Welcome Letter from the President of the Network. Read here.
in Cooperation with
Liverpool Hope University Great Britain 30th June – 4th July 2011.
Registration Form’2011 (doc) / For information on payment scroll down.
Photos (facebookalbum) of Annelie Mackinnon
Publication (EOS) here.
Draft Programme (pdf)
Thursday, 30th June
3.00 p.m. onwards: Arrivals
6.30 p.m. Evening Meal
8.00 p.m. Welcomes: Dr. Elizabeth Harris (President of the Network)
Introduction to the theme: Revd. Dr. Sybille Fritsch-Oppermann (Management Committee)
Friday, 1st July
a.m. Hope and the Critique of Hope
Buddhist Perspective: Professor Richard Gombrich (Oxford University)
Christian Perspective: Professor Werner Jeanrond (Glasgow University)
p.m. Open Session: Research Updates from postgraduate research students and established researchers on themes connected with Buddhist-Christian Studies
Evening Open Session: Forum for Practitioners and Activists/ Forum of Possibilities. Short non-academic workshops or presentations on activist projects, meditation initiatives, artistic encounters etc within the field of Buddhist-Christian relations.
Saturday, 2nd July
a.m: Hope in Pastoral Situations
Buddhist Perspective: Dr. Hiroshi Munehiro Niwano (Rissho Kosei Kai, Japan)
Christian Perspective: Professor Notto Thelle (Oslo University)
p.m. and evening: cultural programme/s and evening meal in Liverpool
Sunday, 3rd July
a.m. Embodiments of Hope
Christian Perspective: Peggy Morgan (Oxford University)
Buddhist Perspective: Professor Mitsuya Dake (Ryukoku University, Japan)
p.m: Hope and Buddhist Christian Relations: Open Call for Academic Papers
Evening: Hope in Situations of Hopelessness: Engaged Buddhism and Liberation Theology
Engaged Buddhism: Dr. Sallie King (Madison College, USA)
Liberation Theology: Professor Sathi Clarke (Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington DC)
This session that will be open to the public
Monday, 4th July
a.m. Eschatologies of Hope
Buddhist Perspective: Dr. Justin Ritzinger (Oberlin College, USA)
Christian Perspective: Professor Anthony Kelly (Canberra University)
ENCBS AGM and Concluding Session.
Lunch and Departure
All costs include a registration fee of 50 Euro for students and 100 Euro for all other participants.
For payment via paypal, just click on the link of your prefered payment category. You will then be directed to the paypal service.
1. Full Residential Cost (includes: 4 nights accommodation; all meals, except for Saturday evening; teas/coffees during sessions; a registration fee of 100 Euro): 364.00 Euro; £318.00.
2. Student Residential Cost (includes: 4 nights accommodation; all meals, except for Saturday evening; teas/coffees during sessions; a registration fee of 50 Euro): 245.00 Euro; £214.00.
3. Full Non-Residential Rate (includes: lunch on Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday; evening meal on Thursday, Friday, Sunday; teas/coffees during sessions; a registration fee of 100 Euro): 204.00 Euro; £170.00
4. Student Non-Residential Rate (includes: lunch on Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday; evening meal on Thursday, Friday, Sunday; teas/coffees during sessions; plus a registration fee of 50 Euro): 154.00 Euro; £134.00
5. Full Twenty Four Hour Rate (includes: dinner, bread and breakfast, lunch and teas/coffees during sessions; a registration fee of 25 Euro): 93.00 Euro; £81.00.
6. Student Twenty Four Hour Rate (includes: dinner, bread and breakfast, lunch and teas/coffees during sessions: a registration fee of 13 Euro): 63.00 Euro; £55.00.
Payment can also be sent to the account of the Network (See details on the registration form).
Dr. Elizabeth J. Harris, University of Hope, Liverpool, Great Britain