Programme 12-14 February 2020

Preliminary programme

Theme for the day:

Religions, sustainability and enviroment, Different perspectives

February 12, 2020 (Wednesday)

Keynote speakers:
Professor Sigurd Bergman, Ingrid Rosendorf Joys, Dr. Jean Kolougna, Dr. Tom Sverre Tomren and others.

  • 12:00
    13:00
    Registration
  • 13:00
    13:10
    Opening
  • 13:10
    14:30
    Opening speech, two lectures
  • 14:00
    16:00
    Work in theme groups
    • Dialogue in practice
    • sustainability book
    • Ecotheology in various religion
    • Educational methods / Sustainability pedagogy / KRLE
    • Activist activities and green politics
    • Climate and environmental crisis status and solutions

    At the seminars, various participants will present their papers and receive questions, criticism and feedback.

  • 16:15
    17:00
    Joint meal
  • 17:00
    Excursion tours in Bergen: Trip to Mount Fløyen and Bryggen in Bergen

Green sustainability - theory and practice in different religions

February 13, 2020 (Thursday)

Keynote speakers:
Pastor Peter Halldorf, Dr. Chad Rimmer, Dr. Olav Fykse Tveit, Anne Sender, Det Jewish Community of Oslo and others

  • 09:00
    09:30
    Opening speech day 2
  • 09:30
    11:30
    Lectures in plenary
  • 11:30
    12:00
    Lunch
  • 12:30
    13:00
    Lectures in plenary
  • 13:00
    16:00
    Work in theme groups
    • Dialogue in practice
    • sustainability book
    • Ecotheology in various religion
    • Educational methods / Sustainability pedagogy / KRLE
    • Activist activities and green politics
    • Climate and environmental crisis status and solutions

    At the seminars, various participants will present their papers and receive questions, criticism and feedback.

  • 16:15
    17:30
    Joint meal
  • 17:30
    20:00
    Theme excursion in Bergen: Transition to emission-free transportation system
  • 20:00
    An inter-religious event in the Maria church or the Cathedral in Bergen

Teaching and dialog

February 14, 2020 (Friday)

Keynote speakers: Dr. Marcen Ngirinsishuti, Protestant University of Central Africa,Cameroon
Associate Professor Yvonne Wang, Western Norway University of Applied Sciences
Rev. Einar Tjelle, Church of Norway Council on Ecumenical and International Relations
And others.

  • 09:00
    09:30
    Lecture by Dr. Olav Fykse Tveit, World Council of Churches
  • 09:30
    10:30
    Lectures in plenary
  • 10:30
    11:00
    Summary and conclusion
  • 11:00
    Light lunch
  • 11:30
    Seminar rooms are available for autonomous meetings