International Conference on “Sacred and Social/Political Freedom: The Political Dimension of Religion”, November 22, 2014, Belgrade Art Hotel, Belgrade, Serbia (organized in cooperation with the Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory of the University in Belgrade and the Konrad-Adenauer Foundation Belgrade)
The Conference was a part of the project The Edict of Milan as an Example of Reconciliation in Contemporary, organized on the occasion of 1700 years since the issuance of the Edict of Milan. The aim of the International Conference was to explore the context and implications of the Edict, and to explore it in the context of of contemporary society and the curent state of religious freedoms.
The conference began with a welcoming address by H. G. bishop Andrej (Serbian Orthodox Church), who greeted the conference participants on behalf of His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej. Representative of the Roman Catholic Church greeted the conference participants on behalf of His Excellency archbishop and metropolitan of Belgrade Msgr. Stanislav Hočevar. After these introductory speeches, Mr. Henry Bonet, director of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Serbia and Prof. Dr. Davor Džalto, president of the Institute for the Study of Culture and Christianity addressed the conference participants and the audience.
Prof. Dr. Ingeborg Gabriel, Institute of Social Ethics, Faculty of Catholic Theology, University of Vienna
Prof. Dr. Graham Ward, University of Oxford
Prof. Dr. Boris Begović, Faculty of Law, University of Belgrade
Prof. Dr Aleksandar Fatić, Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory, University of Belgrade
Prof. Dr. Vlada Stanković, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade
Prof. Dr. Davor Džalto, Institute for the Study of Culture and Christianity
Dr. Miroslava Hukelova, University of Liverpool
Tea Janković, University of Fribourg
Marko Veković, Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Belgrade