Markus Leniger

Historian, dean of studies at the Catholic Academy Schwerte
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Markus Leniger studied history and received his doctorate in 2004 with a thesis on National Socialist resettlement policy. As director of studies at the Catholic Academy in Schwerte, he is responsible for conferences on „Film and Theology“, the film series „Kirchen und Kino. Der Filmtipp“ and co-editor of the series „Religion, Film, Media“. Chairman of the Catholic Film Commission for Germany; spokesperson for the International Research Group „Film and Theology“; member of the Ecumenical Juries Berlinale 2010, 2013 and 2017 as well as Mannheim-Heidelberg 2014. Publications on film topics include the current situation of the Catholic Church in Poland, the image of the family and medicine/ethics in film.


10.02.2022 to 20.02.2022
09.02.2017 to 19.02.2017
06.11.2014 to 16.11.2014
Mannheim and Heidelberg
07.02.2013 to 17.02.2013
11.02.2010 to 21.02.2010