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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: 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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Summerclass 8 July 2020

Wednesday the 8th July the EHP organised the first summerclass for humanist chaplains via Zoom. 16 chaplains form 6 countries attended the meeting, which was led by Prof. Carmen Schumann of the University for Humanistics in Utrecht. She started with an lecture and after that there was a lively discussion – also on the chat – about different themes. For instance the question what is a good name for the profession. The reactions were positive, the EHP will develop more activities in this field.

One of the reactions:
“Very valuable to connect with other humanists in the same field. Let`s stay in touch!”

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Online lecture Carmen Schuhmann (UvH) + discussion (July 8)

This year we will organize a one-day online summerclass on Wednesday 8th of July. Carmen Schumann of the University for Humanistics will give a lecture based on her recent ARTICLE on chaplaincy. After that we will discuss the article, and look at the chaplaincy situation in the countries of the participants in smaller groups. We will end with a plenary session, and look at the summerschool 2021. Please contact us at humgv@mindef.nl or info@humanistprofessionals.eu if you wish to register. 

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