Invitation to the General Assembly of ReDi

Dear members of ReDi. We would like to invite you on the due date according to our statutes, to the General Assembly of our association on September 17th 2020 from 15:15 to 16:15 (CET) Please note that the invitation is for members who have confirmed the transfer of their membership from the Finnish entity to the Belgian…

CODE Forum becomes thematic network of ReDi

Recently, the ReDi Executive Board was happy to accept the request of the CODE Forum to become a thematic network of ReDi.The CODE Forum brings together researchers and practitioners in the field of community development and Diakonia. It is a multidisciplinary network with broad international participation. CODE Forum seeks to support research that explores the…

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Submit your master thesis to the Anders Bäckström Prize 2020

Professor emeritus in the Sociology of Religion Anders Bäckström (Uppsala University) has founded a fund to support research on diaconia, Christian social practice, welfare and religion, and in particular young researchers in this field. The Anders Bäckström Fund is placed at Diakonhjemmet foundation in Oslo/Norway. The board of the Anders Bäckström Fund announces this year…

CALL FOR PAPERS published for the 8th ReDi conference in Oslo 2020

The International Society for Research and Study of Diaconia and Christian Social Practice (ReDi) and VID specialised University will be hosting the 8th ReDi Conference under the theme “Diakonia as Gamechanger”. The development of society on both global and local level is increasingly described in terms of crisis. Climate change is becoming more perceptible and…

Call for research project partners: Social Inlcusion & Radicalisation

Our institutional member Eurodiaconia, a Brussels-based federation of 51 social and health care service providers in Europe is looking for project partners. Recently, the European Commission has published a call for proposals under the research programme Horizon2020 called “Addressing Radicalisation through Social Inclusion” with the application deadline in March 2020.   Eurodiaconia works on this…