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February 2019

Conference “Being Human in a Technological Age: Rethinking Theological Anthropology”

February 22, 2019 8:00 am - February 23, 2019 1:00 pm
Evangelische Theologische Faculteit, St. Jansbergsesteenweg 97
Leuven, 3001 Belgium
€85

Being Human in a Technological Age: Rethinking Theological Anthropology 22-23 February 2019 | Leuven Belgium Invitation to an international academic conference On February 22-23, 2019, the Institute of Leadership and Social Ethics (ILSE), part of the Evangelische Theologische Faculteit, Leuven (Belgium) will organize an international, academic conference, addressing the theme Being Human in a Technological Age: Rethinking Theological Anthropology, focusing 1) on the challenge posed by technological developments to the traditional Christian understanding of the human being, and 2) on…

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May 2019

Study Day Artificial Intelligence

May 11, 2019
Evangelische Theologische Faculteit, St. Jansbergsesteenweg 97
Leuven, 3001 Belgium
€27

If you have missed the conference but would still like to further explore the subject of Artificial Intelligence (AI) with us, we would like to draw your attention to the study day (in Dutch) on “Artificiële intelligentie: bedreigend of hoopgevend?” which will take place at ETF Leuven on 11 May 2019. During this study day we want to delve deeper into the challenges that AI poses to humans. If you run into questions about current developments in this area within…

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June 2019

Conference “Homo Amans: Towards a Relational Anthropology Fostering an Economics of Human Flourishing”

June 6, 2019 4:00 pm - June 7, 2019 4:00 pm
Peace Palace The Hague, Carnegieplein 2
The Hague, 2517 KJ Netherlands
Free

Amidst the many environmental and societal problems that our world is facing today, there is growing awareness and recognition in both academia and society that economics should aim to foster human well-being. But if so, why is the dominant approach to human behavior in contemporary economics still that of homo economicus – an ego-driven being pursuing wealth only for his own self-interest? Funded by the Goldschmeding Foundation, a two-day international symposium is organized by the Institute of Leadership and Social…

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October 2020

Conference “Towards an Environmental Ethic of ‘Fittingness'”

October 2, 2020 5:00 pm - October 3, 2020 9:00 pm
Free
Environmental ethic

This conference will address the notion of 'fittingness' in relation to environmental ethics. Keynote lectures will be given by Prof. Dr. Michael Northcott, Prof. Dr. Johan de Tavernier and Prof. Dr. Emily Brady. More information is available here: https://www.etf-ilse.org/conferences/invitation-to-conference-towards-an-environmental-ethic-of-fittingness-2-3-october-2020/. Registration The conference will take place online, on 2 and 3 October 2020. At both dates, two sessions of maximum 2 hours (3:00-5:00 pm and 7:00-9:00 pm) will be organized (Brussels time zone). A detailed schedule will be posted soon. Attendance…

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October 2021

Conference “Bridge-building Leadership in a Polarizing World”

October 8 9:00 am - October 9 1:00 pm
Evangelische Theologische Faculteit, St. Jansbergsesteenweg 97
Leuven, 3001 Belgium
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€150

What kind of leadership does it take to build bridges between disparate groups to be able to peacefully contribute to a common good life?  This conference seeks to contribute to a common good life by contributing insights and practices for leaders who wish to build bridges between different groups and individuals. Bridgebuilding leadership takes many shapes because the need for this type of leadership is urgent in so many different contexts across this world. What kind of leadership is needed…

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