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October 2007

Public Lecture and Workshop on “Climate Change”, Antwerp, October 2007

11 October 2007 - 12 October 2007

In the framework of the annual network meeting of the European SCRIBANI Jesuit network (cf. www.scribani.net ), which is coordinated by UCSIA, and in the wake of the last SCRIBANI conference on “Africa and Europe. Cooperation in a Globalised World” (organised in Munich in September 2006 by the Institut für Gesellschaftspolitik), UCSIA organised a public lecture on “Climate Change: A Challenge for Global Social Justice” on October 11th at the University of Antwerp, followed by a workshop on the topic…

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October 2009

Public Lecture and Workshop on “The Roma in Europe”, Antwerp, October 2009

8 October 2009 - 9 October 2009

LECTURE, OCT. 8th  In the framework of a meeting of the SCRIBANI network, a Jesuit reflection forum for social justice in Europe, UCSIA organized a lecture on the situation of the Roma in Europe, which was attended by Roma representatives, social workers, researchers and the broader audience. Tommaso Vitale, a sociologist of the University of Milan involved in field research on the Roma, opened the session with images of Roma communities. The general perception of the Roma is one of…

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September 2011

Public Lecture on “Migration and Detention in Europe”, Antwerp, September 2011

22 September 2011

Mark Rotsaert SJ informs the audience how this session is organised in the name of the SCRIBANI-netwerk (www.scribani.net), a cooperation between 15 European Jesuit centres focused on issues of social justice within Europe. The topic was chosen in function of the last SCRIBANI-conference of September 2010 on European migration policy and in light of the next conference in Dublin in 2012 on European detention. Professor Christiane Timmerman, director of the Centre for Migration and Intercultural Studies of the University of…

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September 2013

Public Lecture on “Communities of Solidarity”, Antwerp, September 2013

19 September 2013

In the framework of a meeting of the SCRIBANI-network ( www.scribani.net ), consisting of 16 European Jesuit centres reflecting on social justice in Europe, UCSIA, as the coordinator of the network, organized this session on the topic of ‘Communities of Solidarity’. Violence and injustice fracture societies and marginalise vulnerable groups. Is it possible to avoid these mechanisms of exclusion by supporting new forms of solidarity that may contribute to the reparation of social ties in broken communities? Communities of solidarity can offer…

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September 2017

Migrant Support and Refugee Education

21 September 2017 - 22 September 2017
University of Antwerp, Prinsstraat 13
Antwerp, 2000 Belgium
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From 21 – 23 September 2017 the members of the Scribani Network held their biannual workshop, with two public events about refugees and migrants on 20 & 21 September. There are fifteen centres for academic research and social action associated with the Jesuit order that together form the Scribani network, with Mark Rotsaert sj as chairman. Through workshops and congresses from a Christian and Ignatian inspiration, the network provides incentives toward justice and equality in Europe. On this occasion, the…

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