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Prof. Dr. theol. Lic. Phil. Peter G. KIRCHSCHLÄGER Professor of Theological Ethics; Director, Institute of Social Ethics, Faculty of Theology, University of Lucerne

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2001 MA, Theology and Judaism, University of Lucerne
2002 Course, Entrepreneurship, Babson College, Wellesley
2003 MA, Philosophy, Religious Studies and Political Science, University of Zurich
2000-2008 Member, Swiss Study Foundation, Zurich
2005-2006 Research Stay, Divinity School, University of Chicago
2004-2008 PhD with a research project funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation, University of Zurich
2008 PhD, Faculty of Theology, University of Zurich
2011-2015 Chair ad interim, Chur University of Theology, Chur
2012 Habilitation, Theological Ethics with focus on Social Ethics, Faculty of Theology, University of Fribourg
2013 Visiting Scholar, University of Technology, Sydney
2013-2014 Guest Professor, Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven
2013-2015 Dean of Research, Chur University of Theology, Chur
since 2014 Research Fellow, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein
2003-2015 Co-Founder; Co-Director, Internation Human Rights Forum Lucerne
2007-2015 Lecturer; Co-Founder and Co-Director, Centre of Human Rights Education, University of Teacher Education, Lucerne
2011-2015 Board Member, Swiss Centre of Expertise in Human Rights, Bern
since 2015 Guest Lecturer, Leuphana University, Lueneburg
2013-2017 Fellow, Raol Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, University of Lund
2015-2017 Research Fellow, Faculty of Theology, University of Lucerne
2015-2017 Visiting Fellow, Yale University, New Haven
since 2017 Professor, Theological Ethics; Director, ISE - Institute of Social Ethics, Faculty of Theology, University of Lucerne

Memberships

Member of the Commission Justitia et Pax of the Swiss Bishop’s Conference
Member of a working-group of IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Academic Director of the Freedom Flowers Foundation and Human Rights Adviser of the Non-Profit Organization "Musicians for Human Rights"
Member of the Advisory-Board of the Non-Profit-Organizations "Water For Water" and "Play of Rights"

Publications

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) (Bd. 7). Paderborn: Ferdinand Schöningh Verlag
Kirchschläger, P. G. (2013). Wie können Menschenrechte begründet werden? Ein für religiöse und säkulare Menschenrechtskonzeptionen anschlussfähiger Ansatz (ReligionsRecht im Dialog) (Bd. 15). Münster: LIT-Verlag
Kirchschläger, Peter G. (Hrsg.). (2017). Die Verantwortung von nichtstaatlichen Akteuren gegenüber den Menschenrechten (Religionsrechtliche Studien) (Bd. 4). Zürich: TVZ Theologischer Verlag Zürich

Awards

"Wings of the Excellence ISC Award"; Presentation at the International ISC-Management Symposium, University of St Gallen, 1997 und 2004
NETS (New Entrepreneurship)-Award, Gebert Ruef Foundation, 2002
One of the winners of the ISC-Essay-Contest; participation in the International ISC-Management Symposium, University of St Gallen, 1998, 2000-2002, 2006-2007