Conference 'Sustainability and Climate in Religion'

Challenges and Potential for Society and Schools -

Western Norway University of Applied Sciences Bergen, February 12-14, 2020

The conference aims to provide and publicise new knowledge, develop networks
and inspire those who are concerned about how religion and beliefs can create environmental commitment.

A secondary goal is to explore how environmental ethics could be used as a dialogue-creating theme between different religions.

This conference is designed for researchers, religious leaders, people engaged in teacher education and activists.The conference is planned as an international event with English and the Nordic languages as conference languages.

The conference will explore these questions:

  • How do different religions work with sustainability and ecotheology?
  • How is this work being conveyed?
  • What is the potential of these topics as a platform for dialogue and cooperation between different faiths and religions?
  • How can the subject of religion in the public schools be integrated with this theme?

The participants are invited to present theoretical and practical papers and to give an receive responses.

Registration opens September 2019
Paper submission deadline: January 1, 2020
Deadline for registration: January 31, 2020

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