10th January 2020
How do social media contents shape work behaviors?

The Journal of Managerial Psychology publishes a study conducted by Anna Sender, PhD and Pawel Korzynski, PhD.

19th December 2019
Die FURCHE: Becoming a Robot

The digital transformation provokes new question: What does it mean to become a human and not a robot? An op-ed by Prof. Dr. Peter G. Kirchschlaeger.

19th December 2019
Start of the call for the third "Lucerne Summer University" in Ethics

The third edition of the international summer academy "Ethics in a Global Context" will start at the beginning of June 2020. Lecturers from various countries and disciplines have confirmed their participation, including the president of the ICRC Peter Maurer.

11th December 2019
Seed Funding from Graduate School: Apply Now

The Graduate School is offering seed money funding two new researchers starting April 1st, 2020. Application deadline is the 1st of February, 2020.

11th December 2019
Religious Identity divides and unites

Religion as a social identity is important for 50 percent of the population in Switzerland and for 57 percent in Germany. As the first results of a representative survey conducted by researchers at the universities of Lucerne and Leipzig show, religion can divide, but it can also unite. In addition, religion has a structuring effect on different types of social identity in society generally.

3rd December 2019
kathpress: Speech by Prof. Peter G. Kirchschlaeger in the anniversary event of the ORF-religion program "Orientation"

The ORF celebrates its longest-serving television magazine with the religion program "Orientation" - and the leaders of the churches and religions celebrate along with it.

3rd December 2019
Two SNSF Spark grants for creative HRM research

Manuela Morf, PhD and Anna Sender, PhD were both awarded a Spark grant by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF). SNSF Spark funds original and unconventional research ideas such that they can be tested, further developed and implemented.

2nd December 2019
ots.at: ORF celebrated 50 years TV religion magazine "Orientation" with speech by Prof. Peter G. Kirchschlaeger

Roundtable discussion on "Religion reporting as the core mission of a public ORF" with leading representatives of the religious communities.

25th November 2019
Sold out event on the topic "Digitalization of the working world"

In addition to Carmen Walker Späh (President of the Government, Department of Economic Affairs of the Canton of Zurich), Hans Hess (President Swissmem, Vice President economiesuisse), Prof. Dr. Thomas Gächter (University of Zurich), Prof. Dr. Gudela Grote (ETH Zurich), Prof. Dr. Andreas Kellerhals (University of Zurich) and Prof. Dr. Roger Rudolph (University of Zurich) Prof. Dr. Peter G. Kirchschlaeger (Director of the Institute for Social Ethics ISE of the University of Lucerne) at a lecture on the topic "Ethical Issues in the Digital Working World" and a podium participation on the discourse on 25.11.2019.


21st November 2019
International Award for the Institute for Social Ethics ISE

Prof. Peter G. Kirchschlaeger was elected to the Scientific Board of the European Forum Alpbach.