Conference 2019 in Bamberg

“Place and Space: Theological perspectives on living in the world”

September 23rd–26th, 2019

Consultation of the Global Network for Public Theology
at the Dietrich-Bonhoeffer-Research-Centre for Public Theology, University of Bamberg

This year’s keynote speakers

With great delight the executive board presents the key notes speakers for this year’s triennial consultation. Researchers from various countries and professional backgrounds will deliver their keynote speech in Bamberg

  • Bishop Prof. Dr. Heinrich Bedford-Strohm, Munich (Germany)
  • Prof. Dr. Klaus Bieberstein, Bamberg (Germany)
  • Prof. Dr. Claudia Jahnel, Bochum (Germany)
  • Prof. Dr. Willie J. Jennings, New Haven (USA)
  • Prof. Dr. Tinyiko Maluleke, Pretoria (South Africa)
  • Prof. Dr. Esther McIntosh, York (GB)
  • Prof. Dr. Rima Nasrallah [van Saane], Beirut (Lebanon)
  • Prof. Dr Hubert Knoblauch, Berlin (Germany)


The conference fee will be 150,00 euro. This will include an afternoon excursion in Bamberg, as well as a reception on Monday and Tuesday and coffeebreaks.

Additional fees will be for an alternative afternoon excursion to Nuremberg (15,00 euro) and for a closing dinner (Franconian Farewell in Bamberg’s oldest brewery, 25,00 euro).

Registration will be open on April 29, 2019.

Hotel List

We have made reservations for hotel rooms in the following hotels. Please mention “GNPT 2019” for booking your room in the hotel.

Hotel Weierich, book until May 31st 2019

Cado Hotel, Blumenhaus, book until June 1st 2019


Hotel National, book until July 1st 2019

Barockhotel, book until July 15th 2019


Hotel Europa, book until July 15th 2019

Hotel Bamberger Hof, book until July 26th 2019

Hotel Andres, book until July 31st 2019

Hotel Alt Bamberg, book until August 11th 2019

You may find some tourist information on Bamberg here:


You can register under the Website for Place and Space