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Peter G. Kirchschläger

Switzerland
Institution Faculty of Theology, University of Lucerne
Position Professor of Theological Ethics, Director of the Institute of Social Ethics ISE
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Recent Publications
  • Authored Books: Fritzsche, K. P., Kirchschläger, P. G., & Kirchschläger, T. (2017). Grundlagen der Menschenrechtsbildung: Theoretische Überlegungen und Praxisorientierungen. Schwalbach: Wochenschau Verlag.
  • Kirchschläger, P. G. (2017). Mass-Losigkeit und andere ethische Prinzipien des Neuen Testaments (BiTS 31). Leuven: Edition Peeters.
  • Kirchschläger, P. G. (2016). Menschenrechte und Religionen: Nichtstaatliche Akteure und ihr Verhältnis zu den Menschenrechten (Gesellschaft - Ethik - Religion) (Vol. 7). Paderborn: Ferdinand Schöningh Verlag.
  • Journal Articles: Kirchschläger, P. G. (2018). Die Menschenrechte als hermeneutischer Schlüssel zu ethischen Grundfragen des 21. Jahrhunderts. Begründung und Ausblick. Zeitschrift für katholische Theologie, 140, 361–379.
  • Kirchschläger, P. G. (2017). Roboter und Ethik. Aktuelle Juristische Praxis, 26 (2), 240–248.
  • Kirchschläger, P. G. (2016). How Can We Justify Human Rights? International Journal of Human Rights and Constitutional Studies, 4 (4), 313–329.
  • Kirchschläger, P. G. (2016). Korruption und Korruptionsbekämpfung im Sport aus wirtschafts- und gesellschaftsethischer Perspektive. Amosinternational, 10 (2), 22–30
  • Kirchschläger, P. G. (2016). Menschenrechte und Kirchenrecht. Concilium, 52 (5), 564–574.
  • Kirchschläger, P. G. (2016). Slavery in Early Christianity – a Reflection from a Human Rights Perspective. Acta Theologica, (23), 66–93.
  • Kirchschläger, P. G. (2015). Adaptation – A Model for Bringing Human Rights and Religions Together. Acta Academica, 47 (2), 163–191.
Professional Activities and Affiliations
  • Research Fellow at the University of the Free State, Bloemfontein (South Africa)
  • Guest-Lecturer at the Leuphana University Lueneburg (Germany)
  • Founder and Director of the "Lucerne Summer University: Ethics in a Global Context LSUE" under the patronage of UNESCO
  • Founder and Director of the "Lucerne Graduate School in Ethics LGSE" at the Institute of Social Ethics ISE of the University of Lucerne
  • Consultative expert in Ethics of national and international organizations and institutions (e.g., UN, UNESCO, Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe [OSCE], European Union [EU], Council of Europe, Companies and NGOs)
  • Reviewer of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) and of the Zeitschrift für Wirtschafts- und Unternehmensethik zfwu
  • Member of the Commission Justitia et Pax of the Swiss Bishop’s Conference
  • Member of a working-group of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) on a standard on ethics in IT design
  • Academic Director of the Freedom Flowers Foundation and Human Rights Adviser of the Non-Profit Organization „Musicians for Human Rights“.
  • Member of the the Advisory-Board of the Think Tank for Decentralization "Dezentrum"