October 8, 2019: Panel Discussion on Gene Editing at the Science and Society CRISPR Conference, University of Madison, WI.
August 27-30, 2019: International Conference of the European Society of Catholic Theology, Bratislava. : “Hope”: Keynote Lecture: „Information or Communication – The Loss of the Language of the Human”
July 14-18, 2019: Bad Genes and Parental Responsibility. On J. Habermas’ Concept of Unverfügbarkeit and Unantastbarkeit. Lecture at the Workshop of the International Network of Bioethics, Dublin
June, 27-30, 2019: Comment on A. Feenberg: Internet Ethics. Societas Ethica Annual Conference, Munich: Digital Humanities
May 29, 2019: Northwestern University, Evanston: Course Presentation on Gene Editing
May 20-22, 2019 Loyola University Chicago: Medical Ethics in Health Care Chaplaincy: Host of a Visit from German Hospital Chaplains, including Visits to Loyola Medical School, Northwestern University Hospital, a half-day Seminar on “Suffering,” and a day-long Seminar on Social Bioethics. Presentation and Chair of the Meeting (with Michael McCarthy and Gwendolin Wanderer).
May, 8-11, 2019: “There is a secret appointment` between past generations and the present one.” – Walter Benjamin’s Concept of History Reconsidered. Critical Theory Conference, Keynote Lecture at the Critical Theory conference Rome (Loyola Rome Campus).
March 14, 2019 Unaccompanied Migrant Children: Lecture & Panel Discussion, co-sponsored by the McCormick Chair and the CHRC.
January 13-16, 2019: Gene Editing – Ethical Aspects. Lecture: International Workshop at the Brocher Foundation, Geneva, Switzerland: Engineering Future Generations? The New Debate about Societal Governance, Public Engagement, and Human Gene Editing for Reproduction.
January 9-11, 2019: Medicial Ethics in Health Care Chaplaincy, Certification Course: Narrative Ethics (2-day session), University of Frankfurt, Germany.