in cooperation with the Round Table of Religions Germany Panel discussion with representatives of the Round Table of Religions Germany and Sonya Zayneb Ouertani Senior Fellow bei Humanity in Action Christian Wulff Federal President (retired) Prof. Dr. Hans-Gert Pöttering President of the European Parliament (retired) ModeratorProf. Dr. Reinhold Mokrosch, Osnabrück University Musical accompanimentPierre ... Read more
  • 1. March, 2024Zeitenwende – Sonderfriedensgespräch zum Krieg in der Ukraine („Turning point“ – Special peace talk on the war in Ukraine) Panel discussion with Prof. Dr. Valeriya Dinger Professor of macroeconomics at the Institute for Empirical Economic Research at the University of Osnabrück Dr. Franck Düvell Migration scientist at the Institute for Migration Research and Intercultural Studies (IMIS) at the University of Osnabrück Prof. Dr. Ulrich Schneckener Professor of International Relations & Peace and Conflict Research ... Read more
  • 1. March, 2024Friedenssicherung nach der Zeitenwende (Peacekeeping after the “Zeitenwende“) presentation by Prof. Dr. Dr. Julian Nida-Rümelin Philosopher and former minister of state introductionProf. Dr. Reinhold Mokrosch, Osnabrück University Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine has shaken Europe to the core. It represents a turning point that previously seemed unimaginable and the global impact is becoming increasingly apparent. Since February 24, 2022, Russia has been ... Read more
  • 1. March, 2024Europäische Solidarität in Krisenzeiten (European solidarity in times of crisis) Panel discussion with Reiner Hoffmann former chairman of the German Trade Union Confederation Andrea Nahles Chairwoman of the Federal Employment Agency Prof. Dr. Hans-Gert Pöttering President of the European Parliament (retired) ModerationProf. Dr. György Széll, Osnabrück University For some years now, the world and Europe in particular have been shaken by numerous crises the likes ... Read more
  • 1. March, 2024Erziehung zur Friedfertigkeit (Education for peacefulness) Panel discussion with Edelgard Bulmahn Former Federal Minister for Education and Research (retired) and SDG Ambassador for Peace and Democracy Prof. Dr. Dr. Wolfgang Dietrich Emeritus UNESCO Chairholder for Peace Studies at the University of Innsbruck Prof. Uli Jäger Head of Peace Education and Global Learning at the Berghof Foundation in Berlin ModerationProf. Dr. Johannes ... Read more
  • 1. March, 2024Erinnern und Vergessen – Wege zum ewig währenden Frieden (Remembering and forgetting – paths to eternal peace) Panel discussion with Prof. Dr. Dr. Aleida Assmann Literary and cultural scientist, University of Konstanz Dr. Vera Kattermann Psychoanalyst and psychotherapist, Berlin Géraldine Schwarz Journalist, author and documentary filmmaker ModerationProf. Dr. Martina Blasberg-Kuhnke, Osnabrück University Perpetual oblivion and amnesty (“oblivio perpetua et amnestia”) – these two universal formulas formed the basis of the Peace of ... Read more
  • 1. March, 2024musica pro pace: Benjamin Britten War Requiem op. 66 In 1940, the French composer André Jolivet created a "Messe pour le Jour de la Paix" - a mass for the day of peace. It was immediately preceded by the Compiègne Armistice of 22 June, which sealed the occupation of France by Nazi Germany. Jolivet longed for a return to peace, for which he created his Mass.
  • 1. March, 2024musica pro pace: Benjamin Britten War Requiem op. 66 In 1940, the French composer André Jolivet created a "Messe pour le Jour de la Paix" - a mass for the day of peace. It was immediately preceded by the Compiègne Armistice of 22 June, which sealed the occupation of France by Nazi Germany. Jolivet longed for a return to peace, for which he created his Mass.
  • 1. March, 2024Erderwärmung als Konfliktursache (Global warming as a cause of conflict) Panel discussion with Prof. Dr. Michael Brzoska Peace and conflict researcher at the Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy at the University of Hamburg Prof. Dr. Conrad Schetter Peace and conflict researcher at the Bonn International Center for Conflict Studies Dr. Kira Vinke Head of the Center for Climate and Foreign Policy at the ... Read more

Solidarity with Ukraine

The Osnabrück Peace Forum is deeply shocked and stunned by Russia’s war of aggression in Ukraine. This reprehensible violation of international law represents a turning point that we did not think possible. Our solidarity and sympathy go out to the people of Ukraine. Our thoughts are with them!
In order to scientifically classify the situation and shed light on the events and consequences, a special peace talk on the war in Ukraine took place as a livestream on March 7, 2022 at 6 pm.