Public lectures

The project regularly organises Public lectures on tolerance, intolerance and discrimination at the University of Lausanne, Faculté des lettres, Bâtiment Anthropole, Room 5196 (map) – Poster

Public conferences in the spring term 2018:

  • March 6, 2018: Prof. John Bowlin (Princeton Theological Seminary): “When Virtue becomes Craft: Reconsidering Tolerance”. You’ll find the poster here.
  • (For the meet the author workshop in Geneva on March 5, you find the poster here.)

Past conferences:

  • December 12, 2017: Prof Judith Wyttenbach (Berne, droit): “Religionsfreiheit und Diskriminierungsverbot: Von der sogenannten Mehrheitsgesellschaft und von Minderheiten, von Toleranz und Akzeptanz – und von ihren Grenzen” (in German)


  • November 14, 2017: Dr James Robertson (écrivain écossais): “‘Out of the strong came forth sweetness’? Myths of intolerance and tolerance in Scottish history, and some literary responses.” (in English)
  • October 31, 2017: Dr Angela Martin (Fribourg, philosophie): “Au-delà de l’égale considération des intérêts: la discrimination positive pour les animaux?” (in French)
  • October 17, 2017: Dr Nenad Stojanovic (Lucerne, politologie): “Quand est-ce qu’une personne est discriminée?” (in French)


  • May 30, 2017: Prof. Gordon Graham (Princeton Theological Seminary): “Toleration, Multiculturalism, and Diversity” (in English)
  • May 23, 2017: Prof. Simone Zurbuchen Pittlik (Lausanne): “Tolérance et laïcité” (in French)
  • May 2, 2017: Dr Tony Milligan (King’s College London): “Toleration and Partisanship” (in English)
  • October 18, 2016: Prof. Alexander Broadie (Glasgow), FRSE: “The Virtue of Tolerance in the Scottish Enlightenment” (in English)

Spring term 2017: Room 5196 (map) – Poster