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International conference: Spirituality, Critical Reflection and Professional Practice in an Uncertain World

Datum
dinsdag 16 mei 2023 t/m donderdag 18 mei 2023Plaats in mijn agenda
Locatie
South East Technological University, Waterford, Ireland
Organisator(s)
South East Technological University (SETU)
Beschrijving

The South East Technological University, Waterford, Ireland will be hosting the 7th Biennial International Network for the Study of Spirituality (INSS) Conference in May 16-18, 2023. This will be the first time for the biennial conference to take place outside the UK. Collaborative partners are INSS, the Spirituality Institute for Research and Education (SpIRE), & the Spirituality in Society and Professions Research Unit (SpirSoP), School of Humanities, SETU.

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Practical information
The conference fee for non-members of INSS (International Network for the Study of Spirituality) is £194 early bird and £213 standard. The equivalent membership rates are £162 and £178. (Info about joining and membership benefits are available on the Home page). The student rate is £114. The conference rate includes meals and breaks on Tues-Thurs except for the conference dinner on Wed, May 17 which is optional. The fee for the dinner is £36. Registration for the conference is made in sterling and will open later in September

Special accommodation rates for a limited number at The Tower Hotel (contact Aine at events@thw.ie), and Viking Hotel (contact Louise at lprendergast@vikinghotel.ie), Waterford from Sept 22nd

PROGRAMME

Tues 16 May

From 12 noon    Registration and Refreshments, including light lunch for some

13.00-13.20        Welcome and Opening

13.20-14.20        Keynote 1: Dr Cheryl Hunt (University of Exeter, England)

14.30-16.15        Parallel Sessions (1) (3 presentations in each of 5 sessions)

16.15- 16.45       Refreshments

16.45-17.55        Parallel Sessions (2) (2 presentations in each of 5 sessions)

18.15-19.15        Meal

19.30-20.45        Public Lecture: Celtic Spirituality - Prof Jonathan Wooding (Univ. of Wales, Lampeter)

Wed 17 May

08.30-08.45             Spirit Moment (optional): Phil Brennan

09.00-10.00             Keynote 2: Prof John Swinton (University of Aberdeen, Scotland)

10.00-10.30             Refreshments

10.30-12.15             Parallel Sessions (3) (3 presentations in each of 5 sessions)

12.15-13.15             Keynote 3: Dr Niamh Brennan (Spirituality Institute /
 SpIRE, Ireland)

13.15-14.15             Lunch

14.15-15.30             Parallel Sessions (4) (2 presentations in each of 5 sessions)

15.30-15.45             Break and move to the atrium in the Tourism and Leisure building

15.45-16.45             Poster Session

15.45                        Journal for the Study of Spirituality (JSS) Editorial Board meeting (closed session)

15.45-16.45            Spirituality Scholars Network (SSN) meeting

16.45-17.30             JSS Reception for all conference delegates

17.30                        Bus to Tower Hotel

19.30                        Conference Dinner (optional) in Tower Hotel

Thurs 18 May

08.30-08.45            Spirit moment (optional): Phil Brennan

09.00-10.00          Keynote 4: Dr Michael O’Sullivan (South East Technological University, Ireland and SpIRE)

10.00-11.45            Parallel Sessions (5) (3 presentations in each of 5 sessions)

11.45-12.15            Refreshments

12.15 -12.45          INSS AGM (Everyone welcome to attend)

12.45-14.00           Lunch

14.00-15.15           Parallel Sessions (6) (2 presentations in each of 5 sessions)

15.20-16.00           Closing Plenary

16.00                      Depart

For further info: Dr Michael O’Sullivan at Michael.OSullivan@setu.ie

Contactpersoon
Dr Michael O’Sullivan
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