Laboratory of Dialogue and Reconciliation

Conversations about dialogue. With notes - edited by Tomasz Skonieczny, published by the Krzyżowa Foundation for Mutual Understanding in Europe, 2021


"The publication which is now displayed on your screens is the result of a series of meetings and conversations to which in 2021 we invited people who are professionally involved - from a practical or theoretical point of view - in issues related to what our public life looks like and, consequently, our attitude towards each other. Or, looking at things from a broader perspective, what elements determine what our culture of dialogue looks like.

We invite you to listen to a conversation with Martyna Stec, an educator and trainer in the field of improving social-emotional competences, about the condition of teachers after the period of e-learning and what they can do to - in the face of the next lockdown - take better care of their well-being.

The conversation, prepared in form of a podcast, is a part of a project "Laboratory of Dialogue" carried out by the Krzyżowa Foundation for Mutual Understanding in Europe together with Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Poland.

Podcasts of the Krzyżowa Foundation can also be listened to on the most popular podcast platforms:, SpotifyGoogle Podcast and  Breaker.

We invite you to watch the video recording of the debate "The world with (no) borders", which took place on 20 November.

The participants attempted to answer the question about the limits of progress and development of the modern world, and discussed how our reality may change after the crises we face today.

In the debate participated:

  • Edgardo Colón-Emeric - professor, academic lecturer, theologian, Dean of Duke Divinity School at Duke University (USA)
  • Leszek Gaś - Director of the European Parliament Office in Wrocław
  • Joachim Klose - national representative and head of the Political Education Forum of Saxony at the Konrad Adenauer Foundation
  • The meeting was moderated by Prof. Wojciech Szczerba (rector of the Evangelical School of Theology).

How is the world changing on our eyes? Where are the limits of progress and development? Do values, concepts of "good" and "evil" are still relevant?

What will the world look like after a pandemic? What kind of crises are we facing and will we face? What wounds will we heal in the future?

What kind of future are we building for our children?

Is a world with no borders still possible? Borders that mark the end of progress, as well as those that separate us from others?


The Krzyżowa Foundation for Mutual Understanding in Europe and the Evangelical School of Theology together with the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Poland would like to invite you to an online debate which will take place on 20th November (Saturday) at 5pm.

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