Keeping Faith in 2030

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February 12, 2019 12:00 AM

Country: United Kingdom
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  • Organizer

    Joint Learning Initiative

  • Location

    School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) London

  • Email

    ennp@leeds.ac.uk

Call for presenters and participants

This conference is the fourth and final event of a research network called ‘Keeping Faith in 2030: Religions and the SDGs’ – funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council in the UK– which aims to enhance international exchange about the role of religions in defining, implementing, and safeguarding ‘sustainable development’, as codified in the UN ‘Sustainable Development Goals’ (SDGs). The conference will begin with an overview and discussion of the findings of of the ‘Keeping Faith in 2030’ project. We also seek to invite academics and FBOs to present on the following: 1. Religions and the SDGs: bridging the gap between global programming and local religious and cultural particularities in India and Ethiopia
  • How do the faith identities of local communities in India and Ethiopia impact upon FBOs’ global programming?
  • How does the global language of SDGs get connected to local religious and cultural conditions?
2. Faith actors and the SDGs in the UK
  • To what extent and in what ways do faith actors in the UK engage with the SDGs?
  • How are international FBOs focussing on domestic programming in the UK around the SDGs?
For further information and to submit an idea for a presentation please contact:Professor Emma Tomalin, e.tomalin@leeds.ac.uk – Closing date for proposals, December 15th 2018. To register please contact: Naomi Popple, ennp@leeds.ac.uk – Registration is free but places may be limited.