Conference fee, payable at the time of registration is 1500 NOK for both categories.
The conference fee includes participation at the conference, lunch Friday and Saturday, and conference banquet Saturday evening. See registration button above.
The pragmatics of hope
Speaker: Jan-Olav Henriksen, Det teologiske menighetsfakultet, Oslo
Respondents: Niels Henrik Gregersen, Copenhagen and Arnfríður Guðmundsdóttir, Reykjavik
Body and hope
Speaker: Johanne S. T. Kristensen, Copenhagen
Respondents: Anna Rebecca Solevåg, VID Stavanger and Espen Dahl, Tromsø
Hope after Holocaust
Speaker: Jayne Svennungsson, Lund
Respondents: Marius Timmann Mjaaland, Det teologiske fakultet, Universitet i Oslo and Werner Jeanrond, Det teologiske fakultet, Universitet i Oslo,
Hope(lessness) and political agency
Speaker: Sólveig Anna Bóasdóttir, Reykjavik
Respondents: Elena Namli, Uppsala and Sturla Stålsett, Det teologiske menighetsfakultet
Is there hope in transhumanism?
Speaker: Mikael Lindfeldt, Åbo
Respondents: Anne Kull, Tartu and Ola Sigurdsson, Gothenburg
Call for papers
PhD-students and others who want to present their projects at the conference should send their abstracts to Mariella Asikanius before September 1, 2018. The abstracts should contain name, title of the presentation, the name of the presenter’s home institution and, if applicable supervisor(s), and the abstract itself (150-300 words).
All PhD-students will be given an opportunity to present their projects, and respondents will be appointed by the committee. Paper suggestions from other participants will be evaluated by the committee.
The papers themselves should be no more than 3000 words and sent to Mariella Asikanius before 30 Nov 2018 as a file in PDF- or Word-format.
All conference participants will stay at Comfort Hotel Square, Løkkeveien 41, 4008 Stavanger (10 minutes’ walk from campus). Conference participants will get a discount at the hotel (NOK 845 per night including breakfast in single room. NOK 945 for double room including breakfast), and pay for accommodation directly to the hotel at check-in.
When you register for the conference, let us know whether you want single or double room, whether you stay the three nights, or you do not need accommodation. Participants do not need to contact the hotel directly. If you want hotel accommodation at reduced price, you must register before 1 November.
Let us know by sending an e-mail to Mariella Asikanius.
One can travel to Stavanger by air or by train. From downtown Stavanger (railway station) it is a five minutes' walk to the hotel and a fifteen minutes’ walk to the VID campus. The bus from the airport stops a couple of minutes’ walk from the Comfort Hotel Square. The taxi fare from the airport to the hotel or to campus is about 400 NOK.
The conference program is prepared by a committee with representatives from institutions in the Nordic countries. Local contacts are Knut Alfsvåg, professor at VID and Mariella Asikanius, PhD-student at VID.