Conversations & Debates of Interest to Comiucap


Active Learning Increases Performance (in Science, Engineering and Mathematics).

Entretien avec Rémi Brague: Autour de la Loi de Dieu (Part I).

Louis Caruana SJ, Director of the School of Philosophy at the Pontifical Gregorian University on the relation between Philosophy and Science.

Michael Garanzini SJ, Chancelor of Loyola University Chicago and Secretary for Higher Education of the Society of Jesus in Rome delivered one of the keynote addresses during the XXV General Assembly of the International Federation of Catholic Universities in Melbourne, Australia, on «Guiding Principles and Values in Catholic Higher Education Today: Our Response to the Church's Invitation to Academic Excellence».

On November 20, 2014 COMIUCAP celebrated the «World Philosophy Day» (an initiative of UNESCO) with an Open Dialogue on the «Role and Mission of Philosophy in a Catholic Context» at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome. The written Report on this event of COMIUCAP is here accessible. Photos Videos are also available. On the occasion, the Italian newspaper AVVENIRE published a short article on the «Attualità della Filosofia? Sapere aprire all'amicizia e al trascendente». The author of this text is Professor Francesco Tomatis, one of the participants in our journey of debate on the Role and Mission of Philosophy in CHurch and World today. The ideas shared in the Report can be discussed here.

The Conference that took place at the University of Heidelberg (Germany) from October 25-27, 2012 on The Dialogue of Science and Religion can now be followed on video here.

Am 24/02/2014 hat die SWR2 eine Diskussion über Heideggers «Schwarze Hefte» und die entsprechenden Implikationen für das Verständnis seiner Philosophie. Es diskutieren: Prof. Dr. Micha Brumlik – Philosoph, Senior Advisor des Zentrums für Jüdische Studien, Berlin/Brandenburg, Prof. Dr. Rainer Marten – Philosoph, Universität Freiburg, Prof. Dr. Peter Trawny – Philosoph, Herausgeber von Martin Heideggers "Schwarzen Heften", Bergische Universität Wuppertal.

On March 8, 2012, the Pontifical Gregorian University (Rome) dedicated her own Dies Academicus (2012) to the Nuova Evangelizzazione: orizzonti, problemi, responsabilità. The keynote speaker was Mons. Rino Fisichella, Presidente del Pontificio Consiglio per la Promozione della Nuova Evangelizzazione, who delivered a Lecture under the following title: Modalità diversa dello stesso annuncio.

On February 2, 2012 and in the context of a Symposium promoted by the Universidad Católica Andrés Bello, de Caracas (Venezuela), a Lecture was delivered by Professor Rafael Tomás Caldera on En la verdad y el amor: la comunidad universitaria.