Eurodiaconia: Call for tenders for a researcher

Eurodiaconia is a dynamic, Europe wide community of organisations founded in the Christian faith and working in the tradition of Diaconia, who are committed to a Europe of solidarity, equality and justice. As the leading network of Diaconia in Europe, Eurodiaconia connects organisations, institutions and churches providing social and health services and education on a…

Call for Abstracts: Diaconia Journal

The upcoming special edition of Diaconia – Journal for the Study of Christian Social Practice aims to focus on the theory and practice of diaconal community development. Articles are welcome which explore this emerging field from various perspectives, including studies of specific initiatives, empirical, theological and contextual studies in relation to the field as well…

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…

International Conference for PhD-Students in Diaconic Science

The Institute for Diaconic Science and Management in Bielefeld, Germany invites PhD students to participate in the second international conference for PhD students in diaconic science, which will take place from 11-12 October 2019 at the Institute for the Study of Diaconia (Diakoniewissenschaftliches Institut/DWI) at Heidelberg University (programme below).   In different European countries universities…

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…

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…