International Conference Madrid, September 2010

European Migration and Asylum policies: Coherence or Contradiction? - An Interdisciplinary Evaluation of the EU Summits of Tampere (1999), The Hague (2004) and Stockholm (2009) The Conference welcomed a broad audience including researchers, professors, students, policy makers and immigrant associations to share research results and discuss policy issues regarding the way the EU has been treating […]

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

Mark Rotsaert SJ informs the audience how this session is organised in the name of the SCRIBANI-netwerk (, 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 […]

International Conference Dublin, September 2012

Trinity College Dublin, September 5-7 2012 On September 5-7 the fifth SCRIBANI conference was hosted in Dublin by the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice. The topic of imprisonment in Europe was discussed by key scholars from the field and opinions were exchanged with a motivated audience of over two hundred prison counselors, inspectors and directors, […]

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

In the framework of a meeting of the SCRIBANI-network ( ), 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 […]

International Conference Paris, September 2014

A Fair Energy Transition: A Challenge for Europe On September 10-12th the tenth SCRIBANI conference, in an organization by CERAS, took place in Paris. It was dedicated to the topic of the need for an energy transition in Europe and started from the premise that, in order to be feasible and sustainable, such a transition […]

Scribani Conference 2016, Bilbao, July 6th-8th 2016

International Migration, Integration and Social Justice in Europe. Sharing Perspectives between Academia and Civil Society The Pedro Arrupe Human Rights Institute of the University of Deusto, as a member of the SCRIBANI network and coordinating body of the INTEGRIM research training program, organized the 7th SCRIBANI conference in conjunction with the final INTEGRIM conference on […]

Migrant Support and Refugee Education

University of Antwerp Prinsstraat 13, Antwerp, Belgium

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 […]

Can We Learn How to Engage with Society?

University of Namur | Faculty of Economics Rempart de la Vierge 8, Namur, Belgium

How to foster Civic Engagement for Global Solidarity of Students in Higher Education ? The main mission of education is to form the citizens of tomorrow. How to encourage and support students in this endeavor from within institutions for higher education? Universities in North and Latin America have developed pedagogical methods and tools to this end, […]

Leadership Education for Social Transformation
Supporting Social Inclusion of Vulnerable Groups in European Societies

Online via Whova

Leadership Education for Social Transformation by Lucia KorcsogováThis International conference, organized online on the 20-21st of April, 2021 by the Jesuit University Ignatianum in Cracow, as member of the SCRIBANI-network, posed the following question: What kind of leadership is needed for European societies to achieve more inclusive communities based on civic participation of all its […]