Roundtable on ‘Building understanding across religious and cultural differences: The legacies of Martin Buber’, Senate Room, New College, 4-5.30pm, 21 February.

All welcome. Questions about the event should be addressed to Dr George R. Wilkes, Director of the Project on Religion and Ethics in the Making of War and Peace, at

Speakers will include:

George Pattison (Glasgow): Buber’s translator, Ronald Gregor Smith

Yaser Mirdamadi (Edinburgh): Buber in post-revolutionary Iran: when “it” turns “you”

Ellen Zhang (Hong Kong Baptist University): Buber’s dialogical mode of I-Thou in the light of Zhuangzi’s Daoist philosophy.

Christine Kupfer (Scottish Tagore Institute): The relationship between Tagore and Martin Buber


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