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EHP Congress 2019: ‘Expressing humanist values in education, chaplaincy and ceremonies’

We are very happy to welcome humanist professionals from all over Europe, during our international EHP congress later this year (4-6 October).

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12 May 2021: WEBINAR: Post-war humanist professionals. The result of historical cross-fertilisation between national ‘humanisms’?

A historic view into different humanist organisations and services post WWII. How did the organisations evolve and how did they influence each other? The basis for this topic and webinar will be an article by Niels De Nutte and Jeffrey Tyssens ‘Comparative Humanisms: Secularity and Life Stances in the Post-War Public Sphere’.

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WEBINAR: Why do we have ceremonies? (5 March, 10h00)

On 5th of March 10h00 European time, EHP will host a webinar on ceremonies.

We will focus on topics like

- the significance of ceremonies in human life
- what characterizes ceremony as a genre?
- how ceremonies change over time?

Speakers: Tale Pleym (Head of Ceremony department at the Norwegian Humanist Association) and Eivind Eggen (funeral advisor, Ceremony dep.)

Participation is free. After registration a link to the webinar will be sent out by e-mail.

Please register at tale.pleym@human.no

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WEBINAR: Humanist chaplaincy/counseling: methodology (26 February, 10h00)

In succession to the online meeting last december, EHP will host a new webinar on the 26th of February (10h00 European Time).

The webinar by Anouk Bolsenbroek will explore the work of the late Jan Hein Mooren on humanist chaplaincy and its methodology. This webinar was supposed to be given in december last year, but on that day Jan Hein tested positive for Covid 19 and a few days later sadly he passed away. He will be missed, but his work and legacy remains with us.

The webinar could be useful for chaplains, both experienced and beginning, but also for those who are otherwise interested, or developing humanist services. After the webinar you will receive some usefull literature.

Participation is free. After registration a link to the webinar will be sent by e-mail.

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