INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSION Empowering Mutually: Advocacy, Charity, Spirituality

posted Apr 3, 2017, 7:52 AM by Antonio eurodiaconia   [ updated Apr 3, 2017, 8:15 AM ]
The Institute of Diaconal Sciences and Diaconal Management (Wuppertal/Germany), the United Evangelical Mission (Wuppertal/Germany), and the v. Bodelschwingh Foundations Bethel (Bielefeld/Germany) are organizing an international symposium on "Empowering Mutually: Advocacy, Charity, Spirituality".

The aim of this international conference is to bring various concepts of diaconic work worldwide into dialogue and reflect their position in the field of advocacy, charity, and spirituality from different contexts. The focus is on where and how forms of work and cooperation can lead to mutual enrichment and shared learning. Experts from diaconic institutions all over the world and representatives of diaconic science will report on current challenges and professional developments at their institutions. Students and alumni from the international MA Diaconic Management will present their research and respond to these questions:

  • What is the role of human rights approaches in diaconic work?
  • How are individuals, churches and communities empowered through diaconic work?
  • What are the transformative aspects in diaconic work in different contexts?

Date: 12 May 2017
10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Location: Assapheum, Bethelplatz 1
33617 Bielefeld-Bethel

More information and the full programme can be found here
Antonio eurodiaconia,
Apr 3, 2017, 7:52 AM