biennial ReDi Conference
The central themes of the Conference will be:
Please find the overall conference programme here.
The keynote speakers will be:
COMMUNITY, CONVIVIALITY & CITIZENSHIP
NEW DIACONAL PROFESSIONALISM: THEOLOGY, VALUES & PRACTICE
DIACONIA IN A MULTI-FAITH & DIVERSIFYING CONTEXT
What else will be offered:PAPER SESSIONS, related to the themes
WORKSHOPS, will be held on the following topics:
OPEN SPACE for Exchange – a chance to present new ideas or concerns, more information here.
As part of the ReDi conference, a SEMINAR FOR THE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT OF YOUTH DIACONIA is being organized on 14th September. The Announcement and call for papers can be found here.
To share ideas and make suggestions:
Please contact Tony Addy:
Paper submissions and practical questions:
The conference is being held in Helsinki at the kind invitation of the Diaconia University of Applied Sciences (Diak) and other Finnish partners including Helsinki University, Helsinki Deaconess Institute, the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland as well as Diakoniatutkimuksen seura (Finnish diaconia research society). The conference also forms part of the 20th anniversary of the founding of Diak and the opening of their new main building. There is a Finnish and an international planning committee.