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Researching Values in Professional Practice

16-18 March 2015

Diakonhjemmet University College, Oslo

Lecturers: Stephen Pattison (University of Birmingham), Harald Askeland (Diakonhjemmet), Arne Carlsen (BI Norwegian Business School) and Hilde Thygesen (Diakonhjemmet)

The course brought together five participants who, together with the lecturers, explored various studies and approaches to the role of values in the practice of professionals. The course consisted of both lectures and group discussions concerning the participants' own research projects in relation to the themes that the course touches upon. The course was very positively evaluated by the participants, underlining especially the high academic level and the fruitful informal tone of the course.

 

Analysis: Challenges and opportunities in interdisciplinary work

8-15 August 2015

Summer course, Metochi Study Centre, Lesbos, Greece

Lecturers: Harald Askeland (Diakonhjemmet), Elisabeth Tveito Johnsen (PTS UiO), Tone Stangeland Kaufman (MF), Jan-Olav Henriksen (MF), David Herbert (Kingston University, London) and Geir Afdal (MF).

This year's summer course explored the role and practicalities of analysis within interdisiplinary research, and had 22 participants from different institutions. The course consisted of lectures in the morning and then group sessions in the afternoon where the participants discussed their own research projects and how the topic of the course is relevant in their work. We again received very positive feedback for this course, both from PhD-students just starting their projects and from PhD-students whose work has already progressed quite a bit.

 

Religion and Globalization

10-12 December 2015

MHS School of Mission and Theology, Stavanger

Lecturers: Peter Beyer (University of Ottowa), David Herbert (Kingston University/University of Agder), Gina Lende (Church of Norway) and Tomas Sundnes Drønen (MHS)

The final course of 2015 dealt with religion in a global world, with theoretical perspectives and with case studies from Africa, Latin America and North America.The course consisted of lectures group sessions where the participants discussed their own research projects and how the topic of the course is relevant in their work. The course had 13 participants and received positive reviews in their feedback.

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