Before the two of them enter into conversation with the audience on the topic of "Armed Peace?", soprano Heike Porstein, accompanied by André Kassel on the piano, will sing Brecht settings by Hanns Eisler and a peace song. In addition, actress Elke Wieditz will read an excerpt from "Short History of the Tractor in Ukrainian" by Marina Lewycka.
Michael Haspel is a research employee at the Martin Luther Institute at the University of Erfurt. He offers courses in systematic theology, religious education and church history. He is also an adjunct professor of systematic theology at the Friedrich Schiller University of Jena.