POSTPONED! 8th ReDi research conference on “Diaconia as Gamechanger” to take place in Oslo

The International Society for the Research and Study of Diaconia and Christian Social Practice (ReDi) is organising its 8th bi-annual research conference in Oslo from 16-18 September 2020.   The conference theme is “Diaconia as Gamechanger? Leadership of Service in Times of Crisis, Complexity and Transformation”. A set of high level keynote speakers from Africa,…

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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…

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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…

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7th ReDi conference took place in Berlin

During the three-day conference (12.-14. September 2018) – titled “Beyond services towards justice” – nearly 90 participants discussed the contribution that theology can bring to the development of social justice and Diaconia from both national and global perspectives. The conference also looked at the themes of the economics of solidarity, welfare and gender as well…

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ReDi conference Berlin: call for papers deadline extended (15 June)

The deadline for submitting papers, workshops and posters for the 7th bi-annual research conference of ReDi in Berlin from 12-14 September has been extended. The new deadline is 15 June 2018.   The conference theme is “Beyond Services – Towards Justice” with subthemes on “Globalisation and Justice from a Theological Perspective”, “Economics of Solidarity”, “Welfare, Gender and…

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7th Bi-Annual ReDi Conference in Berlin (12-14 September 2018)

The Seventh Biannual ReDi Conference will take place from 12-14 September 2018 in Berlin hosted by Diakonie Deutschland, the Institute for the Study of Christian Social Services at the University of Heidelberg, Eurodiaconia and ReDi. The conference theme is “Beyond Services – Towards Justice”. The subthemes of the conference address topics like “Globalisation and Justice…

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