Conference: The Primacy of Relationship and the Challenge of the Migrant

Location: Notre Dame Rome Global Gateway

The Primacy of Relationship and the Challenge of the Migrant
El Primato della Relazione e la Sfida del Migrante

International Conference
University of Notre Dame Rome Global Gateway, January 11-13, 2017

Organizers

HRIC (International Human-being Research Center)

University of Notre Dame
Università degli Studi di Perugia
Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro
Université Catholique de Lyon

Sponsors

Kellogg Institute for International Studies, University of Notre Dame
Nanovic Institute for European Studies, University of Notre Dame

Schedule

Wednesday, January 11

Opening session

4:00pm: Peter Casarella, University of Notre Dame: Welcome and conference goals

4:30pm: His Excellency Archbishop Silvano Maria Tomasi, Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace: Opening address

5:30pm: Emmanuel Gabellieri, L’Université Catholique de Lyon: "Enracinement, Déracinement et Alliance entre les hommes. A la lumière de Simone Weil"

6:30pm: Reception and dinner

Thursday, January 12

First session: 9:00–10:30am

Maurizio Albahari, University of Notre Dame: “Migration, Personhood, Rights: Anthropological Perspectives” 
Letterio Mauro, Università degli Studi di Genova: "Chi è il mio prossimo? Jacques Maritain e i legami interumani"

Second session: 11:00am–12:30pm

Claudia Mazzeschi, Università degli Studi di Perugia:  “L’incontro con l’altro: perdita o riconoscemento del sè?” 
Massimiliano Marianelli, Università degli Studi di Perugia:  “Generosità, una scoperta della modernità?”

Third session: 3:00–4:30pm

Paulo Fernando Carneiro de Andrade, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro: “La Chiesa Samaritana davanti al migrante” 
Rev. Daniel Groody, CSC, University of Notre Dame: "Lampedusa and the Eucharist: Migration and the Wood of Salvation"

Friday, January 13

First session: 9:00–10:30am

Angelo Capecci, University of Perugia: “Il riconoscimento della dignità e la dignità come riconoscimento” .
Peter Casarella, University of Notre Dame: “The Moral Core of U.S. Immigration Reform”

Second session: 11:00am–12:30pm

Rev. Leonir Mario Chiarello, CS, Scalabrinian International Migration Network, United Nations, other International Organizations: “I migranti come nuovo “locus theologicus" 
Maria Clara Bingemer, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro: “Heterologia del straniero: fondamenti per una teologia della migrazione”

Closing panel: 3-4.30 pm

Peter CasarellaMassimiliano Marianelli, and Maria Clara Bingemer will discuss the group Per Un Nuovo Umanesimo and the partnership of the Catholic universities. We will also undertake an evaluation with a view towards future projects.