Hamed Abdel-Samad Sun, 8th May 2022, 5:00 pm For the love of Germany. What holds us together inside? Lecture Germany has a tradition of enlightenment – and one of inhumanity. Democracy, freedom of opinion and plurality – it is time to become aware of these values and stand up for them. Hardly anyone knows better than Hamed Abdel-Samad what a high good the liberalism lived in Germany is. For years, however, he has observed a toxic tendency in the public climate to exchange the free, contentious ethics of discourse – the basis of every democratic debate – for a narrow-minded and anti-Enlightenment ethic of opinion. Abdel-Samad makes clear how precious these achievements are and how little their duration can be taken for granted. In his “Warning Call” he pleads for a clear stance against political Islam. Hamed Abdel-Samad, born in 1972, is an Egyptian-German political scientist and publicist and a member of the Islam Conference. His bestsellers cause a stir: “Aufklärung durch Tabubruch” (ZDF-Aspekte). Because of his taboo-breaking, a fatwa was issued against him in 2013, and since then he has lived under permanent police protection. The event will take place at the DAI Heidelberg and parallel in the dai HOME Livestream. With ourDigital subscriptions you have unlimited access to the new dai HOME with all livestreams and recordings of past events. Members of the DAI Circle of Friends enjoy the dai HOME free of charge. Please send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org if you have not yet received information about the dai HOME. Hint For security reasons, bag checks will be carried out. Therefore, please refrain from using larger bags and backpacks to avoid longer waiting times. Thank you for your understanding.