Worldsalon World Religion Football

7 – 8 November 2013
Zurich, The Dolder Grand


Thursday, 7 November 2013
10.00 | Welcome, introduction, presentation.

Dr. Christina E. Zech, Founder of the World Salon
10.20 | Poles
Causes of alienation. Professor Dr. Klaus-Michael Bogdal
Approaches for reconciling the Abrahamic religions. Dr. Prince Asfa-Wossen Asserate
11.20 | Graticule I
Dr. Assia BenSalah Alaoui, Martina Voss-Tecklenburg and Pastor Josef Hochstrasser: Posing questions to their previous speakers
12.00 | Lunch
13.30 | Graticule II

Football as a world religion? Pastor Josef Hochstrasser
The unifying power of football. Martina Voss-Tecklenburg, Dr. Assia BenSalah Alaoui
14.15 | The globe
Guests in continent-based groups: Discussing issues with «their» speakers
Developing perspectives for possible solutions
15.30 | Coffee and refreshments
16.00 | The firmament

Continent groups: Possible approaches for reconciling the world cultures and world religions through football
16.30 | Evening Star
Defining the results of our World Salon
17.00 | Balloon lanterns
Adoption and celebration of our World Salon statement
17.30 | End of the World Salon Conference
19.00 | Dinner

Friday, 8 November 2013
10.00 | Visit to the Home of FIFA
Joseph S. Blatter, President of FIFA: Personal welcome
12.00 | Return to The Dolder Grand and the end of the World Salon