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The Schweitzer Institute Conference 2019

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Peterhouse

Trumpington Street

Cambridge

CB2 1RD

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On Friday 25th October 2019, the Schweitzer Institute UK will be holding a one-day conference at Cambridge University.

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The purpose of this year's conference is to raise awareness of Albert Schweitzer’s life and work, and to explore his relevance today. It will be held in the theatre at Peterhouse.

Morning session

9.00: Registration at the Lubbock Room, Peterhouse.

Coffee and tea will be served.

9.40: Welcome and Introduction by the Schweitzer Institute UK director, Benedict Rattigan.

9.45: Dr. James Carleton Paget:

“Albert Schweitzer and Cambridge University.”

10.00: Dr. Michael Thate:

‘‘A Pauline Sensual Spell? Albert Schweitzer’s Eco-mysticism and the Present.”

10.45 Break

11.00 Prof. Mark Edwards:

“Writing and Amnesia: Some Quests for Jesus that Schweitzer Forgot.”

12.00 Prof. Predrag Cicovacki:

“Albert Schweitzer as an Intellectual.”

13.00 Lunch break

Afternoon session

14.00 Prof. Augustin Emane:

“When Someone Dies, No One Cries for the Same Person: Albert Schweitzer from the African Perspective.”

15.00 Dr. Sean Duffy:

“Schweitzer’s 21st Century Environmental Legacy: Climate Change and Food Security on a U.S. University Campus.”

15.45 Break

16.00 Juliet Gellatley:

“Reverence for Life: the Consequences of Ignoring an Essential Philosophy for Farmed Animals, Wildlife and Us.”

17.00 Max Brown:

“The Schweitzer Institute UK in 2019", followed by an open discussion.

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